1/2 cup cornmeal
1/2 cup oats
2 tablespoons of salt
6 drops of lemon essential oil
Blend the first three ingredients together. Once it’s become a fine power, add the essential oil and then put in packaging. Easy!
Anti-Aging Enzyme Peel (http://www.divinecaroline.com/112930/128107-diy-mother-s-day-gift-anti-aging) : There are very few mother’s who would turn down a day at the spa, but this enzyme peel recipe is the start to a great Mother’s Day at home spa!
1 mashed papaya
1 tablespoon of sugar
1/2 cup of plain, organic yogurt
1/4 tablespoon of grape seed oil
Combine first two ingredients in a bowl. Apply and massage for 1 minute, rinse. Squeeze lemon into bowl, add yogurt and mix. Apply to face and massage. Leave on while you fill the sink with warm water. Dip a towel in the water, ring out, and wrap face. Leave the towel on for a minute, remove, and apply grape seed oil. Done! A lovely DIY treatment for a relaxed Mother’s Day.
Homemade Bath Bombs (http://www.intimateweddings.com/blog/how-to-make-bath-bombs-diy-wedding-favors/): Every mother deserves some time to relax, and these bath bombs could be the key.
8 oz. baking soda
4 oz citric acid
4 oz. corn starch
4 oz. Epsom salts
3/4 tsp water
2 tsp. essential oil
2.5 tsp almond oil or other light oil
A few drops food coloring
sugar flower (the kind you use for decorating cakes)
round, snap-together plastic ornaments
Mix all dry ingredients in a bowl. Mix all wet ingredients in a separate bowl. Pour wet ingredients in with the dry ingredients, and combine. Pour the mix into either side of the snap-together container and snap together. Once formed, release from containers and let sit 1-2 days.
Enjoy a relaxed and happy Mother’s Day with these DIY ideas.