Mothers have one of the hardest jobs out there and are often left with very little time for themselves. They are constantly putting the needs of their children and loved ones before their own and end up putting their self-care on the back burner. Mother’s Day is our chance to put them first and help them indulge in the luxurious relaxation that they really need. This Mother’s Day, show Mom how much you care by gifting her with a day of rest and a few lovingly handmade products she can use to enhance the experience.
Combine these simple DIY recipes with her favorite candle, a natural loofah, and place in a cute basket or box for an at-home spa kit that she is sure to love.
Relax & Unwind Bath SaltsIngredients
- 1 cup of Epsom Salt
- ½ cup of Coarse Mineral Sea Salt
- 5 drops of Lavender Essential Oil
- 5 drops of Bergamot Essential Oil
- 2 tbsp of Dried Lavender Buds (optional)
Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and stir well. Store the bath salts in an airtight container.
Pour ½ cup into warm running water and use your hand to stir the water to help dissolve all the grains. Soak in the tub for at least 20 minutes.
Green Tea Sore Foot SoakIngredients
- 1 cup of Baking Soda
- 1/2 cup of Epsom Salt
- Contents of 4 green tea bags or 1-2 tablespoons of loose leaf green tea
- 10 drops of Sore Ease Essential Oil Blend
Combine all the ingredients in a small bowl and stir well. Store the mixture in an airtight container.
Fill a basin or foot spa with enough warm water to cover the feet up to the ankles. Add 2 tablespoons of Green Tea Sore Foot Soak to the water. Place feet in the water for about 20 to 30 minutes. Dry thoroughly after the soak and moisturize feet.
Eucalyptus Shower SteamersIngredients
- Witch Hazel Extract in a Misting Spray Bottle
- Hard Plastic or Metal Molds
- 1 cup of Citric Acid
- 2 cups of Baking Soda
- 20 drops of Eucalyptus Essential Oil
Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well using your hands. Spritz a small amount of witch hazel onto the top of the powder mixture and stir it in. Repeat this process until the mixture packs together easily. Scoop the mixture into each mold one at a time and pack them down tightly. Allow them to dry for at least 24 hours. Store them in an airtight container.
Take 1 Eucalyptus Shower Steamer into the shower with you and wet it under the stream of water to get it started. Place the steamer at the far end of the bath/shower stall. Not putting it directly under the water will help it last longer.
Smooth Complexion Face MaskIngredients
- 1 tsp of Raw Honey
- 1/2 tsp of Jojoba Oil
- 1/4 ripe, mashed avocado
- 3 drops of Helichrysum Essential Oil
Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl. Spread the mask onto your face and neck then let it sit for 15 minutes. Gently wash it off with warm water.