Handmade Gifts This Christmas

3 beautiful handmade products that you can easily make yourself. Make homemade lip balm, lotion bars, and beeswax candles for your loved ones. Start a new family tradition and give a gift from the heart this holiday season.

Handmade Gifts This Christmas
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With Christmas just around the corner, it's time to start thinking about gifts for your loved ones.

And if you want to give unique and thoughtful gifts, why not make some beautiful handmade skincare for them this year?

Even if you've never done it before, we have some super-easy beginner-proof recipes that will delight their recipient.

The best thing is that these products use natural easy-to-source ingredients and are made with our health and the planet in mind. You won't find any plastic in any of these lovely gifts.

Give it a go, and who knows, maybe you'll even start a new family tradition!

Handmade lip balm

This fabulous recipe is super easy to make and works great every time (even if you are a beginner). It is great for chapped lips or you can wear it anytime for soft and protected lips all year round (that's what we do). It is also plastic free as we pour the lip balm into cardboard tubes which works amazingly well and you avoid all plastic altogether.

Here is the recipe and the method πŸ‘‰

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Homemade lotion bars

Homemade lotion bars work amazingly well as gifts and stocking fillers. They are very moisturizing and long-lasting, they are travel-friendly and they are just great things to have around.

You can wrap them in parchment paper, pour them into paper deodorant tubes, or package them in round or square tins (depending on the shape of your bar). Β 

Here is the recipe and the method πŸ‘‡

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Beeswax Candles

Beeswax candles are great alternatives to paraffin candles. They are much healthier and nicer and the best thing is that you can make them easily at home.

It is a matter of melting and pouring a couple of easy-to-find ingredients.

Give beeswax candles a go. They make beautiful thoughtful gifts that will delight their recipients.

Here is the recipe and the method Β  πŸ‘‡

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This holiday season, ditch the store-bought gifts in favor of something more meaningful - something that came from the heart and won't end up in a landfill.

Consider giving a handmade present this year - your loved ones will appreciate the gesture.