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Easy DIY Gift Ideas That Use Essential Oils

The holidays are quickly approaching and it’s time to start thinking about gift ideas. There are a number of amazing ways you can use essential oils to craft some really creative DIY gifts for your friends and family. We’ve found a few different ideas that would make great gifts!

All Natural Lip Balm

This recipe will leave your loved one’s lips soft and smooth. With essential oils, you can make some amazing scents. You can find some amazing blends and scents that will give each stick a unique smell.

Here are the ingredients you’ll need:

  • 2 Tbsp beeswax pellets
  • 4 Tbsp coconut oil
  • ½ tsp Vitamin E oil
  • 20-30 drops of an essential oil of your choice

Start off by adding the beeswax and coconut oil to a double boiler. Once the oil and wax have melted together, remove from the heat and add the Vitamin E and stir together well. Add about 20-30 drops of your essential oil blend to your mixture and then pour into the lip balm containers. Let them sit until they are hard and they are good to go!

Winter Bath Salts

The gift of relaxation is probably one of the best gifts you can give your friends and family! A nice lavender bath salt mixture is the way to go. The recipe is simple and it doesn’t take long to make.

Here are the ingredients you’ll need:

Mix together your Epsom salts and carrier oils in a glass bowl. Avoid using plastic because the oils can absorb into the bowls. Add your lavender and mix again. Store in an air-tight container.

Peppermint Sugar Scrub

The peppermint scrub is a quick and easy gift if you’re looking to make a big batch for a number of people. It would be great to pass out to teachers, co-workers, or your neighbors. The sugar scrub does wonders for your skin and the sweet smell brings the holiday spirit to just about everyone.

Here are the ingredients you’ll need:

Mix the all the ingredients together in a small bowl using a spoon or fork. Transfer the mixture to a small, airtight container.

Lavender Moisturizer

Lavender is great for your skin. It has soothing and anti-inflammatory effects, so it’s great for treating almost any skin condition. A lavender moisturizer can do wonders for your skin, especially in the winter when it’s so easy to dry out your skin. It’s a simple recipe and pretty quick to make!

Here are the ingredients you’ll need:

Mix the coconut oil and olive oil together by mashing with the back of a fork or spoon. Mix until it has a smooth consistency. Stir in 3-4 drops of lavender essential oil.


DIY essential oil gifts are quick, easy and your friends and family will love the thought and effort you put into each one. Grab the essential oils you need here and get started now!