Homemade spa gifts for Mother's Day

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Show your mum how much you love her with these quick and easy homemade gifts for an at-home spa experience

Avocado face mask

With just three ingredients, you can make your mum a revitalising face mask. Simply mix half an avocado with 1 tsp of olive oil and 1 tsp of apple cider vinegar, et voila: you have a hydrating face mask.

Make a DIY bath milk

You probably already have the ingredients needed to create this bath milk at home, here's how to make a relaxing bath milk.

Strawberry sugar scrub

Make your mum some fruity body scrub by mashing four large strawberries in a bowl with 100g granulated sugar and 3 Tbsp of solid coconut oil. Store in a labelled Mason or clip top jar.

Homemade strawberry and sugar body scrub | Summer DIY beauty hacks | Tesco Living

Bath Soak

All that’s needed are some Epsom salts, essential oils and food colouring.

You’ll need:

  • Zip seal bags
  • 500g Epsom salts
  • Food colouring
  • Essential oil
  • Funnel
  • Glass jar

1. Fill up a big zip seal bag with 500g Epsom salts and add 4-6 drops of gel food colouring of your choice, and 6-8 drops of your choice of essential oil.

2. Seal the bag securely and gently rub the colour and the oil into the salts, making sure it spreads evenly.

3. Shake the bag every few seconds to distribute the colour and the essential oil.

4. Once you’ve coloured and scented the salts, cut the corner of the bag and use the opening to pour the salts through a funnel into a clean jar. Print off one of our free downloadable labels.

pink homemade bath salt on a table next to a towel

Shower jellies

Follow our simple step-by-step guide to making cooling shower jellies. Add an extra touch by making it in your mum's favourite colour.

GIF showing colourful shower jellies going into a glass jar | How to make shower jelly | Tesco Living

Towel cake

Make you homemade spa gifts look extra special with this towel cake, watch the video below.

Cooling face mist

Fill up a travel-sized spray bottle with distilled water and some sprigs of lavender, or a few slices of cucumber, a few drops of rose oil, or even a few mint leaves and pop it into your mum’s handbag for instant hydration.

Handmade face mist in mini spray bottles | Summer beauty hacks | Tesco Living

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