Ho, Ho, Ho! Merry Christmas folks. Although Christmas may not be the tradition for everyone, but for most of us, it’s a time of merry and joy and hence celebrated with pomp and fervour throughout the world on December 25 every year. And as much as we deny it, the child in us secretly hope to believe in Santa and hence expect some kind of gift on that festive day.

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Well, even though we might not have a visit from Santa, yet to keep up the Christmas spirits, many of us play the Secret Santa game with our friends, colleagues or family. In this game, each person acts as a Santa for one another, ask them secretly to perform some tasks over the week building up to Christmas eve and then on the day of Christmas, the person acting Santa secretly places a gift in the other person's bag, or in their seat wherever it may be. Then it is the person who has received the gift guess who exactly was the Secret Santa for him or her based on the gift and the series of notes and messages!

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This year, even though the joy may not be as much as the previous years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you can still play the Secret Santa game with your family members and nearby friends. And if you have already bought a fancy gift for your dad, snagged a cool one for your brother and wondering what do give your beauty-lover mom, your sis or that dear little friend, worry not, as we got you covered!

Nothing sounds better than a beautiful handmade beauty essential as not only does it portray your love and effort but also becomes a token of remembrance whenever they put it on. So, this Christmas impress those gorgeous ladies in your life, with these cost-effective, easy-to-make beauty products and be the most thoughtful Secret Santa ever!

Homemade Beauty Essentials For Gifting

Homemade beauty essentials for gifting

Facial Serum


2 tbsp moroccan argan oil

2 tbsp grapeseed oil

5 drops of cedarwood essential Oil

5 drops of orange essential Oil

5 drops of lavender essential Oil

1 pump-fitted glass container


Pour all the ingredients in the mentioned quantity directly into the glass bottle.

Close the lid of the bottle and shake properly to mix everything together.

Check that the bottle doesn't leak.

Put a nice golden bow around the bottle and just surprise your buddy on the Christmas eve.

How It Works:

The facial serum is a great gifting option for those souls who are clear fans of smooth glowing skin. While the carrier oils argan and grape seed confer amazing acne-treating properties and hydrate and nourish the skin, the incredible trio of essential oils not only balances sebum production, but also clears away pigmentation and spots and bestows a youthful glam glow to the skin.

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Dynamite Red Lipstick


1 tsp white bees wax pellets

1tbsp shea butter

1 tsp almond oil

1 tsp beet root powder

¼ tsp pomegranate juice

1 drop of rose essential oil

Lipstick tube


Melt the bees wax and shea butter in a double boiler.

Remove it from the flame and add the oils, pomegranate juice and beet root powder to it.

Pour the mixture while still warm in the lipstick tube.

Put it in the freezer to solidify.

Wrap it up in a nice colourful gifting paper and gift your dearie.

How It Works:

Well, a woman’s makeup is never truly complete without a lipstick. So, to provide that ecstatic joy to your bestie, sis, mom or relative, gift her a brilliant red lippie to paint the town red on the Christmas eve. Filled in with the goodness of shea butter, this lip tint is sure to prevent chapped, dry lips during the chilling winters. While pomegranate juice and beet root powder offer the red hue to the lipstick, almond oil keeps your pout moisturized. The addition of rose essential oil helps exude an invigorating aroma and flavour to your lips.

Cocoa- Jasmine Body Butter


4-5 tbsp cocoa butter

2-3 tbsp almond oil

1-2 tbsp coconut oil

4-5 drops of jasmine essential oil

5 drops of sandalwood essential oil


Melt the cocoa butter and coconut oil in a double boiler

Add almond oil and the other essential oils into it.

Stir it a bit and keep it inside the freezer for 5-6 minutes.

Use a hand blender to whip the cream till it becomes fluffy.

Store it in an airtight jar.

Put a nice ribbon with a gifting card on the lid and just impress your bestie.

How It Works:

With the chilly winter winds high on rise, this gifting option is ideal for those who face dry, chapped skin issues. The abundance of fatty acids in cocoa butter offers hydrating and nourishing properties to lock in the moisture. Both almond and coconut oil have anti-bacterial properties, which help prevent skin infections like eczema, bacne, zits etc whereas jasmine oil and sandalwood essential oil imparts an incredible aromatic fragrance that lasts long.

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