13 Best Natural Do It Yourself Christmas Gifts with Essential Oils

Buying gifts gets expensive fast. Also, it can be difficult to find the perfect gift, so you end up giving the same gift over and over again.

Here are 13 new DIY Christmas Gifts that you can make without breaking the bank.


Candles are easy to make and customizable for your loved ones. Use jars you already have on hand or head to the thrift store for fun containers that fit your recipient’s style.

How to Make Your Own Candles 

Lip Balm

Winter is the time of chapped lips. Make lip balm as a great gift or stocking stuffer for your loved ones. Check out these great lip balm recipes

Candy Cane Lip Balm

Lip Rejuvenating Lip Balm

DIY Winter Lip Balm

Minty Tangerine Lip Balm

Honey Cinnamon Lip Balm

Face Cream

Store bought face creams are filled with toxins that should not be put on the face. Instead, make your own lotion, and share the gift of toxin-free face cream as a do-it-yourself gift.

Moisturizing Face Cream Recipe

Room Sprays

Room sprays are another easy to make gift. People love having a great smelling house. Use one of these room spray recipes to create the perfect room spray gift.

Citrus Christmas Room Spray

Festive Christmas Spray

Crispy Clean Christmas Linen Spray

Aromatherapy Rice Bag

Use essential oils and other materials you have on hand to create a DIY Aromatherapy Rice Bag. You can heat or freeze these bags to soothe pain, warm you up, or cool you down. Plus you get the toxin-free aromatherapy benefits of essential oils.

Bath Salts

Baths are the best way to unwind after a long day. Gift someone a luxurious bath with one of these bath salt recipes. There’s ones for for pain relief, relaxation, sleep, sickness support, and more. 

Sweet Dreams BathSalts

Hibiscus Skin Repair

Detox Bath for Cold and Flu

Breathe Easy Bath Salts

Woodsy Bath Soak

Bath Bomb

Tension Relief Bath Bomb

Bath Bombs are a fun twist on bath time. Create your own bath bomb using natural ingredients that will bubble and fizz and are filled with benefits. Try it with this Tension Relief Bath Bomb.

Shower Steamers

Shower steamers are great ways to get natural benefits for the start of your day in your morning shower. They also make a great gift for those who don’t take baths but still love the experience of aromatherapy.

Shower steamers are great ways to get natural benefits for the start of your day in your morning shower. They also make a great gift for those who don’t take baths but still love the experience of aromatherapy. 

Pick-me-up Shower Disk

Eucalyptus and Lime Shower Steamers

Custom Roll Ons

Have someone on your list who struggles with arthritis pain? How about energy, anxiety, or has the occasional cold? You can come up with a roll-on for anyone on your list. Roll-ons are pre diluted essential oils with a roller top for easy application. They are great for on the go support. There are several Simply Earth Roll Ons already available premade, or you can make your own with one of these great recipes. 

Cold Buster Roll On

Sweet Dreams Roll On

Joint Pain Roll On

Travel Buddy Roll On

Clarifying Roll On

Sore Muscle Roll On

Scented Ornament

Another easy Christmas gift is a scented ornament. Choose a wood ornament, or make your own out of salt dough. Add a few essential oils, and now you have an ornamental diffuser! 

Homemade Soap

Soap is another surprisingly easy do-it-yourself Christmas Gift . You can make foaming soap using castile soap or bar soap using a melt and pour base. To learn how to make your own soap check out our blog post on Easy Recipes for Natural Homemade Soap.

DIY Essential Oil Holder

Have someone on your list who loves essential oils? Make the a DIY Essential Oil Holder. Sew a small pocket or drill round holes out of log slice for a thoughtful and beautiful gift.

Massage Blend

Another great DIY Christmas Gift is a massage blend. Super customizable, massage blends are another easy way to show someone you care. Check out these recipes and see if you find the one you need for the person you love. 

Textured Massage Bar with Essential Oils

Sensual Massage

Lower Back Pain Massage

Sweet Dreams Child’s Massage

Looking for More DIY in Your Life?

We have a subscription recipe box that’s all about using essential oils to make your home toxin free. It comes with four full size pure essential oils and six natural recipes designed by aromatherapists – plus the extra ingredients you need to make them. Learn more about making your home toxin-free on our recipe box page.

What are Your Favorite DIY Gifts?

How do you knock out your gift list without breaking your budget or your sanity? Give us your tips in the comments below!