Here’s a bunch of beauty related craft projects that are great homemade gift ideas, mainly knitting, sewing and crochet but there’s a handful of DIY projects too. Many of these have been featured previously on Tipnut and have been moved here so they’re all on one handy page (along with some new goodies).
Japanese Motif Soaps: Decorate plain bars of soap with pretty pattern designs.
Lined Pocket Mirror: You can really make this project your own and add sweet little embellishments. Free pdf.
Handmade Salt Pouches: These are nice to scrub down with in the in the shower or bath.
Hanging Hand Cloth: Free knitting pattern, features a button top closure for hanging.
DIY Cosmetics Tray: Made with a picture frame and pretty decorative paper.
Pedicure Kit Tutorial: Lots of nice features that make this bag special.
Reusable Makeup Pads: You can make 4 reusable make-up remover pads from each charm square.
Bath Pouf Tutorial: Simple sewing project using a bath towel.
Flat Iron Case: Large case to hold a few curling irons and flat irons. Made with quilted fabric, heat-proof fabric, magnetic snaps and wide satin blanket binding.
Spa Towel Wrap: Keep it simple and streamlined, embroider a monogram, or embellish with your trim of choice.
Chapstick or Lip Balm Holder: A little crochet case that can hang off a keychain or purse with a metal split ring and lanyard clip.
Blue Lagoon Spa Cloth: (crochet) Easy to make and they have a slight texture to them, main stitch used is (hdc) with a simple mesh mixed in every 4th row.
Shower Cap: Made with decorative fabric (outer layer) and Rip-stop nylon (lining), elastic is stitched directly inside cap.
Portable Mani-Pedi Kit: Tote your goodies in style with this sweet bag, features polish-sized pockets on either side along with medium-sized pockets for other necessities.
Lacey Linen Washcloths: Finished size measures 10 1/2″ square and made with sport weight linen (1 skein makes 2 to 3 washcloths).
Wash Cloth, Bag & Towel: Here’s a sweet set that you can knit (skill level noted as Beginner).
Still need ideas? There’s plenty more here on Tipnut: