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Chocolate Face Mask Recipe +Happy Birthday Printable Gift Tag

 

No matter how many candles you blow out on your birthday cake, most of us enjoy birthdays.  I don’t know about you, but celebrating someone elses birthday is always more fun!   But coming up with unique gift ideas is often tough, that’s why I’m super excited to share today 101+ Birthday Gift Ideas for your Friends, including my  Chocolate Face Mask Recipe +Happy Birthday Printable Gift Tag. I am joining forces with over 100 talented bloggers sharing lots of inexpensive gift ideas and free printables!

Since almost everyone loves chocolate, and I’m obsessed with Chocolate Facials you can do at home, I’m sharing a Chocolate Face Mask Gift Idea

Chocolate Face Mask recipe + Free Happy Birthday Gift Tag so you can give it as a gift!! at TidyMom.net As for the other creative ideas, most of the gifts are versatile for any occasion, and can be a to gift to your friends, family, teachers or your neighbor. Even more fabulous–most gifts are under $5, and have coordinating printables to make it super simple! 101 Birthday Gift Ideas for Friends Blog Hop at TidyMom.net

 {Blog Hop Birthday designs by C {dot} love}

Last year I shared  how to make your own DIY All Natural 2- Ingredient Chocolate Facial. which I LOVE.  But I have another DIY Chocolate Face Mask Recipe that I also enjoy and packaged up cute, would make a great gift! It so simple to relax your mind while you pamper your body and soothe your soul with chocolate This decadent chocolate facial mask recipe is ideal for most skin types.  It’s filled with antioxidants that rejuvenate the skin, and will leave your face smooth, soft, and glowing.

Why is this Chocolate Face Mask good for you?

    • Chocolate is a great mood booster.  Its scent and properties elevate levels of serotonin – a natural antidepressant. Chocolate produces endorphins in the brain that create feelings of happiness which help reduce stress. Even the smell of chocolate can have a calming effect. - pretty cool huh?
    • Cocoa powder is a wonderful and powerful antioxidant. It protects and frees the skin from free radicals, that cause significant damage to skin layers.  German researchers found that the flavonoids in dark chocolate absorb UV light, help protect and increase blood flow to the skin, and improve skin’s hydration and complexion. - I knew there was a good reason to LOVE chocolate!
    • Oatmeal is gentle on the skin, yet highly powerful. Not only is it a gentile exfoliant for removing dead skin, it can also provide soothing relief from sunburn, poison ivy or other irritations.  Oatmeal  is also said to heal skin and open pores.  It’s been used to promote healthy, beautiful skin for a long time.
    • Honey is a great anti-bacterial agent, deeply cleanses your skin, and opens up clogged pores.
    • Cream adds moisture to your skin.  Hydrates your skin and softens delaying the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.

Since this recipe contains milk (or cream) I decided it would be best to deconstruct it for a gifting, and include the recipe and directions on a Happy Birthday Gift Tag!

Chocolate Face Mask Gift Idea with recipe + Happy Birthday Gift Tag at TidyMom.net

I recycled a Starbucks Frappuccino bottle, I spray painted the lid gold, filled it with 1/2 cup of cocoa powder and 1/2 cup oat meal powder (enough to make 2 recipes).  I then tied on the Chocolate Birthday Gift Tags I made. Simply print, cut and fold in half.   It says “May Your Birthday be filled with CHOCOLATE and LOVE” on the front, and the recipe to make a chocolate face mask on the back, and it’s blank on the inside so you can write a little note  and sign your name. You could include a bottle of honey and a brush, it would also be cute to add a wash cloth, hand towel and chocolate bar and put it all in a basket to give someone you’d like to spoil!  All they will need to add is milk or cream, plus they will have the full recipe to make more if they’d like!

Chocolate Face Mask recipe gift tag {free printable} at TidyMom.net download gift tags  

All Natural Chocolate Face Mask

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Total Time: 2 minutes

Yield: 1/2 cup

It's one of the best ways to relax and rejuvenate yourself after a tiring week and a cheaper alternative to heading to the spa.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 cup oatmeal
  • 2 tablespoons milk (or cream)

Instructions

  1. Grind oats in blender or food processor to form a powder.
  2. Stir together oatmeal powder, cocoa powder honey and milk.
  3. Apply to a clean face, leave on for 20 minutes, then wipe with a warm towel.
  4. Place any remaining mask in a storage container and keep refrigerated for up to one week.

Notes

**Do a patch test if you have sensitive skin.

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Are you ready for some inspiration? Join in on the BLOG HOP! Click on each of links below each collage to see the gift idea and printable closer, along with instructions on how to make them, like mine above.

101+ Birthday Gift Ideas for Friends at TidyMom.net 1. Birthday Balloon Gift + matching free Print by Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke 2. Stamped Cocktail Napkin + Printable by Delineate Your Dwelling 3. Buckets of Fun gift idea+Free Printable by Craftiness is Not Optional 4. 7 Candy Bar Love Notes to say “Happy Birthday” by The Dating Divas 5. Have a Flippin’ Awesome Birthday by Dessert Now Dinner Later 6. Fishtail Loom Bracelet by I Should Be Mopping the Floor 7. Lemonade Lip Balm by Pretty Handy Girl 8. Hair Tie Birthday Gift & Printable Tag by Wait Til Your Father Gets Home 9. Gift of Sunshine Idea + Free Printable by Sweet Charli 10. I hope your birthday is a whole “lotto” fun by C.R.A.F.T. 11. Chicken Spice Rub w/ Printable Tags by Over the Big Moon 12. Birthday in a Bag Gift Idea by Seven Thirty Three 13. Quick Note for your Birthday Printable by Liz on Call 14. Otter Pop Gift with Printable Gift Tag by Somewhat Simple 15. {you} Series Magnets Printable by Ruffles and Rain Boots 16. Tea Cup Succulent by Your Homebased Mom 17. Pretty Pincushion + Printable by Let’s Eat Grandpa 18. Lemon Bath Salts & Free Printable by See Vanessa Craft 19. Diet Coke Birthday Kit by Pink Peppermint Prints 20. Chocolate Filled Insulated Tumbler Gift by The Girl Who Ate Everything 101+ Birthday Gift Ideas at TidyMom.net 21. Easy Funfetti Cake Balls with Printable by Salt and Pepper Moms 22. Hands Down Best Friend Around by Eighteen25 23. Berry Happy Birthday Printable by Stuffed Suitcase 24. Whisk Birthday Gift with Free Printable by Cupcake Diaries 25. Paper Plate Gift Idea by Crafting in the Rain 26. Popcorn Gift Printable by Breezy Bakes 27. Life Saver: Birthday Gift in a Jar by Here Comes the Sun 28. Decoupage Wooden Pendant by Twin Dragonfly Designs 29. Have a coffee on me: Funky Coasters by Funky Junk Interiors 30. Swanky Black & Gold Cosmetic Bag by A Prudent Life 31. DIY cocktail napkins by kojodesigns 32. Nail Polish Gift by Southern Hospitality 33. Banana Cake by Whats Cooking with Ruthie 34. Paparazzi – the PERFECT friend gift by Sugar Bee Crafts 35. “latte” fun birthday gift by Our Thrifty Ideas 36. Homemade Funfetti Cupcakes + Printable by Tastes Better from Scratch 37. Pearls are Always Appropriate by Mommy Envy 38. Girls Just Want to Have Fun Birthday Gift by A Little Tipsy 39. Manicure Kit Birthday Gift with Printable by Blooming Homestead 40. Orange you Glad Cup by Artsy Fartsy Mama 101+ DIY Birthday Gift Ideas at TidyMom.net 41. Donut Gift Tag by Pretty Providence 42. Rainbow Inspired Birthday Gift + Printable by Thirty Handmade Days 43. Drink Topper and Tag by LandeeLu 44. DIY Bath Salts using Essential Oils by Unskinny Boppy 45. Friends are Like Chocolate Chips by Delightful Deets 46. Paint Can Succulent Planters by East Coast Creative 47. A Bundt Cake Gift & Printable by Dukes and Duchesses 48. Jam Birthday Gift & Printable by Happiness is Homemade 49. Jazzed up Frames by House for Five 50. Favorite Things Gift Ideas by inkhappi 51. Toe-tally Cool Nail Polish Gift Idea + Free Printable by Simply Designing with Ashley 52. Quote Book by Reasons to Skip the Housework 53. Iron On T-Shirt Gift by Becoming Martha 54. DIY Humorous Girlfriend Gift by Brassy Apple 55. Tea-riffic Birthday Gift Idea & Printable by Mom Endeavors 56. Turn Today Into A Celebration by Dolen Diaries 57. You’re A Lifesaver Printable by Live Laugh Rowe 58. Happy Birthday Jar {free printable} by Kiki and Company 59. Mason Jar Flower Vase + Printable by R & R Workshop 60. Easy $5 Wooden Charm Bracelet by Craftily Ever After   101 DIY Birthday Gift Ideas Blog Hop at TidyMom.net 61. Polka Dot Mason Jar Vase by The Cards We Drew 62. Free Printable Mini Notes by Confetti Sunshine 63. Bath Bomb Easy Birthday Gifts by Tried and True 64. Ball Jar Printable Tags by The Country Chic Cottage 65. Eat More Cake Birthday Gift Idea and Printable by Play. Party. Pin. 66. Have a “berry” happy birthday by The Contractor Chronicles 67. Merci Chocolates + Hey Birthday Girl french girl printable by Handmade in the Heartland 68. Five Minute Leather Necklace Tutorial + Birthday printables by Delia Creates 69. Ah-Mason Birthday Gift Idea by Lolly Jane 70. Simple Dangle Earring Tutorial by Bombshell Bling 71. Symphony Bar Brownies by Among the Young 72. Wishing you an E “straw” diary Birthday by Ginger Snap Crafts 73. DIY Washi Tape Cacti by Fry Sauce and Grits 74. State Pride Cheese Board by Addicted to DIY 75. Reusable Monogrammed Solo Cup by Mom 4 Real 76. go-to gift…EARRINGS! by A Girl and A Glue Gun 77. Embroidered Mixed Media Bookmarkers by The Creative Goddess 78. Beyond Measure Birthday Printable by Like Mother Like Daughter 79. Birthday Facial Kit Gift by The Benson Street 80. DIY Jewelry Bookmark by Design Dazzle 101+ Birthday Gift Ideas for Friends Blog Hop at TidyMom.net 81. Birthday in a Jar – Birthday Printable Tags by A Pumpkin and a Princess 82. Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl Party Cookies by Crazy Little Projects 83. You are the Bee’s Knees by Love the Day 84. Birthday Candy Jar by Inside BruCrew Life 85. Hip Hip Hooray, today is your birthday!” printables by The Crafted Sparrow 86. Treat Yo Self Printable by Girl Loves Glam 87. Chocolate Facial with printable by TidyMom 88. Happy Birthday Sweets by A Night Owl 89. Quick & Easy Hydrangea Cake by Sweet C’s Designs 90. Sweets for the Sweet by Simply Kierste 91. Citrus Whipped Honey Butter Jars by Sand and Sisal 92. Diet Coke Gift for a Friend with Printable by Sweet Treats and More 93. A Latte for Two + printables by One Krieger Chick 94. Cookie Monster Birthday Gift Tag by I’m Topsy Turvy 95. Root Beer Float Cake in a Jar by Giggles Galore 96. Treat Yo’Self Printable Watercoloring Box by Persia Lou 97. Fruity Body Scrub with Printable by Mad in Crafts 98. Magnetic Necklace Charm by Sowdering About 99. Happy Bee Day with Printable by Just Another Day in Paradise 100. Manicure in a Jar by That’s What {Che} Said… 101. UBER lucky to have you in my Life by Maybe I Will 102. Free Happy Birthday Printable by NoBiggie 103. DIY Wine Bag & Charms Gift by Sypsie Designs 104. Crispy Crunch-y Pie with Printable by Just Rhonda 105. “You’re the Silver Lining” Friendship Nail Polish Gift by The Happy Housie 106. Tie One On for Your Birthday (Hair Tie Gift Free Printable) by illistyle

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Comments

  1. 7

    So many fun things listed here. Bookmarking this for future use! :)

  2. 8

    I love the idea of a chocolate face mask– I have been pinning ideas for a girls home-spa party weekend and this just made the top of the list!! xo

    Jamie

  3. 9

    Ooh I want to try this chocolate face mask!

  4. 10

    I love how the gift version of this turned out!

  5. 11

    I would definitely need the extra chocolate bar to keep from licking my own face, lol! Pampering combined with chocolate, this is the best! Pinned! -Devin

  6. 12

    This is my kind of birthday facial!! Love it, Cheryl!

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