Unwind for the holidays with these DIY all-natural skin care products

Stay cozy and treat yourself — and your skin — in the best way possible with these simple DIY creams and masks.

Dermatologist Dr. Whitney Bowe shared her recipes for a cocoa-avocado-honey mask, a peppermint-sugar scrub and a cocoa-marshmallow hand cream with “GMA” to help make your skin hydrated and bright.

Professional crafter Michelle Edgemont helped us create these creams and masks so that we could try them ourselves.

What you’ll need for the cocoa-avo-honey mask

Cocoa powder
Raw honey
1/4 avocado
A bowl
A fork and/or spoon

Step 1. Cut out 1/4 avocado

Using a fork or spoon, smash your avocado in the bowl.

Step 2. Add the raw honey

Add 1 tablespoon of raw honey to the bowl.

Step 3. Add the cocoa powder

Step 4. Mix everything together

Step 5. Apply and enjoy!

How to make the peppermint sugar scrub

What you’ll need

Step 1. Mix the sugar and coconut oil

Combine 1 cup of sugar and 1/2 cup of warm coconut oil in the bowl.

Step 2. Apply the peppermint extract

Step 3. Stir up your mix

Step 4. Give to a friend!

How to make the cocoa marshmallow hand cream

What you’ll need

Step 1. Apply the cocoa butter

Step 2. Microwave the cocoa butter

Step 3. Apply the marshmallow root extract

Step 4. Let the mixture harden

Step 5. Ta-da! It’s ready

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