Monday, November 14, 2011

DIY: Bath salts



In my last post I wrote about the many benefits of using bath salts.  It is also very easy to make your own bath salts.  Here’s how…

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups Dead Sea salt, regular sea salt, Epsom salt or a blend of these salts.
  • 15-24 drops of your selected essential oil or essential oil blend.

Optional:

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil, olive oil or another carrier oil (moisturising)
  • Food colouring
  •  2 tablespoons baking soda
  •  2 tablespoons dry milk
  • 1 or 2 tablespoons finely ground oatmeal
  •  Rose petals

sea salt

baking soda

Method:

  • Place all ingredients in a bowl and mix very well with a spoon or fork.
  • To keep your salts from hardening, lay them out in a thin layer to completely dry before placing them in a container.
  •  Store in an air-tight jar.  Salts that are kept in a container that is not air-tight will lose their aroma more quickly.


To use: Add ½ cup of the salts to running bath water.  Mix well to ensure that the salt has dissolved well in the tub before entering.

Also, DIY bath salts in a decorative jar, with a small measuring spoon, make a great inexpensive gift.

XOXO
Euphrasie85 

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