Bath Salts Recipes

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bath salts

Even though it may not seem like a craft, making homemade bath salts is an activity kids will enjoy. There are so many recipes you can find in books, magazines and on the internet. However, to get you started, you can make this winter wonderland bath salt.

You’ll need the following items for this recipe:

  • 1 cup Epsom salts
  • 1 cup baking soda
  • 10 drops blue food coloring
  • 1/4 cup of fine silver glitter
  • 15 drops lavender essential Oil
  • 10 drops sandalwood essential Oil
  • 10 drops sweet orange essential Oil
  • 2 sealable jars or containers

To make two cups of bath salt, begin by putting the salt and baking soda in a bowl and mixing it thoroughly. Add the different essential oils and mix again. Slowly add the food coloring, one drop at a time.

Other Bath Salts Recipes

Citric Bath Salts

  • 1/2 cup baking soda
  • 1/4 cup citric acid
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 3/4 tsp essential oil
  • 2-3 drops of food coloring (optional)

Sea Salts

  • 1/4 cup epsom salts
  • 1/8 cup baking soda
  • 1/8 cup sea salt
  • 10 drops of essential oil

Oatmeal Bath Salts

  • 1 C. borax
  • 1/8 C. kelp powder
  • 1/8 C. finely ground oatmeal
  • 1/8 C. sea salt

Foot Soak Bath Salts

  • 2 cups of epsom salt
  • 2 cups of sea salt
  • 1 cup of baking soda
  • 1/4 ounce of lavender essential oil
  • 1/4 ounce of tea tree essential oil
  • 40 drops of peppermint essential oil

Whichever homemade bath salts recipe you try, remember to mix everything together really well and break up any clumps that might form. Store your homemade bath salts in a jar or air-tight container. Then get ready for a luxurious, relaxing bath!