How to make your own bath salts at home?

 

How to make your own bath salts at home? Here are the 5 DIY bath salts recipes you can use to make your own bath salts at home to make your skin soft, glowing and beautiful.
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Aromatherapy bath salts smell heavenly, can ease our aching muscles and leave our skin feeling terrific. Bath salt can make bathing much more than just relaxing. Apart from its therapeutic effects it really enhances the bathing experience.

 

In recent years bathing products has turn out to be a big deal and today there are numerous well established brands that offer anything from bath salt to bathing oils and even incense specifically created for bathing.  But they do come with a high price tag–these bath products can command up to $15.99 in exclusive bath and body stores.

 

While some of these products are fantastic, many of them aren’t. In an effort to save cash they are frequently chemically treated or even composed entirely of chemicals. Not only does this diminish the health benefits it can really have some detrimental effects on your health.

 

Did you know that you can make your own bath salts which can be customized according to your needs for under $3.00, depending on what type of salt is used in your recipe? They are very simple and fun to make and are an excellent idea for a thoughtful gift at Christmas, birthdays, Mother’s Day and other special occasions.

 

There’s a bit of art involved but if you’re somebody who has a good sense of fragrance and you are creative you can really produce some amazing bathing salts to use at home. So, how do you make your own bath salts that are inexpensive, of a high quality and secure to use?

 

Well, most of the ingredients could be purchased either in a grocery store or inside your local drug store. In the event you want to produce something a bit much more sophisticated you may have to go to some specialty stores but it is really not essential.

 

A fundamental bath salt recipe requires just 2 ingredients: Epsom salt and sea salt. Epsom salt could be purchased from all specialist food stores or from a drug store while sea salt is freely available from virtually all grocery stores. All you should do it to thoroughly mix two cups of Epsom salt to 1 cup of sea salt in a bowl, put the mixture in a jar and leave for a day or two prior to you begin utilizing it.

 

You can also use a better salt for your mixture. You can use Dead Sea salt in your bath salts instead. Why is this salt better? First off, the Dead Sea is well-known for its therapeutic and healing properties. The mineral composition of Dead Sea salts is greater than other salts. This is also one of the reasons why it has been a subject of a lot of studies and research. Choosing this as your base salt to make your own bath salts will make your bathing experience better. It has a single drawback though; it costs a little more than the other salts.

 

Here are some bath salts recipes you can use to make your own bath salts.

 

Bath Salts Recipe #1

 

You will need 3 cups Epsom Salt, 2 cups sea salt, 1 cup baking soda and 5 drops of lavender essential oil. You mix the salts and baking soda well together, making sure to break up any clumps. Lastly, you will add in the lavender essential oil, stir well and let the final mixture to sit for 2 hours to soak up the lavender essential oil. After this, you can pour this mixture in a jar with cork stopper for use later.

 

You can add in one more optional ingredient which is either Dendritic Salt (a very fine salt) or Natrasorb bath (an oil absorbing, hydrophilic tapioca starch). Both of them are used to hold the fragrance longer and better, and help the final bath salts to flow better and clump less.

 

If you use these 2 optional ingredients, you will slowly add the lavender essential oil directly to either 1/2 cup of natrasorb bath, or 1 cup of dendritic salt and stir well before adding to the mixture of salts and baking soda.

 

Bath Salts Recipe #2

 

The ingredients that are needed for this recipe are 5 cups of Dead Sea Salt (or Epsom salt),1 teaspoon of baking powder, 2 teaspoons of sweet almond oil, 5 drops of lime essential oil and 4 drops of basil oil. You mix the salt and baking powder together in a bowl and then you add in the oils to form a final paste. You should let them sit for at least 2 hours so they soak up the scent.

 

Bath Salts Recipe #3

 

The required ingredients are 2 cups of Epsom salt, 1 cup of sea salt, 1 cup of finely pulverized oatmeal and 5 drops of lavender essential oil. Grind the oatmeal finely in a food processor spice grinder. Then you add it to the salt and mix well. Finally you add in the lavender essential oil to mix everything together well. When you want to use, you add it to running water and enjoy a soothing soak.

 

Bath Salts Recipe #4

 

This recipe contains baking soda which is used to cleanse and detoxify the body, and a blend of essential oils that are known for their cold-symptom-helping qualities. The ingredients that you need are 2cups of Epsom salt, 2 cups of sea salt, 2 cups of baking soda and 5 drops each of eucalyptus essential oil, lavender essential oil, tea tree essential oil, pine or cedar essential oil and peppermint essential oil.

 

You mix the salts and baking soda well in a bowl, making sure to break up any clumps. Then you add in the essential oils. If you don’t have one of the essential oils, you can leave it out or get a substitute.

 

The eucalyptus is the main part of the blend. The lavender is there to round it out a bit and gives a bit of “relaxing” quality. Tea tree is a great anti-bacterial and anti-viral. Pine and peppermint are used for loosening up your nasal passages.

 

Bath Salts Recipe #5

 

This DIY milk bath makes use of the lactic acid in milk, an alpha-hydroxyl acid, which helps cleanse the skin and release dead skin cells. The salts will help with the cleansing (sea salt) and detoxifying (baking soda) and relaxing (Epsom).

 

The needed ingredients are 2 cups of powdered milk (goat, cow or buttermilk),1 cup of Epsom salt (optional), 1 cup of sea salt (optional),1/2 cup of baking soda (optional), 1 cup Natrasorb Bath (optional) and 5 drops of lavender essential oil or any other fragrance you prefer (optional)

 

You mix the salts, baking soda and milk together in a bowl, making sure to break up any clumps. Finally you add in the essential oils. When you want to use it, you pour half a cup of the mixture to briskly running bath water to enjoy a soothing soak.

 

You may want to click HERE to watch a video to learn how to make your own bath salts using peppermint

 

If you love making your own beauty care products using other natural ingredients, click on DIY Skin Care Recipes to learn how to make them.

 

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