Sunday, February 18, 2007

DIY Bath Salts

I love these things! Forget waiting until Christmas in the hopes of getting your own basket of bath goodies, making your own is fun and you get to make the things you like most. They also make great gifts with a personal touch that your friends and family will love;

Desert Bath Salts:

5 drop yellow food coloring
4 drop musk oil
3 drops jasmine fragrance or essential oil
3 cup epsom salts
1 cup baking soda
2 tsp. glycerin

Earth Bath Salts:

1/2 cup epsom salts
1 cup baking soda
1/2 cup rock salt
1/2 cup vitamin E
2 tsp. light oil (almond, sunflower etc.)
20 drops patchouli essential oil
15 drop cypress essential oil
Green food coloring to desired shade (just add a few drops at a time until you get the color you want.)

Ocean Bath Salts:

1 cup epsom salts
1 cup baking soda
4 drops food coloring
3 drops jasmine fragrance
4 drops vanilla
2 tbs. glycerin

Mix all ingedients thoroughly and store in your favorite container or decorative jar. Have fun with these!

Make sure you check back later for more great DIY projects and gift ideas.