Nothing is so relaxing and de-stressing as a long soak in the bath tub. This is espcially true if your soaking in your own bath recipes with natural remedies that are made to smooth the skin, detox and/or de-stress.
Lavender Bath Salts
1 cup sea salt
or rock salt
1/2 cup Epsom Salts
2 Tablespoons baking soda
10 drops lavender essential oil
colorant - optional
gylercin - optional Blend all ingredients except baking soda, once blended add baking soda. If you want to add sparkle to your balt salts add 1/2 teaspoon gylercin. Usage: Add 1/4 to 1/2 cup per bath.
Honey, Oat and Milk Bath Recipe
1/2 cup rolled oats (see note below)
1/4 cup powdered milk
2 Tbsp. honey
Combine all ingredients in a small, natural fabric bag (muslin and cheesecloth are great choices). Hang the bag under the faucet as you fill the tub. The running water disperses the skin softener throughout your bath.Note: when purchasing oats, be sure they are natural rolled oats. Check the ingredients to be sure they are all natural rolled oats. Do not use the quick cook or flavored type.
Balancing Fizzy Bath Salts
- 3 tbsp
Baking Soda--3 tbsp
- 1 tbsp
Choose 3 or 4 oils from these essential oils
: Bergamot, Frankincense, Geranium, Lavender, Palmarosa, Rose, and Rosewood. Add sea salt, baking soda, citric acid and oils to jar. Gently shake to mix. Add to tub of running water
Detox Bath Recipe
1 cup sea salt
2 cups baking soda
1 cup Epsom salts
1 to 2 tablespoons glycerin (per bath depending on your skin type more for dry skin, less for oily skin.
Combine the sea salts, baking soda, and Epsom salts in a bowl. Stir to blend. Pour 1/4 cup or so into the bath while the tub is filling. Add 1 to 2 tablespoons glycerin to bath water and essential oils if any. Store covered.