Lavender Bath Salt

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It’s only Tuesday but I am already ready for a little “me time!"

I have always loved long baths. But just any ole plain baths. Baths filled with muscle-soothing, moisturizing, and aromatic bath salts!

Balt salt is one of the easiest DIYs. All it takes is a handful of Epsom salt to soothe tired muscles and stiff joints, a few drops of essential oil to promote relaxation, some moisturizing oil, and a sprinkle of dried lavender for looks, to make it happen.

The dried lavender is purely for looks and fragrance, but adds a refined, spa-like detail especially if you’ll be giving batches of bath salts for gifts.

Next time you want to “Treat Yo Self” to a little pampering, just whip up a batch of lavender bath salts and spend the evening relaxing in a scented, warm bath!

Note: If you have any health concerns, be sure to talk to your doctor before using essential oils.

DIY: LAVENDER BATH SALT

Ingredients

  • 3 cups Epsom salt
  • 3 tbsp almond oil
  • 10-15 drops lavender essential oil
  • 1 1/2 tbsp dried lavender
  • 1-2 drops food coloring (optional)*

Directions

  1. In a medium glass mixing bowl, combine Epsom salt and oil of choice. Mix well.
  2. Add essential oil drops (and food coloring, optional) and mix again.
  3. Toss in the dried lavender, saving some to top batches with.
  4. Divide and store in airtight containers, stirring well before each use as the oil will settle at the base of the jar.
  5. Add 1/4 - 3/4 cup per bath depending on amount of water, allowing the salt to fully dissolve in the warm water before enjoying!

*Food coloring will add a slight tint to the bath salts.