DIY Natural homemade bath salts
It’s wrong to think that enjoying a warm and relaxing bath is only for the wintertime. You can enjoy a nice bath all year round by changing the water temperature and using bath salts with different scents.
Homemade bath salts are made entirely from natural ingredients. DIY bath salts help to reduce muscle tension, relieve stress and improve blood circulation. They also have an exfoliating properties and help against cellulite, unclog the pores and make the skin soft to the touch.
If you are fan of natural beauty and you want to have some relaxing or refreshing bath and at the same time you want to pamper your skin then try one of these recipes for DIY natural homemade bath salts:
Relaxing DIY homemade bath salts with lavender
In a small bowl mix 1/2 cup of sea salt, 1/4 cup of Epsom salt, 2 tablespoons of dry lavender and 10 drops of lavender essential oil. Mix the ingredients well and transfer the mixture into a glass jar or mason jar, close the lid well and leave the jar for a few days until the salts absorb the scent of lavender. Dissolve couple of tablespoons of the homemade lavender bath salt into the warm water and enjoy a relaxing bath.
Calming DIY homemade bath salts with vanilla
For this sweet smelling homemade bath salt you’ll need: 1/2 cup of sea salt or Epsom salt (or mix of both), 1 tablespoon of brown sugar and 10 drops of vanilla essence. Mix all of the ingredients well and place them in a glass jar. Leave the jar to stand overnight and then you can use your natural homemade bath salts. It’s up to you how much bath salts you’ll add to your bath, but usually couple of tablespoons are enough.
Refreshing DIY homemade bath salts with cucumber and mint
Here’s a recipe for refreshing and cooling homemade bath salts that are great for spring a summer. For this DIY bath salt you’ll need: Grate or blend a mid-sized cucumber and place it in a small cheesecloth. Squeeze the cucumber to remove the cucumber juice (you can use the cucumber juice to make a moisturizing homemade face mask). To the drained cucumber add 1/2 cup of sea salt or Epsom salt (or mix of both) and into the salt empty 5 mint tea teabags. Of course, if you want to, you can also use fresh crushed mint leaves, in this case you’ll need around 1/4 cup of fresh mint leaves. Mix the ingredients well and store the refreshing homemade bath salts in a glass jar. Dissolve the desired amount of refreshing homemade bath salts in a warm water and relax.
Uplifting DIY homemade citrusy bath salts
This is a really refreshing and uplifting smelling homemade bath salts that will brighten your day and make you feel energized and refreshed. You’ll need 1/2 cup of sea salt (or your favorite type of salt), 5 drops of orange essential oil, 5 drops of lemon essential oil and grated zest of one lemon and one orange (you can use the lemon and orange juice to make a refreshing lemonade). Mix everything together and store the mixture in a glass jar. Use this DIY homemade bath salt whenever you need a refreshing and detoxifying home spa therapy.
Nourishing DIY homemade bath salts with milk
For this nourishing homemade bath salts recipe you’ll need: 1/2 cup of coarse sea salt (or Epsom salt or mix of both), 1/4 cup of milk powder and 10 drops of your favorite essential oil. If you don’t like adding essential oil, add 10 drops of vanilla essence. Mix the ingredients in a bowl and transfer them in a glass jar or glass container with an airtight lid. Leave the DIY bath salts for 1-2 days while occasional shaking the jar, and can use bath salts. If you want to make your bath even more luxurious and nourishing, dissolve 1-2 tablespoons of honey into the water and add the homemade bath salt. This way you’ll enjoy a relaxing a nourishing spa treatment at your own home.