Make Bath Salts, Bath Bombs and Bubble Bath Recipes

Make Bath Salts, Bath Bombs and Bubble Bath recipes, to help you relax, to give as gifts, to have fun.
Most of the ingredients for the recipes can be found in your own kitchen.
Milk Bath, Oatmeal Bath, Bath Oils, Bubble Baths, Bath Salts Recipes.

Bath Salts Recipe

Bath Salts are an easily prepared alternative to bath herbs, and are to be preferred to the mixtures now on the market; most of these chemical-ridden formulas are almost guaranteed to irritate your skin.

Bath salts are used for many different purposes, and they make great gifts too. The basic ingredients are table salt, baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) & Epsom salts (magnesium sulfate). Some herbalists also use borax.

Add the salts to a large bowl in these proportions:

3 parts Epsom salts
2 parts baking soda
1 part table salt (or borax)
Essential (scented, herbal/floral) Oils
Tip: try it with vanilla extract

Mix thoroughly using your hands to stir the ingredients. . This is now the base from which you can create a wide variety of bath salts. Its wise to add colors to bath salts. Use plain food coloring for this purpose, letting it fall drop by drop onto the salt base. If two or more colors are required to mix an exotic hue (such as purple), mix these in a spoon first and then add to the salts to avoid creating a two-toned product, unless of course, you plan on a two or three tone salt. Add many drops for a darker colored salt; fewer for a lightly hued salt. Mix the color into the salts until it is evenly distributed; again use your hands or you may use a utensil.

Now add the essential oils drop by drop, one ingredient at a time, until the scent seems right. using your hands and fingertips, mix it until all salt particles are moistened. This may take up to fifteen minutes or longer. As to proportions, rely on your nose to determine the exact quanties. The more potent the finished products' scent, the less will have to be used for each bath. They should be strongly scented.



To use, add from 2 tablespoons to one-half cup of the bath salts to a full tub. Mix with your hands into the water. Relax, enjoy!!

NOTE: For bath salts place in a deep wide rimmed container, dont use a small bottle neck as the salts may harden, making it almost impossible to get out.

Basic Bubble Bath Recipe

5 drops fragrant oil
1 quart water
1/2 castille soap (grated or flaked)
1 1/2 ounces glycerin

Mix all ingredients together. Store in a container. Pour in running water. *castille soap & glycerin may be found at any health food store.

Simply Done Bath Salts Recipe

Materials

Epsom salts
Food coloring
Fragrance (scented oils)

Mix the Epsom salts, food coloring and fragrance.
Fill a baby food jar, label, and put a pretty covering on the jar lid,
such as wrapping paper and ribbon.

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Desert Sands Bath Salts

5 drops yellow food coloring
2 drops red food coloring
4 drops musk oil
3 drops Jasmine oil
3 cups epsom salts
1 cup baking soda
2 teaspoons glycerin

Combine baking soda, epsom salt and glycerin until well blended, add scents stirring until there is no clumps just a fine powder. Divide the mixture evenly into 3 separate bowls.

In the first bowl add 3 drops yellow food coloring, in the second add 3 drops red food coloring and in the 3rd bowl add 2 drops yellow with 1 drop red food coloring...stir each bowl until the color is well mixed. Allow the air to dry it for a few hours before placing in a bottle. Once dried, layer the colors...red first, then orange then lastly yellow.

Fizzing Bath Crystals Recipe

1/3 cup baking soda
1/4 cup citric acid crystals
1 Tbsp. cornstarch

Mix ingredients and place in an airtight container. Keep salts dry, moisture will cause them to react and fizz. Sprinkle about 1/4 cup of the salts into warm tub of water.

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Make Bath Bombs Recipe

1 cup baking soda
1/2 cup cornstarch
1 cup citric or ascorbic acid
1/8 cup epson salt
1/2 cup olive oil
20 to 28 drop fragrance oil

Mix very well. Add UP to 1/2 cup olive oil, until the consistency of pastry dough. Add a 20 to 28 drops fragrance oil if you want them scented. Put on cookie sheet and put wax paper down. Form into small, golf- sized balls, and Store in cellophane wrapper, and then put your bath bombs into glass jars for each scent you make.

Easy Bath Oil Recipe

Use mineral oil or baby oil
a few drops of food coloring

Pour a small amount into running water, a little goes a LONG way. For a nice effect add a few drops of food coloring.

Minty Fresh Bath

1 cup fresh (chopped) or 1/4 cup dried mint
1 cup fresh bay leaves -finely chopped
1 teaspoon coconut oil
1 teaspoon of almond extract

Mix ingredients together then place in a mesh bag such as cheesecloth. Place under hot running water. Sit back & enjoy your bath.

Fields Of Gold Relaxing Milk Bath

4 cups powdered milk
1 cup boiled water
1/2 cup dried chamomile or 5 chamomile tea bags

Steep chamomile in water for 20 minutes Strain liquid. Mix liquid with milk and add to bath water. A real stress releaser!

Oatmeal Milk Bath

1 cup cornstarch
2 cups milk powder
1/2 cup oatmeal (ground finely; or use baby oatmeal)

Combine all ingredients in a food processor until mixed. (will scratch plastic food processor bowls.) To use: Add 1/2 cup to hot bath water.

Lilac Bubble Bath

1 quart water
1/2 castille soap (grated or flaked)
3 ounces glycerin
5 drops lilac fragrant oil

Mix all ingredients together. Store in a container. Pour bubble recipe mix into running water. * a few drops of red & blue food coloring may be added for color. *castille soap & glycerin may be found at any health food store.


Lavender Dreams Bath Bubble Recipe

1 quart water
1/2 castille soap (grated or flaked)
3 ounces glycerin
3 drops lavender oil

Mix all ingredients together. Store in a container. Pour in running water. *castille soap & glycerin may be found at any health food store.

Cherries Bubble Bath

1/2 cup unscented shampoo
3/4 cup water
1/2 teaspoon salt ( regular table salt is fine)
15 drops cherry fragrance oil

Pour shampoo into a bowl and add water. Stir recipe gently until well mixed. Add salt, and stir until mixture thickens. Add cherry fragrance and place in decorative bottle.

Bubble Bags

Used in the shower, when there is no time to take a soaking bath.

2 parts oatmeal
2 parts dried herbs
1 part grated soap

Place ingredients in a cloth bag and use as a washcloth.

Soap Crayons Recipe for the Bath

1 c soap flakes
1/4 c boiling water
food coloring
ice cube tray

Drop the water into the flakes a tsp. at a time, stirring constantly. It will be thick and hard to stir. Spoon some of the soap into different bowls and color each with the food coloring until it has the consistency of thick paste.

Press spoonfuls into the molds. Let them dry at room temperature for several days and give it another day after unmolding. The kids will love these in their bath.

Skin So Soft Bath Recipe

1 cup of powdered milk
few drops of fragrant oil

Add powdered milk and fragrance to running bath water.

Shower Gel

1/2 c Unscented sensitive skin dish liquid soap
1/4 cup water
3/4 teaspoon salt
15 drops fragrance oil

Pour liquid soap into a bowl and add the water. Stir until its well mixed add the salt and fragrance.


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