Wednesday, 9 April 2014

DIY Easter Bath Salts

You know those bath salts that smell amazing when you walk past fancy bath shops? You know how expensive those amazing smelling bath salts are? You know how you can make them at home for a fraction of the price?
Yeah, you read that right.
And did you know that you could totally have Easter themed bath salts that smell good at a fraction of the price.

The best thing about these bath salts is that you can add whatever you like to the basic recipe and make it match the season. Where there's an (s) next to the ingredient, you can substitute it for a different seasonal ingredient.

1C Baking Soda (Bicarb)
1/2C Citric Acid
2tsp Oil (Coconut, olive, sesame etc)
2TBsp Epsom Salt
5tsp Liquid
3TBsp Mixed Spice (s)
Zest of an Orange (s)
Zest of a Lemon (s)

1// Pop the baking soda, citric acid, mixed spice, all the zest and Epsom salt into a large bowl. Use a whisk to mix these all together and break up any lumps.
2// Add the oil and the liquid of your choice (normally water) to the dry ingredients and work it together until there's a damp sand consistency.
3// Store these salts in an air tight container and don't leave open or it will dry out.

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