It’s easy to get caught up in the bustle of the holidays, so we’re here to remind you that in the midst of hunting down the perfect head-scratching white elephant gift or baking batch after batch of chai-spiced cookies, you definitely need to pen in some “me” time. And we can’t think of a more relaxing way to spend it than soaking in a warm, scented bath.
Don’t think you need to head to an exclusive spa for top notch aromatherapy treatment — it’s way easy to DIY your way into the chill zone with a batch of fragrant bath bombs + salts. All it takes is a handful of Epsom salts and a few drops of your favorite essential oil to nail it. So sit back, breathe deep, and relax with these 15 soothing bath bombs + salts you can DIY. They make great gifts too! And remember — if you’re pregnant or have health concerns, be sure to talk to your doctor before using essential oils in any amount.
Lavender oil adds a soothing, sweet aroma to this batch of bath salts. Add a few drops of purple food coloring to the mix—it creates a beautiful ombre effect when it settles at the bottom of the jar. Just remember to stir before you use! (via A Splash of Vanilla)
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Peppermint and eucalyptus oil make this bath tablets super energizing.
We love the relaxing mix of warm vanilla and zippy eucalyptus ‘round this time of year. But these bath salts do more for you than satisfy your sense of smell—eucalyptus essential oil acts as a natural anti-inflammatory agent and deodorant, while vanilla jojoba oil will help moisturize your skin as you soak. (via SheKnows)
Add an energizing element to your bath salts with rosemary essential oil, which is especially known for reinvigorating mental alertness. Add a drop or two of green food coloring for festive flair. (via So…Let’s Hang Out)
Did the rainbow colors suck you in? Yeah, us too. And luckily, it’s way easy to turn clear Epsom salt into colorful crystals—just add a scoop of salt and a few drops of food coloring to a plastic bag like shake it a Polaroid picture. Try infusing each color with a different essential oil to create a lush, layered scent. (via The Cheese Thief)
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Glow in the dark bath bombs are so fun for kids and adults!
If you’re looking for a soft skin boost, then moisturizing honey and almond oil should be your go-to bath salt add-ins. Plus, how adorable is the stamped take out packaging? (via Shrimp Salad Circus)
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Here's an easy way to make your own.
Here’s another two-toned bath salt that will surely wow as a gift or favor. Once again, reach into your cooking cabinets for the ingredients, which include orange and vanilla extract, as well as food coloring. (via Miss Wish)
Lemon is one of those natural cure-alls that we can guarantee you’re not taking advantage of enough. Besides promoting blemish-free skin, its scent is cleansing, uplifting, and a perfect balance to more medicinal scents like eucalyptus or rosemary. So what are you waiting for? These bath salts are an easy way in. (via Tidy Mom)
After an active day on your feet, rest easy in a tub steaming with pain-relieving essential oils like peppermint and cinnamon. Use this concoction after a yoga practice for maximum relief. (via Om Nom Ally)
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Make a beautiful geode bath bombs for your favorite rock lover.
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