Aromatic Bath Products

Homemade bath products are extremely easy to make and can be used as economical gifts. Nobody can deny that they feel the need to relax every once in a while and what better way to get rid of stress than with the help of a long bath.

These bath products are not only easy to make but the ingredients are easily available as well. You will need

  • Epsom Salt
  • Vegetable glycerin
  • Baking Soda
  • Food coloring.

The food coloring that you own for the purpose of coloring can be used. The salt and the baking soda is easily available at every department store.


The glycerin will be found in a drug store. This ingredient helps to restore the skins natural moisture and makes it look smoother. Of course, this is not a strict and rigid recipe that you must follow. You can add anything you may like that you think will rejuvenate your sense. Essential oils are most commonly used by a large number of people as they not only smell divine but also make the bath salts more beneficial.

The salt and the baking soda must be mixed together in a bowl .The user must make sure that these two ingredients are properly mixed together so that the other ingredients can be added. As the liquid will make the concoction thicker, it is necessary that the mixture is smooth before it can be added to the mixture.


Once you have achieved this smooth mixture, you must add the food coloring and the glycerin. It must be mixed and stirred thoroughly. You must add only a few drops of the food coloring so that the salts are lightly colored. If one adds excess of this ingredient, it will not only leave patches on your skin but also spoil your bathroom tiles and bathtub.

 

Once the color is consistent throughout the mixture, it is well mixed. It must be stored in a glass container with an airtight seal so that the moisture cannot escape.

If you enjoy creating these bath products, it is recommended that you add a little variety and make them different each time. Adding essential oils will provide added benefits to your skin and relax you further.

 

It is essential that the oils you add to your bath are created just for that purpose. One must not confuse tem with those oils that are used for candles or other recreational purposes. This may damage your skin permanently. Nature’s Gift is a reputed source for these essential oils.

The following essential oils are most popularly used

Rose

This oil smells sweet and is an excellent source for reduction of stress. It also keeps panic attacks at bay and makes the user feel happier.


Lavender

 

This divine smelling oil keeps anxiety at bay, reduces depression as well as stress.


Peppermint

 

This tangy smelling oil allows the user to feel less tired instantly and is also an excellent source for boosting blood circulation.


Sandalwood

 

This heavenly smelling essential oil will not only calm you instantly but also keeps irritability at bay


Tea tree oil

 

Even though this oil may not smell as good as the above mentioned oils, it keeps acne at bay and prevents other skin problems from cropping up. One can mix this with other oils for best smelling results.


Chamile

 

This divine smelling oil keeps anxiety at bay, reduces depression as well as stress. It also keeps panic attacks at bay and makes the user feel happier. It will not only calm you instantly but also keeps irritability at bay.

These oils must be mixed thoroughly and should be added to the salts in the same manner as the rest of the ingredients. About 20 drops should suffice.

Gifting these relaxing bath products is a very good idea. The salts can be put into a glass jar that is pretty to look at and the gifter must attach on instructions along with the lid so that the other person knows how to use them.


Make sure that you tell the person the number of essential oils you have used so that they are aware and do not have an allergic reaction. If you are gifting this bath product to a friend who is interested in the same, adding a recipe will make them happy.



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