If you’re hopping into the bath with just some bubbles or shower gels in the mix, bath salts are calling out to you! Taking baths has been proven to be extremely therapeutic for the body. It completely de-stresses the body and allows your mind to focus solely on relaxation. If you love taking baths and are looking for some DIY bath salts ideas that include your favourite scents, then this list we’ve compiled is just for you!
1. Flower Garden Bath Soak Blend
Want to feel like a mythical fairy taking a soak in the nearby flower garden pond? Then this DIY Flower Garden Bath Soak Blend recipe from The Nerdy Farm Wife is the perfect idea for your next bath. This recipe includes beautiful floral scents and colourful flowers, combined to create a magical mix of relaxation.
2. Detox Bath Salts
If you want your personal bath time to energise your mind and your spirit, then these Detox Bath Salts from Dear Crissy are perfect for you. The true star ingredient of this recipe is of course the Epsom salts, which are perfect for relaxing the muscles and de-stressing the body.
3. Rose Cardamom Bath Salts
Roses and and a spice that ruins your taste spuds? Well, maybe not when it’s added to this beautiful Rose Cardamom Bath Salts recipes from Pistachio Project. Cardamom arguably fights against ageing and perfect for acting against acne-prone skin. Roses are added to include some sweet femininity and aromatic scents to the bath.
4. Luxurious Lavender Bath Salts
Lavender has been well known for providing soothing, relaxing vibrations to the soul. Lavender essential oil is commonly used to help with those who have trouble going to sleep, and if you’re looking for ultimate relaxation, then these Luxurious Lavender Bath Salts from Soap Queen are perfect to add to your bath salts collection.
5. Pink Grapefruit Salt Soak
Pink grapefruit has a beautiful scent that not only goes wonderfully in your favourite drink, punch and alcoholic beverages, but is perfect to add a citrusy scent to your bathtub. This Pink Grapefruit Salt Soak from Satori Design For Living is a perfect way to detoxify your whole body, and keep you smelling delicious.
6. Lemon Chamomile Bath Salts
Chamomile is well known for being the perfect throat soother when drunk as a tea, especially within the colder fall and winter months. Lemon is also great for brightening the skin and detoxifying dead skin cells. Make these Lemon Chamomile Bath Salts from Town-n-Country Living to not only sooth and brighten your skin, but to boost your spirits.
7. Honey Oat Epsom Salt Soak
Oats and honey absolutely sing winter warmer and feels like warm winter hug, so imagine combing the two into a relaxing salt bath. This Honey Oat Epsom Salt Soak from Dear Crissy is the perfect way to soothe your skin and keep you feeling warm and fuzzy during the colder months.
8. Mermaid Bath Salts
There’s a current mermaid obsession that’s making waves around the world, and with these Mermaid Bath Salts from Mad in Crafts is perfect for channeling your inner mermaid. Immerse yourself in your own pool under the moonlight and transport yourself to the warmest waters across the world. Colourful and fun, these are perfect for the bath tub.
9. Sleep Tight Bath Salts
If you haven’t taken a bath just before bed, then we’re telling you, you’re missing out. When you take a bath, your body enters full relaxation and completely zones out from the world. This is the perfect pre-sleep ritual you can do for yourself, and to add to the magic of bath soaking, these Sleep Tight Bath Salts from Life n Relaxation are made with a range of essential oils. Essential oils are perfect for relaxing the body and helping induce an uninterrupted night’s sleep.
10. Eucalyptus and Rose Bath Salts
To bring some ultimate tranquility to the bath tub, eucalyptus and rose are a perfect combination to set your body and soul at peace. These Eucalyptus and Rose Bath Salts from The Blondie Locks include not only the titular ingredients, but also some essential oil that will elevate your relaxation in the bath tub. Hello peace and harmony.
Will one of these DIY bath salts recipes make it to your next bathtub time? Let us know in the comments down below!
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