Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Lavender Bath Salt Recipe

I don't know about you...but I just love a nice warm bath. Especially when it's so cold out. I've been making some lavender bath salts for the shop and a big batch for beside my tub. I wanted to share the simple recipe with you all.

 I just love the look and smell of lavender but you can use any essential oil that you like

This is the big jar I made for myself. I have been making alot of these
 flashcards lately. I keep finding new, fun  ways to use them.

These are the little jars that I made for the shop. I think they would make a great little gift.

Here is the recipe. I hope you get the time to enjoy a nice, relaxing soak.

Bath Salt
  • 2 cups  sea salt. Hobby Lobby sells a big tub in the soap making section
  • 2 Cups Epsom salt. Sea salts typically come in several grain sizes. Combining multiple grain sizes can make your salts more appealing.
  • 15-24 drops of your selected essential oil or essential oil blend. 
Place the salt mixture into a bowl.  Then, add the drops of your chosen essential oils. Again, mix very well. Add the mixture to a pretty jar,  or container that has a tight fitting lid. Salts that are kept in a container that is not air tight will lose their aroma more quickly.
After a day,  mix well again to ensure that the oils are well incorporated.

To Use: Add 1/2-1 cup of the salts to running bath water. Sit back and RELAX

Thank you all for stopping by

I am linking this to Kathleen's White Wednesday


tales from an oc cottage said...

How fun!!

m ^..^

Janie said...

Yummy. I like lavender in anything...laundry, dish soap, bath soap, linen spray, etc...I'll have to try your recipe. Nothing beat a fragrant hot bath.

Romantic Domestic

Faded Charm said...

I'm just loving the scent of lavander right now and this is a great idea. Thanks for sharing the recipe with us.


Susan said...

Oooh, this sounds enticing. I may have to look for the ingredients at the nearest craft store.
Thanks for your kind visit to my blog. Happy White Wednesday!
- Susan

June said...

Thank you so much Shawna for sharing this recipe! I have wanted to do this for a long time.

Your blog is beautiful!

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Miss Gracie's House said...

Sounds relaxing!
Happy Sunday!

saltbox treasures said...

Hi Shawna, thanks for sharing this recipe. Lavender smells so good. Your pics are gorgeous and love the jars!
Let me know if you paint your cuckoo clock :).
Have a great day!
~ Julie

Carol said...


Love the recipe for the Bath Salts. Can't wait to make it. I found another lady that adds a few drops of food coloring in red to make it pink. Thant would be fun too! Love your Blog!


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My favorite types of baths are Epsom salt baths. They are so good for you and feel great.

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