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how to make bath salts




 
HOW TO MAKE BATH SALTS

Supplies needed

Epsom salts
baking soda
borax (not detergent!) or table salt
essential oils
food coloring
toothpicks
plastic bowl with tight fitting lid (at least 30-ounce capacity)
jars with stoppers, or pretty envelopes (store-bought or home decorated)
ribbon, etc. for decorating

1. Mix 1 1/2 cups of Epsom salts with 1 cup baking soda and 1/2 cup borax or table salt in the plastic bowl.
2. Combine a few drops of food coloring and 3 to 6 drops of your favorite essential oils in a tablespoon and stir well with a toothpick.  

3. Add the color/oil mixture to the salt.  

4. Put the lid on the bowl and shake it for a couple of minutes to make sure the color and scent are evenly distributed.  

5. Package the salts in a paper envelope or glass container. Be sure to include a measuring scoop and instructions.  Use about 1/4 cup per tub of water for a relaxing bath.

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