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Basic Bath Salts Recipe
 1 cup Epsom salts
10-20 drops fragrance oil
1 cup sea salt
10 drops food coloring

Place the salts in a large bowl and mix well. Scoop out about 1/2 cup into a small bowl. Add the fragrance oil and food coloring to the salts in the small bowl and mix well. Add the blended mixture to the large bowl a little at a time until you are pleased with the color strength. Pour your salts in a glass jar with a tight fitting lid. Shake every day for one week before packaging.

To Use: Draw a warm bath and add 1/4 cup of the fragrant salts to the running water. Hop in and relax, inhaling deeply to experience the soothing qualities of aromatherapy.

Makes six to eight uses.


Bath Salts w/Borax
 Equal Parts of: seasalts, Epsom salts, borax, baking soda
Glycerin
Color (food coloring or any other colorant)
Scent

Mix first four ingredients thoroughly. You can mix it with your hands and then add 1 tsp. of glycerine per 1 lb. of mix (approx.). Rub this between your hands to mix and then add color (as much or little as you'd like). Then add a little scent - start out with a little at a time and then add more if you wish. Rub this all between your hands to mix. Use about a half cup in your bath.

Harvest Bath Salts
© Craft Magazine
 1/2-Cup Rock Salt (the kind you use in your ice cream maker)
20 Drops Each Apple and Orange Fragrance Oil
1 Drop each Red, Green, Yellow and Blue

Separate salt into two bowls. Add 10 drops of each fragrance oil to each bowl. Separate the apple salt into two bowls and color one red and one green. Stirring color and fragrance thru the salt. Separate the orange scented salt into two bowls and color one yellow and one blue. Stir until well blended. You can put the salt in lidded containers and shake well (but not too hard) to distribute the color and fragrance. Spread the salt out on wax paper and allow to dry completely. Layer in a glass jar. More fragrances can be used if desired (for ex. use 4 instead of just 2).

Midnight Wishes Bath Salts
 3/4 c. epsom salts
1/4 c. sea salts
1/4 c. baking soda
5 drops patchouli oil
4 drops lavender oil
3 drops vanilla fragrance oil
2 drops cedarwood oil

Mix all ingredients and stir until blended. Use about 1/4 cup in a your bath.

More Simple Bath Salts
 1/4 cup Epsom salt
1/8 cup baking soda
1/8 cup sea salt
10 drops essential oi

Mix all salts in a bowl thoroughly. Add five drops of essential oil and blend it in well then add five more drops and blend. Store in an airtight. To use, Add 1/4 - 1/2 cup to bath water.

Relaxing Lavender Bath Salts
 1 c. rock salt or sea salt
1/2 c. Epsom salt
2 T. baking soda
10 drops lavender oil
colorant

Blend all except baking soda. Blend soda after other ingredients are mixed. You can also add 1/2 tsp. of glycerin at this point to make the salts sparkle. Use 1/4 c. to 1/2 c. Per bath.

Simple Bath Salts
 1 part baking soda
2 parts Epsom salt
3 parts sea salt

Mix it all in a big bowl, then put in a large zip lock freezer bag along with a tiny amount of powdered pigment. Then I shake until the color is dispersed. It colors the salts wonderfully with no clumps. If you do live somewhere humid, mix in a little glycerin to help with the clumping.

Summer Orchard Bath Salts
 3/4 c. epsom salts
1/4 c. sea salts
1/4 c. baking soda
3 drops peach fragrance oil
3 drops bergamot oil
2 drops vanilla fragrance oil
1 drop lime oil

Mix all ingredients and stir until blended. Use about 1/4 cup in a your bath.

Salt Scrub Body Polish
© Susan Hart
 1/2 T Lecithin
3 T Sweet Almond Oil (or any skin friendly light oil)
1 400 IU Vitamin E
1/4 C Sea Salt (you can add more salt if you want a thicker scrub)
Plumeria FO--20 Drops (or FO of your preference)

1. Mix Lecithin and sweet almond together in small sauce pan over LOW HEAT or it WILL scorch. Mixture will get thicker and a little frothy. Mash small clumps of lecithin as you stir.
2. Pour lecithin/almond oil mixture through a fine mesh strainer into a small bowl.
3. Add Vit E cap--poke small hole in gel-cap and squeeze oil out. Mix in throughly. I just use a fork and whip as for egg whites.
4. Add salt and mix well.
5. Add FO (to preference) and mix in well.
6. Cool and spoon into 4 0z. jars.

If using the granulated Lecithin it is important to strain in #2 or the resulting product will be a unpleasant yellow color.
The finished scrub will have a "whipped" consisteny and the salt won't settle out leaving a layer of oil on top. Your skin will be coated with a nice layer of oil and after toweling off you may find you no longer need a after-bath moisturizer.
**CAUTION: Tub/shower will be slippery! Take care!
**HINT** : Shave after using scrub or the salt will STING!!


Midnight Splender
© Kitty Kat
 1/2c.rock salt (optional)
1/2c.epsom salt
1/4c.sea salt
5 drops vanilla oil
4 drops lavender oil
3 drops cedarwood oil
15-20 drops of blue food coloring


Sweet Orange
 1c.epsom salts
1/4c.sea salts
10 drops of yellow food coloring
5 drops of red food coloring
10 drops of orange fragrance oil


Basic Bath Salts
 1 cup Epsom Salt
up to 15 drops color(we use soap colors)
5-10 drops FO of your choice

With a wooden spoon mix all ingredients together in a glass bowl. When well mixed pour into desired container. Please remember that pregnant women should not use this product unless it's been oked by your doctor.

Old Fashioned Fizzy Bath Salts
 1 cup baking soda
1/2 cup cornstarch
1/2 cup citric acid
10-20 drops fragrance oil

Just mix the dry ingredients well, you may want to sift together. Scoop out about 1/2 cup of mixture to add color and fragrance. Blend well, then add back to entire mixture and mix til color and fragrance and thoroughly blended. The color in this will become somewhat darker as it dries. This mixture WILL go in plastic bags without seeping out. You can use anywhere from 1/4 cup to 1/2 cup for a bath. Mixture "fizzes' as it hits the water and disperses MUCH quicker than bath salts.

Skin Relaxer
© Mac
 1 cup of salt or *rock salt*
1 1/2 cup of baby oil
2 tsp. of any fragerance

Mix salt and oil together smoothly, then add fragerance. To use rub gently on skin then use running water to wash away.

Mystical Morn Bath Salts
 1 1/2 c. epsom salts
1 c. sea salts
10 drops chamomile oil
8 drops orange oil

Mix all ingredients and stir until blended. Use about 1/4 cup in a your bath.

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