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Homemade Bath Salts 
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 After a full day spent working or tending to the garden, there’s nothing better than a hot bath — except, of course, a hot bath enriched with fragrant bath salts. While there are many commercially prepared bath salts available, it’s surprisingly easy to prepare your own blend at home.
 
In a large bowl, mix to combine: 6 parts coarse sea salt; 3 parts epsom salts, to soothe tired muscles and reduce inflammation; and 1 part baking soda, to soften waters and alleviate skin irritation. Add a few drops of essential oils, and combine. Add a few drops of food coloring, until you achieve the desired shade. If you intend to present the bath salts as gifts, be sure to store them in a stoppered and labeled container to keep out moisture.
Read more at Marthastewart.com: Homemade Bath Salts - Martha Stewart Home and Garden 

Homemade Bath Salts

via marthastweart.com

After a full day spent working or tending to the garden, there’s nothing better than a hot bath — except, of course, a hot bath enriched with fragrant bath salts. While there are many commercially prepared bath salts available, it’s surprisingly easy to prepare your own blend at home.

In a large bowl, mix to combine: 6 parts coarse sea salt; 3 parts epsom salts, to soothe tired muscles and reduce inflammation; and 1 part baking soda, to soften waters and alleviate skin irritation. Add a few drops of essential oils, and combine. Add a few drops of food coloring, until you achieve the desired shade. If you intend to present the bath salts as gifts, be sure to store them in a stoppered and labeled container to keep out moisture.



Read more at Marthastewart.com: Homemade Bath Salts - Martha Stewart Home and Garden 

Posted on Friday, March 18th 2011

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