Curious about how to make DIY bath salts? Try out these homemade bath soak recipes and start soaking in total relaxation.
DIY Bath Salts You Can Make at Home
Homemade Bath Salts
If you're anything like me, I bet you rarely finish a day without feeling stressed. I've got to take care of the kids and keep my hubby happy.
There's always a lot to work on, cook, clean, and of course, keep this DIY blog in tip-top shape! It's a full life, but by 8 pm I'm always ready to crash.
A few weeks ago, I hit a wall and knew I was in need of some serious R&R. I deserved it!
There's no better way to unwind than soaking in a hot tub with aromatherapy bath salts. So that's exactly what I started doing once a week.
I made a wonderful floral bath salt recipe and started soaking for an hour (yes, an entire hour!), every Thursday night. You can do it yourself and de-stress, too!
Check out some of these great DIY bath salt recipes I've collected for you.
Here are a few supplies you need:
1. Magnesium Rose Bath Salts
2. Lavender Mint Bath Salts
Everyone loves the therapeutic power of lavender and its relaxing effects. The refreshing scent of mint makes it extra enticing too.
Check out this easy-to-follow recipe for the lavender mint bath salts.
3. Congestion Relief DIY Bath Salts
Try this for effective sinus pressure, congestion and cold relief. It's a natural remedy that works wonders for relieving stuffy nose and even headaches.
Simply mix the ingredients then add a cup of this bath salt to a warm bath.
4. Nighty Night Bath Salts
5. Orange Green Tea Bath Salt Recipe
The orange scent alleviates anxiety, while green tea offers a refreshing scent and gives skin a nice glow. Putting them together promises a relaxing time.
All you need to do is add a spoonful or two of the mixture into your bath. Click here for the recipe.
6. Vanilla Bath Salts
Here's a sweet treat for a stressful day. Aside from the calming effect, this bath salt also has antioxidant properties for cleansing.
The vanilla scent will put you in a relaxed mood, ready for slumber.
7. Baked Apple Pie Bath Salts
Who doesn't want feel like they're bathing in warm apple pie? This mix of salt and fragrance is great for warm baths to keep you relaxed.
Watch out–you might be tempted to eat it! Click here for the recipe.
8. Peppermint Bath Salts
This peppermint bath salt is an easy recipe that will leave you refreshed. Its cooling effect will make you want to keep it on your skin longer.
Here are instructions on how to make this homemade bath salts recipe.
9. Mermaid Bath Salts
Can you feel the ocean breeze yet? This mix of Epsom salt, rosemary, lavender, and germanium is great for some healing and de-stress.
You'll feel like you're on a beach trip with this mermaid bath salt recipe. Get the recipe here.
10. Peach Passion Bath Salts
The combination of peach and lemongrass creates a soothing aroma perfect for relaxation. Peach passion bath salts will make your skin soft and smooth as a peach and leave you smelling like one too.
11. Eucalyptus & Spearmint Bath Salts
Feel fresh and clean after every bath with eucalyptus and spearmint bath salts. Its double dose of minty aromas will invigorate you, and the scent also helps in stress relief.
12. Romantic Bath Salts
Can you feel the love tonight? Take a bath with these romantic bath salts and get in the mood.
The recipe is very easy combining Ylang Ylang, Idaho blue spruce, your preferred essential oil, and Epsom salt.
13. Pink Grapefruit Bath Salt
Grapefruit scent helps cheer you up. Grapefruit oil has been used for centuries in treating hangover symptoms, weight gain, and inflammation, just to name a few.
Check out this recipe for the pink grapefruit bath salts.
14. Chocolate Bath Salts
Chocolate makes everything better. Apart from its delicious taste, cocoa has amazing health benefits and contains antioxidants good for the skin.
A nice hot bath with chocolate bath salts is perfect to end your busy day.
15. Coconut Lime Bath Salts
Go loco over coco! This will whisk you away on that tropical getaway that you've been dreaming of.
The recipe is super simple and gives off a soothingly unique scent of coconut and lime.
16. Cinnamon Bath Salt
Do you like cinnamon? Imagine yourself soaking in a hot tub relaxing with its delightful scent. Cinnamon decreases inflammation, so this bath salt benefits sensitive skin as well. Get the recipe here.
17. Floral Bath Salts
Feel like a princess roaming around the garden. This floral scent will help you chill out after a long day. It has a pleasant smell and looks pretty too! Check out the recipe here.
Look how easy it is to make your own floral bath salt in this video by Luscious Bar:
When you feel the need for some pampering after a long busy day, there's nothing more satisfying than soaking with these DIY bath salts. Choose your favorite recipe and enjoy making homemade bath salts to give you a calm and restful bath.
Which of these DIY bath salts do you want to try to make yourself? Share your thoughts with us in the comments section below!
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on May 23, 2018, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.