Luxurious Lavender Bath Salts Projecthttps://www.brambleberry.com/in-the-studio/projects/body-care/soaks-and-scrubs/luxurious-lavender-bath-salts-project/PS000137.html
This project is made with Lavender 40/42 Essential Oil. This recipe uses a combination of Epsom salt and pink sea salts. Interestingly, Epsom salt is not actually a salt at all! Epsom salt is made of hydrated magnesium sulfate. Magnesium and sulfate are known for their hydrating properties, making Epsom salt a popular choice for bath salts.
Pink Himalayan sea salt is a rock salt mined from ancient salt beds within the Himalayan Mountains. Protected from pollution and impurities since its formation 200 million years ago, pink Himalayan salt is believed to be one of the purest forms of salt available. The color of sea salts range from white to a deep shade of pink. This recipe uses two sizes of pink sea salt (medium and coarse) to give texture, but you can use only one size if you prefer.
- Skill Level: Beginner
- Time to Complete: 30 minutes
- Kit Yields: About three 10 oz. jars
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Lavender Bath Salts Project
Lavender is well known for its relaxing smell. It’s no wonder it’s commonly used in products meant to calm and soothe.
Four 8 oz. Bail Jars
20 oz. Epsom Salt, Extra Fine
3 oz. Pink Sea Salt, Medium
3 oz. Pink Sea Salt, Coarse
2 mL (about 40 drops) Lavender 40/42 Essential Oil
1 Tbsp. Dried Lavender
3 Tbsp. Cornflower Petals
Note: This project was originally made with Bulgarian Lavender Essential Oil, which was discontinued.
In a large mixing bowl, mix 20 ounces of Epsom salt, 3 ounces of medium pink sea salt, and 3 ounces of coarse pink sea salt.
Add 2 mL of Lavender 40/42 Essential Oil. Use your hands to thoroughly mix in.
Add 1 tablespoon of lavender buds and 3 tablespoons of cornflower petals. Mix in thoroughly.
Transfer the salt to the bail jars. Store the salts in a dry, cool place. Once you’re ready to use, add a large handful to hot bath water. Enjoy!
Photographer: Amanda Kerzman
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