Many of us have sore muscles at the end of the day for various reasons. Here is a easy to follow bath salt recipe to make bath time more relaxing. It combines Epson salts with dry herbs and essential oils to help create relaxing and rejuvenating bath experience. Enjoy!
1 Cup Epson salts (I
used ½ Cup of Epson salts and ½ Cup of Himalayan pink salt for pink color)
Bath bombs can fun for both adults and kids. However, if you
are not too comfortable using citric acid on your or kids’ skin. Here is a
simple recipe for you, it is all natural, smells great and still creates enough
fizz to make it fun to watch. Enjoy!
1 ½ cup Baking
¾ Cup Cream
½ Cup Himalayan
3 Tbsp Grapeseed
5 drops Lemon
Mix Baking soda, cream of tartar and Himalayan pink salt well in a bowl
Mix lemon essential oil with Grape seed oil
Pour oil mix into the powder mix from Step 1 and stir well
Place it in preferred mold halves, press them together for 10 secs
If you are like me who is obsessed with Roses and always try new ways to use it for its well-known anti-inflammatory and anti-aging skincare benefits. Here is a simple sugar scrub recipe for you using Rose petals. You can always add essential oil to it for extra benefit. For this recipe we choose to use zero essential oils as it smells amazing just by itself thanks to the blended Rose petals. Enjoy!
1 TBSP Dried Rose Petals
3 TBSP Cane Sugar
1 TBSP Aloe Vera Gel
Blend Rose petals and sugar till fine particles, add Aloe Vera
gel next then stir well.
If you like sweet floral scent this perfume oil recipe is for you. With uplifting lemon and sweet orange top note, floral heart note and sweet vanilla base note this perfume oil reminds me of children’s giggles.
Here is a simple easy to follow perfume oil recipe. It has classic floral scent utilizing essential oil of Rose, Jasmine and Ylang Ylang. The good thing about perfume oil is it is free of alcohol which can irritant skin and you know every drop in the bottle is beneficial for your skin. Enjoy!
Exfoliating scrub helps shovel off dead skin cells and reveal smoother younger looking skin underneath. Nothing likes peppermint scrub offers that minty refreshing shower experience while restoring your glowing skin. Here we would like to share our favorite peppermint sugar scrub recipe with Aloe Vera gel for extra soothing benefit. It is perfect for summer or all year long. Enjoy!
2 tsp Dried Peppermint leaves
4 tbsp Cane Sugar
2 tsp Coconut oil
2 tsp Aloe Vera gel
Peppermint essential oil
Combine cane sugar and Peppermint leaves in a blender
This is homemade
all-purpose balm has a cream-to-oil formula and applies like a dream. Infused
with 5 healing herbs including Chamomile, Calendula, Plantain, Chickweed and
Comfrey, the balm is perfect for soothing dry irritated skin, diaper rashes and
minor cuts. 100% natural and organic. No synthetics, preservatives, essential
oil or fragrances added. It is safe for sensitive skin and babies.
1/2 cup organic Sunflower oil
1 tsp dried organic Chamomile flowers
1 tsp dried organic Calendula flowers
1 tsp dried organic Plantain leaves
1 tsp dried organic Comfrey leaves
1 tsp dried Chickweed leaves
2 tbsp Organic Beeswax
Few drops of Vitamin E (d alpha tocopherol)
Phase I: Infuse
Combine all the herbs and oil in a mason jar (or any heat proof glass jar)
Place the jar in a pot with 1-1.5 inches of water
Turn heat on low and let it sit for 2-3 hours
Remove the jar from heat. You will notice oil turns yellow and develops strong herbal scent
Drain the oil mixture with cheese clothes over a metal mesh drainer, hand squeeze the cheesecloth to get most of the infused oil out
Phase II: Mix Beeswax and infused oil
Place Beeswax pellets in a glass measuring cup
Place the measuring cup in a pot with 1 inch of water
Turn heat on low till all the Beeswax melt (it can take 1-1.5 hour). You can microwave the beeswax for about 1 min if in hurry.
Pour infused oil in the melted Beeswax. You will notice Beeswax started to solidify again. Let it continue to sit on heat till everything melts completely again (if you choose to use microwave in step 3, you will need to microwave it again for about 10 sec till everything melts again).
Remove the mix from heat to cool down, add a few drops of Vitamin E oil and stir
Phase III: Create
If you like a traditional solid balm texture, you can just pour the mix into a container you like then wait till everything solidifies and you are done. If you are interested in creating a creamy soft texture for easy application, keep following below steps:
When the mix for Phase II start to solidify with some parts running, blend it with hand mixer for 1-2 minutes texture becomes smooth (think yogurt).
Transfer the mixture into a container you like. Wait till it completely solidifies (about 30 minutes) and you are done!
* You can adjust the beeswax amount for your preferred texture
* When select Vitamin E oil make sure it is the natural kind
(d alpha tocopherol) best derived from organic Non-GMO source
*Since this balm is intended for babies and sensitive skin, no
fragrances or essential oil were added. You can add your favorite essential oil
or herbal extract for additional benefit or scent.