I am all for the idea that self care doesn't have to be expensive or complicated. One of the easiest forms of self care is to give yourself a little pampering, like taking a little time to soak in a warm tub at the end of a long day. To kick this up a notch, you can add in some bath salts and it's super quick and easy to whip a batch to have on hand for whenever you are in need of a good soak.
For this recipe you will need:
I chose Eucalyptus essential oil as the smell is very soothing and relaxing and invokes a spa like feel, it's also known for it's anti inflammatory properties and for clearing up any stuffiness you may be feeling. The coconut milk powder is soothing to the skin and will give your skin a silky feel and both the epsom and pink himalayan salts are great for easing any muscle tension you may be feeling. Sounds like a pretty great combo doesn't it?
To make you will simply combine your epsom salt, pink himalayan salt, coconut milk powder and eucalyptus essential oil in a bowl and stir until everything is incorporated together.
Next place this mixture on a sheet tray and allow it to dry overnight. This helps keep the soak from clumping when it's being stored.
Once dried, place your bath soak in a jar with an airtight lid to store.
I like to use about a 1/4 of a cup of the soak per bath. You will love how relaxed you feel after a nice long soak with this easy DIY. A few variations that you can try are using Lavender or Roman Chamomile essential oils instead of the Eucalyptus or changing out the Coconut Milk powder for Goat's Milk, Buttermilk or Colloidal Oats.
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