Make your own bath salts -

How to make your own bath salts

Bathing in sea salt is an ancient remedy for aching muscles and joints. But store-bought bath products can be expensive and loaded with perfumes and unhealthy additives. Our beauty expert, Jessica Metivier, shares her secret for making your own therapeutic salts for a fraction of the cost.

"I'm a sucker for bath products, but they can be a little expensive! That's why I like to make some of mine at home. That way I know what's in them, and I'm saving money at the same time," says Jessica.

Citrus scents can re-energize and uplift the spirits. The ingredients you will need for citrus salts are: 

  • Epsom salt – it will sooth and relax tired muscles
  • Sea salt, which will dissolve a little bit quicker
  • Baking soda
  • Essential oils

For a twist, add a decorative touch by throwing in some Tangerine citrus rinds and let it dry out overnight.

"As much as I love making these for myself, what I love even more is giving them as gifts," adds Jessica. "They're great for holidays, or for favors for a baby shower or a wedding!"

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