The Bathing Beauty

Jul 10, 2016

bright salt

Now that Sienna is a month old and we’re into the groove with her schedule I’ve had a little more time for myself. One thing that I try to do religiously now is enjoy a hot bath because I still can’t hit the gym for a couple of weeks. We also just remodeled our bathroom adding a “soaking tub” so fancy, huh? A bath is the best way for me to relax and detach. Making my own bath salts is not only easy but I’m able to combine everything I enjoy to create the full experience. Yes, my bath is an experience. I even add flowers into the bubbly water. Bath salts can also make a great gift!

Here’s how to prepare your own blend at home:


Coarse sea salt

Epsom salt

Baking soda

essential oils

food coloring (optional)


  1. In a large bowl, mix to combine 6 parts coarse sea salt, 3 parts epsom salt and 1 part baking soda
  2. Add a few drops of essential oils (my favorites are eucalyptus and jasmine)
  3. Add minimal food coloring for desired shade



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