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Category: Recipes: Bath Products

  1. Soothing After-Sun Soap

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    This after-sun soap contains soothing calamine lotion to help calm irritated skin. It can also be used to soothe itchy skin conditions such as rashes.

     

     

    You will need:

     

    225g melt and pour soap base

    20ml calamine lotion

    5ml vitamin E oil

    15 drops lavender essential oil

     

     

    Method:

     

    Spray two soap moulds with cooking spray.

     

    Melt the soap base in a double boiler or bain marie. Remove from the heat and stir in the calamine lotion, vitamin E oil and lavender essential oil. Pour the soap mix into the moulds and leave to set for several hours or overnight. Press the soaps out of their moulds and place on a wire rack. Leave for one week to set, turning the bars once each day.

     

     

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  2. Sea Salt Scrub Bar

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    This is an exfoliating soap for the body with an invigorating fragrance. Not to be used on the face.

     

    You will need:

     

    110g melt and pour soap base

    10ml sea salt

    10 drops ocean rain fragrance oil

    1 drop blue water-based colourant

     

    Soap mould

     

    Method:

     

    Melt the soap according to the supplier's instructions until completely liquid. Add the fragrance oil and blue colouring and stir well. Pour into a soap mould then stir the sea salt in. Place the mould in the freezer and leave to set for several hours. When hard, remove from the freezer and flip the soap out of the mould. Makes one bar.

     

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  3. Rose Milk Bath

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    Milk is a great skin cleanser and softener. The additional of rose and black pepper essential oil makes this milk bath extra indulgent…:o)

     

    You will need:

     

    500ml dried milk powder (full fat is best)

    250ml cornstarch

    10ml dried rose petals

    8 drops rose essential oil

    4 drops black pepper essential oil

     

    Method:

     

    Mix the milk powder and cornstarch together in the bowl of a food processor/blender until well mixed. Add the rose petals and mix again. Finally, add the rose and black pepper essential oils and mix once more. Spoon into a clean glass jar.

     

    To use:

     

    Add 125ml to running bath water.

     

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  4. Pine Bath Salts

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    Epsom salts are relaxing and soothing on aching muscles. Pine, cedarwood and cypress essential oils create an invigorating fragrance that both men and women will enjoy. Use these salts after a strenuous workout or a long, tiring day to relax and revive.

     

     

    You will need:

     

    500ml Epsom salts

    60ml bicarbonate of soda

    5 drops pine essential oil

    2 drops cedarwood essential oil

    2 drops cypress essential oil

     

     

    Method:

     

    Combine the essential oils in a small dropper bottle. Mix the Epsom salts and bicarbonate of soda together in a mixing bowl. Drop the essential oils into the salts and mix well to combine. Spoon the bath salts into a glass jar with a screw-top lid.

     

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  5. Patchouli & Ylang Ylang Fizzy Bath Salts

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    These bath salts are deeply relaxing, with the timeless,  sensuous fragrance of patchouli and ylang ylang.

     

    You will need:

     

    90ml dead sea salt

    90ml bicarbonate of soda

    30ml citric acid

    5 drops patchouli essential oil

    6 drops ylang ylang essential oil

    5 drops sweet orange essential oil

     

    Method:

     

    Thoroughly mix the dry ingredients together in a jar. Add the essential oils, shaking well between each addition.

     

    To use:

     

    Add one or two handfuls to a tub of running water.

     

     

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