I attended this workshop held by Sasa a few months back and thought it will be fun to share with everyone how to make your own scented bath salts. Whenever I travel overseas, I love to take hot baths in hotels to relax and de-stress.
To make hot baths more beneficial (for moi health), I will bring bath salts along. But good bath salts don’t come cheap. And sometimes, it is difficult to find an affordable brand that has the scent I like. So here’s a 3-4 step method to making your own unique scented bath salt!
1. Balt Salts
Bath salts help detoxify our skin. Bathing in a solution of warm water with bath salts will work to draw out impurities, pollution, oil and dirt from the skin as the warm water opens our pores, allowing the minerals in the bath salts to deeply cleanse your skin.
However, processed salt will lack the many beneficial minerals that our body needs. So be sure to use real sea salt when making your bath salts.
2. Baby Oil
Baby oil is used for 2 main purposes here. It acts as a lubricant and also helps to keep the scent of the perfume, minimising evaporation. As it is mild and has very few chemicals, it is a better and cheaper alternative to bath oils. Baby oil has numerous uses, including softening skin and removing makeup without causing damage to the skin.
Mix 4 spoonfuls of salt with 1 spoonful of baby oil. Stir them to ensure that all the salt granules are slightly moist and coated with the baby oil.
3. Your favourite fragrance
Choose your favourite fragrance and then mix the baby oil and salt together. Keep them in an airtight container and use when you need. You can decide on the amount of perfume by deciding how strong you want your scented bath salt to be.
Here, SaSa recommended DAVIDOFF Cool Water SEA ROSE for the scent. It has a light floral (rose) scent which goes well with the rose petals that we are going to add in later. Davidoff Searose symbolizes purity and spontaneity and is a perfume that embodies the union of femininity and water.
4. Flower Petals
Flower petals act as a natural form of colouring for your salts. You can choose flowers with scent, but remember to have it match with your perfume! Some flower petals have benefits too. For rose petals, besides being naturally fragrant, they also have antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, moisturizing and relaxing benefits.
Stir the flower petals well such that they are chopped into tiny pieces while you are stirring them. Now you get a nice reddish pink blend of scented bath salts!
Using the Balt Salts
You can either use bath salts for exfoliation (that’s where the baby oil comes into use!) and feel how soft and smooth your skin gets after that.
If you have a bath tub, hold the handful of bath salts under the running hot water and the fragrance will be released into the steam, turning your bath into a very fragrant bath. Pour one or two handful depending on the strength of your scented bath salts. Remember to stir the bath salts into the water and circulate them well, so the fragrances are released into the steam.
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