A Simple Epsom Salt Foot Soak For Tired Feet

$5
5 Minutes
Easy

Last Updated on April 25, 2021 by

Would you love to make a simple Epsom salt foot soak for your tired feet after a long day?

This DIY foot soak is great for those days when you need to pamper yourself a little.

Yes, you need to show yourself some love.

And talking about a long day, you don’t have to step out of the house in heels and work 9 to 5, before you consider your day a long one.

Simply working from home whether you have kids or not, can be very stressful too.

And this foot soak can help relieve your tired muscles.

So this tutorial will show you how to make Citrus Epsom Salt foot Soak to soothe and soften tough tired feet.

Make sure to scroll down to print the recipe.

Let’s go make it.

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How To Make A Citrus Epsom Salt Foot Soak

You can watch the video to make your foot soak or keep reading.

Tools

  • A wide bowl
  • A big wide mouth or 2 medium mason jars

Ingredients

Directions

  • Add the Epsom salt and baking soda into the wide bowl.
  • Then grate around the lemon and lime to get the zest.
  • Next, add the essential oil you prefer.
  • Then mix it up with your hands.

Grate your lemon and lime zest unto your Epsom salt and baking soda.

Mix with your hands. have fun!
  • When everything is well-combined, save your DIY citrus foot soak in an airtight container.
  • This foot soak will stay fresh for weeks in the bathroom, or any cool dry place.
It’s so pretty.
It’s done!

How to use the foot soakFor regular soaking and chilling around, follow the instructions below.

  • Pour some warm- not hot – water into your foot bath or a wide bowl that your feet can fit in.
  • Then add 1/4 cup of the Epsom salt foot soak, squeeze some lemon and lime juice into the water.
  • Also, add the squeezed fruits to the water for the zesty scent.
  • The water would turn kinda yellow.
  • Next, test the temperature of the water before stepping into it.
  • If it is fine, pick your favorite book or play a movie while soaking your feet because you’d be there for a while, so make it worth your while.
  • Plus, you’d enjoy a feet soak better when it is prolonged.
  • When you are satisfied, buff your feet with a pumice stone and rinse them with clean water.
  • Then follow with some foot cream, and maybe a pair of socks if the weather is cold.
  • But if you plan to polish your nails, then skip the socks.

You may also love this Homemade Lavender Epsom Salt Foot Scrub.

For a complete DIY pedicure

To use this scrub as a part of your at-home pedicure routine, follow the steps below.

  • First, clean off your nail polish, then apply some body wash to your toes, and soak your feet.
  • After a few minutes, bring one foot out of the water, then trim your cuticles, file and buff your toenails.
  • Repeat the same for the other feet, then soak.
  • The next time you get your feet out of the water, buff your soles with a pumice stone, then follow with this DIY coconut lime foot scrub.
  • Lastly, rinse your feet with clean warm water, then use a clean towel to pat dry them. Don’t rub.
  • You can use some foot cream if you feel the need.
  • But make sure to clean your toenails with a polish remover before applying fresh nail polish.
Print the foot soak recipe Prep Time 2 minutes Active Time 2 minutes Additional Time 1 minute Total Time 5 minutes Difficulty Easy Estimated Cost $5Materials
  • 2 cups Epsom Salt
  • 2 cups Baking soda
  • 1 tbsp. Lemon zest
  • 1 tbsp. Lime zest
  • 10 drops Essential oil. I prefer mint or Eucalyptus Oil.
Tools
  • A wide bowl
  • A big wide mouth mason jar
  • or 2 medium ones
  • Grater
  • Spoon
Instructions
    1. Add the Epsom salt and baking soda into the wide bowl.
    2. Then grate around the lemon and lime to get the zest.
    3. Next, add the essential oil you prefer.
    4. Then mix it up with your hands.
    5. When everything is well-combined, save your DIY citrus foot soak in an airtight container.
    6. This foot soak will stay fresh for weeks in the bathroom, or any cool dry place.
Notes

Shop for:

Epsom Salt

Baking soda

Eucalyptus Oil

You may also enjoy Coconut Cinnamon Foot Scrub For At-home Pedicure.

Conclusion

So that’s a simple citrus Epsom salt foot soak you can make and use today.

The ingredients are quite affordable, and you can use them multiple times to make more DIY foot soak.

If you enjoyed this post or made the foot soak, please share it on Pinterest and Instagram, and tag me @budgetandmomjeans.

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Buayifa Ojeogwu
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