DIY Bath Detox: 8 Easy Steps to Melt Your Worries Away

Torera George
by Torera George
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15 Minutes

There is so much happening in the world right now and it's important that we recenter. So, in this tutorial, I am sharing an easy detox bath DIY for you to try out at home. Follow along to learn how to make a simple DIY detox bath that will restore your sense of calm so you can keep facing the world!

Tools and materials:

  • Epsom salt
  • Baking soda
  • Bentonite clay
  • Strawberries
  • Grapefruit
  • Cucumber (optional)
  • Essential oil (optional)
  • Mint leaves
  • Water
  • Jug and jar
  • Dry brush or shower glove
  • Bathtub and shower
  • Soft towels
  • Scented candle
  • Fresh flowers
  • Meditation app
Detox spa drink

1. First, make a detox spa drink!

To make this delicious detox spa drink, cut up:

-    Strawberries

-    Grapefruit slices

-    Cucumber (optional)

-    Fresh mint leaves 

Put the ingredients into a jug and add clean water. Let the mixture steep for a while, until you’re ready for your detox bath.

Detox bath DIY ingredients

2. Mix your detox bath ingredients

To make your detox bath product, thoroughly mix together:

-    2 cups of Epsom salt

-    1 cup of baking soda

-    1 to 2 tablespoons of bentonite clay

-    20 drops of your favorite essential oil, if you wish (I use lavender)

Setting the mood

3. Set the mood

Aesthetics do matter, and here’s how you can set the best aesthetic experience for your DIY detox bath. 

-    Light a beautiful scented candle.

-    Treat yourself to a few lovely flowers.

-    Prepare a few soft, fluffy bath cloths.

-    Find a good meditation app on your phone (and set your phone to Do Not Disturb!)

-    And, then, pour yourself a tall glass of detox water.

Drawing a detox bath

4. Draw your detox bath

Fill your tub with warm water and then pour in all of your detox bath mixture. Combine the bath mixture into your bath water to distribute it well and even out the clay color.

Making a detox face mask

5. Make a detox face mask

Mix some water into some bentonite clay until you get a face mask texture. 

Applying detox face mask

Use a makeup brush to apply the face mask all over your face.

Dry brushing legs

6. Dry-brush your skin

Use a dry brush on your legs, feet, arms, hands and body.

When you are dry brushing, always stroke the brush towards your heart.

Using exfoliating mit

If you don’t have a dry brush, you can use an exfoliating bath or shower glove.

The objective of dry brushing is to stimulate what is just beneath your skin, and either a brush or glove will achieve that.

Luxurious detox bath set up

7. Start your soak

Finally, everything is ready and it’s time to climb into your detox bath and start soaking.

Relaxing in detox bath

Don’t forget to use your meditation app while you are soaking. It will help focus your mind away from the world and will distract you from any feelings of being hot or sweating that this detox bath will cause.

Flower petals in detox bath

Throw a few of those flower petals into the bath for extra luxuriousness.

Sipping detox drink

Remember to drink your detox drink. This will keep you hydrated and also help keep you a bit cooler and more comfortable.

Washing detox face mask off

8. After your bath

Stay in your detox bath for about 15-20 minutes. Then drain the bath, get out, and wash off your face mask with a soft towel.

Showering after detox bath

Then rinse off under the shower with cold water to remove any salt or clay left on your skin.

Enjoying detox DIY bath

Detox bath DIY

Try this DIY detox bath right before you go to bed. Then climb into bed with some soft, cozy bedding and melt away into a nice deep, relaxing sleep.

Leave a comment to let me know how you liked this DIY detox bath tutorial, and if it helps you destress and keep focused on the things that really matter.

Suggested materials:
  • Epsom salt
  • Baking soda
  • Bentonite clay
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