Christmas Gift Idea: Easy DIY Bath Soaks

Ashley | CosmicAsh
by Ashley | CosmicAsh
12 Materials
10 Minutes

In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to make two different DIY bath soaks. The bath soaks make great stocking stuffers and are super quick and easy to make. Run yourself a nice hot bath, and let’s begin!

Tools and materials:

  • Scales
  • Epsom salt
  • Himalayan salt
  • Dead sea salt
  • Colloidal oatmeal
  • Honey powder
  • Fragrance oil
  • Mylar bags
  • Bowl 
  • Measuring spoons
  • Polysorbate 20
  • Mica powder
Mixing DIY bath soak ingredients

1. Cran-orange bath soak

1. Combine ingredients

Start by washing your hands and sanitizing your workspace.

In a bowl, combine 70g of dead sea salt, 70g of Epsom salt, 6g of colloidal oatmeal, and 9g grams of honey powder.

Mix all the ingredients together well.

Measuring salt

2. Measure out salt

Measure out 70g of the Himalayan salt separately.

Pouring salt and mixture into a bag

3. Pour into a bag

Take a mylar bag and alternate between putting in your salt mixture and the Himalayan salt.

We want it to look a bit like a sand bottle where you can see the different layers inside.

Aurora bath soak

Mixing DIY bath soak ingredients

1. Combine ingredients

To make the other one, combine 70g of Epsom salt and 70g of dead sea salt.

Then, add in some polysorbate which will help the mica powder incorporate. Add in some orange and some pink mica powder to create a cranberry color. Then mix everything together.

The polysorbate helps to ensure that the oil in the bath soak (from the fragrance) does not stick to your tub. It acts as an emulsifier.

Measuring salt

2. Measure out salt

As before, measure out 70g of Himalayan salt separately.

Pouring mixtures into bag

3. Pour into bag

Put the two mixtures into a bag, layering them alternately as before.

Completed DIY bath soaks

DIY bath soak

Here are the two finished bath soaks, which are perfect for pampering yourself because we all need a bit of self-love from time to time.

Pour them into the bath and relax, unwind and destress. They also make excellent gifts for giving to your friends and family this Christmas.

Enjoyed this tutorial? Check out my post on How to Make Your Own Body Oil at Home in 4 Simple Steps.

Suggested materials:
  • Scales
  • Epsom salt
  • Himalayan salt
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