How to Make Easy DIY Bath Salts For Yourself or to Give Away as Gifts

by ModaMob
5 Materials
2 Minutes

If there are two things that I love in this world it’s DIY gifts and the scent of lavender. Today, I am going to combine both of those to make easy DIY bath salts with a lavender scent, which you can either keep for yourself or use as a stocking stuffer or as little presents.

I got this idea when I went on an anniversary vacation with my husband. The hotel made a cute package for us and in it were these adorable and lovely smelling bath salts. It was such a romantic care package, I figured I could totally make this myself!

Tools and materials:

  • Sea salt
  • Lavender-scented Epsom salt
  • Bowl
  • Tablespoon
  • Airtight container or favor bags
Measuring a tablespoon of sea salt

1. Measure the salts

Pour three tablespoons of sea salt into a bowl.

Measuring Epsom salt

Pour three tablespoons of lavender-scented Epsom salt into the same bowl. 

It smells so good!

How to make DIY lavender bath salts

2. Mix the salts

Mix the lavender Epsom salt and sea salt together.

*Tip: If you want to jazz up the look, you can add dried flowers and leaves to the mixture. I am not going to do this here because it can make a mess. The bath salts in the hotel care package had dried petals and after we were done taking a bath, the petals were stuck to the bathtub! It must have been difficult for housekeeping to clean up. 

How to make your own bath salts

3. Add to a container...

If you are keeping the bath salts for yourself, pour them into an airtight container.

Easy DIY bath salts

...or fill up bags

If you are giving the bath salts as a gift, fill favor bags with the mixture. Favor bags are super cute and romantic. They make the perfect gift packaging! 

DIY Epsom salt bath recipe

Tie with a ribbon and add a custom name tag for an adorable personalized touch.

Easy DIY bath salts tutorial

There you have it, DIY lavender bath salts! This is probably one of the easiest DIY’s to ever exist! These salts are so easy to make and so cheap! They make adorable gifts or just to keep for yourself at home. 

Let me know in the comments below if you try this at home! Happy gifting and bathing!

Suggested materials:
  • Sea salt
  • Lavender-scented Epsom salt
  • Bowl
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  • Jeanisa Moore Jeanisa Moore on Nov 29, 2021

    Yes! I am going to do these bath salts! I’ve done them before but had to have a liquid of some sort. Can’t remember the name of it. But this looks super easy! And I know just who to give them to! Thank you so much for the recipe and tutorial ‘

  • Kathy Kathy on Dec 13, 2021

    I have a huge bag of plain Epsom salt. Do you think grating a bar soap (I have Yardley London's English Lavender moisturizing bath bar) from Dollar Tree and incorporating with the coarse salt will work just as well? By the way Dollar Tree also has these big hard-milled plant based soaps by Shugar Soap works, my go to's are Oatmeal + Coconut and Oatmeal + Verbena Lemon.