Vapor Rub Shower Steamers

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3 Hours

I've been wanting to try these Vapor Rub Shower Steamers for quite some time. Since everyone in my household prefers showers instead of baths they sounded perfect.

They're easy to make, just drop one or two on the floor of the shower near the drain as you get in. They dissolve during your shower releasing the vapors to help clear your congestion.

You'll need: Your favorite silicone mold, 3 Tablespoons Vicks Vapor Rub, 1 cup Cornstarch, 5-6 Tablespoons water, Soap coloring of your choice (optional)

In a medium mixing bowl, add the cornstarch, Vapor Rub, and 4 Tablespoons water. 

Stir well. If the mixture still seems too dry, add more water as needed until a thick paste forms.

Drizzle 3-4 drops of Soap coloring (optional) into mixture 

and stir until you reach your desired color.

Transfer the vapor rub paste into your silicone molds.

Freeze for 2 hours to allow the Shower Steamers to harden.

Once frozen, transfer to an airtight container.

These make a most appreciative gift for someone under the weather.

For more info and photos for this craft and other inexpensive craft and home decorating ideas, check out my blog

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  • Tun5944414 Tun5944414 on Feb 12, 2024

    Will the Vicks ruin the ice cube trays?

    • Casieopea Casieopea on Feb 12, 2024

      more worried that vicks vaporub will harden in the pipes!

  • Toni Kilpatrick Toni Kilpatrick on Feb 12, 2024

    Can you please publish the recipe in one place instead of readers having to scroll through dozens of ads to piece the recipe together? Thanks.