This was so much fun! My niece wanted to do something crafty, so I brought my supplies over and we got to work! This recipe makes approximately 10 half pint mason jars with a little bit left over from each color/scent to make a rainbow. It came out to two jars of each color/scent.
- 5 cups Epsom Salt
- 1 cup baking soda
- 3 cups sea salt or kosher salt
- Coconut oil
- Food coloring
- Assorted extracts or essential oils.
If you’re using extra to, you’ll use more coconut oil since a lot of extracts have alcohol in them.
First, combine Epsom Salt, baking soda, and sea or kosher salt in a bowl and mix well. Then, we split up that mixture into the jars since we were making different scents and colors.
Then, we added 8 drops of food coloring, 3 tsp coconut oil and we just used our noses to decide how much extract to use to get the desired amount of scent.
That’s it. All done!!! So easy right??? My favorite was the Purple Lavender one! You can mix and experiment with different extracts or oils to make your own scent too. My mom’s favorite ended up being a Vanilla Mint mixture. This stuff leaves your skin SO soft!!!