DIY Bath and Body Gift Basket
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DIY Bath and Body Gift Basket

Author: Ann Timm

Ingredients

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Instructions

Step one:

  • Gather supplies (try to do this ahead of time in order to make everything move quickly and smoothly) and lay out mixing bowls and spoons.

Step two:

  • Place 11 ounces (1 1/3 cups) Epsom salts in one bowl and 2 tablespoons in another bowl.
  • Add 4 ounces (1/2 cup) sea salt to the first bowl with the larger amount of Epsom salts

Step three:

  • In a small bowl mix 1 tablespoon coconut oil, 10 drops lavender essential oil. Add this to the first bowl with the Epsom salts and sea salt. Stir to combine.
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  • Place this mixture in the plastic jar and label: Lavender Bath Soak
  • Include these instructions: pour entire contents of jar into a warm bath as it is filling with water.To relax and soothe tired muscles, soak for at least 15 minutes.One product complete!

Step four

  • To the other bowl containing Epsom salt, add 1/4 cup dried rose petals and 1/3 cup dried chamomile flowers.
  • Stir to combine. This mix will need to be added to a muslin bag and floated in the tub to avoid clogging the drain. You may add the mixture to a muslin bag now, or place in a clear jar and include the bag along with it giving specific instructions that the mixture should be added to the bag before use.Product two complete!
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Step five

    Now we will make the soothing oat bath.

    • In a coffee grinder, place 1/4 cup oats, 1/4 cup sunflower seeds, and 2 tablespoons lavender flowers.
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    • Pulse the grinder a few times until a mixture becomes a fine powder.
    • Pour mixture into a a muslin tea bag and include the following instructions:This Nourishing Oatmeal & Lavender Bath is intended for one-time use.To use: place bag in tub as it fills with water. Once tub is full, allow bag to float. Soak in the tub for at least 20 minutes. May use bag as a type of scrubbing sponge as you bathe.Third product complete!

    Step sixTime to make the final product: Body Oil

    • Pour oil into designated bottle and add 6 drops of lavender essential oil.
    • Replace cap and close tightly. Shake to combine.
    • Add a label. Include instructions: use all over the body after a bath or shower to nourish and moisturize the skin.You're done!
    • Place all jars and muslin bags in a pretty basket or box. Be sure instructions are included.