DIY bath salts are amazing for a multitude of reasons. You can easily adapt them to your preferences, you’ll know exactly what it in your bath water, and they make amazing DIY gifts for any occasion.

Check out this list of 9 easy recipes for awesome DIY bath salts!

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A homemade bath soak without Epsom salts

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Doesn’t this homemade bath soak look incredibly cute with those tiny little spoons?

If you’re looking for DIY bath salts without epsom salt, then this is the right soak for you! This recipe doesn’t use any Epsom salt but instead utilizes some food coloring to get that pinkish hue.

The things you’ll need to make this recipe are

Find the exact amounts and steps to make this cute coconut oil bath soak recipe here.

Muscle relaxing bath salts recipe

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This rosemary bath salt is great for those times when all you need is to soak and relax your tired body. It consists of

Got sore muscles and have always been wondering how to make bath salts with coconut oil?

Then find out the exact amounts and how to make the homemade muscle soak here!

Rose petal bath salt recipe with baking soda

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For this romantic DIY bath salts recipe, you will need

Find the exact amounts and all the instructions here.

Another DIY bath salt without Epsom salt

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This recipe is another one of the rare homemade bath salts without Epsom salts. Instead, it relies on the following ingredients:

Because it contains rose petals and cleaning those out of the bathtub can be quite a pain, it comes with instructions for bathtub tea bags. I love this idea!

Find out how to make this bath soak and turn it into super-cute tub tea bags here.

Sparkly lavender bath salts recipe

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This recipe doesn’t only soothe your skin and relax your muscles, it also comes with a special effect: it glitters! Perfect for all of us who secretly dream of being a mermaid.

The ingredients in this recipe are

Find the right amounts and the whole lavender bath soak recipe here.

An orange & peppermint flavored bath salt with baking soda

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For this recipe you’ll need:

To find out about the amounts and how to create this super cute packaging for your DIY bath salts, go here.

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DIY bath salts to fight inflammation

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This homemade bath salt will help you fight off any inflammation you might have going on. Do make it, you’ll need:

Find out how much of everything you’ll need and how to use this bath salt here.

Another lavender bath salt recipe

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This lavender-calendula bath soak can easily be prepared as a very cute DIY gift. The ingredients for this recipe are:

Find out all the details about this recipe here.

A DIY bath salt to fight your cold and clear your sinuses

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This DIY bath salt recipe is perfect for when you have a mean cold and stuffy nose. It will warm you up and clear up your sinuses. You’ll need:

Find out how much you need and how to make this DIY bath salt to fight your cold here.

Looking for homemade bath salt recipes? Look no further! This list of 9 easy DIY bath salts has everything you might want: bath salts with lavender, for sore muscles, with and without epsom salt and, of course, quite a few bath soak recipes with essential oils. Go try them out!

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