Summer Bath Bomb and Melt Recipes
Uplifting Citrus Bath Bombs
80g Sodium Bicarbonate
1 tbsp Citric Acid
4 drops Grapefruit Essential Oil
4 drops Sweet Orange Essential Oil
1 drop Lime Essential Oil
Pinch of Dried Calendula Petals
1tsp Calendula Oil
1tsp Sweet Almond Oil
The essential oils included in this recipe uplift and refresh the mind, whilst invigorating skin, and the added calendula and oils work to nourish and soothe skin.
To make, mix the sodium bicarbonate and citric acid together. Then add the essential oils, mixing thoroughly and sprinkle in the calendula petals. Add the oil in and press firmly into shaped moulds and leave to set. Add to a bath just before you get in.
Tropical Flower Bath Melts
60g Cocoa Butter
35g Mango Butter
1 tbsp Monoi de Tahiti
10g Fine Oatmeal
10g Dried Rose Petals
5 drops Ylang Ylang Essential Oil
2 drops Lavender Essential Oil
2 drops Vanilla Extract
This luxurious recipe is competently indulgent and a treat for the senses. Sweet vanilla and calming Ylang Ylang and Lavender will relax the mind, whilst the butters will help nourish and hydrate skin. Oatmeal works wonders on sensitive skin, to calm and soothe, whilst the dried rose petals will make a wonderful fragrant addition and add a lovely colour.
To make, melt the butters in a double boiler, remove from the heat and once slightly cooled add in the essential oils and mix thoroughly. Then sprinkle in the oatmeal and dried rose a bit at a time and mix altogether. Spoon into moulds and leave to set. Pop one or two in a bath.