DIY Relaxing Bath Salts

When’s the last time you let yourself kick back and relax in the bathtub? We know, we know, it can be hard to find the time for yourself when you have a million things to do. However, if you can find a way to give yourself just 10 minutes every other day for a bath, you may find that you’re actually more productive. If you never relax, your body and mind never have a chance to unwind, which will only cause you to stress out more. Use this bath salt recipe to enhance your relaxation when you’re in the tub.

So go ahead, start the bath, light a few candles, pour a glass of wine, and let your mind take a break!


  • 4 cups coarse sea salt
  • 2 cups Epsom salts
  • 1/2 cup baking soda
  • 10 drops essential oils
  • Food coloring (optional)


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine sea salt, Epsom salts, and baking soda.
  2. Add essential oils and mix well.
  3. Add a few drops of food coloring and mix until you get the desired color.
  4. Store in air-tight containers.

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