Cookie Bath Salts
6 cups epsom salts, 1 tbsp oil such as sunflower or almond, 1/2 cup unscented liquid soap, 2-5 drops of vanilla, 1 tsp cinnamon Spread salts over a cookie sheet with wax paper, mix oil, soap and vanilla and pour over salts; use your hands to mix thoroughly. Sprinkle cinnamon over the salts. Air-dry until all the moisture is gone. Pour a handful of salts in a warm bath. Keeps forever if stored in a cool, dry container.
Vanilla Almond Body Oil
¼ cup oil, such as sunflower, almond or grapeseed
2 drops vanilla extract
2 drops almond extract
2 tsp glycerine (Optional, found in drugstores)
Pour all ingredients in a resealable bottle and shake vigorously.
After you shower, give the oil a shake and massage into damp skin.
Keeps for three to five days if stored in the fridge.
Vanilla Almond Body scrub
1 cup of turbinado sugar
1 cup of safflower, sweet almond or grapeseed oil
1/2 tsp vanilla extract (gluten-free)
1/4 tsp almond extract
Stir all the ingredients in a bowl and place in a gar with a tight-fitting lid. Before bedtime, take a warm shower and massage the fragrant scrub into your skin. Rinse and pat dry.
Keeps for 1 month if stored in a cool dry place.