Blissful bath salts

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Completion Time: 15 minutes

Soak the stress away with these easy-to-make bath salts. Store them in a Consol glass jar like this one to show off their beautiful colours and to add a touch of a style to your bathroom. The best news? Glass preserves the salts and the fragrance for longer, so you can make your relaxing bath a regular treat. Add a ribbon and card and you’ve got the perfect gift!

If you live in an area with water restrictions, you can use these salts as a body scrub in the shower. 

Materials Needed

Amount Material
1 part Epsom salt*
2 parts coarse sea salt*
- Your favourite essential oil (we used lemon and bergamot)
- Food colouring or gel of your choice (we used yellow)
- Your favourite Consol jar

*For a 500ml jar, we used about 230g of Epsom salt and 460g of coarse sea salt. 


  1. Mix the salt together.
  2. If you are using more than one essential oil and food colouring, separate the mixture now.
  3. Add a few drops of essential oil and mix.
  4. Add 2-3 drops of food colouring to and mix.
  5. Decant into your jar, layering if you’ve used different colours.
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