Before we get to Alyssa’s lovely post below, let me announce the winners of the Love Etc. giveaways. Lauren won the new set that will be sent by the The Body Shop, and Vicuna1 won the “tester” set that will be sent by me. Congrats!
Alyssa’s DIY Lavender Milk Bath
A warm bath is one of my favorite pampering rituals, lovely scented candles casting a soft glow and maybe a little music. The perfect bathing experience wouldn’t be complete without something special added into the bath water to benefit body and soul. That is why Lavender Milk Bath is my preferred handmade bath indulgence. Here is what you’ll need:
· 1 1/2 cup of Epsom salt
· 1/2 baking soda
· 1/2 cup of whole fat powdered goats milk
· 15-25 drops of lavender essential oil
· 1/4 cup sweet almond oil
Mix all ingredients together. If you would like, into the mix you can also add a tablespoon of lavender buds. While lavender flowers are pretty in the water they can be a lot to clean up. This recipe makes a decent amount of product, lasting for many baths. Add in about 2-3 tablespoons per bath.
Smells fantastic and will leave skin soft and moisturized!
~Recipe, post and photo by Alyssa. Alyssa is studying physical therapy and working towards her medical esthetician license. Her dream is to work in a health and medical spa that offers only organic and natural treatments for the skin. She has been a member of MakeupAlley.com since 2006. You can find her other Scent Hive DIY recipe here.
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