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Homemade Citrus Bath Salts

Happy Monday! Are you ready for Mother’s Day this upcoming weekend? If you’re looking for handmade gift ideas for mom then stay tuned because I’ve dedicated this week to sharing Mother’s Day gift ideas that you can make in a cinch! Today I’m kicking things off with this homemade bath salts recipe that’s infused with citrus scents. This recipe for homemade citrus bath salts is easy to make and makes a wonderful Mother’s Day gift to help mom relax.

homemade citrus scented bath salts

This handmade Mother’s Day gift idea is part of my good friend Kelly’s Mother’s Day series. Yesterday the adorable Chelsea from Making Home Base shared a painted burlap canvas, it’s a must-see! It’s aqua AND there’s burlap involved..seriously go check it out because it’s adorable! Tomorrow Meredith & Gwyneth, The New Yorkie is sharing the last project of the series, so make sure to stop by and check hers out too!
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Homemade Citrus Scented Bath Salts Recipe

Mineral and Dead Sea Salt (found at Michaels & Hobby Lobby)

2-3 drops orange essential oil

2-3 drops lemon essential oil

1 tbsp orange zest

1 tbsp lemon zest

In a bowl mix together ingredients until well combined. The orange and lemon zest will naturally color the bath salts, which gives is the bright yellow color you see in the picture. Once your ingredients are mixed together pour them into a mason jar or another air tight container.

I’m big fan of lemon scented spa recipes you can make at home. I’ve been waiting to share some with you for a few months and now that the weather is warmer it seems like an appropriate time to start sharing them! On Friday I showed you how to make homemade lemon soap with only 3 ingredients

Mother's Day gift ideas and homemade soap tutorial

and later this week I’ll have another lemon recipe. You can kind of guess where I’m headed with it since they’re all spa recipes and it’s a Mother’s Day gift idea, but I’m going to share with you anyways because I love it and I think you will too. :)

homemade citrus scented bath salts

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  1. LOVE THIS! Fabulous gift idea and your pictures are beautiful. Thanks so much for being a part of this handmade series, Crystal. HUGS!!!

  2. So beautiful! I want to make some!!

  3. um. yeah. your pictures are lovely girl! they are so happy and sunshiney :) i’m trying your lemon soap recipe today! so excited… first time for soap makin’! yay! pinned both to my boards too … happy new week ♥

  4. Oh Crystal those bath salts sound WONDERFUL! SO relaxing! Pinning! I can’t wait to see what else you have in store this week :)

  5. Crystal says:

    I love you bath salts!! So relaxing and so pretty!! I finally made some yesterday and I love how it looks in the jar just sitting on my bathroom counter. So pretty and smells wonderful!! Thanks so much!!

  6. What a fabulous gift idea! And these bath salts sound wonderful!

  7. Gosh, these photos are so gorgeous, Crystal! I want to make some of this stat!

    xoxo Liz

  8. This looks like a great idea! Any idea how long the salts will last?…indefinitely? Also, where do you usually get the essential oils?

  9. This is so pretty! I bet it smells amazing! Thanks for sharing. Found you on Show me what ya got. Newest follower. You can find me decorating, painting and baking

  10. I love this idea! I pinned it :) Beautiful photos too.

  11. That sounds amazing, Crystal! I love DIY bath products! Pinned!

  12. What a great gift idea! Pinning for future use! :)

  13. Love this one too! Anything with citrus or lemon is at the top of my list! Thanks!

  14. What a great gift idea! Love anything lemon scented!

  15. Another awesome gift idea! I need to show this to my daughter so she can make me some! :)

  16. That sounds awesome!!! Such a great gift idea! And I absolutely love this picture…amazing!!!

  17. This sounds amazing Crystal!!!!!

  18. What a lovely gift idea.

  19. These bath salts look so relaxing and refreshing! I just pinned them.

  20. This looks so refreshing! Thanks for sharing

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