DIY Holiday Gifting Spa Ornament

DIY Holiday Gifting Spa Ornament

Give the gift of self-care this year!

Tis the season for giving! Treat your friends to a gift of self-care with these DIY Holiday Gifting Spa Ornament. Our DIY Spa Ornament will take you back to the OG self-care with an upgrade from fragrant essential oils (and flower petals if you’re feeling fancy). Give it out to your friends to put it on their Christmas Tree or tell them to fill up the tub, drop a bath bomb into the water, watch it fizz at it dissolves, and let out a big “ahhhhhh,” the sound of self-care in action.

 

Peppermint with Peppermint Tea Bath Bomb Recipe 

Makes 6 large (depending on size of molds) bath bombs

 

Ingredients:

5 tablespoons coconut oil

1 cup baking soda

½ cup citric acid

½ cup corn starch

½ cup Epsom salt

1 teaspoon almond oil

2 teaspoons peppermint essential oil

1/4 cup peppermint leaves 

¼ cup of dried Calendula Flowers 

 

Optional add-ins for color:

2 teaspoons beet powder 

5 to 10 drops natural food coloring

 

Coconut Rose with Lavender Bath Bomb 

Makes 6 large (depending on size of molds) bath bombs

 

Ingredients:

5 tablespoons coconut oil

1 cup baking soda

½ cup citric acid

½ cup corn starch

½ cup Epsom salt

1 teaspoon almond oil

2 teaspoons rose essential oil

2 teaspoons lavender essential oil

1/4 cup lavender flower

¼ cup dried rose petals 

 

Optional add-ins for color:

2 teaspoons beet powder 

5 to 10 drops natural food coloring

 

Tangerine and Orange Bath Bomb Recipe 

Makes 6 large (depending on size of molds) bath bombs

 

Ingredients:

5 tablespoons coconut oil

1 cup baking soda

½ cup citric acid

½ cup corn starch

½ cup Epsom salt

1 teaspoon almond oil

2 teaspoons tangerine essential oil

2 teaspoons orange essential oil

1/4 cup dried orange peels 

 

'Optional add-ins for color:

2 teaspoons beet powder 

5 to 10 drops natural food coloring

 

Materials

Clear Ornament of any size . Find them here

 

Tools

Small saucepan, large mixing bowl, spatula, optional, bath bomb molds, cupcake tin, or silicone ice cube trays

 

  1. Melt the coconut oil over medium heat.
  2. In a large mixing bowl combine all dry ingredients.
  3. Add the coconut oil, almond oil, essential oils, dried flower petals, if using, and any optional add-ins, if using. With clean, dry hands or a spatula, mix until well combined. Tightly pack the mixture into the molds. Freezer until set, 15 to 20. To remove the bath bombs from the mold, warm the outside of the mold with your hands and pop the bomb out. Drop the bomb into the ornament and give it to a friend to enjoy.Bath bombs can be stored in the refrigerator for up to one month.

Ingredient IQ: 

Almond oil: Nourishes and moisturizes the skin.

Baking soda: Helps relieve skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis.

Coconut oil: Antibacterial and antifungal. Soothes irritated skin.

Corn starch: Soothes inflamed skin and can help with allergic reactions.

Epsom salt: Can aid in detoxification, relax sore muscles, and gives the body a magnesium boost.

 

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