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Category: Natural Bath Care Recipes

Bath Jelly Recipe

From: Natural Beauty for All Seasons by Janice Cox

1/2 cup water
I packet unflavored gelatin
1/2 cup bubble bath or liquid soap (If you’re making this for young
Children, use nontoxic, Nontearing formulas)
Food coloring (optional)
Small plastic toy or seashell

Add this ‘jelly” to your bathwater for a really invigorating and cleansing experience. Kids especially love this bubbly treat. Create a “Bathtime Basket” to give to your children: Fill a plastic bucket with tubs Of bath jelly and include different shaped sponges, an animal nailbrush, bath bubbles and fruit-scented soaps. Make a bath puzzle by cutting up a plastic
place mat when wet the shapes will stick to the tile walls of your tub or shower.

Heat the water until just boiling and dissolve the gelatin in it. This may take 1-2 minutes. Add the soap and stir slowly. Do not beat or the soap will become foamy. Pour the mixture into a plastic container with a lid and drop a small plastic toy or seashell inside as a hidden “surprise.” Place in the refrigerator until set (firm like gelatin). To use: Place a small amount of jelly under the running tap or use as skin cleanser the tub or shower.
Yield: 8 ounces

Milk Bath Recipe

1 cup powdered milk
1/2 cup Epsom salts
1 tbsp baking soda
1 tsp cornstarch
A few drops of your favorite EO (Essential Oil)

Mix all of the ingredients in a bowl and then package.

Shelf life: 2-3 months (But longer if frozen, you might want to add the EO to it when you take it out of the freezer for use).
From “The Natural Beauty and Bath Book” by Casey Kellar

Milk Bath Recipe

1 cup powdered milk
2 tbsp almond meal
2 tbsp barley or oat flour
A few drops of EO

Mix all of the ingredients in a bowl and then package. Shelf life: 2-3
months. Can be frozen as well.

From “The Natural Beauty and Bath Book” by Casey Kellar

Herbal Milk Bath Recipe

1 cup cornstarch
2 cups dry milk powder
2 tsp of your favorite herbs
Combine ingredients in food processor or blender.
Add herbs and blend.
Add 1/2 cup of mixture to hot bath water.

By: Elaya Tsosie, Ph.D.

Goats Milk Shampoo Bar Recipe

24oz. Olive Oil
8 oz. Castor Oil
4 oz. Coconut Oil
12 oz. Shortening
12 oz. Lard
7.97 oz. Lye (about 4% superfat)

10 oz distilled water
10 oz Goats Milk
or you can use 20 oz Goats Milk, just remember to add the lye slowly to the slushy frozen Goats Milk when using it as the full liquid.

This is just the basic recipe that I use for my Shampoo Bars. If you want to make it with no superfat and add a bit of Emu or Jojoba Oils at trace, you can do that too.
I like to infuse herbs into the Olive Oil like, Chamomile, Lavender,
Calandula, etc. and use EO’s for fragrance.
by Rita Scheu
TLC Soaps and Sundries

Cherry Bubble Bath Recipe

1/2 cup unscented shampoo (I use Ivory skin cleansing Liquid-Gel)
3/4 cup water
1/2 teaspoon salt
15 drops cherry fragrance oil
3-5 drops red food coloring

Combine the shampoo and water in a bowl. Stir gently until well mixed. Add salt, and stir until mixture thickens. Add cherry fragrance oil and food coloring. Pour into decorative bottle.

To use: Add 1-2 Tablespoons to warm, running bath water.
NOTE: You may use any fragrance oil you like to customize your own scent.

This makes nice gifts.
Cindy (TenderTears)

Bath Bombs Recipe

1 cup baking soda
1/2 cup citric acid
1/2 cup cornstarch
1 tablespoon sweet almond oil (have used jojoba and apricot too)
1 teaspoon eo or fo
sprayer bottle with witch hazel

blend all ingredients together….spritz mixture with the witch hazel until the mixture clumps together if you squeeze it. Put into molds or form balls with your hands. Air dry overnight then wrap. I have doubled and tripled this recipe with success…if you go larger it doesn’t work as well…the mixture dries out and is harder to work with.

Happy bombing