Thursday, November 12, 2009

Bath Melts from Recipezaar


2 cups melted cocoa butter
2 cups baking soda
1 cup citric acid
food coloring (optional)
essential oils or fragrance oil (skin-safe)


Melt the cocoa butter, add colorant and fragrance, mix.

Then add powdered ingredients, stir well and pour into small molds, such as a fancy ice cube tray.

Let sit in fridge or freezer until set then pop them out of the molds onto waxed paper or parchment paper and let sit for a short while.

Store in baggies or airtight container.

Use one or two per bath, and be sure you have a non-slip mat in place, as the oils may make for a slick surface in your tub.

Note: Be sure that your"parts" are based upon weight, that the cocoa butter is melted when you weigh it, and that your"parts" are small amounts, such as a tablespoon or two.

You can also substitute the citric acid with more baking soda and/or sea salt to make non-fizzing melts, however the fizziness helps to slowly disperse your oils through your bath.

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