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Bath Crafts

First prepare a jar. Set oven to 180C for 10 minutes. Wash jar and dry it. Put jar into oven and turn it off. Leave jar in oven for 1/2 hour then take it out to cool on wooden board. When cool enough to handle, pack in bath crystals.

 
  • 1 cup coarse rock salt
  • 10 drops essential oil
  • 30 drops food colouring
 
  1. Mix all together.
  2. Try making 2 separate batches in different colours.
  3. Spoon coloured salts into jar.
  4. Alternate layers in jar.
  5. Seal jar and tie ribbon round top.
   
  • 1 and 1/2 cups baking soda
  • 1/2 cup citric acid
  • Sieve together till fine powder and well combined.
  • Mix in
  • 1/2 teasp. oil (sweet almond oil if possible)
  • 6 drops of essential oil (perfumed)
  • 10 to 15 drops of food colouring
 
  1. Mix with fingers until powder stays compressed together.
  2. Oil 4 container moulds and pack powder into moulds with a spoon. Press powder down firmly as it is packed in a little at a time. Neaten top edges. Turn mould over and bang it firmly on a flat surface and slip out bath fizzer.
  3. Let it set for 24 hours. Wrap it in tissue paper and store in small box in cool, dark place.
  4. Do not keep left-over powder in a jar - as it may explode the jar.

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