In second large mixing
bowl, empty one carton Epsom Salts, and add 3 cups sea
salt. Stir well. Add 1/4 teaspoon glycerin, 6 to 8 drops
essential oil, and food color. Stir until completely
blended. Color should be even.
Tip: use a heavy-duty stand mixer to mix bath
salts easily. Set mixer to lowest setting and mix until
color is even--but don't try this with hand mixers or
smaller stand mixers!
Holding canning jars at an angle, layer salts in jars,
alternating white and colored mixtures.
Cut gift tags and attach to jars. Tags may be trimmed
and placed beneath canning jar rings, tied on with
ribbon, or taped to gift jars.
Tip: decorative canning jar lids add presentation
punch for a small price! Try red or green gingham lids
for Candy Cane Bath Salts, while Peach lids add a
designer touch to Peaches 'n Cream Bath Salts. Find
decorative canning jar lids in the canning section of
This recipe makes 12 12-ounce gift jars, plus a bonus of
3 to 4 cups extra bath salts. Package them in small
plastic zipper craft bags for easy stocking stuffers!
Makes 12 gift jars.
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