STREAMING NOW: Simply Nigella

Lavender Bath Salts With a Twist

sparkle sparkle

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“You don't necessarily need to use all the essential oils, but it does make a nice fragrance and the lavender is relaxing. Although the peppermint is supposed to be energizing! So maybe they cancel each other out! LOL Rosemary is good for sore muscles.”
1 1/4 pounds

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup epsom salts
  • 1 cup dead sea salt or 1 cup regular sea salt
  • 12 cup baking soda
  • 1 -2 tablespoon coconut oil (warmed)
  • 1 -2 tablespoon glycerin or 1 -2 tablespoon jojoba oil
  • 1 teaspoon lavender fragrance oil
  • 12 teaspoon peppermint oil
  • 12 teaspoon rosemary essential oil
  • 6 drops red food coloring
  • 8 drops blue food coloring
  • dried lavender (optional)


  1. In a large bowl, combine the salts and soda.
  2. Combine the oils (and glycerin) and food coloring.
  3. Add to the salt mixture and combine until color is uniform throughout.
  4. Add dried lavender, if desired.
  5. Sprinkle 2-4 tablespoons under warm running water in your bath. Enjoy.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a