The Seasonal Scrub is over! After all that hard work, why not treat yourself to a nice warm bath and some skin softening bath melts? What are bath melts you ask? Bath melts are little bars of Mango, or Shea Butter containing additives such as
To make approximately 2- 1oz.
Melts you will need:
2 oz. or ¼ cup of Cocoa Butter (Pure Cocoa Butter with no additives)
8 drops of single Essential Oil or blend of your choice
2- 1oz. heat resistant molds such as chocolate, candy, or melt & pour soap molds
What to do:
Place 4 drops of essential oil into the
I like to make my bath melts in 1oz. chocolate bar molds and individually wrap them in wax paper like little gifts. I then finish them off with ½ inch satin ribbon tied around the width and seal it with a pretty handmade sticker label saying which essential oils I used. I make sure to keep my bath melts in the freezer or fridge when it is warm out, as they will melt! You can substitute this recipe for Cocoa Butter, Mango Butter, or even Shea Butter. On a scale of 1-3 (1 being the softest at room temperature), Cocoa Butter is a 3, Mango Butter is a 2, and Shea Butter is a 1. Search your local herb or health food store for these pure butters. Another good source for butters is, Oils by Nature http://www.oilsbynature.com
Have fun and enjoy your bath melts! –Susana L. a.k.a. Vintage Flower
These melts sounds absolutely lovely!!! Thank you Susana for posting this!!