Bath & Body

Lavender Bath Salt

Make this 5-minute lavender bath salts recipe and soak your cares away! It also makes a beautiful gift for Mother’s Day, Christmas, and teachers.

lavender bath salts: 5-minute recipe overhead view of a lavender bath salts in a wood bowl on a tile countertop with a wood scoop
wood bowl of lavender scented bath salts on a tile countertop with a wood scoop and lavender sprigs

These pretty lavender bath salts smell just as good as they look. They make great gifts for Mother’s Day, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, etc.


lavender Bath salt ingredients: collage of ingredients including epsom salt, baking soda, coconut oil, lavender essential oil, and lavender buds

A. Pure Unscented Epsom Salt (magnesium sulfate)

B. Baking soda

C. Food coloring (optional)

D. fractionated coconut oil (or sweet almond oil or jojoba oil, or vitamin E oil)

E. Lavender essential oil

F. Lavender buds


bath salt tools: collage of kitchen tools to make homemade bath salts

A. medium mixing bowl

B. small bowl

C. nitrile gloves (optional)

D. fork and spoon

E. measuring cups and spoons


Bath Salt Packaging: collage of glass jars, wood scoops, and chalkboard sticker labels

A. 3 inch wood scoops

B. glass jars with airtight lids (these are the ones I’m using)

C. chalkboard sticker labels (I love this brand & use them on everything!)

D. white paint pen


1. Combine dry ingredients.

2. Combine oils.

3. Add oils to salt mixture.

4. Add food coloring (optional).

5. Add lavender buds.

6. Fill jars.

Lavender Bath Salts

Lavender Bath Salts

Active Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Difficulty: easy


  • medium mixing bowl
  • small bowl
  • nitrile gloves
  • measuring cups & spoons
  • spoon & fork


  1. Combine epsom salt and baking soda in a medium mixing bowl and stir.
  2. Combine coconut oil and lavender essential oil in a small bowl.
  3. Add oil to salt mixture and sift with your fingers.
  4. Add food coloring and sift with gloved hands (optional).
  5. Add lavender buds & mix.
  6. Fill jars.

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