Diy Beauty Recipes

3 Diy Epsom Salt Baths to Detoxify and Cleanse Your Skin

You already know how relaxing a long soak in the tub can be. But when you add ingredients that will help your skin detox, your baths enter a whole new realm. Detoxifying epsom salt baths can relax and soothe your muscles and nervous system, ease stress, and improve both the quality of your sleep and your concentration levels.

use these easy epsom salt bath recipes to soothe your body, cleanse your skin and relax your mind.

Not only that, but epsom salt baths can help cleanse, purify and nourish your skin with minerals. It can help soothe and heal skin conditions with its antiseptic properties, relieving muscle cramps and arthritic joint pains, help with blood circulation, and even benefit your respiratory health.

Epsom Salt Bath Ingredients

Ginger Powder

You’ve likely heard about ginger’s numerous health benefits (1).

But here’s the thing: you don’t have to ingest ginger to get its benefits. It also can be a restorative ingredient to add to your baths.

Even if you just soak in it, ginger can help your digestive system when you ingest it, plus it can help with helping with weight loss, burning calories and boosting your energy. Ginger also contains cancer fighting and anti-inflammatory properties, helps with lowering your cholesterol, improving your metabolism and your alertness, and even the freshness of your breath.

Ginger also can help with stabilizing your blood pressure and ease the symptoms of colds and flu.

Matcha Powder

This ingredient doesn’t only work as a tea that you drink. When you use it topically, as in a bath, it helps rejuvenate and protect your skin, battle the signs of aging, and even offers anti-inflammatory and disease fighting properties (2).

Clay

Clay has long been known to help absorb toxins, and bentonite is the most often used form because of a long list of benefits (3).

Toxins have positive electrons and bentonite clay has negative electrons, and this is why the toxins in your body are physically attracted to and literally pulled out of your body and into the clay.

This optimizes your body’s systems to function properly, alleviates symptoms of headaches, body aches, pimples, eczema, digestive stress, fatigue, sinus congestion and more.

Essential Oils

Who doesn’t love a wonderful-smelling bath? But essential oils do more than smell good. They can provide antioxidant, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory benefits when used in a detox bath (4).

It takes just a few drops of essential oil to get benefits on a number of fronts. Depending on the type of oil you use, you can tailor your bath toward helping with a specific issue.

For instance, lemon oil cleanses with its astringent properties, peppermint oil soothes your digestive system, and geranium oil helps with hormone balance.

These different types of epsom salt baths will provide your body with natural effects that you will feel notice immediately. They’re a great way to end a busy or stressful day and have you up and running on all cylinders the following day, after a good night’s sleep.

Deep Cleansing Ginger Epsom Salt Bath

Ginger Epson Salt Bath

  • 2 cups epsom salt
  • 1 tbsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp ginger powder
  • 5-6 drops lemon oil

Method

Mix all the ingredients and add them into your bath tub filled with hot water.

Relax for 20 minutes, then rinse and apply your favorite moisturizer.

Uplifting Green Tea Epsom Salt Bath

Matcha Green Tea Epson Salt Bath

  • 2 cups epsom salt
  • 1 tbsp matcha powder
  • 2 tbsp benotonite clay
  • 5-6 drops peppermint oil

Method

Mix all the ingredients and add them into your bath tub filled with hot water.

Relax for 20 minutes, then rinse and apply your favorite moisturizer.

Ache Relief Epsom Bath

Rosemary Epson Salt Bath

Ingredients

  • 2 cups epsom salt
  • 2 fresh rosemary springs, chopped
  • 5-6 drops geranium oil

Method

Mix all the ingredients and add them into your bath tub filled with hot water.

Relax for 20 minutes, then rinse and apply your favorite moisturizer.

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