The Additional Ingredients
Addition to salts and essentials oils, there are many ingredients that are needed mainly for making salt scrubs, salt soaks, and the main purpose bath bombs.
Natural vegetable carrier oils are a must have for any homemade skin care regimen. They are used for salt scrubs, but also they are used instead of lotion after a bath or shower. Store in a dark, cool and dry area when not in use.
Almond oil: Almond oil is used as the base for salt scrubs because of its sweet smell and lighter consistency and blend of vitamins.
Coconut Oil: Coconut oils are the most widely used oils for beauty products and cooking, Coconut oil is extremely rich with a light coconut scent.
Jojoba Oil: It is a great oil for those who acne and only skin because of its light and easily absorbable consistency.
Kukri Nut Oil: The kukui nut oil is hailing from the Hawaiian Islands, creates a luxurious and rich oil that easily absorbs into the skin.
Olive Oil: Olive oil is mainly used as skincare products because of its moisturizing ability.
Rosehip Oil; this oil is considered as one of the best carrier oils for anti-aging, rosehip oil is used for reducing wrinkles and scars. Rosehip seed oil is rich in essential fatty acids yet very easily absorbed into the skin.
Sesame Oil: All around the world, Versatile oil is used in cooking and skincare products, sesame oil is rich and moisturizing. It is used in Ayurveda for its antibacterial and anti- inflammatory properties.
Sunflower Oil: It is a great oil for beauty products because of its vitamin A, D and E content and rich consistency, sunflower oil also has next to no scent, perfect for mixing with essential oils.
Clays are being used in salt soaks to draw out impurities and soften the skin. They are good for all types of skin, but those who are oily or acne prone may benefit the most since the clays soak up excessive oil from the skin.
French Green Clay: This types of clay tones and revitalizes skin by drawing out impurities and tightening pores.
Fuller’s Earth Clay: It is considered for the best clay for oily and acne prone skin because of its oil drawing capabilities.
Hassoun Clay: It is Moroccan clay is filled with minerals such as calcium, iron, magnesium and potassium.
Baking soda and citric acid are must have ingredients for bath bombs.
Baking soda: It is used in bath bombs for its cleansing and deodorizing properties.
Citric Acid: It is found in lemons and limes; citric acid is used in bath bombs to create the fizzing effect.
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