DIY Natural Soothing Bedtime bath, Shampoo, Body wash Recipe

A DIY life: Soothing Bedtime bath – Shampoo – Body wash

Baking Soda & Lavender

Baking soda water does not burn eyes if there is not too much (sometimes essential oils do)baking sodaThis can also be used as a body wash & left in the tub to sooth skin, Lavender also is very calming in a bath before bed. Great for sensitive skin, babies skin, problem skin, skin of all ages. Can help irritated skin, eczema, rashes & hives etc.

Shampoo/body wash/soothing bath/bedtime bath liquid

2 cups of warm water with 1 to 2 tsp of baking soda
add 5 drops lavender essential oil. Mix well

Use in a bath, shower to  wash hair & body, face etc.  Work into hair like you would shampoo, adding to dry hair works best, rinse out after a minute & follow with a DIY conditioner. As a body wash just pour on & rub. Just pour in a bath to soak.

Body wash/soothing bath/bedtime bath paste

3 parts baking soda to 1 part warm water
add 5 to 15 drops lavender essential oil.

Apply paste to wet skin with hands or a washcloth, rub gently in circular motions. Great for face, body scalp etc. allow to sit a few minutes & wash off. Soak in the bath after rinsing.

Options to add to either recipe: Tea tree oil, Your favorite essential oil, Natural liquid soap, colloidal silver, Borax, &/or raw honey (as a reminder essential oils are to oily for some hair types).

Moisturizing body, feet, face wash. (soothing & great for skin issues)

2 parts baking soda, 2 parts epsom salt to 1 part raw coconut oil.

Optional add 5 to 15 drops Lavender & tea tree oil essential oils, add 1 part Borax.

Mix & store in airtight container, rub massaging in well, let sit a minute & wash of with hot water.


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