Foaming Celtic Sea Salt Scrub Recipe

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This foaming Celtic sea salt scrub recipe contains light grey Celtic sea salt packed with 82 trace minerals and prized for it's natural skin care benefits. Its light grey hue comes from the pure clay soil the salt is harvested from and, like dead sea salt, Celtic sea salt is also naturally moist. When used in skin care applications, Celtic sea salt helps to keep skin moisturized and revitalized. In addition it also aids in improving the skin barrier function and helps to eliminate roughness and inflammation on the skin’s surface.

This foaming Celtic sea salt scrub recipe contains light grey Celtic sea salt which is naturally dried by the sun and the wind and contains 82 trace minerals. Its light grey hue comes from the pure clay soil the salt is harvested from and, like dead sea salt, Celtic sea salt is also naturally moist. When used in skin care applications, Celtic sea salt helps to keep skin moisturized and revitalized. In addition it also aids in improving the skin barrier function and helps to eliminate roughness and inflammation on the skin’s surface.

Like Epsom salt, which is rich in magnesium, Celtic sea salt also offers anti-inflammatory benefits due to its own high magnesium content. This in turn can help those with muscle and joint pain. It also helps to flush out toxins to detoxify skin and aids in improving blood circulation. To add further detoxifying skin care properties to this Celtic sea salt scrub, you can also experiment with adding natural clay or activated charcoal to your foaming Celtic sea salt scrub recipe.

This foaming Celtic sea salt scrub recipe contains light grey Celtic sea salt to moisturize, revitalize, exfoliate, and detox skin and calm inflammation. Plus there are free printable labels for gifting!

My foaming Celtic sea salt scrub recipe, like my foaming salt scrub recipe here, also includes a glycerin melt and pour soap base. This in turns gives this Celtic sea salt scrub some soap like properties. As a result this scrub will lather lightly when massaged onto skin allowing you to skip that bar of soap or bottle of body wash. I also include a blend of essential oils and neem oil prized for their healing and anti-bacterial/anti-fungal properties. These ingredients make this Celtic sea salt scrub a wonderful option for problem skin as well as feet!

Keep reading to learn how to make this foaming Celtic sea salt recipe as well as for free printable product labels for gifting your homemade scrubs!

This foaming Celtic sea salt scrub recipe contains light grey Celtic sea salt which is naturally dried by the sun and the wind and contains 82 trace minerals. Its light grey hue comes from the pure clay soil the salt is harvested from and, like dead sea salt, Celtic sea salt is also naturally moist. When used in skin care applications, Celtic sea salt helps to keep skin moisturized and revitalized. In addition it also aids in improving the skin barrier function and helps to eliminate roughness and inflammation on the skin’s surface.

Foaming Celtic Sea Salt Scrub Recipe

© Rebecca’s Soap Delicatessen

Ingredients:

5 oz. clear glycerin melt and pour soap base
.5 oz mango butter
1 oz. grapeseed oil
.5 oz. 100% neem oil
10 oz. coarse grey Celtic sea salt
2 mL rosemary essential oil
2 mL lavender essential oil
1 mL tea tree essential oil
pinch chromium green oxide pigment powder, optional

Instructions:

Note that this foaming Celtic sea salt scrub recipe has not been tested using an all natural melt and pour soap base and may not perform as desired if used. ie. You could end up with a scrub that’s more like a solid rock hard bar of soap. I specifically used Crafter’s Choice basic clear melt and pour soap base. It’s also advised you not use metal utensils for this project when mixing in the Celtic sea salt.

Begin by using a digital scale to weigh out the mango butter into a 4 cup glass Pyrex measuring cup. (Alternately you may use a double boiler.) Heat in the microwave at 50% power until mostly melted. Remove from the microwave.

Weigh out the clear glycerin melt and pour soap base and cut into cubes using a Chef’s knife. Add the soap cubes to the glass Pyrex measuring cup with the mango butter. Heat in 20-30 second increments, stirring in between each heating, until the soap and mango butter melt completely.

Now weigh out the grape seed oil – or other liquid at room temperature carrier oil of choice – and the neem oil and stir into the melted soap/mango butter mixture. (Learn more about neem oil here.)

Using a fresh graduated plastic transfer pipette for each essential oil, measure out and stir in the tea tree, lavender and rosemary essential oils.

In a separate glass container or bowl, weigh out the grey Celtic sea salt. I used coarse salt for my foaming Celtic sea salt scrub, however you can also use fine Celtic sea salt if your skin is irritated by the coarser grains. (I found grey Celtic sea salt at my local co-op, however, it can also be purchased online.)

If using a colorant, add a pinch of the chromium green oxide powder to the Celtic sea salt and mix in using a wood or plastic utensil. (Alternately, you can try a natural colorant such as spirulina powder.)

Now slowly add the Celtic sea salt into the other ingredients, mixing as you go. Once thoroughly combined, spoon into three 4 oz. glass jars. Or double my foaming Celtic sea salt recipe to make three 8 oz. jars. I used a 8 oz. wide mouth mason jar and a 4 oz. mason jelly jar for mine.

This foaming Celtic sea salt scrub recipe contains light grey Celtic sea salt to moisturize, revitalize, exfoliate, and detox skin and calm inflammation. Plus there are free printable labels for gifting!

If you’re gifting you Celtic sea salt scrubs, you can download free printable labels for both the 4 oz. jelly jars and the wide mouth 8 oz. mason jars here. Simply print onto a full size label sheetWorldLabel has great prices for bulk labels and sticker sheets – cut out and adhere to the tops of your containers.

The graphic elements for these printable labels comes from this free clip art collection at Citrus & Mint blog. Be sure to visit Citrus & Mint on Etsy for more amazing scrapbook and clip art elements that you can buy. You can also find free clip art elements and scrapbook papers at Citrus & Mint blog along with a few tutorials on incorporating these scrapbook papers and clip art elements into your own personal projects.

Learn how to make your own emulsified salt scrub and foaming Celtic sea salt scrub with two fantastic homemade sea salt scrub recipes from Soap Deli News blog.

If you like my foaming Celtic sea salt scrub recipe you may also like my sea salt face and body scrub recipe here. Inspired by Lush’s Ocean Salt Face and Body Scrub, my sea salt face and body scrub recipe is made using natural ingredients that include fine dead sea saltmango butter, fractionated coconut oil and lanolin. This emulsified sea salt face and body scrub recipe has a creamy texture and is gentle enough for even sensitive skin. It helps to condition and protect skin while the inclusion of dead sea salt lends its natural healing properties.

This detox sugar scrub recipe creates lovely solid sugar scrub shaped gemstones that contain activated charcoal to help keep skin acne free and vibrant! In addition to naturally detoxifying activated charcoal, this detox sugar scrub recipe also incorporates anti-acne/anti-aging sea buckthorn oil as well as lavender and tea tree essential oils.

In addition you may also like my detox solid sugar scrub recipe. This solid sugar scrub recipe products gemstone shaped scrubs that contain activated charcoal to help keep skin healthy and acne free! My detox solid sugar scrub recipe contains naturally detoxifying activated charcoal as well as anti-acne/anti-aging sea buckthorn oillavender essential oil and tea tree oil.

To discover even more natural skin care recipes as well as homemade soap recipes and beauty DIY’s be sure to follow my boards on Pinterest. You can also find and follow me on Blog Lovin’, Tumblr, Facebook, Twitter, G+ and Instagram.


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Rose Scented DIY Sea Salt Spray for Hair

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This rose scented DIY sea salt spray for hair helps to give your hair volume and texture! Spray it on then scrunch for sexy tousled beach waves any time!

This fabulous rose scented DIY sea salt spray for hair gives your hair volume and texture any time you need it! Simply spray it on then scrunch for sexy tousled beach waves.

My sea salt spray recipe is inspired by Not Your Mothers Beach Babe Texturizing Sea Salt Spray, a product which has become one of my go to hair staples based on affordability and performance. Like Not Your Mother’s sea salt spray, my sea salt spray recipe also contains dimethicone to counteract the drying effect salt can have on hair. (Their product also contains Sea Kelp Extract, however I don’t currently have this in my ingredient stash. But don’t be afraid to try it on your own!) Rose water is also used to give it its fabulous fragrance.

If you prefer not to use silicones in your hair care products, you can simply omit both the Dimethicone (silicone) and the Polysorbate 20 (emulsifier) which is used to keep the Dimethicone mixed with the water. For more hold double the sea salt and omit the Epsom salt. For less hold do the opposite.

This rose scented DIY sea salt spray for hair helps to give your hair volume and texture! Spray it on then scrunch for sexy tousled beach waves any time!

DIY Sea Salt Spray for Hair

© Rebecca’s Soap Delicatessen

Ingredients:

3.25 oz. distilled hot water
1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
1/4 teaspoon Epsom salt
1 ml Dimethicone
1 ml Polysorbate 20
.25 oz. rose water (or rose hydrosol)

Instructions:

Begin by using a digital scale to weigh out the distilled water into a glass Pyrex measuring cup. Heat in the microwave until hot but not quite ready to boil.

Use measuring spoons to measure out the salts then stir into the hot water until the salt has dissolved completely.

Now, using a graduated transfer pipette for each, measure out the Dimethicone and Polysorbate 20 and stir into the salt water mixture.

Finally weigh out the rose water and stir into your DIY sea salt spray for hair. (As this is a water based product, you may also want to consider using a preservative such as Optiphen ND to prevent the growth of bacteria, fungus and yeast.)

This fabulous rose scented DIY sea salt spray for hair gives your hair volume and texture any time you need it! Simply spray it on then scrunch for sexy tousled beach waves.

Using a small funnel pour the sea salt spray into a 4 oz. glass bottle and close with a fingertip mister. Shake well then spritz onto hair as desired. You can use your new DIY sea salt spray on damp, towel dried hair or dry hair for different looks.

For more hair care recipes, homemade soap recipes and beauty DIY’s be sure to follow my Pinterest boards. You can also follow me on Blog Lovin’, Tumblr, Facebook, Twitter, G+ and Instagram for regular updates and behind the scene sneak peeks.


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Natural Vanilla and Patchouli Bath Salts Recipe

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This natural vanilla and patchouli bath salts recipe is easy to make but a luxury to soak in! Create your own using natural salts and oils.

This natural vanilla and patchouli bath salts recipe is easy to make but a luxury to soak in! Create your own using natural salts, and organic coconut oil, vanilla and patchouli essential oils.

Natural Vanilla and Patchouli Bath Salts Recipe

© Rebecca’s Soap Delicatessen

Ingredients:

1 Cup coarse sea salt
1/2 Cup Epsom salt
1/2 teaspoon organic fractionated coconut oil (or organic refined coconut oil)
2 mL vanilla essential oil (or organic vanilla absolute oil)
1 mL organic patchouli essential oil

Directions:

To make this vanilla and patchouli bath salts recipe, begin by combining your salts and mix together. Next measure out your fractionated coconut oil – I like this oil because it has such a long shelf life – and pour in the salts. Using a pipette with mL markings, measure out your vanilla essential oil and add to the salts. Do the same with the patchouli oil using a new pipette. Mix well, then store in an air tight container in a cool, dry location.


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DIY Solid Shea Butter Salt Scrub Cube Recipe

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This recipe is a twist on my DIY Solid Shea Butter Sugar Scrub Cube Recipe. It’s perfect for those that prefer the detoxifying properties of dead sea salts. Or use Epsom salts to help relieve sore muscles.
DIY Solid Salt Scrub Cubes Recipe
DIY Solid Salt Scrub Cubes
© Rebecca’s Soap Delicatessen

Ingredients:
2.5oz Natural Shea Butter Melt and Pour Glycerin Soap
4oz. Refined or Raw Organic Shea Butter
16oz. Fine Dead Sea Salts or Epsom Salts
2 Tablespoons Fractionated Coconut Oil (Or other carrier oil such as olive, rice bran, jojoba or sweet almond oil)
1 Tablespoon Fragrance Oil (or 1/2 Tablespoon Essential Oil) of Choice
Pinch of ultramarine or oxide pigment (optional)
Pinch of herbs such as lavender or thyme (optional)
Instructions:
You can use a loaf mold – such as a disposable tin loaf pan – for this recipe. Use one to two molds depending on how large you want your cubes. Line your molds with plastic wrap or food service film taping the film at the top of the mold. (Alternately you can use decorative silicone molds for this.)
Weigh out your melt and pour soap base using a scale, then melt in the microwave or a double boiler. Weigh out your shea butter and melt in the same way. Stir the shea butter into the melt and pour soap base. Next, measure out your fractionated coconut oil or your choice of carrier oil and your fragrance if desired using a Tablespoon measurement and stir into the melted shea butter and soap base. In a separate bowl, weigh out the salts you’ll be using. If using a pigment for color, cut in a pinch of color using a butter knife or spatula. You’ll also cut in any herbs you’d like to use at this time as well. You can try anything from calendula petals to lavender. Finally, quickly pour the salt into the shea/soap mixture and mix well. Scoop into your mold and level with a spatula, then place in the refrigerator until solidified.
Once your scrub has solidified, you can gently remove the scrubs from the molds by lifting them out of the mold with the plastic wrap from the top edges of the plastic wrap. Then remove the plastic wrap from the scrub. I then use a Chef’s knife to then cut the scrub into individual cubes. Place cubes in an airtight container until use and store in a cool, dry locataion.
To use these salt scrub cubes, simply crush one or two cubes in your wet hands and slather over your body.

For ingredients for this project I highly recommend purchasing your organic carrier oils, butters, herbs and essential oils from Mountain Rose Herbs. They specialize in quality controlled organic ingredients harvested using sustainable practices.

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Want to skip the soap base? Then check out the DIY Epsom Salt Bath Cube Recipe from Pearl + Earl’s Good Time Vintage Blog. Substitute the water for natural organic shea butter – you’ll have to melt it first to mix in the salt – to make this recipe super skin conditioning while exfoliating!

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Champagne Pomegranate Sea Salt & Goat Milk Bath Recipe

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DIY Milk Bath Recipe

Champagne Pomegranate Sea Salt & Goat Milk Bath

Yum. This recipe is perfect for those of you who enjoy a long soak in the tub!

Ingredients:

1/2 Cup colloidal oatmeal
1/2 Cup powdered goat milk
1 Cup baking soda
1 Cup Natrasorb Bath (starch)
1 Cup coarse grain sea salts
1/2 Cup epsom salts
2 rounded Tablespoons shea butter
3 Tablespoons Champagne Pomegranate fragrance oil

Instructions:

Melt shea butter in the microwave. Add melted shea butter and fragrance oil to a mixing bowl. Stir in Natrasorb Bath until all the oil is absorbed. Stir in baking soda, goat milk powder, and colloidal oatmeal. Mix well. Stir in epsom and sea salts and mix well. Scoop milk bath into 8oz. containers. Makes approximately four 8oz. containers with each holding about 7oz by weight.

Recipe is © 2008 Rebecca’s Soap Delicatessen.


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