How amazing does a shower feel when you’re sick amirite?! 🤧 Imagine how much more amazing it will feel when you add these soothing, calming shower melts into the mix?! 🤤The eucalyptus opens airways and helps with breathing, while the lavender relaxes and calms achy muscles. Who needs Vicks (or Lush) when these are so easy to make ourselves? Plus, we can nix the toxic and synthetic ingredients found in store bought versions when we make them at home. Believe me, you want these in your life!
About the ingredients/supplies
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- All-natural and non-toxic
- Easier to work with than cornstarch, and doesn’t crumble as easily
- The best option for the cleanest shower melts ever
- If you don’t have distilled water, filtered water is a close second
- It doesn’t contain any of the nasty minerals found in tap water
- Promotes clear breathing and open airways
- Loosens and expels mucus
- Promotes feelings of relaxation
- Soothes muscle pain
- Has anti-oxidant properties
- Also has relaxing and calming properties
- And the fresh, pleasant fragrance
- Promotes restful sleep
- I used an ice cube tray here ⏤ feel free to use what you have, but using a silicone tray makes removing the shower melts quick and painless. Follow the link here to snag one if you need it
How to make
- Add 1 cup of baking soda to a bowl
- Slowly mix water into baking soda one tablespoon at a time until it resembles a thick paste
- Note: You may not need all 5 tablespoons!
- Once you’ve reached a paste consistency, add 15 drops each of eucalyptus and lavender essential oils
- Press the mixture firmly into the mold
- Place in the freezer for 1 hour to set
- After 1 hour, remove from the freezer and allow them to dry completely
- Once they’ve dried, pop ’em out and into an air-tight container
How to use
- Just drop one in towards the back of the shower
- Make sure the water stream hits the shower melt in order for the aromatherapy to work its magic
- Store in a dry, air-tight container in a cool, dark place. They keep for 1-2 months
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