A quiet day at the spa is probably on everyone’s relaxation list. But let’s be honest: who has the time or the money to actually take a day off and go to a specialized salon? I know I don’t. Sometimes the closest you can get is a soak in the tub between work and chores, at weird moments like 2 p.m. on a Tuesday or midnight on a Saturday. At least there are options: we found tons of DIY bath products that will make you feel like you’re at a spa—even if it’s an at-home version!
13 DIY Bath Products for an At-Home Spa
These luxurious DIY matcha bath melts are made with skin soothing oils, so they’re the perfect remedy for dry winter skin.
This DIY chamomile bath oil soothes dry winter skin and eases tension and stress with the power of infused chamomile flowers.
This Floral Tub Tea contains ingredients to nourish and soothe dry winter skin – and lots of flowers to make them smell amazing!
Not only is this recipe super easy, but it’s also amazing for skin – in case you didn’t know, milk and rose are incredibly nurturing and healing.
Whip up three different decadent bath salt essential oil recipe combinations—each perfect for a different time of day.
With only 5 ingredients, you can toss these colorful bath bombs together in a matter of minutes and you’ll be splashing away your troubles in less than an hour!
7. Bubble Bath
it is possible to make your own bubble bath that actually bubbles and won’t irritate your skin or cause breakouts.
Apple cider vinegar also does wonders for the body. Simply add some to your bathwater next time you’re in need of a soak and you’ll be amazed at what it does for your skin, hair, even your joints.
This cooling milk bath is inexpensive and fast relieving to ease the discomfort of a sunburn too; pair it with a tall glass of water for extra hydration.
10. DIY Bubble Bar
If you like Lush bubble bars, you’ll love this handmade version you can make at home. When it’s time to use ‘em, simply crumble a couple under running water while the bubbles fill the tub and the sea salts dissolve.
Learn how to make easy, inexpensive homemade lavender bath salts. A recipe that calms and relaxes as well as helps you sleep.
The scent of warm vanilla makes this DIY sugar cookie body scrub and soak even more luxurious.
Simply drop one in the tub, let it fizz and pop open the plastic container inside to reveal the ring and a cute note.27