If you are skilled in soap-making and want to use your own base, please do!
) Eucalyptus essential oil Peppermint essential oil Coconut oil Soap molds Step One Pour a handful of coarse pink Himalayan salt into the bottom of your soap molds.
Himalayan salt soaks have become renowned as a way to relax while getting rid of toxins and improving circulation.
I typically take showers over baths, so when I caught wind of Himalayan salt bars, I Pink Himalayan Salt (coarse and finely ground) Shea butter soap base (this should be available at your local craft store.
Cabo Rojo, nestled on the southwest corner of Puerto Rico, hosts your usual Caribbean attractions, i.e. Salt has been mined in this area since the time of the Taino Indians, dating back to around 700 A. Until you make it to the top of the observatory deck, it may be hard to ascertain why these salt flats draw a crowd. The different colored sands and salt deposits create a pretty marble pattern. Inspired by the pink hues and salt produced in Cabo Rojo, I wanted to share with you all my new favorite homemade beauty product: Pink Himalayan Salt Bars!
white sand beaches, turquoise waters and iguanas basking in the sun. Pink Himalayan salt is known for doing wonderful things for the body and mind, as it contains 84 trace minerals and a unique ionic energy.
Step Four Stir in 15-20 drops (gauge to your liking) of your favorite essential oil. Step Five Pour the mixture into the soap molds and allow to cool completely Step Six Once dry, remove from the molds and use as you would a normal bar of soap!
The focus is on the rock art and structures that are left here from the time of the Fremont Indians dating around 400 AD -1300 AD.
I stirred continuously until all of the soap was fully melted.
Step Three While stirring, add in one cup of finely ground pink Himalayan sea salt.
Step Two Place two cups (about 12 squares) of shea butter soap base and one tbsp of coconut oil into a glass bowl and melt.
I used a double broiler, but you can also use a microwave.
The brine shrimp and other organisms that inhabit the salt grids produce its colorful pink hue, viewed from up above. Turn around, and the view behind is just as beautiful.