Beauty, Lifestyle
With all the summer days ahead full of activities and time spent in the sunshine and outdoors, a homemade bath soak is just what we need to rejuvenate and soothe our skin. Making your own bath soaks at home is simple, inexpensive and so much fun! Not to mention they are pure and natural with no dyes or extra chemicals, and you know all the ingredients you’re adding in.

These 4 DIY Summer Bath Soaks will help you relax, de-stress, ease tension and sore muscles, soothe sunburns or bug bites, and moisturize summer skin. Fresh citrus peels, dried lavender and strawberry powder are some of the unique ingredients making these perfect for summer. Not to mention a milk bath using goat milk. This will leave your skin extra soft and make you feel like a queen, side note: it’s been said that Cleopatra used to bathe in goat milk! You can also make these for birthday gifts or a sweet “just because it’s summer” gift for your best friends. 

Four DIY Summer Bath Soaks photo

Milk + Honey

  • 1.5 cups whole powdered goat milk
  • 1 cup oat flour
  • 10+ drops almond oil
  • 5 tbsp raw honey


  1. Blend rolled oats in blender, turning them into fine oat flour.
  2. In a mixing bowl, add the powdered goat milk and oat flour and mix.
  3. Stir in the almond oil and honey, and mix really well.
Milk and Honey Bath Soak Goat Milk Bath Soak

Invigorating Citrus Soak

  • 1 cup Epsom salt
  • ½ cup baking soda
  • 3 drops lemon essential oil
  • 3 drops orange essential oil
  • 1 tbsp grated lemon peel
  • 1 tbsp grated lime peel
  • 1 tbsp grated orange peel


  1. In a mixing bowl, mix together Epsom salt and baking soda.
  2. Stir in drops of oils.
  3. Using a cheese grater, grate the peels of a lemon, lime and orange.
  4. Stir in citrus peels.
   Summer citrus bath soak Lemon, orange and lime bath soak photo

Bedtime Lavender Soak

  • 1 cup Epsom salt
  • ½ cup baking soda
  • ½ cup fine pink Himalayan sea salt
  • 3 drops lavender essential oil
  • ¼ cup dried lavender buds


  1. In a mixing bowl, mix together Epsom salt, baking soda and pink sea salt.
  2. Stir in drops of oil.
  3. Stir in dried lavender and mix well.
Lavender Bath Soak photo Lavender detail photo


Soothing Strawberry Soak

  • 1 cup Epsom salt
  • ½ cup baking soda
  • 1 bag unsweetened & unsulfured freeze-dried strawberries


  1. In a mixing bowl, mix together Epsom salt and baking soda.
  2. Blend freeze-dried strawberries until it becomes a powder.
  3. Stir in ½ cup of the strawberry powder and mix well.
Soothing Strawberry Bath Soak Strawberry Bath Soak photo Strawberry Bath Soak 

Happy soaking! xoxo signature-silver

Beauty, Seasonal, Top Health Tips
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Beauty, Recipes, Seasonal
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Beauty, Top Health Tips
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Beauty, Recipes
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Beauty, Steps to the Aisle
video on beauty tricks With all the holiday eating, drinking and get-togethers, these quick and foolproof beauty tricks are exactly what we need to prepare us for New Year’s Eve which is in just a few short days!  Or, really…these beauty tips are perfect for any special occasion you have coming up where you want to look extra beautiful.  And for my beautiful brides-to-be, these easy tricks will also help you prepare for your wedding! I share my favorite tips for how to decrease bloating {i.e. flat tummy tea}, how to get beautiful, glowing skin and my top tip for shiny hair. keep reading