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« on: December 07, 2012 02:22:13 AM »

So I wanted to make these bath melts

http://www.bebeautiful-beautyblog.com/2012/08/diy-lavender-chamomile-bath-melts.html

and have the ingredients to make this recipe.

But if I wanted to change them up and make something a bit different, like lemon chamomile (I'm more of a citrus person - so it could also be orange or tangerine), what should I do.  I was going to replace the oil with lemon EO, but could I also add dried lemon zest, or would something like dried lemongrass be better?  Is dried zest OK?
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« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2012 07:26:58 AM »

I personally wouldn't add anything "chunky" like zest, I wouldn't want anything in my bath that doesn't dissolve. I think that recipe is kinda weird Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2012 09:02:09 PM »

Ya, I agree, no chunky bits. Lol.  You could try some lemon or orange powders.
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« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2012 04:37:39 AM »

Well, in case others don't want floaty bits of batonicals in their bath water, I did make some, and am including tea bag filters for them to pop the melts into and throw into the water.  For those who don't mind, I did grind the tea and lavender finely with a mortar and pestle.  They do smell lovely and the oils were lovely on the skin.  I went with the lavender and chamomile, but may make citrus ones later - I think the tea bag filters will help with the chunky bits issue.
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« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2012 11:21:11 AM »

Awesome idea! Smiley
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