How to Make Candy Cane Bath Salts
Watch more Christmas Gift Guide videos: http://www.howcast.com/guides/102-Christmas-Gift-Guide Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - http://howc.st/uLaHRS Learn how to make candy cane bath salts using these helpful tips. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: http://howc.st/ytmainplaylists Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - http://howc.st/HOE3aY Howcast Video Games Channel - http://howc.st/tYKKrk Howcast Tech Channel - http://howc.st/rx9FwR Howcast Food Channel - http://howc.st/umBoJX Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - http://howc.st/vmB86i Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - http://howc.st/vKjUjm Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - http://howc.st/vbbNt3 Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Put Epsom salts in bowls Put 1/2 cup of Epsom salts into each of two separate bowls. Tip Use resealable plastic bags for mixing ingredients for less mess. Step 2: Put in oil and glycerin Put two drops of peppermint oil and two drops of glycerin into each bowl, stirring to distribute them evenly through the Epsom salts. Step 3: Add red food coloring Add two drops of red food coloring into one of the bowls, and then stir until the color is uniform. Step 4: Layer salts in jar Use a funnel to alternate layers of red and white salts in a glass jar to make a candy cane effect, tapping the jar to settle the material, and filling the jar to the top. Tip Tilt the jar as you add salts to create diagonal candy cane stripes. Step 5: Tie on a ribbon Tie a ribbon around the jar of bath salts and add a candy cane in place of a bow. Step 6: Make a tag Make a tag instructing the user to add 2 to 3 tablespoons of the mixture to bath water, and to look forward to enjoying a stimulating holiday-style hydro experience. Did You Know? During Shakespeare's time, Epsom, England, was the site of one of the earliest discoveries of magnesium sulfate, known today as Epsom salts.