Homemade Bath Powder Recipes

homemade body powderBath powder is one of the most luxurious items to please the senses when you have finished bathing and begin to layer your favorite scents. Bath powders hold their place as one of sensual sensations of body care. You can make your own homemade bath powders, using our various bath powder recipes.

Whether you love the feeling of a bath powder or you want to make some very special and personal gifts for giving to your family and friends, you are sure to find just the right recipe to delight anyone on your gift list this year.


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Making your own bath powder is an enjoyable pastime or hobby that uses bath powdervarious ingredients such as, talc, cornstarch, and oatmeal as well as several different essential oils such as Rose, Lavender, Sandalwood, Gardenia, Chamomile, Comfrey and Marigold.

Some bath powders include the romantic aromatic tones of Vanilla.

Each of these different essential oils and ingredients has their own healing properties to enhance your well-being as well as your mood.

For instance, Rose and Lavender are very popular for relaxing and soothing a mind and body.

Imagine the soft, silky feeling of making and using your own special homemade scented bath powders.

Have a look at the various bath powder recipes we have to share with you. Given as gifts, they can make the perfect complimentary addition for an after bath ritual and a wonderful companion to many of our other bath product recipes.

Come see what you have been missing.

Aromatherapy Body Powder
Pamper your feet
Ingredients List
15 to 20 drops of your choice essential oil, peppermint is always a favorite for foot products.
1 tablespoon baking soda
1 cup cornstarch

Mix together baking soda and cornstarch in a jar that has a lid that fits tight.
Add 15 t0o 20 drops essential oil
Shake very well

Bed Linen Fragrant Powder
A beautiful powder that does not stain bed linens.

Ingredients List
1 tablespoon of fragrance oil of your choice
{You may also substitute pure essential oil for fragrance oil, but just use a few drops, Lavender essential oil is always popular for bed sheets as it promotes sleep.}
1/4 cup Baking Soda
1 cup Cornstarch

Mix Baking Soda and Cornstarch together in a bowl
Add 1 tablespoon of your fragrance oil and using your hands mix together well.
If any clumps form in your powder after adding oil simply break apart between your fingers.
Store your powder in a clean glass shaker.
Sprinkle over your bed linens when you want a delightful treat.

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Easy Body Powder Recipe

Ingredients List
4 drops essential oil – your choice
1 ounce plain talcum powder
1 ounce powdered eggshells

Place the eggshells in a blender or food processor and process until eggshells are fine
In a bowl mix together eggshells and the talcum powder
Drop your essential oil into the powder mixture and mix well
Use a clean tea towel or cloth and set mixture aside for 2 - 3 days
Sift twice using a kitchen flour sifter
Set mixture aside again for 2 - 3 days
Sift twice using a kitchen flour sifter
Repeat the setting aside and sifting one more
Place in shaker

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Gardenia Body Powder Recipe

Ingredients List
8 drops gardenia essential oil
1 tablespoon French green clay
1/4 cup baking soda
3/4 cup cornstarch

Thoroughly mix clay, baking soda, and cornstarch
Add 8 drops gardenia essential oil and mix well
Set mixture aside for 2 - 3 days to dry out thoroughly
Use a kitchen flour sifter and sift powder thoroughly to ensure powder mixture is a fine texture.
Place in a covered container or a shaker and store your powder in a cool dry place

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Heaven's Bath Powder Recipe

Ingredient List

15 drops Geranium Oil
1/8 cup baking soda
1/8 cup Orris Root Powder
1/4 cup cornstarch
1/4 cup rice flour

Mix all dry ingredients together thoroughly
Add oil and mix together well
Place in shaker bottle container of covered container

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Jasmine Body Powder Recipe
Ingredient List
1-2 drops of Jasmine essential oil
1 teaspoon sweet almond oil
1 tablespoon finely ground dried Jasmine flowers
1 cup cornstarch
Mix all ingredients together thoroughly
Place in shaker containers or an airtight container


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Lavender Baby Powder Recipe

Ingredient List
1/4 teaspoon Lavender Essential Oil
1/2 pound Cornstarch
You can substitute Potato starch or arrowroot powder for the

Place cornstarch in a zip lock freezer bag
Add essential oil drop by drop
Close tightly and shake well to distribute essential oil
Breaking up any clumps that may form
Set aside for 3 to 4 days to distribute the essential oil
Use as needed or pamper baby after bath time.


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Perfumed Bath Powder Recipe

Ingredient List
2 to 3 drops of your favorite perfume or the essential oil of your choice
1 teaspoon Orrisroot powder
1 cup rice flour
2 cups Cornstarch

Combine all ingredients and mix together well
Store powder in a tightly closed tin or container for 6 t0 7 days
The orrisroot powder requires this time to absorb the scent of your essential oil

Natural Vanilla Variation:
Omit all fragrances and substitute 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract to the powder with 1 or 2 vanilla beans.

A lovely powder for a girl gift at Christmas, package in a pretty Christmas tin.

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Rose Bath Powder Recipe
Ingredients List
8 drops rose essential oil
1/2 cup baking soda
1/2 cup arrowroot powder
Thoroughly mix together the baking soda and arrowroot powder
Add rose essential oil one drop and mixing gently with each drop
Store in shaker or covered airtight container

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Sandalwood Body Powder Recipe
Ingredient List
1/2 ounce sandalwood powder
1 ounce plain talcum powder
1 ounce powdered eggshells

Grind in blender as fine as possible
Sift with kitchen flour sifter
Cover and store in shaker or air tight tin

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Scented Bath Powder Recipe
Ingredient List
10 - 20 drops of essential oil
Jasmine, Rose, or Ylang-Ylang are good choices
1 cup Baking Soda
1 cup Cornstarch

Mix the Baking Soda and Cornstarch together well in a jar
Add your essential oil a few drops at a time covering and shaking very well after each addition of oil
Break up any lumps that may form with a fork.
You can test the strength of the scent after each addition adding a few more drops only if you wish a stronger scent
Set powder aside for about 24 hours


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Vanilla Body Powder Recipe
Ingredients List
1/2 cup Baking Soda
8 drops Vanilla Oil
1/2 cup Cornstarch

Mix baking soda and cornstarch together well
Add vanilla oil one drop at a time and mix lightly with a fork after each addition of oil
Store in shaker or an airtight container

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