3 cups of Epsom salts
3 Teaspoons of Sweet Almond Oil
9 drops of Peppermint Essential Oil
1 drop of red food coloring ( more if you like)
1 drop of green food coloring
Ingredients for decoration:
several jars with turn lids or cork seals
red, green and white Christmas ribbon
several gift tags shaped like candy canes OR
several candy canes (small ones)
To make the salts separate each of the three cups of salts into three bowls.
Separate each teaspoon of almond oil into three bowls.
Into one bowl of almond oil add the drop of red food coloring, into the second add the green.
Into each of the three bowls of oil add three drops of peppermint oil.
Mix each bowl well.
After mixing pour each of the bowls of oils and coloring into one of the bowls of salt.
This will leave you with a bowl of green a bowl of red and a bowl of white scented salts.
Let sit for a few hours covered.
Candy cane effect:
To create the candy cane effect: Layer layers of each color(i.e a layer of red, a layer of green , a layer of white) over and over until you fill the jar.