How to Make Skin Care Products

Foot Bath

Mix this foot bath to relieve tired, aching feet in short order.


  • Measuring cup
  • Mixing bowl
  • Mixing spoon
  • 2-pound coffee can or large jar with cover


  • Alum
  • Borax
  • Epsom salts
  • Colloidal oatmeal

Note: Buy the ingredients at a pharmacy.

Yield: About 11/2 to 2 pounds

Measure 1/4 cup of alum, 1/8 cup of borax, and 1 cup of Epsom salts into a mixing bowl; mix the ingredients thoroughly. Add 1 cup of colloidal oatmeal and mix well again. Pour the mixture into a clean, 2-pound coffee can or a large jar, and cover it tightly.

To use the preparation, stir 1/2 tablespoon of this mixture into a basin of warm water.

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