Magazine article Sunset

Happy Feet

Magazine article Sunset

Happy Feet

Article excerpt

A soak with homemade bath salts ends the day right

To revive your spirits at the end of a long day, there's nothing like a leisurely foot soak. all it takes is a bowl big enough to hold your feet comfortably, a soft towel, and a sprinkling of aromatic bath salts that you can blend right at home.

Before beginning, make sure you have everything you need within reach. Place a towel on the floor in front of your chair to rest the bowl on and to dry your feet with when you're finished. Put on some relaxing music, choose a low, comfortable chair, and add a pillow for back support (so you can sit upright and place your feet firmly in the bowl).

If you want to massage your feet while soaking, place a layer of polished pebbles in the bottom of the bowl before filling it with hot water and a handful of bath salts. Work the balls of your feet over the pebbles, relax, and enjoy.

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BATH SALTS

Add bath salts to your soaking bowl to soften your feet and to act as a gentle cleanser. When paired with essential oils, the salts will give off a delightfully soothing or invigorating aroma. …

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