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Make Some Easy Grinch Christmas Bath Salts and WOW Them All!

These fun Grinch Christmas bath salts are a WOW-worthy DIY gift for the holidays. See how easy this all-natural spa gift is to make with kitchen essentials.

Fun Grinch Christmas Bath Salts Spa Gift

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Grinch Christmas Bath Salts – Such a Fun DIY

It’s no secret we LOVE making our own bath products here on Ruffles and Rain Boots – from shower fizzies to bath bomb recipes, we’ve got you covered.. And because it’s officially after Halloween, it’s Christmas crafting time. :)

Okay, so whether you start a bit early like me or you’re looking for a great last-minute Christmas gift idea, these Grinch Christmas bath salts are the perfect WOW-worthy gift.

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This bath soak is an easy DIY that packs a huge Christmas gift-giving punch. If you paired it with our Grinch Christmas Shower or Bath Bombs, you’ll probably make a heart grow at least two sizes…

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How to Make Grinch Christmas Bath Salts 

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Easy Grinch Christmas Bath Salts

Grinch Christmas Bath Salts Recipe for The Grinch Movie Crafts

Make a batch of these fun Grinch Christmas bath salts and put a smile on even the grumpiest of holiday faces.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Difficulty Easy
Estimated Cost $5


  • 1 cup Epsom salts
  • 1/2 cup Kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup baking soda
  • 10-12 drops of peppermint essential oil
  • 4-5 drops green soap colorant
  • 2 tablespoons heart sprinkles (both mini- or jumbo-sized hearts will work)
  • airtight jar (we used these hermetically sealed jars from Amazon - Gotta love these hermetically sealed jars!)


  1. Add the Epsom salts, Kosher salts, and baking soda into a mixing bowl. Whisk to combine.
  2. Add the essential oil and stir well before adding soap colorant. Mix in the heart sprinkles.
  3. Store in an airtight glass container and store in a cool, dry place. How to Make Grinch Christmas Bath Soak


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Fun Christmas Gift for The Grinch Fans - Grinch Christmas Bath Salts

How to Use This Grinch Bath Soak

It’s easy to use (or give) this fun holiday spa gift. Just add about 1/4 cup of the Grinch bath salts to a warm bath (or foot soaking bin). Mix it around in the water by gently swishing the water with your hand.

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Thursday 19th of November 2020

I added a bit of olive oil to the mixture and kind of turned clumpy and hard in a few days. Would it be because of baking soda or the olive oil, any idea?


Sunday 20th of September 2020

Can you use the mica coloring? Or does it need to be liquid?

Sarah Nenni-Daher

Monday 21st of September 2020

I would actually use the liquid with these as the mica can just shake off the salt crystals.


Saturday 30th of November 2019

Would regular green food coloring work?


Friday 6th of December 2019

Love your Christmas gift ideas. I just was wondering were can I Get the green soap colorant at.

Sarah Nenni-Daher

Friday 6th of December 2019

It will work, however, food coloring has a chance of staining tubs and skin.


Wednesday 2nd of October 2019

How long can this be stored if in an airtight jar?

Sarah Nenni-Daher

Wednesday 2nd of October 2019

If stored in a glass (or PET plastic) air-tight jar, these will remain "good" and at potency for the life of the essential oil (between 1 and 3 years) if stored in a cool, dry, dark place.

However, the sugar sprinkles used in this one might break down before that and the salts will definitely get clumpy. I would say no longer than 6 months, so you're good to make them now if preparing for Christmas. :)


Monday 28th of January 2019

This is so cute, I wish I'd seen it before Christmas. I might leave it white with the red hearts for "Galantines." Can you store it for a while without the red hearts bleeding and staining the bath Salts?

Sarah Nenni-Daher

Tuesday 29th of January 2019

Michelle - that is a seriously cute idea! The colors didn't run for us BUT we kept it in airtight, sealed containers. The red would likely run (it's just sugar) if you got the mixture wet. I would recommend test tubes for single-use (like a bouquet of them for Valentine's day, perhaps) or a hermetically sealed jar with a scoop.

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