Peppermint Foot Soak – Homemade Gifts

Let’s make gift giving more meaningful, unique, and affordable! I will be sharing ideas each week for homemade frugal and fun gifts for the whole family.
Today is about self-care, pampering, and rejuvenation!

This homemade foot soak contains a combination of basic ingredients to create a relaxing and refreshing experience. The baking soda will soften your skin, Epsom salt helps remove toxins, and the peppermint is refreshing and soothing.

What you need:
~ Jar or container with a tight fitting lid
~ Peppermint essential oil
~ Epsom salt
~ Baking Soda
~ Powdered pigment if you wish to colour it
~ Fabric or tissue paper to decorate


  • 1/3 cup of baking soda
  • 1/2 cup Epsom salt
  • 4-6 drops of peppermint essential oil


  1. Mix all ingredients together and store in a container with a tight-fitting lid, like a mason jar. 
  2. To use this foot soak, add 4 tbsp to a basin of warm water. Stir to disolve and soak for 15 to 20 minutes.

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