Foaming vanilla bubble bath indulges your body and your skin. It is relaxing and soothing.
It is made with vanilla extract that can be bought in any of the health food stores.
It has to be made with 35% alcohol to qualify as an extract.
Vanilla is probably one of the most recognized flavors and scents around. It was well known of in pre-Columbian Mesoamerica before being introduced in Europe.
After that, vanilla found its way to food, drinks, cosmetics, and for us most important, skin care.
Vanilla is said to be good for the overall sense of wellbeing. It evokes good memories, smells like home. It is warm and inviting.
Some believe it is an aphrodisiac, although the science has not recognized it as such.
When liquid soap is added, this soapy bubble bath recipe becomes paradise for both body and mind.Foaming Vanilla Bath
1 cup oil (any vegetable oil)
1/2 c. liquid soap
1 tbsp vanilla extract
1/4 cup honey (optional)
Blend the ingredients together. Shake well before using. Use 1/4 cup per bath.
If you want to pamper yourself even further, add a bit of whole milk or buttermilk to the mix. Milk is filled with alpha-hydroxy acid, an antioxidant. Enzymes which milk is full of, will add more nourishment to this already rich recipe.
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