Homemade Wax Melts and Decongesting Shower Discs

Perfect timing to read this post by StephMakesStuff. A horrible head cold is making its rounds around our household. These sound like heaven to my stuffy, puffy, congested, throbbing head!!

Originally posted on Steph Makes Stuff:

This blog is actually combining 2 pins in one: the homemade wax melts and the Decongesting Shower Discs. I figured if I was already going to have the essential oils out, might as well do both crafts, right?

Here’s what you’ll need (for both crafts):

  • Baking soda
  • Essential oils: Eucylyptus, Peppermint, and Rosemary (Lavender or Lemon will 10work instead of Rosemary, if desired)
  • Unscented candle
  • Cupcake Liner (foil or silicone liners are ideal)
  • Empty wax warmer package or ice cube tray

I was surprised how simple these crafts where. There are very few steps for each one.

For the Decongesting Shower Discs, you’ll use 3:1 soda to water. I followed the directions on the Pinterest link and did 3 cups soda, 1 cup water. This ratio is even on the back of the box (in Tablespoons) as a face scrub. Good to know!

The mixture is pretty lumpy, but no…

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