Epsom salt may not be high on the list of traditional, essential household items, but it really should be. After all, the colorless crystals – also known as magnesium sulfate – have such a wide variety of applications that it’s a wonder anyone survives without them. Indeed, from treating aches and pains to remedying oily hair, it almost feels like there’s nothing they can’t do.
20. Make your own bath bombs
Let’s be honest – who doesn’t love a good bath bomb to spice up their daily routine? After all, watching it fizz away is something we’ll never get bored of. And if you have Epsom salt to hand, you can even make your own. Just add baking soda, citric acid, corn flour, some essential oils and food coloring.