Juniper Apothecary DIY Shower Steamer

Go for it. That’s the advice a budding small business entrepreneur in Sioux Falls has for others, dreaming of starting their own business.
Brittany Sopko started her business out of her home. Now she’s got a new family-oriented location in downtown Sioux Falls at the 8th & Railroad Center.
And there is a lot of buzz about her business! Brittany joins us to talk about her journey to Juniper Apothecary, with more focus on natural and homeopathic remedies.
Today Brittany shares how to make a shower steamer, a spa-like luxury for in your shower.

Basic Shower Steamer by Juniper Apothecary

2 cups baking soda

1 cup citric acid

2 tbsp cornstarch

1 tbsp oil (olive or vegetable)

3 tsp water

1 tbsp Essential Oil (whatever oil or blend you like)


Instructions: Mix all the dry ingredients together. In a separate bowl, mix the oil, water and essential oils together. Add wet ingredients to the dry. Mix together until combined. Press into a mold, pop out and let dry. You can use whatever mold you like, a measuring cup works great.


To Use: Get shower steamer slightly wet and place on the floor of your shower just past where the water reaches. The aroma of the essential oils makes your shower more spa like and you get the aromatherapy benefits of the oils used. Depending on the size of the steamer you make, you can use for multiple showers just let the steamer dry in between uses.



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