Wondering how to make bath bombs? These DIY bath bomb recipes are all easy to make. By using common kitchen ingredients you can create lucious all natural bath bombs on the cheap!
What are bath bombs?
Technically, bath bombs are small balls that are made out of baking soda and citric acid, plus some other fun stuff such as herbal infused oil and essential oils. When the balls get wet, there is a chemical reaction and they fizz.
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Functionally, bath bombs are a great way to create a soothing bath experience. However, many store bought bath bombs have harsh ingredients that you wouldn’t want on your skin. But with homemade bath bombs you get to control the ingredients.
Once bath bombs get we they will start reacting. To get the most fizz and best use of your homemade bath bombs do the following…
Fill the tub first then toss in the bath bomb
Use the warmest water you enjoy for a bath. The heat will help dissolve the bath bomb.
Soak for 20-30 minutes.
Drain tub and exit bath
Since diy bath bombs have oil in them, they can make the bath slippery so be careful exiting the tub. Also, be sure to rinse it all down the drain so the tub isn’t slipper for the next time you use it.
Packaging Bath Bombs
Bath bombs should be stored in an airtight container. I like to wrap them in plastic wrap first and then in something more decorative, especially if I’m giving them away. This will help keep the moisture away from the bath bomb.
Bath bombs are a fun and luxurious way to end the day. Bath bombs can be expensive and filled with questionable ingredients but when you make homemade bath bombs you can control the cost and the ingredients. Use this easy lavender milk bath bomb recipe as a starting point for making diy bath bombs.
As an herb and plant lover, I’m always trying to share my passions and their benefits with the people that I love. Oh, I give salves and balms, tinctures and syrups but sometimes I want to give a little something different and more indulgent. Homemade soothing and fizzy herbal bath bombs seemed like the perfect way to do all of the above.
Oatmeal and Lavender bath bombs soothe dry itchy skin, reduce inflammation, and reduce irritation. Use these for insect bites, poison ivy, rashes, and other minor skin irritation that makes it hard to relax.
Imagine relaxing after a long day in a steaming bath of hot chocolate. The warmth soothing tired muscles while rich chocolately aromas swirl through the air and melted cocoa butter moisturises your skin. The best part of all? It could actually good for you!
DIY Bath bombs aren’t the only easy and frugal gifts you can make for your family and friends. Homemade gifts are usually very meaningful. Here are over 25 sentimental gift ideas that can be used for any gift occasion.