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I am in love with bath bombs and especially my DIY bath bomb recipe. I can make them at home for a fraction of what they cost at a store!
There is nothing more relaxing then to soak in the tub after a long day, once the kids are in bed, and pop one of these in the tub. My kids love them, too. What’s not to love about some fizzy fun in your bathtub?
You probably already have many of the ingredients that you need on hand, but I included some links to the ones that you might need to get.
Here’s the basic DIY bath bomb recipe:
- 1/2 Cup Corn Starch
- 1/4 Cup Epsom Salt
- 1 Cup Baking Soda
- 1/2 Cup Citric Acid
- 2 Teaspoons Coconut Oil (melted)
- Spray bottle of witch hazel or water
- Essential Oil (10-15 drops, depending on how strong you want it)
- Food Coloring/Soap Dye
- Mold to shape them in (I love this bath bomb mold set, or you can use silicone or tin molds if you want to get creative with your shapes!)
- Combine the corn starch, Epsom salt, baking soda, and citric acid in a bowl.
- Add in melted coconut oil, essential oil, and food coloring.
- Spritz the mixture with the witch hazel or water and mix. You want it to be just moist enough that it holds together if you lightly press it together in your hand. Be careful not to add too much of the liquid or else it will start to fizz.
- Press into molds and for at least 2 hours or until dry.
- Store in an airtight container.
Now, that’s the basic DIY bath bomb recipe. I love to get creative with mine by adding in dried flowers, dried herbs, and different essential oils. A really great and pretty combination is lavender oil and dried lavender flowers or rose oil and dried rose petals!
Have fun making this DIY bath bomb recipe!
Have any questions on making your own bath bombs? Leave your questions in the comments below!