How to Make Bath Bombs at home. Sharing our easy DIY bath bombs recipe you can try and how to custom create your own special colors and scents…

I might be a little bit addicted to the LUSH store. I mean, it's hard not to be when you walk-in and the smells hit you with a big dose of happiness. I love it so much! And so does my kiddo. He curiously asked about my collection of bath bombs sitting in a jar in our bathroom and wanted to try one for his bath. And now we are both hooked.

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Did you know you can actually make your own bath bombs? It's pretty easy and way cheaper than the ones you'll find in stores.

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Making bath bombs is a fun activity for kids too! It's a crafty way to spend the afternoon and it also produces something you can use the next time you get a little soaking time. Or make a batch and wrap them up to give to friends. They make great homemade gifts ! 

The fun part with homemade bath bombs is that you get to custom make your own colors and scents. Add food coloring and scented oils to create any combination that suits your mood. I love using  lavender oil or eucalyptus with mine!

Bath Bomb Recipe

  • 1 cup baking soda
  • 1/2 cup citric acid (find it on Amazon)
  • 1/2 cup Epsom salt
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 3/4 teaspoon water
  • 2 teaspoons of oil (coconut, olive or baby oil will work)
  • 2 teaspoons of essential oil (choose your own scent)
  • food coloring (choose your own color)
  • plastic mold (find on Amazon)
  • large jar with lid

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How to Make Bath Bombs

  1. Pour all liquid ingredients into a mason jar. Close and shake well.
  2. Pour liquid mix into dry ingredients and use your fingers to combine.
  3. Add citric acid. Mixture will being to fizz.
  4. Fill each mold and pack mixture tightly till full.
  5. Carefully remove the plastic mold and place bath bombs on wax paper
  6. Allow to dry for 24 to 48 hours before packaging or using.

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