Bath bombs are an amazing addition to any bath. Making your own bath bombs is very simple. You’ll be saving money and adding a new hobby in your life when making these. In this post, you’ll learn how to DIY bath bombs that will be perfect for you or as gifts.
I don’t take baths often but when I do I make sure that I add a bath bomb to the water. When adding a homemade bath bomb to your bath you’ll make your skin feel nice and make you and your bath smell amazing.
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DIY bath bombs
The great thing about DIY bath bombs is you are in complete control. They’re completely customizable to suit any needs you may have.
When making DIY bath bombs you can choose the:
Not only are they customizable but you’ll be saving a ton of money. A bath of bath bombs should cost less than $5 and a batch will give you many uses.
This will allow you to make a few for yourself and give some away as gifts.
For this recipe, you’ll learn how to make peppermint DIY bath bombs
Supplies you’ll need when making DIY bath bombs:
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- 1 cup baking soda
- 1 cup citric acid
- 1/2 cup cornstarch
- 4 tablespoons coconut oil
- 2 drops peppermint essential oil
- 1 drop green food coloring
- bath bomb mold
These supplies are available online or in certain stores. I have found it’s easier to purchase citric acid online.
Your DIY bath bomb size
I can’t tell you exactly how many bath bombs you’ll be able to make with this recipe because it does depend on the size bath bomb mold you are using.
The size of your DIY bath bomb is completely up to you. You can make small, medium, or large balls. Some other things you can use as molds are:
If you use your hands as a mold make sure that you use enough pressure so the DIY bath bombs don’t crumble on you.
The steps to take to make DIY bath bombs
In a bowl, add in corn starch, citric acid, and baking soda stir well.
Add in oil and stir with a fork to keep light and fluffy.
Add in peppermint essential oil.
Fluff with fork.
Separate into two containers and add green coloring to one. Fluff.
Using the mold packet both a little white then green into each side for the mold then press the sides of the mold together.
Once you press together, leave the bath bomb mixture in the mold for about a minute then remove and place on a tray to dry (harden) overnight.
This craft is so simple and takes no time to put together. Once you make your first batch you’ll be hooked. You’ll be making them all of the time. Having an abundance of DIY bath bombs is a great excuse to take some time to soak in the tub.
Some other DIY bath bomb recipes
Above I shared a peppermint DIY bath bomb recipe however you can use many different combinations when making bath bombs at home. A few examples are:
- Orange use orange essential oil and orange zest
- Lemon use lemon essential oil and lemon zest
- Pumpkin Spice add pumpkin spices
- Lavender use lavender essential oil and lavender
The skies the limit when it comes to making your own DIY bath bombs. Once you have the key ingredients you can experiment and make your own amazing bath bombs.
I hope that you have enjoyed this post and I cannot wait to hear about the combinations you’ve come up with.
Thank you so much for stopping by. Have an amazing day.