You want to take a bath, but you can’t find the perfect bath bomb? Well, if you are looking for an easy diy bath bombs craft project that is cheap and fun to make then this blog post is for you.
In this article we will be discussing everything about DIY bath bombs including what they are, how to use them, and it’s health benefits. So whether it’s Mother’s Day or Christmas – these 30 Easy DIY Bath Bombs will not disappoint!
What are Bath Bombs?
Bath bombs are a type of bath accessory that dissolves in the bath water to release bubbles, fragrance, and sometimes essential oils. Bath bombs often contain fizzy ingredients such as baking soda or citric acid. The fizz is what causes the bubbles to form.
Here are some great health benefits that bath bombs offer: stress relief, improved mood, relaxation, soothing and moisturizing skin, plus it would also help with aches and sore muscles.
What Ingredients are in Basic Bath Bomb Recipe?
Baking soda, citric acid, corn starch to avoid stickiness when wet, essential oils of choice, glycerin or coconut oil for moisturizing the skin and potassium sorbate as a preservative.
Note: Some bath bombs may contain Epsom salt, which is great for aching sore muscles and detoxifying.
How to Make Your Own Bath Bombs
Choose a mold to fit your personal preference. Find a large bowl and make sure it is clean.
Bath Bomb Ingredients: 1 cup of baking soda, 1/2 cup of citric acid, ¼ teaspoon of the colorant, 2 tablespoons of the coconut oil (or scent), and 1/2 cups of cornstarch.
Blend dry mixture well.
If you want to add herbs and/or drops of essential oils for added benefits, do this now before you mix everything together.
Mix together in a large mixing bowl, the baking soda and citric acid, then add in the rest of the dry ingredients while stirring.
If you are adding oils or herbs, mix in with your dry ingredients first and stir well.
Now add the wet ingredients and stir together.
Fill your molds with this mixture, making sure not to overfill them or they might crack when drying.
Smooth out the tops of each mold before adding in any more mix so it is as even as possible. These will need at least 24 hours to dry, sometimes more depending on the humidity and how well you mixed everything together.
How to Use Bath Bombs
To use a bath bomb, simply drop it in the tub of warm to hot water and watch it fizz, bubble, and release fragrance. Relax and enjoy a bath with your homemade bath bombs.
Now it’s time to take that overdue bath with these 30 Easy DIY Bath Bombs!