April 10, 2017

Bath bombs can be expensive and include citric acid that can be harsh on your skin. Our DIY uses ingredients found at the grocery store, and omits the citric acid. This recipe calls for cream of tartar, which, when combined with baking soda, will give you the same fizzy result! We have included all you'll need to make these bombs, read on to see how you can create and customize your own bombs! 

Bath Bomb Recipe
2 Cups Baking Soda 
1 Cup Cream of Tartar
6 Tablespoons Epsom Salt 
Coconut Oil (heated up)
Spray Bottle Filled with water (optional)
Essential Oils 
Food Coloring 
Mixing Bowls 
Large Spoon 
Dried Flowers 
Wax Paper 
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**This recipe made 3-6 bombs, depending on how big your mold is. 
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In our tutorial we made 3 different bombs, we started by mixing the main ingredients Baking Soda, Cream of Tartar, and Epsom Salt in a large bowl. We had a second bowl we used to portion out a third of the mix. 

 

Our first bomb is The Lemon Bomb

We Added:

20 drops of DoTerra Lemon Essential Oil- (Cleans and Freshens)

Yellow Flowers to match our Lemon Scent

Coconut Oil until the mixture compressed together, kind of like wet sand

Spritz water if needed to help the mixture stick together

We then laid out a sheet of wax paper, filled our mold with the mixture- making sure to pack in tight

Sprinkled flower petals on top for added decoration

Let sit for 24 hours

 

Our next bomb is The Lavender Bomb

We added: 

20 drops of DoTerra Lavender Essential Oil- (All Things Calming)

Purple Flowers to Match 

Added a couple drops of Blue and Red Food Coloring to create a light Purple 

Coconut Oil until the mixture sticks together

Spritz water if needed

Laid out a sheet of wax paper, filled mold with the mixture 

Sprinkled flower petals on top for added decoration

Let sit for 24 hours 

 

Our last bomb is The Breathe Bomb

We added: 

20 drops of DoTerra Breathe Essential Oil- (Maintains feelings of clear airways and easy breathing, promotes a restful nights sleep) 

Pink Flowers

Added a drop of Red Food Coloring to create a light Pink color

Coconut Oil until the mixture stuck together 

Spritz water if needed

Laid out a sheet of wax paper, filled mold with the mixture

Sprinkled flower petals on top for added decoration

Let sit for 24 hours 

 

Tips

If these scents don't appeal to you, get creative with your own recipes. All you need to do is add different essential oils and or omit the dried flowers. You can find the oils we used here DoTerra Essential Oils 

Use food coloring to add color to your bombs! We only used a couple drops to keep ours pastel, but you can add more to get a deeper, richer color. 

Remember whatever you put in your mixture will end up in your bath and down the drain. Keep twigs and leaves out of the mixtures and crush large petals. 

We used a heart baking mold, but there are other options like the staple sphere, or a square bomb (which look so cute display near the bath) 

Amazon Sphere Bath Bomb Mold

Amazon Cube Bath Bomb Mold

Make sure to pack the mixture FIRMLY into the mold so that after they are dried they don't easily crumble 

 


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