DIY Lush Bath Bombs

Anika Steed, 12th                                                                                             March 7, 2017

Seeing those amazing bath bombs all over the internet may look very appealing to your eyes. Did you know that they are super easy to make? So before you spend money on this luxury item-try making them yourself. These bombs can be made at home. You can keep them for yourself or you can give them to a friend as a gift. The purpose of these bombs are to make your bath water look tremendously cool. Bath time will never be the same! You can customize your bath bombs with your own fragrances and colors, too! This homemade bath bomb recipe can include your favorite essential oils, fragrances and/or colors.


1 cup baking soda
1/2 cup citric acid
1/2 cup Epsom salts
1 tsp. water
2 tsp. essential oil
3 tsp. oil (olive oil)
Food coloring
Bath bomb mold

Step 1. Place the dry ingredients in a bowl and then mix them all evenly with the whisk. The dry ingredients are baking soda, Epsom salt, and citric acid.
Step 2. In a separate container (jar), mix the liquid ingredients together and add any oils, fragrances and colors. **be sure to use a small amount of food coloring**
Step 3. Slowly add the liquid mixture to the dry mix, one small spoon at a time.
Step 4. When well mixed, you simply pack this mixture into a bath bomb mold and pack tightly, then let it dry.
To have a good outcome you will need to work quickly so that the bath bomb mixture doesn’t dry out. You’ll want to let the bath bombs dry for at least 24 hours. Whether you want to relax, sleep more easily, or feel inspired, you will definitely get the out come after taking a long hot bath with one of these.

**** WARNING: Product may cause staining to skin and tub be sure to use small sample first ****


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