It’s been one of those days. Your workday was long, your kids fussed and argued in the car on the way home from school and it seemed like it took hours and hours and finish their homework. It’s days like these you need a break, you need a mom escape moment. A nice hot fragrant bath would be perfect. Toss in your favorite bath bomb and let the fragrant relaxation begin…..
You might be surprised by how easy it is to make your favorite bath bombs. Here’s a recipe to make DIY bath bombs at home.
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One of the things I love about this recipe is that almost everything you need for bath bombs, you probably already have around your home. If taking hot baths is one of your favorite ways to relax, you are going to want to try this recipe.
Homemade Bath Bombs Recipe
3/4 cup baking soda
1/3 cup cornstarch
1/3 cup of Epsom salt
1/3 cup of citric acid
3-4 teaspoons of sweet almond oil (or olive oil if you have that available)
1-2 teaspoons of water
Favorite essential oil for fragrance
Mix all the dry ingredients together in a large mixing bowl.
Then gradually start mixing in the wet ingredients. Start with the oil and then add the water. Add only enough water until the mixture holds together (or is a sticky ball).
Add 5-10 drops of your favorite essential oil for fragrance or divide the mixture and add a different essential oil to the second portion. Mix thoroughly.
If you would like colored bath bombs, add a few drops of food coloring now and mix until you have the desired color.
Use a teaspoon to add the mixture into your molds. Press firmly, but not too hard. Allow 3-4 hours to set, and then you can remove from the mold. Place on a dry surface to dry for an additional 24 hours.
When you take your next bath, just drop one into your bath and enjoy!
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Bath bombs perfect for self-care, but they also make great gifts for Christmas, Mother’s Day, Teacher appreciation and more.
Tell me in the comments your favorite bath bomb fragrance.