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« on: April 14, 2009 04:30:11 AM »

It took me forever to figure out a design for pink lemonade. I finally nailed it, I think this looks amazing in person, the picture doesn't do it justice.

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« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2009 06:55:19 AM »

agreed. does that pink go all the way through the ball?
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« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2009 07:54:18 AM »

No it does not, it's only on top. For decorative purposes lol.
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« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2009 10:17:26 AM »

That's really cute, but at the same time kinda looks like boobs...
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« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2009 12:56:34 PM »

That's really cute, but at the same time kinda looks like boobs...

hehe, boobie bombs...

They look beautiful and I'll bet they smell like summer in a bag!  Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2009 05:30:53 PM »

Thanks, but boobs never crossed my mind, ha ha ha. They small amazing, summer in a bag is a great way to put it.
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« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2009 08:58:17 PM »

That's really cute, but at the same time kinda looks like boobs...

ok,MareMare..I was thinking the same thing..

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my 11yo finds just the word nipple funny..so when I made similar bath bombs he giggled 'they look like nipples..'



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« Reply #7 on: April 14, 2009 10:20:23 PM »

I wasn't trying to be funny, I just thought if I thought that, some of your customers might think that too....
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« Reply #8 on: April 17, 2009 09:56:11 AM »

i love them!
they look great!
im addicted to bath bombs but never imagined one could make them!
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can you point me in the direction as to how to make them?!
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« Reply #9 on: April 19, 2009 02:28:36 AM »

i love them!
they look great!
im addicted to bath bombs but never imagined one could make them!
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can you point me in the direction as to how to make them?!

This recipe makes 2 to 3 -9" spheres

Dry ingredients:
  1 cup baking soda (sodium bicarbonate)
  cup citric acid (sifted or finely ground)
  cup corn starch
  dry herbs or flowers (optional)

Wet ingredients:
  2 tablespoons sweet almond oil
    tablespoon water
  - 1 teaspoon of essential or fragrance oil
  colorant (optional), iron oxides, FD&C colors or mica powders

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Mix all the dry ingredients together and set aside.  Mix the wet ingredients in an old jar with a lid so they can be shaken well.  Slowly pour the wet ingredients into the dry and mix with your hands.  The citric acid my start to fizz, so pour slowly and work the liquid in as you go.  The mixture should be damp enough to hold together.  If needed, mist with witch hazel or water.  Work fast to press the mixture into the molds.  If you're using a 2-part sphere, fill each side and then press together.   Let bombs dry in the mold for a few hours.  Larger spheres may need more drying time.  Remove from mold and let dry for 1 week before use.  Cover with tissue paper and store in a dry place.

I use this recipe from http://www.pvsoap.com/  I think it works great. And the design is all imagination.
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