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« on: February 23, 2018 01:20:55 PM »



So....I tried making bath bombs and had a little bit of a fail. I had to try again because I LOVE baths. I am so glad I did. I made two different types of bombs and then some scented bath salts. This was more of a trial run. Next time I plan on making the colors of the bombs much brighter.

The light green ones have a green chakra scent:(Lemon, lavendar, geranium, bergamot, palmarosa, sweet marjoram)

The red ones are red chakra scent( Bergamot, vetiver, patchouli, nutmeg)

The bright blue salts are scented with Santa Baby (balsam fir, sugar cookies and spices)

The recipe I used for the green hearts:
1 Cup Baking Soda
1/2 Cup Citric Acid
1/2 Cup Epsom Salt
1/2 Cup Corn Starch
lots of drops of bath specific coloring
2 1/2 T. Melted Coconut Oil
2 tsp Essential Oils of your choice
3/4 tsp. water
Witch Hazel to spritz
 
Mix all the dry ingredients together  Baking Soda, Citric Acid, Epsom Salt & Corn Starch!
Melt your coconut oil, add the essential oil and water
Slowly mix your wet ingredients with the dry. Mix it with your hands.
Add coloring and mix
Grab a handful, begin to mold.  I spritz it a little with Witch Hazel to make it easier to mold.
Let them dry for 1-3 days

If you are using a metal bath bomb mold, remember-do not leave it in there to dry. Just mold and remove (I learned this the hard way)

The red bath bombs I made were made the exact same way but instead of corn starch I used 2 cups of baking soda and no water.

The bath salts were made with soap/bath specific coloring (won't dye the bathtub), scent and Epsom salts. You can add more like corn starch, baking soda or powdered milk to soften the skin.

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« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2018 01:31:36 PM »

They look beautiful and I bet they smell amazing. Did you see the news story today about a girl who used a Galaxy bath bomb from Kroger and it dyed her skin BLUE? LOL, they need a lesson from you on how to do it right so they don't turn people into giant Smurfs!
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« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2018 01:36:34 PM »

I had one that was black (it was a pirate skull with gold eyes). My bath tub was black and I freaked out! I wiped it down and it came right off but oh my gawd, I thought for sure I was going to have to get the bleach out.

I tried the blue bath salts last night and they were awesome.
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« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2018 04:17:32 PM »

I love bath bombs too but never had the nerve to make them. Pretty sure they'd end up as bath flops instead. Yours are perfect and I bet they smell awesome. Enjoy your bath time!
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« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2018 06:12:01 PM »

Pam makes bath time fun!
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« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2018 06:45:36 PM »

Bath bombs are tricky to make but are wonderful for bathes. I learned to make them in school for aromatherapy. I'm glad you gave them another shot Kittykill.
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« Reply #6 on: February 25, 2018 08:30:18 PM »

These look great! We are going to do a bath bomb day at Ale's house soon, I will totes invite you! <3
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« Reply #7 on: February 26, 2018 08:11:04 AM »

These look great! We are going to do a bath bomb day at Ale's house soon, I will totes invite you! <3


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