One of the best things in life is to have a relaxing shower at home after a long day (sometimes a long week). It is even more relaxing if you toss in a bath bomb. Don’t underestimate these little balls, as they are not only convenient but really help with relaxation too. Most of the bath bombs in the market are not too cheap, but the good thing is you can create your own bath bombs without spending a lot. Today, we are going to introduce some of the bath bomb recipes that we absolutely love!

5 Interesting Bath Bomb Recipes

Lemon Bath Bombs

Lemon/Lime Bath Bombs

We love lemons, especially when it comes to bath and shower! Put their cleansing abilities aside, you’ll be walking out of the shower feeling fresh!

Ingredients

1 cup baking soda

½ cup citric acid

½ corn starch

3 tablespoon Epsom salt

¾ teaspoon water

2 teaspoon almond oil

Lemon essential oil

Plastic ornament mold

Yellow food dye (optional)

Instructions

  1. Combined baking soda, citric acid, cornstarch and Epsom salt in a large bowl.
  2. Pour wet mixture into dry mixture, and whisk until fully combined.
  3. Press mixture into mold and allow to dry at least 2 hours before removing.
  4. Set bombs on a soft towel to dry overnight.

Lavender Bath Bombs

Homemade Lavender Bath Bomb

When it comes to relaxing, lavender is definitely at the top of the list. Apart from its relaxing fragrance, lavender helps to treat anxiety, insomnia and restlessness.

Ingredients

1 cup baking soda

½ cup citric acid

½ cup cornstarch

3 tablespoon Epsom salt

2 teaspoon almond oil

¾ teaspoon water

15 drops lavender oil

Dried lavender flowers

Plastic ornament mold

Instructions

  1. Combine baking soda, citric acid, cornstarch, Epsom salt and dried lavender in a large bowl.
  2. Combine almond oil, water and essential oil in a small bowl.
  3. Pour wet mixture into dry mixture and whisk until fully combined.
  4. Once it’s the right consistency, press mixture into mold and allow to dry for at least 2 hours before removing.
  5. Set bath bombs on towels to dry overnight.

Green Tea Bath Bombs

Green Tea Bath Bomb

Green tea is famous for anti-aging, anti-oxidant and also helps to neutralize harmful free radicals. Imagine having a relaxing bath while pampering your skin with all these benefits. Isn’t it perfect?

Ingredients

1 cup baking soda

½ cup citric acid

¼ cup Epsom salt

¼ cup cornstarch

2 tablespoon green tea powder

2 tablespoon almond oil

1 teaspoon water

¼ teaspoon essential oil (any of your choice)

Instructions

  1. Combine citric acid, Epsom salt, cornstarch and green tea powder together.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  3. Line a standard size muffin/cupcake tin with paper lines.
  4. Scoop the bath bomb mixtures into the liners and fill near the tops. Press down the mixture with the back of a spoon or your fingers.
  5. Gradually add remaining mixture and press down again.
  6. Put bath bombs aside to dry for at least 2 hours.
  7. Once dry, gently shake or blow off any crumbs.

Rose Milk Bath Bombs

Luxury Rose Bath Bomb & Soap

Pamper yourself with pretty rose petals and milk bath bombs that leave your skin soft and moisturized.

Ingredients

1 cup baking soda

½ cup citric acid

½ cup cornstarch

¼ cup dry milk

3 tablespoons Epsom salt

Handful dried rose petals

1 teaspoon water

3-4 teaspoons almond oil

15-20 drops rose essential oil

Instructions

  1. Combine baking soda, citric acid, cornstarch, milk powder and Epsom salt in large bowl.
  2. Cut the rose petals into small pieces and add into the dry mixture.
  3. Stir water, almond oil and rose essential oil in a separate bowl.
  4. Combine wet ingredients into dry ingredients.
  5. Once it’s the right consistency, press mixture into mold and allow to dry for at least 2 hours before removing.
  6. Set bath bombs on towels to dry overnight.

Oatmeal Bath Bombs

Cleopatra’s Oatmeal, Milk and Honey Bath Bombs - Set of 3 - Unscented Bath Bombs - Natural Bath Bombs by ElegantRoseBoutique http://ift.tt/WvK6wl

If you are looking for a fragrance-free and colour-free bath bombs, the oatmeal bath bomb is perfect for you! On top of this, oatmeal has soothing effect on the skin too.

Ingredients

¼ cup baking soda

¼ cup oatmeal

2 tablespoons citric acid

2 tablespoons cornstarch

2 tablespoons almond oil (or any oil of your choice)

1-2 tablespoon water

Food colouring (optional)

Essential oil (optional)

Instructions

  1. Combine baking soda, oatmeal, citric acid and cornstarch in a bowl.
  2. Add almond oil, essential oil and food colouring, if using, into the dry mixture.
  3. Mix until combined and pressed together the mixture holds its shape.
  4. Once it’s the right consistency, press mixture into mold and allow to dry for 12 hours.
  5. Set bath bombs on towels to dry for another 12 hours.

What do you think? Any of these bath bomb recipes are your favourite? Go ahead and customize your own bath bombs today! Have any bath bomb recipes to share? Comment below!

 

5 Interesting Bath Bomb Recipes You Can’t Miss was last modified: February 12th, 2017 by Rebecca