DIY “You Had Me At Aloha” Bath Bombs

Get a “tropical” state of mind with these “You Had Me At Aloha” bath bombs! Putting one of these bath bombs into your bath tub will make the bath tub “tropically” yours, adding a zesty blast of palm tree green to your water. With the organic oils used in this recipe, your skin will be left feeling hydrated and silky soft.

The fragrance in these bombs is the perfect tropical blend of sweet pineapple and luscious mango. The combination of these two summer fruit giants will have you in the aloha mood in no time!

With a handful of ingredients and our easy to follow tutorial, these tropical bath bombs can be made right at home!

1. Sift the baking soda and lake dye together.

Combine the baking soda and blue 1 lake dye into a sieve and sift them together into a large bowl. Mix thoroughly with a whisk to incorporate the dye until the baking soda is one solid color to make your blue mixture.

Repeat this step using just the baking soda and the yellow 5 lake dye in a separate bowl to make your yellow mixture.

2. Break up any remaining clumps.

You may need to go one step further and break up any stubborn lake dye clumps by hand. Rub the remaining clumps between your fingers until you get a uniform color throughout.

3. Mix in the water.

Next, add the water to each bowl and whisk to combine. The mix will start to come together into little “pebbles” but still remain soft.

4. Melt the coconut oil and cocoa butter.

After the water is mixed in you’ll need to melt the coconut oil and cocoa butter in the microwave in separate containers. The cocoa butter will take longer to melt than the coconut oil. Be careful when removing both from the microwave so that you don’t burn yourself.

5. Mix in the oils.

Add the melted coconut oil, melted cocoa butter and polysorbate 80 to each bowl and mix until thoroughly combined.

Next, add the fragrance oil to each bowl and whisk together.

6. Get ready to mold the bath bombs.

Now that almost everything has been mixed in, it’s time to set up for molding the bath bombs! I laid out a few hand towels with a piece of wax paper over the top to set my bath bombs on as they dry. If you want something more mobile, a great option would be to cover a cookie sheet with towels to make it easy to place somewhere out of the way as they dry.

7. Mix in the citric acid.

Add the citric acid to the bath bomb mix and whisk thoroughly for about one minute.

To test to see if the mix is ready, take a handful and give it a squeeze. The mix should hold its shape well and not crumble apart when you let go. If it does crumble, then continue mixing in increments of 10 seconds and test as you go. Don’t over mix or it will become too dry and you won’t be able to mold the bath bombs.

8. Mold the bath bombs.

Start by placing ½ tablespoon of the blue mixture into the bottom of the mold.

Next, add 1 tablespoon of the yellow mixture on top of the blue.

Continue alternating between the two colors in this manner until the mold is full. Repeat the process for the other half of the mold. Use blue for the final layer on one half and yellow for the final layer on the other half.

Overfill both mold halves and press them together.

9. Remove the bath bomb from the mold.

After the two halves are fully compressed into one another, run a finger along the side of the mold to clean up the edges. Then, with the mold in one hand, tap or flick the top half of the mold around its circumference with your other hand.

Hold the bottom half of the mold with one hand and gently twist the top until it releases from the bomb. Don’t force it or you’ll twist the bomb in half. Give it a few more flicks and taps if it doesn’t let go.

Flip the bomb over so that the exposed half is in the palm of your hand and repeat the process to remove the other half of the mold. Don’t squeeze the exposed bath bomb too hard when removing the other half of the mold or you squish it!

10. Success!

Voila! You’ve just made your first “You Had Me At Aloha” bath bomb! This recipe will yield about eight bath bombs.

 

11. Drying time/storage.

Allow your beauties to set up and dry for at least 12 hours before use. To store your bombs, you can wrap them in foil, shrink wrap them, or leave them “naked” and display them in a bowl to show off your creation. These bombs, when wrapped, will have a shelf life of about one month before they start to lose their fragrance.

 

Thanks for hanging 10 and following along in our tutorial!

 

"You Had Me At Aloha" Bath Bombs

Prep

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Total

Yield 8 bath bombs

Ingredients

Blue Mix:

  • 1 1/2 cups Baking Soda
  • 0.2 grams Blue 1 Lake Dye
  • 1 teaspoon Water
  • 3/4 teaspoon Organic Coconut Oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon Organic Cocoa Butter
  • 1/2 tablespoon Polysorbate 80
  • 1 tablespoon "Pineapple Mango" Fragrance Oil
  • 3/4 cup Citric Acid

Yellow Mix:

  • 1 1/2 cups Baking Soda
  • 0.51 grams Yellow 5 Lake Dye
  • 1 teaspoon Water
  • 3/4 teaspoon Organic Coconut Oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon Organic Cocoa Butter
  • 1/2 tablespoon Polysorbate 80
  • 1 tablespoon "Pineapple Mango" Fragrance Oil
  • 3/4 cup Citric Acid

Instructions

  1. Combine the baking soda and blue 1 lake dye into a sieve and sift them together into a large bowl to make your blue mixture. Mix thoroughly with a whisk to incorporate the dye until the baking soda is one solid color. Repeat this step with the yellow 5 lake dye and baking soda in another large bowl to make your yellow mixture.
  2. Break up any stubborn lake dye clumps by hand. Pick up a small handful of the mix and rub it between your fingers to break apart any remaining pieces until the color is uniform throughout.
  3. Add the water to each bowl and whisk to combine. The mix will start to come together into little “pebbles” but still remain soft.
  4. Melt the coconut oil and cocoa butter in the microwave in separate containers. The cocoa butter will take longer to melt than the coconut oil. Be careful when removing both from the microwave so that you don't burn yourself.
  5. Add the melted coconut oil, melted cocoa butter and polysorbate 80 to each bowl and mix until thoroughly combined.
  6. Add the fragrance oil to each bowl and whisk together.
  7. Lay out a few hand towels with a piece of wax paper over the top to set the bath bombs on as they dry. If you want something more mobile, a great option would be to place the towels and wax paper on a sheet pan so the bath bombs can be moved somewhere else to set up.
  8. Add the citric acid to each bowl and whisk thoroughly for about one minute. To test to see if the mix is ready, take a handful and give it a squeeze. The mix should hold its shape well and not crumble apart when you let go. If it does, then continue mixing in increments of 10 seconds and test as you go. If you over whisk the mixture it will become dry and you won’t be able to mold the mix.
  9. Start molding the bath bombs by placing ½ tablespoon of the blue mixture into the bottom of the mold. Next, add 1 tablespoon of the yellow mixture on top of the blue. Continue alternating between the two colors in this manner until the mold is full. Repeat the process for the other half of the mold. Use blue for the final layer on one half, and yellow for the final layer on the other half. Overfill both halves of the mold and press them together.
  10. After the two halves are fully compressed into one another, run a finger along the side of the mold to clean up the edges. Then, with the mold in one hand, tap or flick the top half of the mold around its circumference with your other hand. Next, hold the bottom half of the mold with one hand and gently twist the top until it releases from the bomb. Don't force it or you'll twist the bomb in half. Give it a few more flicks and taps if it doesn't let go. Flip the bomb over so that the exposed half is in the palm of your hand and repeat the process to remove the other half of the mold.

Notes

Allow your beauties to set up and dry for at least 12 hours before use. To store your bombs, you can wrap them in foil, shrink wrap them, or leave them “naked” and display them in a bowl to show off your creation. These bombs, when wrapped, will have a shelf life of about one month before they start to lose their fragrance.

 

 

 

DIY “Sweet Pea” Bath Bombs

Paint the world pink, or at least your bath water, with these delectably pink Sweet Pea bath bombs! One of these bath bombs is enough to add a burst of pink to your bath water and will leave your skin feeling silky smooth all day.

The fragrance chosen for this tutorial is made up of a blend of some of the best garden florals. The gentle aroma of sweet pea is accompanied with a blend of hyacinth, lily of the valley, violets and wild jasmine to make for a wonderful bouquet of botanical notes.

With a handful of ingredients and our easy to follow tutorial, you could not “pick” a better bath bomb tutorial!

1. Sift the baking soda and lake dye together.

Combine the baking soda and red 27 lake dye into a sieve and sift them together into a large bowl. Mix thoroughly with a whisk to incorporate the dye until the baking soda is one solid color to make your pink mixture.

Repeat this step using just the baking soda in a separate bowl to make your white mixture.

2. Break up any remaining clumps.

You may need to go one step further and break up any stubborn lake dye clumps by hand. Rub the remaining clumps between your fingers until you get a uniform color throughout.

3. Mix in the water.

Next, add the water to each bowl and whisk to combine. The mix will start to come together into little “pebbles” but still remain soft.

4. Melt the coconut oil and cocoa butter.

After the water is mixed in you’ll need to melt the coconut oil and cocoa butter in the microwave in separate containers. The cocoa butter will take longer to melt than the coconut oil. Be careful when removing both from the microwave so that you don’t burn yourself.

5. Mix in the oils.


Add the melted coconut oil, melted cocoa butter and polysorbate 80 to each bowl and mix until thoroughly combined. Next, add the fragrance oil to each bowl and whisk together.

6. Get ready to mold the bath bombs.

Now that almost everything has been mixed in, it’s time to set up for molding the bath bombs! I laid out a few hand towels with a piece of wax paper over the top to set my bath bombs on as they dry. If you want something more mobile, a great option would be to cover a cookie sheet with towels to make it easy to place somewhere out of the way as they dry.

7. Mix in the citric acid.

Add the citric acid to the bath bomb mix and whisk thoroughly for about one minute. To test to see if the mix is ready, take a handful and give it a squeeze. The mix should hold its shape well and not crumble apart when you let go. If it does, then continue mixing in increments of 10 seconds and test as you go. If you over whisk the mixture it will become dry and you won’t be able to mold the mix.

8. Mold the bath bombs.

Start by placing ½ tablespoon of the pink mixture into the bottom of the mold.

Next, add 1 tablespoon of the white mixture on top of the pink.

Continue alternating between the two colors in this manner until the mold is full. Repeat the process for the other half of the mold. Use pink for the final layer on one half and white for the final layer on the other half.

Overfill both mold halves and press them together.

9. Remove the bath bomb from the mold.

After the two halves are fully compressed into one another, run a finger along the side of the mold to clean up the edges. Then, with the mold in one hand, tap or flick the top half of the mold around its circumference with your other hand.

Next, hold the bottom half of the mold with one hand and gently twist the top until it releases from the bomb. Don’t force it or you’ll twist the bomb in half. Give it a few more flicks and taps if it doesn’t let go.

Flip the bomb over so that the exposed half is in the palm of your hand and repeat the process to remove the other half of the mold.

10. Success!

Voila! You’ve just made your first “Sweet Pea” bath bomb! This recipe will yield about eight bath bombs.

 

11. Drying time/storage.

Allow your beauties to set up and dry for at least 12 hours before use. To store your bombs, you can wrap them in foil, shrink wrap them, or leave them “naked” and display them in a bowl to show off your creation. These bombs, when wrapped, will have a shelf life of about one month before they start to lose their fragrance.

 

Thank you so much for following along in our tutorial!

 

"Sweet Pea" Bath Bombs

Prep

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Total

Yield 8 Bath Bombs

Ingredients

Pink Mix:

  • 1 1/2 cups Baking Soda
  • 0.81 grams Red 27 Lake Dye
  • 1 teaspoon Water
  • 3/4 teaspoon Organic Coconut Oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon Organic Cocoa Butter
  • 1/2 tablespoon Polysorbate 80
  • 1 tablespoon "Sweet Pea" Fragrance Oil
  • 3/4 cup Citric Acid

White Mix:

  • 1 1/2 cups Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Water
  • 3/4 teaspoon Organic Coconut Oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon Organic Cocoa Butter
  • 1/2 tablespoon Polysorbate 80
  • 1 tablespoon "Sweet Pea" Fragrance Oil
  • 3/4 cup Citric Acid

Instructions

  1. Combine the baking soda and red 27 lake dye into a sieve and sift them together into a large bowl to make your pink mixture. Mix thoroughly with a whisk to incorporate the dye until the baking soda is one solid color. Repeat this step with just the baking soda in another large bowl to make your white mixture.
  2. Break up any stubborn lake dye clumps by hand. Just pick up a small handful of the mix and rub it between your fingers to break apart any remaining pieces until the color is uniform throughout.
  3. Add the water to each bowl and whisk to combine. The mix will start to come together into little “pebbles” but still remain soft.
  4. Melt the coconut oil and cocoa butter in the microwave in separate containers. The cocoa butter will take longer to melt than the coconut oil. Be careful when removing both from the microwave so that you don't burn yourself.
  5. Add the melted coconut oil, melted cocoa butter and polysorbate 80 to each bowl and mix until thoroughly combined.
  6. Add the fragrance oil to each bowl and whisk together.
  7. Lay out a few hand towels with a piece of wax paper over the top to set the bath bombs on as they dry. If you want something more mobile, a great option would be to cover a cookie sheet with towels to make it easy to move them somewhere out of the way as they dry.
  8. Add the citric acid to the bath bomb mix and whisk thoroughly for about one minute. To test to see if the mix is ready, take a handful and give it a squeeze. The mix should hold its shape well and not crumble apart when you let go. If it does, then continue mixing in increments of 10 seconds and test as you go. If you over whisk the mixture it will become dry and you won’t be able to mold the mix.
  9. Start molding the bath bombs by placing ½ tablespoon of the pink mixture into the bottom of the mold. Next, add 1 tablespoon of the white mixture on top of the pink. Continue alternating between the two colors in this manner until the mold is full. Repeat the process for the other half of the mold. Use pink for the final layer on one half, and white for the final layer on the other half. Overfill both halves of the mold and press them together.
  10. After the two halves are fully compressed into one another, run a finger along the side of the mold to clean up the edges. Then, with the mold in one hand, tap or flick the top half of the mold around its circumference with your other hand. Next, hold the bottom half of the mold with one hand and gently twist the top until it releases from the bomb. Don't force it or you'll twist the bomb in half. Give it a few more flicks and taps if it doesn't let go. Flip the bomb over so that the exposed half is in the palm of your hand and repeat the process to remove the other half of the mold.

Notes

Allow your beauties to set up and dry for at least 12 hours before use. To store your bombs, you can wrap them in foil, shrink wrap them, or leave them “naked” and display them in a bowl to show off your creation. These bombs, when wrapped, will have a shelf life of about one month before they start to lose their fragrance.

 

 

DIY “Watermelon Lemonade” Bath Bombs

Dive into those pool side vibes with these “one-in-a-melon” bath bombs! Dropping one of these bath bombs into your bath tub will add a tidal wave of sunset hues into the water. With the organic oils used in this recipe, your skin will be left feeling silky soft after every soak.

The fragrance used in this tutorial makes these bombs smell bright and succulent. The burst of lemon and the sweetness from the southern sugars mingle in to make for a refreshing and exhilarating bathing experience.

With a handful of ingredients and our easy to follow tutorial, these vibrant bath bombs can be made right at home!

1. Sift the baking soda and lake dye together.

Combine the baking soda and yellow 5 lake dye into a sieve and sift them together into a large bowl. Mix thoroughly with a whisk to incorporate the dye until the baking soda is one solid color to make your yellow mixture.

Repeat this step using just the baking soda and the red 27 lake dye in a separate bowl to make your pink mixture.

2. Break up any remaining clumps.

You may need to go one step further and break up any stubborn lake dye clumps by hand. Rub the remaining clumps between your fingers until you get a uniform color throughout.

3. Mix in the water.

Next, add the water to each bowl and whisk to combine. The mix will start to come together into little “pebbles” but still remain soft.

4. Melt the coconut oil and cocoa butter.

After the water is mixed in you’ll need to melt the coconut oil and cocoa butter in the microwave in separate containers. The cocoa butter will take longer to melt than the coconut oil. Be careful when removing both from the microwave so that you don’t burn yourself.

5. Mix in the oils.

Add the melted coconut oil, melted cocoa butter and polysorbate 80 to each bowl and mix until thoroughly combined.

Next, add the fragrance oil to each bowl and whisk together.

6. Get ready to mold the bath bombs.

Now that almost everything has been mixed in, it’s time to set up for molding the bath bombs! I laid out a few hand towels with a piece of wax paper over the top to set my bath bombs on as they dry. If you want something more mobile, a great option would be to cover a cookie sheet with towels to make it easy to place somewhere out of the way as they dry.

7. Mix in the citric acid.

Add the citric acid to the bath bomb mix and whisk thoroughly for about one minute.

To test to see if the mix is ready, take a handful and give it a squeeze. The mix should hold its shape well and not crumble apart when you let go. If it does crumble, then continue mixing in increments of 10 seconds and test as you go. Don’t over mix or it will become too dry and you won’t be able to mold the bath bombs.

8. Mold the bath bombs.

Start by placing ½ tablespoon of the pink mixture into the bottom of the mold.

Next, add 1 tablespoon of the yellow mixture on top of the pink.

Continue alternating between the two colors in this manner until the mold is full. Repeat the process for the other half of the mold. Use pink for the final layer on one half and yellow for the final layer on the other half.

Overfill both mold halves and press them together.

9. Remove the bath bomb from the mold.

After the two halves are fully compressed into one another, run a finger along the side of the mold to clean up the edges. Then, with the mold in one hand, tap or flick the top half of the mold around its circumference with your other hand.

Hold the bottom half of the mold with one hand and gently twist the top until it releases from the bomb. Don’t force it or you’ll twist the bomb in half. Give it a few more flicks and taps if it doesn’t let go.

Flip the bomb over so that the exposed half is in the palm of your hand and repeat the process to remove the other half of the mold. Don’t squeeze the exposed bath bomb too hard when removing the other half of the mold or you squish it!

10. Success!

Voila! You’ve just made your first “Watermelon Lemonade” bath bomb! This recipe will yield about eight bath bombs.

 

11. Drying time/storage.

Allow your beauties to set up and dry for at least 12 hours before use. To store your bombs, you can wrap them in foil, shrink wrap them, or leave them “naked” and display them in a bowl to show off your creation. These bombs, when wrapped, will have a shelf life of about one month before they start to lose their fragrance.

 

Thank you so much for following along in our tutorial, it’s been a slice!

 

 

"Watermelon Lemonade" Bath Bombs

Prep

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Total

Yield 8 Bath Bombs

Ingredients

Pink Mix:

  • 1 1/2 cups Baking Soda
  • 3.57 grams Red 27 Lake Dye
  • 1 teaspoon Water
  • 3/4 teaspoon Organic Coconut Oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon Organic Cocoa Butter
  • 1/2 tablespoon Polysorbate 80
  • 1 tablespoon "Watermelon Lemonade" Fragrance Oil
  • 3/4 cup Citric Acid

Yellow Mix:

  • 1 1/2 cups Baking Soda
  • 1.30 grams Yellow 5 Lake Dye
  • 1 teaspoon Water
  • 3/4 teaspoon Organic Coconut Oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon Organic Cocoa Butter
  • 1/2 tablespoon Polysorbate 80
  • 1 tablespoon "Watermelon Lemonade" Fragrance Oil
  • 3/4 cup Citric Acid

Instructions

  1. Combine the baking soda and red 27 lake dye into a sieve and sift them together into a large bowl to make your pink mixture. Mix thoroughly with a whisk to incorporate the dye until the baking soda is one solid color. Repeat this step with the yellow 5 lake dye and baking soda in another large bowl to make your yellow mixture.
  2. Break up any stubborn lake dye clumps by hand. Pick up a small handful of the mix and rub it between your fingers to break apart any remaining pieces until the color is uniform throughout.
  3. Add the water to each bowl and whisk to combine. The mix will start to come together into little “pebbles” but still remain soft.
  4. Melt the coconut oil and cocoa butter in the microwave in separate containers. The cocoa butter will take longer to melt than the coconut oil. Be careful when removing both from the microwave so that you don't burn yourself.
  5. Add the melted coconut oil, melted cocoa butter and polysorbate 80 to each bowl and mix until thoroughly combined.
  6. Add the fragrance oil to each bowl and whisk together.
  7. Lay out a few hand towels with a piece of wax paper over the top to set the bath bombs on as they dry. If you want something more mobile, a great option would be to place the towels and wax paper on a sheet pan so the bath bombs can be moved somewhere else to set up.
  8. Add the citric acid to each bowl and whisk thoroughly for about one minute. To test to see if the mix is ready, take a handful and give it a squeeze. The mix should hold its shape well and not crumble apart when you let go. If it does, then continue mixing in increments of 10 seconds and test as you go. If you over whisk the mixture it will become dry and you won’t be able to mold the mix.
  9. Start molding the bath bombs by placing ½ tablespoon of the pink mixture into the bottom of the mold. Next, add 1 tablespoon of the yellow mixture on top of the pink. Continue alternating between the two colors in this manner until the mold is full. Repeat the process for the other half of the mold. Use pink for the final layer on one half, and yellow for the final layer on the other half. Overfill both halves of the mold and press them together.
  10. After the two halves are fully compressed into one another, run a finger along the side of the mold to clean up the edges. Then, with the mold in one hand, tap or flick the top half of the mold around its circumference with your other hand. Next, hold the bottom half of the mold with one hand and gently twist the top until it releases from the bomb. Don't force it or you'll twist the bomb in half. Give it a few more flicks and taps if it doesn't let go. Flip the bomb over so that the exposed half is in the palm of your hand and repeat the process to remove the other half of the mold.

Notes

Allow your beauties to set up and dry for at least 12 hours before use. To store your bombs, you can wrap them in foil, shrink wrap them, or leave them “naked” and display them in a bowl to show off your creation. These bombs, when wrapped, will have a shelf life of about one month before they start to lose their fragrance.

 

 

 

DIY “Cloud 9” Bath Bombs

Ever wanted to make every day a cloud nine kind of day? With our easy to follow Cloud 9 bath bomb tutorial, bliss and relaxation will be within arms reach!

These ultra-moisturizing bath bombs fizz and foam, transforming your bland bath water into an enchanting hue of vivid aqua. With the juicy aroma of grape, peach and plum pairing up with sparkling citrus, rose and musk, this aromatic medley will uplift the senses and melt away the stresses of the day.

Let’s get started!

1. Sift the baking soda and lake dye together.

Combine the baking soda and blue 1 lake dye into a sieve and sift them together into a large bowl to make your blue mixture. Mix thoroughly with a whisk to incorporate the dye until the baking soda is one solid color. Repeat this step using just the baking soda in a separate bowl to make your white mixture.

2. Break up any remaining clumps.

You may need to go one step further and break up any stubborn lake dye clumps by hand. Rub the remaining clumps between your fingers until you get a uniform color throughout.

3. Mix in the water.

Next, add the water to each bowl and whisk to combine. The mix will start to come together into little “pebbles” but still remain soft.

4. Melt the coconut oil and cocoa butter.


After the water is mixed in you’ll need to melt the coconut oil and cocoa butter in the microwave in separate containers. The cocoa butter will take longer to melt than the coconut oil. Be careful when removing both from the microwave so that you don’t burn yourself.

5. Mix in the oils.


Add the polysorbate 80, melted coconut oil, and melted cocoa butter to each bowl and mix until thoroughly combined. Next, add the fragrance oil to each bowl and whisk together.

6. Get ready to mold the bath bombs.

Now that almost everything has been mixed in, it’s time to set up for molding the bath bombs! I laid out a few hand towels with a piece of wax paper over the top to set my bath bombs on as they dry. If you want something more mobile, a great option would be to cover a cookie sheet with towels to make it easy to place somewhere out of the way as they dry.

7. Mix in the citric acid.

Add the citric acid to the bath bomb mix and whisk thoroughly for about one minute. To test to see if the mix is ready, take a handful and give it a squeeze. The mix should hold its shape well and not crumble apart when you let go. If it does, then continue mixing in increments of 10 seconds and test as you go. If you over whisk the mixture it will become dry and you won’t be able to mold the mix.

8. Mold the bath bombs.

Start by placing ½ tablespoon of the blue mixture into the bottom of the mold.

Next, add 1 tablespoon of the white mixture on top of the blue.

Continue alternating between the two colors in this manner until the mold is full. Repeat the process for the other half of the mold. Use blue for the final layer on one half, and white for the final layer on the other half.

Overfill both mold halves and press them together.

9. Remove the bath bomb from the mold.


After the two halves are fully compressed into one another, run a finger along the side of the mold to clean up the edges. Then, with the mold in one hand, tap or flick the top half of the mold around its circumference with your other hand. Next, hold the bottom half of the mold with one hand and gently twist the top until it releases from the bomb. Don’t force it or you’ll twist the bomb in half. Give it a few more flicks and taps if it doesn’t let go. Flip the bomb over so that the exposed half is in the palm of your hand and repeat the process to remove the other half of the mold.

10. Success!


Voila! You’ve just made your first “Cloud 9” bath bomb! This recipe will yield about eight bath bombs.

Drying time/storage.


Allow your beauties to set up and dry for at least 12 hours before use. To store your bombs, you can wrap them in foil, shrink wrap them, or leave them “naked” and display them in a bowl to show off your creation. These bombs, when wrapped, will have a shelf life of about one month before they start to lose their fragrance.

Thank you so much for following along in our tutorial!

"Cloud 9" Bath Bomb

Prep

Inactive

Total

Yield 8 Bath Bombs

Ingredients

Blue Mix:

  • 1 1/2 cups Baking Soda
  • 0.57 g Blue 1 Lake Dye
  • 1 teaspoon Water
  • 3/4 teaspoon Organic Coconut Oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon Organic Cocoa Butter
  • 1/2 tablespoon Polysorbate 80
  • 1 tablespoon "Beneath the Stars" Fragrance Oil
  • 3/4 cup Citric Acid

White Mix:

  • 1 1/2 cups Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Water
  • 3/4 teaspoon Organic Coconut Oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon Organic Cocoa Butter
  • 1/2 tablespoon Polysorbate 80
  • 1 tablespoon "Beneath the Stars" Fragrance Oil
  • 3/4 cup Citric Acid

Notes

Allow your beauties to set up and dry for at least 12 hours before use. To store your bombs, you can wrap them in foil, shrink wrap them, or leave them “naked” and display them in a bowl to show off your creation. These bombs, when wrapped, will have a shelf life of about one month before they start to lose their fragrance.

 

DIY “Bamboo Lotus” Bath Bombs

Choosing between sticking to a diet or having some personal time with a pint of ice cream can be tough, but life is all about balance. Our Bamboo Lotus bath bombs strike the perfect balance between sweet and exotic with an aromatic blend of grapefruit zest and juicy mango that is offset by the earthy richness of sandalwood to leave you with that post message feeling every time.

The colors in these bath bombs will mix and mingle until a soothing sea foam green emerges, changing your bath water into your own calming environment.

With a handful of ingredients and our easy to follow tutorial, this bath time treat can be made right at home!

1. Sift the baking soda and lake dye together.

Combine the baking soda, yellow 5 lake dye and blue 1 lake dye into a sieve and sift them together into a large bowl to make your green mixture. Mix thoroughly with a whisk to incorporate the dye until the baking soda is one solid color. Repeat this step using the baking soda  and blue 1 lake dye in a separate bowl to make your blue mixture.

2. Break up any remaining clumps.

You may need to go one step further and break up any stubborn lake dye clumps by hand. Rub the remaining clumps between your fingers until you get a uniform color throughout.

3. Mix in the water.

Next, add the water to each bowl and whisk to combine. The mix will start to come together into little “pebbles” but still remain soft.

4. Melt the coconut oil and cocoa butter.

After the water is mixed in you’ll need to melt the coconut oil and cocoa butter in the microwave in separate containers. The cocoa butter will take longer to melt than the coconut oil. Be careful when removing both from the microwave so that you don’t burn yourself.

5. Mix in the oils.


Add the polysorbate 80, melted coconut oil, and melted cocoa butter to each bowl and mix until thoroughly combined. Next, add the fragrance oil to each bowl and whisk together.

6. Get ready to mold the bath bombs.

Now that almost everything has been mixed in, it’s time to set up for molding the bath bombs! I laid out a few hand towels with a piece of wax paper over the top to set my bath bombs on as they dry. If you want something more mobile, a great option would be to cover a cookie sheet with towels to make it easy to place somewhere out of the way as they dry.

7. Mix in the citric acid.

Add the citric acid to the bath bomb mix and whisk thoroughly for about one minute. To test to see if the mix is ready, take a handful and give it a squeeze. The mix should hold its shape well and not crumble apart when you let go. If it does, then continue mixing in increments of 10 seconds and test as you go. If you over whisk the mixture it will become dry and you won’t be able to mold the mix.

8. Mold the bath bombs.

Start by placing ½ tablespoon of the green mixture into the bottom of the mold.

Next, add 1 tablespoon of the blue mixture on top of the green.

Continue alternating between the two colors in this manner until the mold is full. Repeat the process for the other half of the mold. Use green for the final layer on one half, and blue for the final layer on the other half.

Overfill both mold halves and press them together.

9. Remove the bath bomb from the mold.

After the two halves are fully compressed into one another, run a finger along the side of the mold to clean up the edges. Then, with the mold in one hand, tap or flick the top half of the mold around its circumference with your other hand.

Next, hold the bottom half of the mold with one hand and gently twist the top until it releases from the bomb. Don’t force it or you’ll twist the bomb in half. Give it a few more flicks and taps if it doesn’t let go.

Flip the bomb over so that the exposed half is in the palm of your hand and repeat the process to remove the other half of the mold.

10. Success!

Voila! You’ve just made your first “Bamboo Lotus” bath bomb! This recipe will yield about eight bath bombs.

11. Drying time/storage.

Allow your beauties to set up and dry for at least 12 hours before use. To store your bombs, you can wrap them in foil, shrink wrap them, or leave them “naked” and display them in a bowl to show off your creation. These bombs, when wrapped, will have a shelf life of about one month before they start to lose their fragrance.

Thank you so much for following along in our tutorial!

 

Bamboo Lotus Bath Bombs

Prep

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Total

Yield 8 Bath Bombs

Ingredients

Green Mix:

  • 1 1/2 cups Baking Soda
  • 0.33 g Blue 1 Lake Dye
  • 0.87 g Yellow 5 Lake Dye
  • 1 teaspoon Water
  • 3/4 teaspoon Organic Coconut Oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon Organic Cocoa Butter
  • 1/2 tablespoon Polysorbate 80
  • 1 tablespoon "Bamboo Lotus" Fragrance Oil
  • 3/4 cup Citric Acid

Blue Mix:

  • 1 1/2 cups Baking Soda
  • 0.56 g Blue 1 Lake Dye
  • 1 teaspoon Water
  • 3/4 teaspoon Organic Coconut Oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon Organic Cocoa Butter
  • 1/2 tablespoon Polysorbate 80
  • 1 tablespoon "Bamboo Lotus" Fragrance Oil
  • 3/4 cup Citric Acid

Instructions

  1. Combine the baking soda, yellow 5 lake dye and blue 1 lake dye into a sieve and sift them together into a large bowl to make your green mixture. Mix thoroughly with a whisk to incorporate the dye until the baking soda is one solid color. Repeat this step with the baking soda blue 1 lake dye in another large bowl to make your blue mixture.
  2. Break up any stubborn lake dye clumps by hand. Just pick up a small handful of the mix and rub it between your fingers to break apart any remaining pieces until the color is uniform throughout.
  3. Add the water to each bowl and whisk to combine. The mix will start to come together into little “pebbles” but still remain soft.
  4. Melt the coconut oil and cocoa butter in the microwave in separate containers. The cocoa butter will take longer to melt than the coconut oil. Be careful when removing both from the microwave so that you don't burn yourself.
  5. Add the polysorbate 80, melted coconut oil, and melted cocoa butter to each bowl and mix until thoroughly combined.
  6. Add the fragrance oil to each bowl and whisk together.
  7. Set up an area for the bath bombs to dry. Lay out a few hand towels with a piece of wax paper over the top to set the bath bombs on as they dry. If you want something more mobile, a great option would be to cover a cookie sheet with towels to make it easy to place somewhere out of the way as they dry.
  8. Add the citric acid to the bath bomb mix and whisk thoroughly for about one minute. To test to see if the mix is ready, take a handful and give it a squeeze. The mix should hold its shape well and not crumble apart when you let go. If it does, then continue mixing in increments of 10 seconds and test as you go. If you over whisk the mixture it will become dry and you won’t be able to mold the mix.
  9. Start molding the bath bombs by placing ½ tablespoon of the green mixture into the bottom of the mold. Next, add 1 tablespoon of the blue mixture on top of the green. Continue alternating between the two colors in this manner until the mold is full. Repeat the process for the other half of the mold. Use green for the final layer on one half, and blue for the final layer on the other half. Overfill both halves of the mold and press them together.
  10. After the two halves are fully compressed into one another, run a finger along the side of the mold to clean up the edges. Then, with the mold in one hand, tap or flick the top half of the mold around its circumference with your other hand. Next, hold the bottom half of the mold with one hand and gently twist the top until it releases from the bomb. Don't force it or you'll twist the bomb in half. Give it a few more flicks and taps if it doesn't let go. Flip the bomb over so that the exposed half is in the palm of your hand and repeat the process to remove the other half of the mold.

Notes

Allow your beauties to set up and dry for at least 12 hours before use. To store your bombs, you can wrap them in foil, shrink wrap them, or leave them “naked” and display them in a bowl to show off your creation. These bombs, when wrapped, will have a shelf life of about one month before they start to lose their fragrance.

 

DIY “Mango Sorbet” Bath Bombs

With warmer weather fast approaching, tropical fruits and taking it easy are the perfect duo to get those summertime vibes. These Mango Sorbet bath bombs do just that by combining the wonderfully sweet smell of a tropical mangoes,  ripe raspberries and tart lemon curd into an ultra-moisturizing bath experience.

One of these bath bombs is enough to revamp your lackluster bath water into a citrus explosion of zesty orange and will leave your skin feeling silky smooth all day.

With a handful of ingredients and our easy to follow tutorial, these summertime ‘smooth-ies’ can be made right at home!

1. Sift the baking soda and lake dye together.

Combine the baking soda and yellow 6 lake dye into a sieve and sift them together into a large bowl. Mix thoroughly with a whisk to incorporate the dye until the baking soda is one solid color to make your orange mixture.

Repeat this step using the baking soda  and yellow 5 lake dye in a separate bowl to make your yellow mixture.

2. Break up any remaining clumps.

You may need to go one step further and break up any stubborn lake dye clumps by hand. Rub the remaining clumps between your fingers until you get a uniform color throughout.

3. Mix in the water.

Next, add the water to each bowl and whisk to combine. The mix will start to come together into little “pebbles” but still remain soft.

4. Melt the coconut oil and cocoa butter.

After the water is mixed in you’ll need to melt the coconut oil and cocoa butter in the microwave in separate containers. The cocoa butter will take longer to melt than the coconut oil. Be careful when removing both from the microwave so that you don’t burn yourself.

5. Mix in the oils.


Add the melted coconut oil, melted cocoa butter and polysorbate 80 to each bowl and mix until thoroughly combined. Next, add the fragrance oil to each bowl and whisk together.

6. Get ready to mold the bath bombs.

Now that almost everything has been mixed in, it’s time to set up for molding the bath bombs! I laid out a few hand towels with a piece of wax paper over the top to set my bath bombs on as they dry. If you want something more mobile, a great option would be to cover a cookie sheet with towels to make it easy to place somewhere out of the way as they dry.

7. Mix in the citric acid.

Add the citric acid to the bath bomb mix and whisk thoroughly for about one minute. To test to see if the mix is ready, take a handful and give it a squeeze. The mix should hold its shape well and not crumble apart when you let go. If it does, then continue mixing in increments of 10 seconds and test as you go. If you over whisk the mixture it will become dry and you won’t be able to mold the mix.

8. Mold the bath bombs.

Start by placing ½ tablespoon of the orange mixture into the bottom of the mold.

Next, add 1 tablespoon of the yellow mixture on top of the orange.

Continue alternating between the two colors in this manner until the mold is full. Repeat the process for the other half of the mold. Use orange for the final layer on one half and yellow for the final layer on the other half.

Overfill both mold halves and press them together.

9. Remove the bath bomb from the mold.

After the two halves are fully compressed into one another, run a finger along the side of the mold to clean up the edges. Then, with the mold in one hand, tap or flick the top half of the mold around its circumference with your other hand.

Next, hold the bottom half of the mold with one hand and gently twist the top until it releases from the bomb. Don’t force it or you’ll twist the bomb in half. Give it a few more flicks and taps if it doesn’t let go.

Flip the bomb over so that the exposed half is in the palm of your hand and repeat the process to remove the other half of the mold.

10. Success!

Voila! You’ve just made your first “Mango Sorbet” bath bomb! This recipe will yield about eight bath bombs.

 

11. Drying time/storage.

Allow your beauties to set up and dry for at least 12 hours before use. To store your bombs, you can wrap them in foil, shrink wrap them, or leave them “naked” and display them in a bowl to show off your creation. These bombs, when wrapped, will have a shelf life of about one month before they start to lose their fragrance.

SIDE NOTE: Not every bomb turns out perfect.

Sometimes a bomb will split when unmolding or during handling and that’s okay! Patched together bombs may not be as pretty to look at, but their aroma and moisturizing properties are just like the rest of them.

Thank you so much for following along in our tutorial!

 

Mango Sorbet Bath Bomb

Prep

Inactive

Total

Yield 8 Bath Bombs

Ingredients

Orange Mix:

  • 1 1/2 cups Baking Soda
  • 2.04 g Yellow 6 Lake Dye
  • 1 teaspoon Water
  • 3/4 teaspoon Organic Coconut Oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon Organic Cocoa Butter
  • 1/2 tablespoon Polysorbate 80
  • 1 tablespoon "Bamboo Lotus" Fragrance Oil
  • 3/4 cup Citric Acid

Yellow Mix:

  • 1 1/2 cups Baking Soda
  • 1.44 g Yellow 5 Lake Dye
  • 1 teaspoon Water
  • 3/4 teaspoon Organic Coconut Oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon Organic Cocoa Butter
  • 1/2 tablespoon Polysorbate 80
  • 1 tablespoon "Mango Sorbet" Fragrance Oil
  • 3/4 cup Citric Acid

Instructions

  1. Combine the baking soda and yellow 6 lake dye into a sieve and sift them together into a large bowl to make your orange mixture. Mix thoroughly with a whisk to incorporate the dye until the baking soda is one solid color. Repeat this step with the baking soda and yellow 5 lake dye in another large bowl to make your yellow mixture.
  2. Break up any stubborn lake dye clumps by hand. Just pick up a small handful of the mix and rub it between your fingers to break apart any remaining pieces until the color is uniform throughout.
  3. Add the water to each bowl and whisk to combine. The mix will start to come together into little “pebbles” but still remain soft.
  4. Melt the coconut oil and cocoa butter in the microwave in separate containers. The cocoa butter will take longer to melt than the coconut oil. Be careful when removing both from the microwave so that you don't burn yourself.
  5. Add the polysorbate 80, melted coconut oil, and melted cocoa butter to each bowl and mix until thoroughly combined.
  6. Add the fragrance oil to each bowl and whisk together.
  7. Lay out a few hand towels with a piece of wax paper over the top to set the bath bombs on as they dry. If you want something more mobile, a great option would be to cover a cookie sheet with towels to make it easy to move them somewhere out of the way as they dry.
  8. Add the citric acid to the bath bomb mix and whisk thoroughly for about one minute. To test to see if the mix is ready, take a handful and give it a squeeze. The mix should hold its shape well and not crumble apart when you let go. If it does, then continue mixing in increments of 10 seconds and test as you go. If you over whisk the mixture it will become dry and you won’t be able to mold the mix.
  9. Start molding the bath bombs by placing ½ tablespoon of the orange mixture into the bottom of the mold. Next, add 1 tablespoon of the yellow mixture on top of the orange. Continue alternating between the two colors in this manner until the mold is full. Repeat the process for the other half of the mold. Use orange for the final layer on one half, and yellow for the final layer on the other half. Overfill both halves of the mold and press them together.
  10. After the two halves are fully compressed into one another, run a finger along the side of the mold to clean up the edges. Then, with the mold in one hand, tap or flick the top half of the mold around its circumference with your other hand. Next, hold the bottom half of the mold with one hand and gently twist the top until it releases from the bomb. Don't force it or you'll twist the bomb in half. Give it a few more flicks and taps if it doesn't let go. Flip the bomb over so that the exposed half is in the palm of your hand and repeat the process to remove the other half of the mold.

Notes

Allow your beauties to set up and dry for at least 12 hours before use. To store your bombs, you can wrap them in foil, shrink wrap them, or leave them “naked” and display them in a bowl to show off your creation. These bombs, when wrapped, will have a shelf life of about one month before they start to lose their fragrance.

 

DIY “As You Wish” Bath Bombs

Think the idea of making your own bath bombs is “inconceivable”? Think again.

These ultra-moisturizing bath bombs fizz and foam, transforming your boring bath water into a beautiful shade of purple, while the lavishly lush blend of orange, peach, cherry blossom and white jasmine will make all of your wishes come true.


Let’s get started!

1. Sift the baking soda and lake dye together.


Combine the baking soda and red 27 lake dye into a sieve and sift them together into a large bowl to make your pink mixture. Mix thoroughly with a whisk to incorporate the dye until the baking soda is one solid color. Repeat this step using the blue 1 lake dye in a separate bowl to make your blue mixture.

2. Break up any remaining clumps.


You may need to go one step further and break up any stubborn lake dye clumps by hand. Rub the remaining clumps between your fingers until you get a uniform color throughout.

3. Mix in the water.


Next, add the water to each bowl and whisk to combine. The mix will start to come together into little “pebbles” but still remain soft.

4. Melt the coconut oil and cocoa butter.


After the water is mixed in you’ll need to melt the coconut oil and cocoa butter in the microwave in separate containers. The cocoa butter will take longer to melt than the coconut oil. Be careful when removing both from the microwave so that you don’t burn yourself.

5. Mix in the oils.


Add the polysorbate 80, melted coconut oil, and melted cocoa butter to each bowl and mix until thoroughly combined. Next, add the fragrance oil to each bowl and whisk together.

6. Get ready to mold the bath bombs.


Now that almost everything has been mixed in, it’s time to set up for molding the bath bombs! I laid out a few hand towels with a piece of wax paper over the top to set my bath bombs on as they dry. If you want something more mobile, a great option would be to cover a cookie sheet with towels to make it easy to place somewhere out of the way as they dry.

7. Mix in the citric acid.


Add the citric acid to the bath bomb mix and whisk thoroughly for about one minute. To test to see if the mix is ready, take a handful and give it a squeeze. The mix should hold its shape well and not crumble apart when you let go. If it does, then continue mixing in increments of 10 seconds and test as you go. If you over whisk the mixture it will become dry and you won’t be able to mold the mix.

8. Mold the bath bombs.


Start by placing ½ tablespoon of the blue mixture into the bottom of the mold.


Next, add 1 tablespoon of the pink mixture on top of the blue.


Continue alternating between the two colors in this manner until the mold is full. Repeat the process for the other half of the mold. Use blue for the final layer on one half, and pink for the final layer on the other half.

Overfill both mold halves and press them together.

9. Remove the bath bomb from the mold.


After the two halves are fully compressed into one another, run a finger along the side of the mold to clean up the edges. Then, with the mold in one hand, tap or flick the top half of the mold around its circumference with your other hand. Next, hold the bottom half of the mold with one hand and gently twist the top until it releases from the bomb. Don’t force it or you’ll twist the bomb in half. Give it a few more flicks and taps if it doesn’t let go. Flip the bomb over so that the exposed half is in the palm of your hand and repeat the process to remove the other half of the mold.

10. Success!


Voila! You’ve just made your first “As You Wish” bath bomb! This recipe will yield about eight bath bombs.

Drying time/storage.


Allow your beauties to set up and dry for at least 12 hours before use. To store your bombs, you can wrap them in foil, shrink wrap them, or leave them “naked” and display them in a bowl to show off your creation. These bombs, when wrapped, will have a shelf life of about one month before they start to lose their fragrance.

Thank you so much for following along in our first tutorial!

As You Wish Bath Bombs

Prep

Total

Yield ~8 bath bombs

These ultra-moisturizing bath bombs fizz and foam, transforming your boring bath water into a beautiful shade of purple, while the lavishly lush blend of orange, peach, cherry blossom and white jasmine will make all of your wishes come true.

Ingredients

Pink Mix:

Blue Mix:

Instructions

  1. Combine the baking soda and red 27 lake dye into a sieve and sift them together into a large bowl to make your pink mixture. Mix thoroughly with a whisk to incorporate the dye until the baking soda is one solid color. Repeat this step using the blue 1 lake dye and another large bowl to make your blue mixture.
  2. Break up any stubborn lake dye clumps by hand. Just pick up a small handful of the mix and rub it between your fingers to break apart any remaining pieces until the color is uniform throughout.
  3. Add the water to each bowl and whisk to combine. The mix will start to come together into little “pebbles” but still remain soft.
  4. Melt the coconut oil and cocoa butter in the microwave in separate containers. The cocoa butter will take longer to melt than the coconut oil. Be careful when removing both from the microwave so that you don't burn yourself.
  5. Add the polysorbate 80, melted coconut oil, and melted cocoa butter to each bowl and mix until thoroughly combined.
  6. Add the fragrance oil to each bowl and whisk together.
  7. Set up an area for the bath bombs to dry. Lay out a few hand towels with a piece of wax paper over the top to set the bath bombs on as they dry. If you want something more mobile, a great option would be to cover a cookie sheet with towels to make it easy to place somewhere out of the way as they dry.
  8. Add the citric acid to the bath bomb mix and whisk thoroughly for about one minute. To test to see if the mix is ready, take a handful and give it a squeeze. The mix should hold its shape well and not crumble apart when you let go. If it does, then continue mixing in increments of 10 seconds and test as you go. If you over whisk the mixture it will become dry and you won’t be able to mold the mix.
  9. Start molding the bath bombs by placing ½ tablespoon of the blue mixture into the bottom of the mold. Next, add 1 tablespoon of the pink mixture on top of the blue. Continue alternating between the two colors in this manner until the mold is full. Repeat the process for the other half of the mold. Use blue for the final layer on one half, and pink for the final layer on the other half. Overfill both halves of the mold and press them together.
  10. After the two halves are fully compressed into one another, run a finger along the side of the mold to clean up the edges. Then, with the mold in one hand, tap or flick the top half of the mold around its circumference with your other hand. Next, hold the bottom half of the mold with one hand and gently twist the top until it releases from the bomb. Don't force it or you'll twist the bomb in half. Give it a few more flicks and taps if it doesn't let go. Flip the bomb over so that the exposed half is in the palm of your hand and repeat the process to remove the other half of the mold.

Notes

Allow your beauties to set up and dry for at least 12 hours before use. To store your bombs, you can wrap them in foil, shrink wrap them, or leave them “naked” and display them in a bowl to show off your creation. These bombs, when wrapped, will have a shelf life of about one month before they start to lose their fragrance.