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DIY Bath Bombs | Relaxing Floral

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Get ready to relax with these floral DIY bath bombs! They’re effortless to make and so pleasurable to add into your bath! 

Now that fall is here, I enjoy taking a nice warm, relaxing bath. Dim lights, candles, and a lovely floral homemade bath bomb is a wonderful way to warm up and relax after a long chilly fall day. Maybe some relaxing music or a favorite book? While there are many kinds of bath bombs, I want to share my favorite floral bath bomb recipe with you. It has a relaxing combination of essential oils and delicate dried flowers that make it delightful! Don’t forget to grab your favorite novel to read while you wind down for the day. Are you ready for this floral DIY bath bomb tutorial?! Let’s get started!

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Ingredients and Tools Needed:

  (This recipe makes approximately 4 bath bombs. You may double it if you want to make a large batch.)

How to Make DIY Bath Bombs:

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1: In the medium mixing bowl add: 1 cup baking soda, 1/2 cup citric acid, 1/2 cup epsom salt, and 1/2 cup corn starch. Mix until evenly combined.

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2: To the dry mixture, add in 10 drops of both lavender and bergamot essential oils. Stir well to incorporate.

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3: Next, to the dry mixture, add in 1 tablespoon of unscented liquid castile soap. Stir to combine. Check moisture - it should be crumbly but able to stick together. (add water 1/4 tsp at a time until correct consistency is aquired)

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4: Add a small handful of dried flowers if desired. OR Sprinkle a pinch of desired dry flowers into mold bottoms.

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5: Firmly press into molds, and then press 2 mold halves together.

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7: Set them aside to dry for at least 48 hours. (tip, setting the balls on muffin tins keeps them from rolling away)

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8: Once dry, remove from the molds and store in an airtight container until ready to use.

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9: To use, add 1 bath bomb to a bath water and enjoy!

DIYs for Women

If you enjoyed this DIY, here are some more that may interest you:

  • Learn how to make Simple Handmade Goat Milk Soap here
  • Make one of my top 5 recipes in my How to Make Bath Salts post here
  • Find out how to use Essential Oils for Perfume here.
  • Learn how to make natural and simple Beeswax Candles here
  • Use the Best Essential Oils for Sleep to encourage a good night’s rest, find the post here
  • Make this DIY Face Serum with Essential Oils to complete your relaxing bath.

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