DIY Perfect Bath Bomb Tutorial

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DIY Perfect Bath Bomb Tutorial | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

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Bath bombs make bath time so much fun, especially if you have kids. But with its one-time usage, these fizzy soaps sure are expensive. But worry no more, as this DIY bath bomb from WhatsUpMoms on Youtube will save you a lot of bucks. The ingredients are not only easily obtainable but it is guaranteed effective. Make this your next weekend project by following the video tutorial below.

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Materials:

  • 1/2 cup baking soda
  • 1/4 cup citric acid
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup Epsom salt (or sea salt)
  • 3 tsp castor oil (or any vegetable oil)
  • 1 tsp essential oil
  • soap or food coloring
  • 1 tbsp water (this amount can vary slightly depending on the humidity level where you live)
  • soap molds
  • plastic ornament mold
  • plastic easter egg

Directions:

Step 1

First, mix the dry ingredients. Put 1/2 cup baking soda, 1/4 cup of Epsom salt, 1/4 cup of cornstarch, and 1/4 cup of citric acid in a bowl. Whisk them all together. Set aside. Next, moving on to the wet ingredients, mix 3 tsp castor oil, 1 tbsp essential oil, some soap coloring (or food coloring), and 1 tbsp of water. Mix them nicely. After this, mix everything. Add the liquid mixture very slowly, just a few at a time, so that it doesn’t activate the solution to the bowl of the dry mixture. Continue whisking until the consistency becomes thick.

Mixing the dry and wet ingredients together for the perfect bath bomb
Image credits: WhatsUpMoms via Youtube

Step 2

Get your mold and fill each half with the mixture. Make sure that it is packed in tightly. (Add a capsule to the middle that turns into a sponge animal to surprise your kids after the bath bomb dissolves. This is totally optional.) Put the two sides of the mold together. make sure it snaps. Let them dry overnight. (If you want to use the bath bombs right away, put them in the fridge for about 30 minutes.) Once it dries out, open it up to test it.

Putting the bath bomb mixture into soap molds
Image credits: WhatsUpMoms via Youtube

DIY Perfect Bath Bomb Tutorial

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