30 DIY Bath Bombs That’ll Make Bath Time Even Better

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I have to admit, I am a bath bomb addict. I love how my skin feels and that they do the fizzy thing when you drop them in the tub. Quite simply, one of my favorite things. Several a week. But I hate the expense. $10 or more?  That doesn’t fit in my budget. That’s highway robbery! I started looking into making them at home and discovered it is inexpensive. If you’ve never tried a bath bomb,  you are seriously missing out on a spa-like experience! But with a wonderful fizz that gives your bath just the right kick.

A great thing about making your own, you will know your ingredients. Some of those you buy are chemically laden nightmares. Not only healthy ingredients but you can also make them geared towards allergies, skin conditions, sore muscles and more.

What are they?

Basically, it’s this cool ball made from natural ingredients like coconut oil, salts, and essential oils, just to name a few. Some even have surprises!

As you drop it in the water, this causes the reaction that it starts to fizz and release those good for your skin ingredients.

The other stuff, like surprises, is just icing on the cake to make it pretty.

Most of the items you will probably have on hand. Typically the basic ingredients are essential oils, baking soda, cornstarch, citric acid, and cream of tartar. You can use whatever you have on hand for a mold, such as a plastic Easter egg. To make the job easier, I did purchase some molds and some new essential oils. I’ve compiled the best bath bombs on the internet. Did you know you could make a geode bath bomb?? I sure didn’t! Not only will I be making these for myself, but friends too! Think Christmas, Mother’s Day and Birthdays!

30 DIY Bath Bombs

What started the bath bomb movement was the introduction of Lush. They certainly kicked it up a notch! But again, I can’t afford that!

But guess what, you can recreate them at home!

I’ve compiled a list of some of the most fragrant, beautiful and of course fun bath bombs for you to DIY!

I can’t wait to hear which ones you tried, and how much you absolutely love your bath bombs that don’t break the bank!

Donut Bath Bombs

Ok, I know these look like donuts but DO. NOT. EAT. THEM!

These are so stinking cute!

Make these for Mothers Day and you’ll be the hit with the best gift!

Citrus Bath Bombs

via How Does She

You just have to start with citrus. It’s so cool and refreshing and tropical feeling! Invigorating!

Who doesn’t like the smell of citrus? Am I right?!

Citrus might just be my favorite!

Bunny Bath Bomb

via A Pumpkin and a Princess

Bunnies. Every little bunny. All the bunnies looking at me.

These are just so ccute for Easter, right?!

Cupcake Bath Bombs

via Crafster

This one is so festive and would be great for ladies parties or birthdays!

Or even give for a birthday.

Heck, I’d love this!

 

Mermaid Shell Bath Bomb

via Totally The Bomb

Here is one of the surprise bombs. With a pearl inside.

Guess that means we’re lucky when we find the pearl.

Rainbow Sprinkle Bath Bombs

via Bitz n Giggles

With sprinkles on top.

Every little girl loves sprinkles, right?

 

Cupcake Bath Bomb

via This Grandma is Fun

Another festive cupcake.

I can think of so many gift opportunities for this little prize: Mother’s day, Birthdays, just to name a couple.

Lavender Bath Bombs

Via Happy Mothering

Every bath bomb doesn’t have to be intricate and over the top. While this is simplistic in shape, it is amazing to take in the scent.

Makes for a relaxing bath time. Did you know lavender is good for sleep?

 

They also make a great gift!

Death Star Bath Bombs

via A Pumpkin and a Princess

Because girls like Star Wars too.

Or should I say because boys like bath bombs too?

Geode Inspired Bath Bombs

via The Makeup Dummy

I think this one is my favorite.

It’s just so pretty.

Honestly, I don’t think I’d use them. I think I’d display in soap dishes around my bathroom.

Peppermint Bath Bombs

via Ann’s Entitled Life

Amazingly festive and refreshing.

Be careful to label these because they look and smell good enough to eat!

 

Lush Inspired Bath Bombs

via Inspired by Charm

Simple doesn’t mean it’s not extravagant.

These are so beautiful and the smell is amazing!

Midas Touch Bath Bomb

via Soap Queen

How decadent are these?! Just dip me in gold lol.

 

Lavender Bath Bombs

via Simply Stacie

I really need to make me some lavender bath bombs to help me sleep.

Green Tea Bath Bombs

via The Casual Craftlete

Green tea has amazing health benefits.

So don’t just drink your green tea, bathe in it!

Musk Oil Bath Bombs

via A Beautiful Mess

These are not only beautiful but smell amazing.

Those fru-fru bath bombs are not for everyone. Some like simplicity. Like these.

Orange Crush Bath Bomb

via Blommi

How amazing is this color?!

So bright and cheery!

Oh, and that scent!

Hot Cocoa Bath Bombs

via Lovely Greens

These look good enough to eat.

But don’t

And label well so family and friends don’t.

 

Green Apple Bath Bomb

via Sugar and Charm

Green apple is such a refreshing scent.

This is sure to invigorate you!

Ice Cream Scoop Bath Bomb

via I Am Not the Babysitter

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream. and bath bombs.

 

Lemon Bath Bombs

A Pumpkin and a Princess

Everythings coming up Daisies.

So girly and summery!

Unicorn Bath Bomb

via A pumpkin and a Princess

Ok, these are just THE most creative, right? Genius at work.

Gingerbread Bath Bombs

via Pistachio Project

These are on my list for gifts at Christmas for all the ladies.

Mermaid Bath Bombs

via Beauty Crafter

Because who doesn’t love glitter. You’ll feel like a princess.

Cold & Sinus Bath Bombs

via Girl Loves Glam

I know these say Cold & Sinus but I love that smell enough to use daily!

Snowball Bath Bomb

via Do It Better Yourself

Another glittery, extravagant bomb to make anyone feel special.

Beauty On The Beach Bath Bomb

via Do It Better Yourself

Another one I am not sure I could use. Just too cute.

Mermaid Lagoon Bath Bomb

via Soap Deli News

Perfect for the mermaid in you.

Activated Charcoal Bath Bombs

via Apartment Therapy

By now you’ve heard how good charcoal is for you.

Now go make these and have the best skin.

DIY Birthday Cake Bath Bomb

via A Pumpkin and a Princess

Happiest of Birthdays with this little treat! The icing on the cale!

Allergy Relief Bath Bomb

via Girl Loves Glam

Allergy relief and beauty in one little ball. Best of both worlds!

 

WHICH ONE IS YOUR FAVORITE? 

 

 

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