How to Make DIY Bath Bombs

How to Make Easy DIY Bath Bombs |

Want to know how to make DIY bath bombs? If you want to make something amazing for your next bath then this is it!

How to Make DIY Bath Bombs

How to Make DIY Bath Bombs | DIY Gift Ideas

What is a bath bomb? If you’ve been wondering what these colorful little balls are, wonder no more! If you’d like to know how to make bath bombs, this easy DIY tutorial will show you how. Get ready to have “a bomb” next time you step in your bathtub.

I’ve recently been obsessed with lush bath bombs. Those things are just the bomb! I can’t seem to get myself to step into the bath without a bath bomb at hand. I then noticed that the cost of buying them seem to be adding up on my budget. So I started thinking, “Why should I continue to buy when I can make my own. It can’t be that complicated, right?” And sure enough it was as simple as I thought it would be.

So if you’re like me, who wants to make her own homemade bath bombs, you’re in for a treat. Personalize your bath bombs by following this easy tutorial. Make some for yourself or for your friends. If you’re looking for some DIY gift ideas, this should be included in your list!

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What you’ll need for your DIY bath bombs:

DIY Bath Bomb Supplies

  • 1 cup baking soda
  • 1/2 cup citric acid
  • 1/2 cup Epsom salts
  • 1 tsp. water
  • 2 tsp. essential oil
  • 3 tsp. oil (olive oil)
  • food coloring (any color you want)
  • bowl
  • whisk
  • jar
  • bath bomb mold


Step 1

DIY Bath Bomb Tutorial Step 1

Put all your dry ingredients in a bowl and mix them evenly with your whisk.


Step 2

DIY Bath Bomb Tutorial Step 2

In a different container, add all your liquid ingredients and mix them together.


Step 3

DIY Bath Bombs Tutorial Step 3

Put a small amount of your liquid mixture to your dry ingredients and mix it thoroughly. Mix until all the liquid has been absorbed by your dry ingredients. Continue adding small amounts of the liquid mixture until you’ve used it all up.


Step 4

DIY Bath Bomb Tutorial Step 4

Now that you’ve mixed all the ingredients together, time to put it in the mold. Put a little more than what your mold can hold on both sides and press them together until it clips. You’d want to put more so your mixture get pressed together making it solid.


Step 5

DIY Bath Bomb Tutorial Step 5

Once it’s pressed, gently tap it with a spoon to loosen your bath bomb.


Step 6

DIY Bath Bombs Tutorial Step 6

Let your creation dry for 1-2 days. And you’re done!


Completed DIY Bath Bombs

Wasn’t that fun and easy. You can make it in different colors and different shapes. Have fun with it. Mix in different colors in your mold to make a galaxy bath bomb. Another tip, you can also add rose petals so when the bomb explodes, you’ll get a nice flower bath too. How cool is that?!


Want to see how to make bath bombs? Watch this easy video tutorial from Carina Stewart:


So will you give this DIY bath bomb a try? Let us know below in the comments!

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