Natural Bath Bombs with Fruit
Posted by Deborah Ward on January 31st, 2014 in bath and body, bath bombs, bath fizzes, bath fizzies, bath products, body safe fragrance oils, Fragrance Oils, herb, homemade, Natures Garden, Soap making supplies | Comments Off
Using a bath bomb in your tub is refreshing and rejuvenating for your skin. And now, you can make your very own homemade bath bombs using natural fruit powder. Plus, they are quick and easy to make!
With the exception of baking soda and witch hazel, all the ingredients you need to make these blueberry natural bath bombs can be found at Natures Garden. To view the complete recipe for these bath bombs, please click on this link.
The two crucial components for this recipe are citric acid and baking soda. These two ingredients when mixed with water have a chemical reaction that results in the fizzing of the water. This fizzy nature is characteristic of bath bombs. But, did you know citric acid also acts as a water softener?
Besides the feel good aspect that bath bombs provide, these blueberry bath fizzes are also skin loving. Using the superfood Blueberry, you can incorporate tons of antioxidants, amino acids, and the beneficial nutrients of vitamins and minerals all with the simple use of blueberry fruit powder. This herb will help to rejuvenate the skin and keep it young and healthy. The sweet almond oil is a non-greasy oil that moisturizes and is easily absorbed into the skin. To really hammer home the scent of blueberry, Blueberry Fragrance Oil is used to scent the fizzes. To really capture the blue color of the blueberry fruit powder, you can add additional colorant with the FUN Soap Colorant- Ultramarine Blue.
To make your very own blueberry bath bombs, here are the steps:
Step 1: Pour some witch hazel into a spray bottle. Set aside.
Step 2: Place 2 mixing bowls in your work area. To each bowl, place 256 grams of citric acid. Then, add 560 grams of baking soda to each bowl. If you notice any clumps, break them up in your hands now. Mix well. Finally, to one of the bowls, add 5 grams of blueberry fruit powder and stir, leave the second bowl alone.
Step 3: Now, get two more bowls. Place 9 grams of sweet almond oil in each. To each bowl, now add 20 drops of fragrance and stir.
Step 4: Finally, to one of the bowls add 10 grams of Ultramarine Blue Fun Soap Colorant and stir.
Step 5: Slowly add the wet ingredients bowl containing the blue soap colorant to the dry ingredients bowl containing the blueberry fruit powder. Using your hands, mix the ingredients together until they are completely incorporated.
Step 6: Lightly spritz the mixture with witch hazel and mix. Continue spritzing until the mixture feels like crumbly dough in your hands. Be very careful not to spray too much witch hazel into your mixture or it will activate the citric acid.
Step 7: Press the bluish mixture into half of your fillable ornament and press down firmly. Set aside.
Step 8: Now, get the remaining two bowls. Slowly add the wet ingredients bowl to the remaining dry ingredients bowl. Mix these ingredients together so that they are completely incorporated.
Step 9: Again, slowly spray the mixture with witch hazel. Mix, and continue in this manner until the mixture feels like crumbly dough. Do not over spray.
Step 10: Press this into the other half of your fillable ornament and press down firmly.
Step 11: Now, spritz both halves of the ornaments with witch hazel. Then, attach the ornament halves together.
Step 12: Allow the bath bombs to set. Then, gently release them from the mold.
Your Blueberry Bath Bombs are now ready for use. Enjoy!
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