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May
15

Blackberry Bling Bling Bubble Bar Recipe


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Blackberry Bling Bling Bubble Bar RecipeBlackberry Bling Bling Bubble Bar Recipe

If you’re looking for a super bubbly bath product, then the  Blackberry Bling Bling Bubble Bar Recipe is the right recipe for you! We used a fantastic bubble bar recipe and changed a few things to make it so much more fun! First, we used a scoop to create a product that looked like little scoops of purple ice cream. Also, we added a whole lot of diamond dust mica to add a touch of shimmer and shine. So, it is safe to say that Natures Garden has created a recipe for a product that is both pretty and powerful. Plus, these little cuties have a fantastic aroma! We scented this recipe with the wonderful Blackberry Bling Bling Fragrance Oil, which is a bright, gorgeous scent. Overall, this is a fun recipe that could enhance any bubble bath experience.

Blackberry Bling Bling Bubble Bar Recipe Ingredients From Natures Garden

Sodium Lauryl Sulfate
Sodium Bicarbonate- Baking Soda
Blackberry Bling Bling Fragrance Oil
Cream of Tartar
Corn Starch
Macadamia Nut Oil
Vegetable Glycerin
Mica – Diamond Dust
Deep Purple FUN Soap Colorant
Safety Gloves
Small Stainless Steel Scoop
Safety Mask
Natures Garden Apron
Safety Glasses

Blackberry Bling Bling Bubble Bar Recipe Other Ingredients and Equipment

Medium Mixing Bowl
Small Mixing Bowl
Mixing Spoon
Either a Roll of Parchment Paper or a Silicone Baking Mat
Scale
Measuring Cups of 1 cup and 1/3 cup (optional)
Tablespoon (optional)

Blackberry Bling Bling Bubble Bar Recipe Weights and Amounts of Ingredients

272 grams (1 cup) of Sodium Lauryl Sulfate
230 grams (1 cup) of Sodium Bicarbonate – Baking Soda
112 grams (1/3 cup) of Cream of Tartar
36 grams (1/3 cup) of Corn Starch
100 grams (1/3 cup) of Vegetable Glycerin
12 grams (1 Tablespoon) of Macadamia Nut Oil
7 grams of Blackberry Bling Bling Fragrance Oil
7 grams of FUN Soap Colorant Deep Purple
2 grams of Diamond Dust Mica Pigment

Blackberry Bling Bling Bubble Bar Recipe Clean, Sanitize, and Be Safe

Before beginning, you are going to want to create a workspace that is safe for both you and your product. Firstly, clean and sanitize any supplies that you will be needing for this recipe. Also, tidy up your workspace to make sure that you have an adequate space to create these bubble bars. Next, make sure that you have all of the necessary safety equipment to complete this recipe. Especially, make sure that you have some gloves and a mask on for this recipe as some of the powders in the recipe tend to float up into the air.

Blackberry Bling Bling Bubble Bar Recipe Weighing Dry Ingredients Blackberry Bling Bling Bubble Bar Recipe Weighing Dry Ingredients

Initially, you will be working on weighing all of the dry ingredients you will be using for this recipe. So, retrieve a medium sized mixing bowl and your measuring devices, you can use your scale or some measuring cups and spoons. Then, weigh out the 272 grams, or 1 cup, of Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, 230 grams, or 1 cup, of Sodium Bicarbonate – Baking Soda, 112 grams, or 1/3 cup, of Cream of Tartar, and 36 grams, or 1/3 cup, of Corn Starch into your bowl in the specified amounts.

Then, you will want to mix these ingredients well to fully incorporate all the powders. You can use your hands or a mixing spoon, but we have found that it is easiest to mix with gloved hands. Further, you should pay attention to any clumps existing in this mixture. You should break up any clumps to make the mixture as smooth and evenly mixed as possible. Otherwise, your final product may have pockets of powder that never mix with the necessary ingredients.

Blackberry Bling Bling Bubble Bar Recipe Weighing Wet IngredientsBlackberry Bling Bling Bubble Bar Recipe Weighing Wet Ingredients

Next, you are going to be weighing your wet ingredients. So, retrieve a small mixing bowl and tare its weight from your scale. Now, add the 100 grams, or 1/3 cup, of Vegetable Glycerin, 12 grams, or 1 Tablespoon, of Macadamia Nut Oil, and 7 grams of Blackberry Bling Bling Fragrance Oil to the small bowl in their proper amounts. You will be using this mixture in the following step, so keep the bowl close.

Blackberry Bling Bling Bubble Bar Recipe Combining Wet and Dry IngredientsBlackberry Bling Bling Bubble Bar Recipe Combining Wet and Dry Ingredients

Now, you are going to combine all of your previously weighed ingredients. Grab your bowl of weighed wet ingredients and add it to your bowl of weighed dry ingredients. Mix this well to incorporate everything. Also, you have the option to add a bit more vegetable glycerin to the mixture if it is a bit crumbly. However, you do not want to add too much as this would make the recipe too wet to create a proper bubble bar. So, we’d recommend mixing in no more than a few drops at a time to avoid going over your limit.

Blackberry Bling Bling Bubble Bar Recipe Adding the ColorantBlackberry Bling Bling Bubble Bar Recipe Adding the Soap Colorant

Next, you will be adding the FUN Soap Colorant to the mixture you have created thus far. So, take your combined bowl of wet and dry ingredients and add the correct amount of Deep Purple FUN Soap Colorant, which is 7 grams. Mix the color in thoroughly and make sure that there aren’t any pockets of soap colorant left behind after you mix. So, the dough should be an even, pretty shade of purple all the way through the mixture.

Blackberry Bling Bling Bubble Bar Recipe Adding the Mica PowderBlackberry Bling Bling Bubble Bar Recipe Adding the Mica Powder

Next, you are going to be adding some shimmery mica powder to your purple dough mixture. So before you begin scooping, you are going to weigh out and add 1 gram of the diamond dust mica. So, use your scale to weigh the proper amount in your small bowl that you have used in a previous step. Then, mix the mica ingredient into your purple dough mixture. Also, try to make sure that you mix the dough thoroughly to create an even shimmer in your mixture and continue to break up any clumps that you may see throughout the creating process.

Blackberry Bling Bling Bubble Bar Recipe Scooping the Bubble BarsBlackberry Bling Bling Bubble Bar Recipe Scooping the Bubble Bars

Now, the mixture is ready for you to create the scoops. So, retrieve your small stainless steel scoop to shape your bubble bars. Simply spoon some of your dough mixture into your metal scoop and pack it into the scoop. You can pack it by pressing on the dough while it is inside the scoop. Doing this ensures that your bubble bar will hold its little ice cream scoop form. After, release the dough from the scoop onto your parchment paper or silicone baking mat. Repeat this until all of your dough has been scooped on your parchment paper or silicone baking mat.

Blackberry Bling Bling Bubble Bar Recipe Finishing TouchesBlackberry Bling Bling Bubble Bar Recipe Finishing Touches

Next, you will be completing a few last steps to complete your bubble bars. After you have all your little ice cream scoops on your parchment paper or silicone baking mat, then you are ready to add the finishing touches. Sprinkle about a gram or so of the diamond dust mica onto the scoops to add some extra shimmer to your products. You can add more if you’d like to, it all depends on how much mica dust you’d want to add. Then, you should let the bubble bars sit undisturbed, so they can harden and set up completely. This should take a couple of days, but they need this time to harden.

Blackberry Bling Bling Bubble Bar Recipe Ready to UseBlackberry Bling Bling Bubble Bar Recipe Ready to Use

Finally, your bar bars are ready for you to use! After a few days have passed, your creations will be ready for you to take to the bath.  It is fairly simple to use this product, just crumble it under some warm, running water and there you have it! Since these bubble bars are smaller, you may want to use a couple if you are bringing them to a bubble bath. However, we are sure you’ll love the Blackberry Bling Bling Bubble Bar, as they are moisturizing, sparkly, and smell so good!

Have you created your own bubble bars?  We would love to see your creations too.  Post a pic on our Facebook page or tag us on Instagram @ngscents.

May
05

Make Your Own Bubble Bars


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Make Your Own Bubble BarsMake Your Own Bubble Bars

Natures Garden’s next recipe involves one of our new products.  Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate (SCI) is a wonderful product that leaves your skin feeling soft and silky.  In addition, this ingredient gives your products a fabulous bubbly lather.  Well, this next recipe shows you how to use SCI in bubble bars, or in this case, scoop-able bubble bars.  Make your own bubble bars using Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate and Mango Sorbet Fragrance Oil!

Make Your Own Bubble Bars Ingredients Available from Natures Garden

Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate
Sodium Bicarbonate- Baking Soda
Cream of Tartar
Corn Starch
Sweet Almond Oil
Vegetable Glycerin
Jailhouse Red FUN Soap Colorant
Yelp Yellow FUN Soap Colorant
Yellow Oxide FUN Soap Colorant
Small Stainless Steel Scoop
Safety Gloves
Safety Mask
Natures Garden Apron
Safety Glasses

Make Your Own Bubble Bars Other Supplies You Will Need

Deep Mixing Bowl
Mixing Spoon or Measuring Cups and Spoons
Parchment Paper or Silicone Baking Mat
Scale

Make Your Own Bubble Bars Total Recipe Weights

I would like to point out that while we are giving you both weight and volume measurements, we definitely recommend using the weighted measurements.  The volume measurements are not going to be as accurate.

205 grams (1 cup) Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate
230 grams (1 cup) Sodium Bicarbonate- Baking Soda
112 grams (1/3 cup) Cream of Tartar
36 grams (1/3 cup) Corn Starch
100 grams (1/3 cup) Vegetable Glycerin
12 grams (1 TBSP) Sweet Almond Oil
7 grams Mango Sorbet Fragrance Oil
1 gram FUN Soap Colorant Jailhouse Red
6 grams FUN Soap Colorant Yelp Yellow
3 drops FUN Soap Colorant Yellow Oxide

Make Your Own Bubble Bars Weigh Out Your Dry Ingredients

Make Your Own Bubble Bars Weigh Out Your Dry IngredientsFirst, you will need a deep mixing bowl.  Use your scale to weigh out 205 grams of sodium cocoyl isethionate, 230 grams of sodium bicarbonate which is commonly known as baking soda, 112 grams of cream of tartar, and lastly 36 grams of corn starch.  Then, use your hands, or a mixing spoon to blend the ingredients together.  You also want to make sure you have broken up any clumps you may find in the mixture.

Make Your Own Bubble Bars Weigh Out Your Wet Ingredients

Make Your Own Bubble Bars Weigh Out Your Wet Ingredients

 

 

Now, in a separate small bowl, weigh out your dry ingredients.  Use your scale to add 100 grams of vegetable glycerin, 12 grams of sweet almond oil, and 7 grams of Natures Garden’s Mango Sorbet Fragrance Oil.  Mix the ingredients together.

Make Your Own Bubble Bars Putting Everything Together

Make Your Own Bubble Bars Putting Everything Together

 

Then, add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients.  Next, mix the ingredients together.  I find it easiest to use your hands to mix them together.  You need to mix the ingredients together until you have a crumbly dough consistency.

Make Your Own Bubble Bars Mix Your Colorant

Make Your Own Bubble Bars Mix Your ColorantWe will be mixing three colors together to achieve a mango sorbet color.  First, add 6 grams of Nature’s Garden’s yelp yellow FUN Soap Colorant.  Then, add in 1 gram of jailhouse red FUN Soap Colorant.  Lastly, add 3 drops of the yellow oxide FUN Soap Colorant.  Mix them together to create an even color.  Finally, add the colorant to your bubble bar dough.  Again, I find it easiest to also mix the colorant into the dough with your hands.

Make Your Own Bubble Bars Scooping the Dough

Make Your Own Bubble Bars Scooping the Dough

 

 

Once you have all the ingredients mixed, you will leave it in the bowl and scoop right out of the bowl.  You want to push down and pack the dough into the bowl.  This will make it easier to scoop the dough.  As you can see it looks kind of like ice cream.

Make Your Own Bubble Bars Scooping the Dough

 

 

 

Now, once you have packed your dough down into your bowl, use your stainless steel ice cream scoop to begin scooping your ice cream bubble bars.  Scoop a bit of the dough into the mini ice cream scoop.  Then, use your hand to once again pack it in tightly.  This will ensure that the bubble bars hold their form when removing them from the scoop.

Make Your Own Bubble Bars Scooping the Dough

 

 

Finally, make sure your silicone mat or parchment paper is in an area where it will not be disturbed.  Then, press the button to release the scoop over a piece your silicone mat.  Repeat this process until you have used up all of your dough.  This recipe will create about 15 mini ice cream scoop bubble bars.  These ice cream bubble bars will need to setup before you can move them.  Leave them undisturbed for about three days before using them or packaging them.  The drying time can vary.  However, after a couple days you can check them to see if they have setup.

Make Your Own Bubble Bars Using the Mango Sorbet Bubble Bars

Make Your Own Bubble Bars Using the Mango Sorbet Bubble Bars

Bubble bars are not only fun to make, but they are fun to use!  Now that you have learned how to make your own bubble bars, it’s time to use them.  Simply take a couple of these scoops and crumble them up under your warm running bath water.  Then, watch the water bubble up!

 

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