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Oct
14

Sandalwood Bath Bombs


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Sandalwood Bath BombsSandalwood Bath Bombs

This amazingly simple recipe for sandalwood bath bombs from Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplies will make your bath complete! This combines many ingredients that are amazing for the skin that will have you leaving the bathtub feeling renewed. Bath bombs have become a staple in many households. They are a lot easier to make than you might think! This recipe will make a perfect gift for someone special in your life and you may even just save one for yourself. Try one that’s not just for the kids!  You might just want to bring a book and soak your worries away!

Sandalwood ingredients Available at Nature’s Garden

Citric Acid

Baking Soda- Sodium Bicarbonate

Jojoba Oil

Rose Clay Powder

Cocoa Powder Organic

Sandalwood Fragrance Oil

Himalayan Pink Salt Coarse Ground

Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant-  1 oz.

Black Oxide FUN Soap Colorant-  1 oz.

Brown Oxide FUN Soap Colorant-  1 oz.

8 oz. Clear PET Bullet Bottles

White Fine Mist Sprayers 24/410

Natures Garden Apron

Safety GLOVES for Soap Making- 1 pair

Safety MASK for Soap Making- 2 count

Bath Bomb Molds

Safety Glasses for Soap Making

Other Ingredients & Equipment You’ll Need:

Witch Hazel (in bullet bottle with a fine mist sprayer)
Mixing Bowls
Mixing Spoon
Scale

Total Recipe Amounts:

300 grams Citric Acid
600 grams Baking Soda
18 grams Jojoba Oil
18 grams Sandalwood Fragrance Oil
6 grams Himalayan Pink Salt Coarse
3 drops Black Oxide FUN Soap Colorant
3 grams Brown Oxide FUN Soap Colorant
5 grams Cocoa Powder
Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant-3 drops
5 grams Rose Clay Powder

Sandalwood Bath Bombs Ingredient Spotlight

Prior to preparing the sandalwood bath bomb recipe, let’s look at a few of the ingredients that we will be using today. Below, we will look at the scent, citric acid, pink salt, and a couple of the natural colorants that we will be using.

Sandalwood Fragrance OilSandalwood Fragrance Oil

This Nature’s Garden fragrance oil is a fan favorite. It is a strong and natural scent. Sandalwood fragrance oil will make some of the best soaps and lotions, but it goes so well in candles as well. Our customers love the distinct scent. Its robust earthy smell will leave an impression! The base notes are a wonderful blend of woody cedar and sandalwood. The simple mix of rose and jasmine for the top notes balance the fragrance oil perfectly.  This simple earthy fragrance says it all once the sandalwood bath bomb hits your tub!

Jojoba OilJojoba Oil

Did you know that Jojoba oil is actually a liquid wax? It’s used in a lot of lipsticks, lip glosses, lotions, and other bath products. This luxurious oil will produce a substantial lather in handmade soap making recipes and has amazing moisturizing qualities. Additionally, jojoba oil stays shelf stable longer than most other moisturizing oils.  We also have a blog about the tremendous benefits of jojoba oil.

Rose Clay PowderRose Clay powder

Rose clay powder is a gentle, natural clay that is amazing for almost any skin type! Most people refer to it by “pink clay”. Rose clay exfoliates and removes toxins from the skin. It can reduce irritation and inflammation! Rose clay is used for all kinds of cosmetics and other body products. It provides critical minerals for your skin, while also naturally coloring your products! This is a perfect way to change up your next project or even make your favorite recipe without other colorants.

Citric AcidCitric Acid

Citric acid is found naturally in citrus fruits of all kinds including lemons, oranges, grapefruits, and especially limes! It is a weak, natural acid that is used in cosmetics to lower the pH balance in certain formulas. It’s also really common in the bath product industry for bath bombs. This is one of the base ingredients that make it fizz once it comes in contact with the water! A lot of other industries use this as an ingredient as well. Food, beverage, and cleaning companies use this in all types of products. Citric acid is also found in a lot of foods that we consume every day. It has so many uses, can you name one?

Himalayan Pink Salt CoarseHimalayan Pink Salt Coarse

Did you know that Himalayan Pink Salt is one of the earth’s purest salts due to the location where it is mined? It’s found in seabeds that were once surrounded by lava! Many people know this product for its use in food. However, the cosmetic industry uses pink Himalayan salt for many types of products as well. Some products include scrubs, bath bombs, bath salts and cosmetics! This natural salt has many therapeutic qualities. It can help ease sore muscles, relax the body, ease arthritis, and help many other skin conditions. It has tremendous amounts of important minerals for your body.

Cocoa PowderCocoa Powder

Cocoa powder is a product of the cocoa tree that is native to Central and South America. The fruits only grow for a third of the year and get picked when they are a yellow-orange color.  The cocoa pods are harvested to make all kinds of products. Common products for cocoa powder are skin products, shampoos, conditioners, and many more beauty products! Cocoa powder helps hair become smoother and moisturizes your dead ends. Some believe it may even help with hair loss due to stress. This ingredient will help your skin to repair damaged areas. Did you know that the Aztecs and Mayans thought that the cocoa tree would bring them immortality?

Before You Begin Preparing the Sandalwood Bath Bombs

The best place to start with the sandalwood bath bomb recipe is gathering all of your ingredients and equipment. Also, clean and sanitize your work area, equipment, molds, and your packaging supplies. It is suggested that you wear gloves, protective clothing, and a hair net while making this recipe. Before you start, fill one of the bullet bottles with witch hazel and place a fine mist sprayer on top. Finally, you do not want to prepare this recipe in a humid area. Bath bombs can pull moisture from the air. This can cause a bath bomb to react and start to fizz.

Preparing The Dry IngredientsPreparing the Dry Ingredients

In a large, clean, and dry mixing bowl, weigh out your citric acid and baking soda. Then, mix the two ingredients thoroughly. Make sure there are no clumps! Clumps in the dry ingredients will leave this mixture unevenly distributed. A sifter or a fine mesh strainer can help this process, which is optional. When you are sure that it is evenly combined, set this bowl of ingredients off to the side.

Preparing the Wet ingredientsPreparing the Wet ingredients

Use a separate small mixing bowl. Weigh out the wet ingredients, then add the jojoba oil and the fragrance to this bowl. Stir together until they are completely combined.  

 

Adding The Wet Ingredients To The DryAdding the Wet Ingredients to the Dry

Next, you will be adding the oils to your dry ingredients. The trick is adding them slowly, mixing with your hands as you go.  You want the wet ingredients to evenly be mixed into the dry.  Do your best to work out the clumps as much as possible. Once you have finished mixing everything together, divide the bath bomb mixture in half into two separate mixing bowls. Then you will be ready to start the coloring process!

Creating the Pink Bath Bomb MixtureCreating the Pink Bath Bomb Mixture

With one of the portions of the mixture in the mixing bowl, add the rose clay and the three drops of Tomato Red FUN soap colorant from Natures Garden. Now that the colorant is in the mixing bowl, thoroughly combine by using your hands to incorporate the coloring. You want to have an even color all the way through the mixture.

Spraying the Pink Bath Bomb Mixture with Witch HazelSpraying the Pink Bath Bomb Mixture with Witch Hazel

Once you are confident that it’s well incorporated, you will need the spray bottle of witch hazel. As you mix with your hands, begin to spray the mixture slowly. You are looking for a dough-like consistency. Be careful not to add too much at a time! You do not want to over activate the bath bomb. If it becomes too wet, it will not fizz in the bathtub.

Creating the Brown Bath Fizzy MixtureCreating the Brown Bath Fizzy Mixture

With the pink bath bomb mixture done, it’s time to create the brown bath fizzy mixture. Start by adding your cocoa powder and both colorants. Once those are in the mixture, make sure you spread the colorant throughout the entire bowl using your hands. You want to make sure you do not have any dark and light spots!

Spraying the Brown Mixture with Witch HazelSpraying the Brown Mixture with Witch Hazel

Again, now that it is combined completely, start spraying the ingredients with the witch hazel. Make sure that you do not soak the mixture. Lightly spray until it is at the desired consistency. A good way to test it is when you squeeze it with your hands, it will have a crumbly dough consistency. Now that you are done with this part of the recipe, you will want to move on to molding them fairly quickly.

Filling the Bath Bomb Molds

It is finally time to begin filling the bath bomb molds. We will be adding pink salt to one half of the mold. We will add the brown mixture to the same half and the pink bath fizzy mixture to the other half.

Adding the Himalayan Pink Salt to the Bath Bomb MoldsAdding the Himalayan Pink Salt to the Bath Bomb Molds

Start by placing about a gram of Himalayan coarse pink salt into the half of the mold that you will add the brown bath bomb mixture to. This recipe will create 6 handmade bath bombs.  So, you will need to prepare six bath bomb molds, filling one half of each set.

 

Filling Brown Half of the Bath Bomb MoldFilling Brown Half of the Bath Bomb Mold

On the same side that you added the pink salt, you will want to put the brown mix in. Fill it to the top and pack it down. By making sure the mixture is tight in the mold, it helps keep the bath fizzy together.

 

 

Packing The Pink Side Of The Sandalwood Bath BombsFilling the Pink Side of the Bath Fizzy Mold

Next, begin filling the pink side of the bath fizzy mold. Make sure that the mold is completely filled and packed down. Pack the mixture tightly and evenly.

 

Putting the Sandalwood Bath Bombs TogetherPutting the Sandalwood Bath Bombs Together

Now that both sides are filled, spray each half lightly with witch hazel. Then, press both halves together. The molds will lock together which keeps them in place. Once all of your molds are filled, allow the bath bombs to setup and harden. It helps to let them sit overnight.

 

Finishing And Packaging the Bath BombsFinishing And Packaging the Bath Bombs

Now that your bath bombs are hardened, you are ready to use them! Simply place one bath bomb into a relaxing bath and let them fizz as you soak your worries away.  These sandalwood bath bombs will have you smelling  and feeling fantastic!

 

If you are using these as a gift, you can package them in the mold. You can even add a bow and a name card! They make the perfect gift for a special occasion! If you want to reuse the mold, you can simply place the finished product into bags or wrap them. The options are endless! While storing these, make sure that they are in an airtight container. Remember, any moisture will cause these to react.

The sandalwood bath bombs make great gifts. If you are looking for more gift ideas, check out these diy gift ideas for friends from The Saw Guy. From photo coasters to handmade jewelry to jewelry dishes, these a handcrafted gifts that your friends will cherish and remember for years to come. These gift ideas are one in a million.

If you are looking for even more fragrance fun from Natures Garden, you will definitely want to check out our recipe box. In our recipe box, you will find free candle making and soap making classes as well. Of course, if you have any questions, you can always reach out to us on any of our social media pages. You can find us on both Twitter and Instagram @ngscents. You can also contact us on our HUG Line.

Mar
10

Peeps Bunny Bath Bombs Recipe


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Peeps Bunny Bath Bombs Recipe

Peeps Bunny Bath Bombs RecipeGet yourself ready for spring with the Peeps Bunny Bath Bombs Recipe! These bath bombs are some super simple creations that are perfect for celebrating Easter. They don’t use too many different ingredients and make four different batches all at once. Plus, they are peep bunny shaped and look just like the real deal. You could easily use these to help decorate for Easter. Not only would these cute bath bombs be an amazing addition to the festive decorating, but these bath bombs could easily be included in an Easter basket. While candy is a must, these fun, multicolored bunny bath bombs are a great addition that could make for a fun surprise for anyone that likes these kinds of products. So, do something a bit different for this holiday and try it out.

Peeps Bunny Bath Bombs Recipe Ingredients From Natures Garden
Citric Acid Powder

Baking Soda

FUN Soap Colorant Deep Purple

Honey Almond Fragrance Oil

FUN Soap Colorant Neon Pink

Grapeseed Oil

FUN Soap Colorant Neon Blue

Silicone Soap Mold- 12 Peeps Bunny Mold

FUN Soap Colorant Neon Yellow

8 oz Clear Bullet Bottle

Black Fine Mist Sprayers 24/410

Peeps Bunny Bath Bombs Recipe Other Equipment Needed

White Granulated Sugar

Scale

Witch Hazel (in spray bottle)

Rubbing Alcohol (in spray bottle)

Mixing Bowls

Rubber Gloves

Peeps Bunny Bath Bombs Recipe Ingredient Total Weights

260 grams Citric Acid

10 drops FUN Soap Colorant Deep Purple

520 grams Baking Soda

10 drops FUN Soap Colorant Neon Blue

16 grams Honey Almond Fragrance Oil

10 drops FUN Soap Colorant Neon Yellow

28 grams Grapeseed Oil

10 drops FUN Soap Colorant Neon Pink

Peeps Bunny Bath Bombs Recipe Preparation Before Creation

Before starting this recipe you will want to cover all your bases. So, make sure that you have both witch hazel and rubbing alcohol readily available with each in its own spray bottle. Also, be sure that you have all your ingredients ready and your work space is free of other objects or grime. Finally, be cautious of you surrounding climate and weather. This recipe, like other bath bombs, will not work as well in humid places.

Peeps Bunny Bath Bombs Recipe Setting up for the Different Colors

First of all, you will need to have four small mixing bowls ready to use. Since you will have four different colors, you will need to keep these colors separated from one another during their creation. Throughout this process, each bowl will basically have the same ingredients added. However, the single difference will be that each bowl will receive a different color when the time comes. So, now that we are clear in the process, let’s begin!

Peeps Bunny Bath Bombs Recipe PowdersPeeps Bunny Bath Bombs Recipe Mixing the Powders

Second, we are going to mix the baking soda and the citric acid together in each bowl. So, take your scale, one of your four small mixing bowls, and tare the scale to remove the weight of the bowl. Now, weigh 130 grams of baking soda and 65 grams of citric acid the single small mixing bowl. Repeat this with the remaining three bowls. Then, mix each individual bowl with your hands to thoroughly blend each mixture. Be sure that you remove any clumps in your bowls.

Peeps Bunny Bath Bombs Recipe Adding the Oils to Your Mixtures

Next, we are going to add the Grapeseed Oil and Fragrance Oil to the bowls. Take one of your four small mixing bowls and tare it on the scale. Next, add 7 grams of the Grapeseed Oil and 4 grams of the Honey Almond Fragrance Oil. You will repeat this step with your remaining three bowls. Then mix each of the four bowls thoroughly with your hands. While it can be tiring to mix four separate bowls so many times, know that it is important to do well to create a bath bomb that works well and holds its form.

Peeps Bunny Bath Bombs RecipePeeps Bunny Bath Bombs Recipe Adding Four the Colorants

Now, we are going to create a different color in each of the four small mixing bowls. Take one of the bowls and add ten drops of the Neon Pink FUN Soap Colorant. Grab your second bowl and put in ten drops of the Neon Yellow FUN Soap Colorant. In your next bowl you will need to put in ten drops of the Neon Blue FUN Soap Colorant. Your final bowl will have ten drops of the Deep Purple FUN Soap Colorant. Finally, you will need to mix each one with your hands until the mixture is an even color with no clumps of bright streaks.

Peeps Bunny Bath Bombs Recipe Witch HazelPeeps Bunny Bath Bombs Recipe Spraying Witch Hazel and Filling the Molds

Once your bowls are each evenly mixed, you are ready to fill your Peeps Bunny Molds! Now, take one of your colored mixtures to spray with the witch hazel, you should only need one or two sprays to get the mixture to stick together. Then, immediately press the mixture into the cavities of the bunny mold. After this is done, you will repeat this step with the remaining three colored mixtures. This should provide you with eight peeps bunny bath bombs with two in each color that you created. Wait until they have completely hardened and before proceeding to the next step.

Peeps Bunny Bath Bombs Recipe Making them Look Like Peeps

Peeps Bunny Bath Bombs Recipe Making them Look Like PeepsFinally, we are going to add the sugary coating. First, remove your peep bunny bath bombs from their mold. Next, lightly spray the bath bombs with some of your rubbing alcohol. Now, you can sprinkle the white granulated sugar on top of all your sprayed peeps. Make sure that they are well covered. Wait for them to dry and shake off the excess sugar. Your peep bunny bath bombs are now ready to use! However, if you wish to store them keep them sealed in a dry place to prevent them from activating too early.