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Dec
30

Watermelon Bubble Bars Recipe


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Watermelon Bubble Bars RecipeWatermelon Bubble Bars Recipe

We love using Natures Garden ingredients to play around with and create new and different recipes to share with you all. Today we are going to be highlighting a bath and body recipe that we recently made. It is our watermelon bubble bars recipe, that we made using quality cosmetic ingredients that are great for the skin. This combination of elements in the bubble bar scoops provide skin moisturizing properties both inside and outside of the bath. This is one of our many recipes that uses the surfactant Sodium Cocoyl Isentionate (SCI) as opposed to Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate (SLSA). We hope that you will feel the difference and enjoy making these adorable mini watermelon bubble bars.

Ingredients Found at Natures Garden:

Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate (SCI)
Sodium Bicarbonate- Baking Soda
Cream of Tartar
Corn Starch
Poppy Seed Whole
Vitamin E Oil
Macadamia Nut Oil
Vegetable Glycerin
Sour Watermelon Candy Fragrance Oil
Kelly Green FUN Soap Colorant
Neon Green FUN Soap Colorant
Neon Pink FUN Soap Colorant 
Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant
Safety Gloves
Natures Garden Apron
Safety Mask
Safety Glasses
Flexible Silicone Mat

Other Ingredients and Equipment You Will Need:

Mixing Bowls
Mixing Spoon
Scale
Ice Cream Scoop

Total Recipe Amounts:

205 grams Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate
230 grams Sodium Bicarbonate- Baking Soda
112 grams Cream of Tartar
36 grams Corn Starch
100 grams Vegetable Glycerin
12 grams Macadamia Nut Oil
7 grams Sour Watermelon Candy Fragrance Oil
5 grams Vitamin E Oil
2 drops Kelly Green FUN Soap Colorant
10 drops Neon Green FUN Soap Colorant
10 drops Neon Pink FUN Soap Colorant
5 drops Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant

Before starting the watermelon bubble bar recipe, we like to remind you that it is important to clean and sanitize your work station area and all of the materials that you will be using. We always suggest that you wear gloves, an apron, safety glasses, a face mask, and a hair net when you are preparing these recipes. Natures Garden sells each one of these other than the hair net, and they are all linked above.

Weigh Out the Dry IngredientsWeigh Out the Dry Ingredients

First, we will prepare all of our dry ingredients. Get out a scale so that we can accurately measure everything out. You will also need a mixing bowl to combine them all together. The first thing we weighed out was 205 grams of the Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate (SCI). Then, we measured 230 grams of the baking soda, 112 grams of the cream of tartar, and 36 grams of the corn starch. These ingredients should all be added into the same mixing bowl. 

SCI versus SLSA

For this watermelon bubble bar recipe we used Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, as you can tell from the list of ingredients. This is one type of surfactant that is often added to bath and body products such as bubble bars, bath bombs, and shampoo bars. There are a ton of recipes up on the website that use this ingredient. It helps to moisturize the skin, which is very beneficial to those who have dry skin. The properties in SCI are gentle and will leave your skin feeling nice and softened.

Another surfactant that is commonly used in bubble bars, bath bombs, shampoo bars, etc. is Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate. Although this will not leave your skin feeling as soft as products with SCI will, the lather and production of bubbles is much greater with SLSA. Both of these are great to use in these products and both provide great benefits to the skin.

Break Up Any Clumps in the MixtureBreak Up Any Clumps in the Mixture

Getting back into the steps of the recipe, we need to put gloves on if you have not already done so. With the gloves on, use your hands to break up any clumps in the dry powder mixture. The baking soda tends to contribute the most to this clumping. It is important to break any and all of these up in order to avoid having them in the finished product. Once all of the clumps are broken up and gone, go ahead and use your hands to mix the ingredients together seamlessly.

Adding the Liquid IngredientsAdding the Liquid Ingredients

Now, we are going to have to grab a separate mixing bowl. The wet ingredients will need to mixed individually before they can be combined with the dry ones. Using the scale once again, we need to accurately weigh out each of our liquid ingredients. First, we will measure out 100 grams of the vegetable glycerin. Then, we will add to that 12 grams of the macadamia nut oil, and 5 grams of the vitamin E oil. Mix all of them together.

We decided to use macadamia nut oil for its conditioning properties. We wanted these bubble bars to feel good on the skin and condition it, which is why this oil is perfect to use. This is an oil that is nourishing and moisturizing to the skin while avoiding making it feel oily. For this reason, it is often used to make lotion recipes, massage oil recipes, and hair care products such as conditioner. We also commonly use this in some of our cold process soap recipes as well, like our Peppered Poppy Seed and Strawberries and Champagne soaps. 

Incorporate the Sour Watermelon Candy Fragrance OilIncorporate the Sour Watermelon Candy Fragrance Oil

In the next step, we will weigh out and add the 7 grams of our Sour Watermelon Candy Fragrance Oil. The notes in this fragrance oil bring together a combination of pineapples, oranges, and juicy watermelon. Another project that we created using this same fragrance oil is the Sour Watermelon Sugar Scrub Cubes Recipe. These include oils that are great to add to skin care products like this one. After you have added the fragrance oil in, mix all of your liquid ingredients together again.

Combine the Liquid Ingredients with the Dry IngredientsCombining the Liquid Ingredients with the Dry Ingredients

In this step, you will need to take the mixing bowl that has the wet ingredients and combine it with the mixing bowl that has the dry ingredients. Add the liquids to the bowl containing the dry ones. Once again, using your hands to mix the ingredients together will work better than using other utensils. Then, you will need to take out two additional mixing bowls. Divide the dough you just formed into three equal portions. Put each one of these parts into separate bowls.

Adding in the Neon Pink ColorantAdding in the Neon Pink Colorant

For the next step, we can set the first bowl aside. We will be keeping this portion of the dough white, so it will not need any colorant added to it. Take the second bowl of dough and add to it 5 drops of the tomato red FUN soap colorant and 10 drops of the neon pink FUN soap colorant. 

Forming the Pink Ball of DoughForming the Pink Ball of Dough

Once it has been added, thoroughly mix in the colorants using your hands. Continue to mix until the dough is completely covered in the pink colorant. If you are unsatisfied with color, you can add in a few more drops. We added enough for it to be a pink shade. However, adding more of the tomato red color will make it look more like a true watermelon. Once you like how it looks, you can form the dough into a ball and roll it with your hands. Set the second bowl aside for a moment.

Adding in the Kelly Green and Neon Green ColorantsAdding in the Kelly Green and Neon Green Colorants

Now, you will need clean gloves. Take the third and final mixing bowl to create the green portion of your bubble bars. You will need to add 10 drops of the neon green FUN soap colorant and 2 drops of the Kelly green FUN soap colorant. 

Forming the Green Ball of DoughForming the Green Ball of Dough

When you have added in the green colorants, mix them thoroughly into the dough just as you did with the pink portion. Use your hands until there is no longer any white dough visible. Once again, if you would like the dough to be a darker shade of green, add more of the Kelly green, since it is the darker of the two green colorants. When you are satisfied with the color, form it into a green ball.

Combine the Three Mixtures TogetherCombine the Three Mixtures Together

Then, you can pack the three mixtures of the bubble bar dough into the same mixing bowl. We will explain the way that we laid it in the bowl. First, place the white portion in the center. Put the pink portion on one side of the white dough, and the green portion on the other side of the white dough. It does not matter which one of them is on the left or right of the white. Use your hands to press down on each of the balls of dough. Press each of them tightly into the bowl. This is going to make it easier to scoop in the next step. 

Scoop Out the Bubble BarsScoop Out the Bubble Bars

Now, we have reached the fun part of forming the cute ice cream scoops! Get your flexible silicone mat out and place it on the counter next to you so that it is ready when you need it. Take out a stainless steel ice cream scoop and use it to scoop out the bubble bar dough. Start on the pink side of the bowl and work your way over to the green dough scooping across the bowl. Having the pink on the top is going to create the look of a watermelon. Make sure that you include all three of the colors in each of the scoops. As you dig them out, place the scoops onto your flexible silicone mat. 

Finishing Your Bubble BarsFinishing Your Bubble Bars

After all of the scoops are on your mat, you can bring out the poppy seeds. Sprinkle the poppy seeds onto these sour watermelon candy bubble bars to top them off. The amount that you choose to use is completely up to you and however you would like them to look. The poppy seeds are meant to resemble the seeds in watermelons. We sprinkled ours onto the pink portion of the bubble bars since that is the part where real watermelon seeds are. After they are topped off, you will need to give them some time to set up. Allow your watermelon bubble bars to sit undisturbed from anywhere between 24 and 48 hours. 

After you have waited long enough and checked that they have hardened up, your watermelon bubble bars will be ready to use! When you are ready to take them into your bath, all you have to do is simply crumble a couple of the scoops under your warm running bath water. 

Watermelon Cake

We hope that you enjoyed following along with us making these watermelon bubble bars! If you would like to have more fun with watermelon, try out this watermelon cake recipe from Betty Crocker. This looks delicious and scrumptious! Let us know how yours turned out! We can be reached on Facebook at Natures Garden Company, on Twitter at ngscents, as well as on Instagram at ngscents.

 

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Jul
19

Star Fruit Mango Bubble Bars Recipe


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Star Fruit Mango Bubble Bars RecipeStar Fruit Mango Bubble Bars Recipe

Anyone that is looking for fun bubble bar bath ideas is going to love our Star Fruit Mango Bubble Bars Recipe. This fun slsa free bubble bar recipe uses fantastic cosmetic making supplies from Natures Garden to create some skin loving bath and body recipes. Plus, this cosmetic recipe uses the deliciously Star Fruit and Mango Fragrance Oil to provide a sweet, fruity aroma. This fantastic fragrance oil is complemented by the gorgeous colors of this star shaped bath recipe. Altogether, these properties allow you to create a fantastic bath and body recipe! So, take a look at the diy beauty blog below to learn exactly how to make bubble bath bars just like these! 

Ingredients From Natures Garden

Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate
Sodium Bicarbonate- Baking Soda
Xanthum Gum
Corn Starch
Star Fruit Mango Fragrance Oil
Mango Butter
Vegetable Glycerin
Yellow Oxide FUN Soap Colorant
Yelp Yellow FUN Soap Colorant
Jailhouse Red FUN Soap Colorant
Neon Red FUN Soap Colorant
Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant
Safety Gloves
Silicone Soap Mold- Six Cavity Star
Safety Mask
Natures Garden Apron
Safety Glasses

Other Needed Equipment

Mixing Bowls
Scale
Mixing Spoon

Total Recipe Weights for the Star Fruit Mango Bubble Bars

2 cups of the Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate
2 cups of the Sodium Bicarbonate- Baking Soda
2/3 cups Corn Starch
2/3 cups Xanthum Gum
2/3 cups Vegetable Glycerin
2 tablespoons of the Mango Butter
2 tablespoons of the Star Fruit Mango Fragrance Oil

Amounts Used for the Red Colorant

15 drops of the Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorants
15 drops of the Neon Red FUN Soap Colorants

Amounts Used for the Red-Orange Colorant

30 drops of the Jailhouse Red FUN Soap Colorant
4 drops of the Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant

Amounts Used for the Yellow-Orange Colorant

30 drops of the Yelp Yellow FUN Soap Colorant
15 drops of the Jailhouse Red FUN Soap Colorant
4 drops of the Yellow Oxide FUN Soap Colorant

Clean and Sanitize

Before you begin creating your homemade bubble bath recipe you will want to make sure that you are ready to make your diy bubble bar! First, you will need to gather your cosmetic making supplies for this diy candle recipe. Also, you will want to clean your candle making equipment for this recipe. You will want to clean up your work space to give yourself some room to work.

Preparing the Star Fruit Mango Bubble Bar Recipe Dry Cosmetic IngredientsPreparing the Star Fruit Mango Bubble Bar Recipe Dry Cosmetic Ingredients

First, you are going to want to prepare the dry cosmetic ingredients for this bubble bar recipe. So, you are going to need a medium mixing bowl. Then, you will need to add 2 cups of the baking soda, 2 cups of the sodium cocoyl isethionate, 2/3 cups of the xanthum gum, and 2/3 cups of the corn starch. After adding these wholesale cosmetic powders, then you are going to mix these ingredients together well. You will want to use your gloved hands to mix these ingredients together. Further, you will need to break up any clumps that you come across while mixing the powders.

Adding the Fragrance Oil to the Star Fruit Mango Bubble Bars Recipe Adding the Fragrance Oil to the Star Fruit Mango Bubble Bars Recipe

Next, you are going to add the scented oil to your bath and body mixture. So, you are going to need to add 2 tablespoons of the Star Fruit Mango Fragrance Oil to your cosmetic mixture. This delightful scented oil has a refreshing aroma of fresh star fruit and mango notes that are rounded out with notes of sweet strawberry and juicy peach. You will be sure to love this scrumptious fragrance oil in your bath recipe!  

Adding the Vegetable Glycerin to the Star Fruit Mango Bubble Bars RecipeAdding the Vegetable Glycerin to the Star Fruit Mango Bubble Bars Recipe

Now, you are going to add the another of your bubble bar ingredients to your medium mixing bowl. So, you are going to need to measure 2/3 cups of the Vegetable Glycerin and add it to your medium mixing bowl. Adding this cosmetic ingredient is going to draw moisture to the skin and help to condition your skin to leave you feeling pampered.

Adding the Mango Butter to the Star Fruit Mango Bubble Bars Recipe

Also, you are going to need to add the mango butter. But, you are going to need to melt it first. So, add 2 tablespoons of the Mango Butter to a separate microwave safe bowl. You can use short bursts in the microwave to melt the cosmetic butter. Then, you can add this wholesale butter to your mixture to add even more wonderful skin softening and moisturizing properties.

Combining Your Cosmetic IngredientsCombining Your Cosmetic Ingredients

Now that you have added all of your bubble bar supplies to your medium mixing bowl, you are going to need to combine all of these wholesale cosmetic ingredients together thoroughly. You will need to use your gloved hands to mix your cosmetic ingredients together. Once everything has been blended together well, you are ready to move on to the next step in the process of making your bath recipe.

Adding Color to the Star Fruit Mango Bubble Bar Recipe

Now you are ready to add the cosmetic soap colorants to your fun bath and body recipe. So, you are going to divide your cosmetic mixture into three different portions. So, you are going to need to have two additional mixing bowls to separate your mixture into. Then, divide your total mixture into three equal portions of the bubble bar mixture.

Creating the Red PortionCreating the Red Portion

For the first portion of the mixture you are going to add some red colorants. So, you are going to need to mix in 15 drops Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorants and
15 drops Neon Red FUN Soap Colorants. Once you have added both of these cosmetic colorants to your mixture you are going to need to use your hands to mix everything together with your gloved hands. Once the color has been thoroughly mixed into the bubble bar mixture, you can set this portion of the bubble bar aside for the moment.

Creating the Red-Orange PortionCreating the Red-Orange Portion

Next, you are going to create the red-orange color for your second portion. So, you are going to need to add 30 drops of the Jailhouse Red FUN Soap Colorant and 4 drops of the Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant. Then, you will need to use clean gloves to mix your colorants into the bubble bar mixture. Once the color has been evenly dispersed, you can set this portion of the bubble bar mixture aside and move on to the next step in the process.

Creating the Yellow-Orange Portion Creating the Yellow-Orange Portion

For the last portion you are going to make a yellow color. So, you are going to add 30 drops of the Yelp Yellow FUN Soap Colorant, 15 drops of the Jailhouse Red FUN Soap Colorant, and 4 drops of the Yellow Oxide FUN Soap Colorant to your last portion. Then, you are going to need to use clean gloved hands to mix these cosmetic colorants into your bath and body mixture.

Filling the Silicone Mold with the Star Fruit Mango Bubble Bar MixtureFilling the Silicone Mold with the Star Fruit Mango Bubble Bar Mixture

Now that all three of your cosmetic mixtures are prepared, you will be ready to begin filling your silicone cosmetic mold. So, you will need to retrieve your six cavity star silicone soap mold. Since the mold only holds six you can use multiple molds or reuse the same one.

In order to fill your wholesale soap mold, you are going to want to add a small amount of the different colors to each cavity. Every time you add a small amount of one colorant, you are going to want to press down hard to ensure that the mold is packed in tightly. You will need to continue to use this method to fill in the cavities in the cosmetic mold. After you have all of the silicone soap mold filled, you are ready to move on to the next step in the process.

Allow the Star Fruit Mango Bubble Bars to Set UpAllow the Star Fruit Mango Bubble Bars to Set Up

Once your mold is filled, you are going to need to let your bubble bars set up. You will need to make sure that they harden enough so that they can be removed from the mold without cracking. After you are able to remove the six bubble bar stars that you have created from the cosmetic mold, you can reuse your cosmetic mold until you have used up all of your bath bomb mixtures. In total, you will end up with fourteen individual bubble bars.

Using Your Star Fruit Mango Bubble Bars

After you have allowed your bubble bars to set up completely, this bath and body recipe is complete. Now, you are finally ready to use your finished bath and body recipe!  If you would like to use your bath and body recipe, then all you have to do is crumble the bubble bath bar under warm bathwater. Not only can you use your bath recipe at this time, but you can package your bubble bars to sell. You can check out our wholesale packaging supplies page for ideas. Also, you can look into different ways of how to package bubble bars. Whether you use your bath recipe immediately or package them for later use, we hope that you have enjoyed this fun cosmetic recipe!

Enjoying Star Fruit

If you love the aroma of the Star Fruit and Mango scented oil, then you may want to try out some scrumptious star fruit! Never tried a star fruit before? Not to worry! You can check out the article How to Prepare Star Fruit from the Spruce Eats to learn how to prepare this fruit to eat at home. This article will give you tips on how to choose the ripest start fruit. Also, they will share the best way to cut a star fruit. Further, this article shares how to remove seeds and cut up the fruit. So, even the most inexperienced with this fruit will be able to enjoy it!

What to Add to a Bath

Of course, you will find that this bubble bar recipe is a fun idea for the bathtub. If you are looking for even more great ideas for what to add to a bath, then check out even more of our free recipes on the Bubble Bar Recipes page! Also, you can check out our other various Bath Time Recipes to get inspiration for some fun bath and body recipes.

Reach Out to UsReach Out to Us

We hope that you enjoyed this diy bath and body recipe. If you have any questions about this bubble bar recipe, then you can feel free to reach out to us. You can find us on our HUG Line, in the NG store, and online. Another good way to find us online is to reach out to us on our social media platforms. First, you can find us on the Natures Garden Facebook page. Also, you can use the handle @ngscents to find us on Instagram and Twitter. Not only can you use these social platforms to reach out to us or ask us questions, but you can share your homemade body products creations. So, we hope that you enjoyed this slsa free bubble bar recipe and that we hear from you very soon!

A Note About Our Bath Recipes

Natures Garden is not responsible for the performance of any of the recipes provided on our website. Testing is your responsibility. If you plan to resell any recipes we provide, it is your responsibility to adhere to all FDA regulations. If there are ingredients listed in a recipe that Natures Garden does not sell, we cannot offer any advice on where to purchase those ingredients

Mar
06

Pink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe


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Pink Salt Bubble Bar RecipePink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe

You are going to love this next bath and beauty recipe from Natures Garden! Our Pink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe uses pink Himalayan salt and both mica pigments to create a gorgeous bubble bar recipe. Not only does the pink salt look pretty, but it is perfect for a salt soak. There are so many benefits for adding salts to your bath. For example, Himalayan salt is great for reducing aches and pains, especially in the muscles. So, you can use a fun bubble bar and have a relaxing soak, too.

Pink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe: Supplies at Natures Garden

Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate
Sodium Bicarbonate- Baking Soda
Cream of Tartar
Corn Starch
Rain Fragrance Oil
Rice Bran Oil
Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant
Vegetable Glycerin
Himalayan Pink Salt- Fine Ground
Himalayan Pink Salt- Coarse Ground
24k Gold Mica Pigment
Diamond Dust Mica Pigment

Pink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe: Other Ingredients and Equipment Needed

Mixing Spoon
Parchment Paper or Silicone Baking Mat
Scale (Grams)
Knife
Three Mixing Bowls
Rolling Pin
Craft Brush

Pink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe: Total Recipe Weights of Ingredients

410 grams of the Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate
460 grams of the Sodium Bicarbonate- Baking Soda
224 grams of the Cream of Tartar
72 grams of the Corn Starch
200 grams of the Vegetable Glycerin
24 grams of the Rice Bran Oil
14 grams of the Spring Rain Fragrance Oil
3 drops of the FUN Soap Colorant Tomato Red
10 grams of the Pink Salt Fine Ground
20 grams of the Pink Salt Coarse Ground
Sprinkle of the 24k Gold Mica Pigment (less than a gram)
Sprinkle of the Diamond Dust Mica Pigment (less than a gram)

Pink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe: Preparing Your Work Space

Before you start, we would like to suggest that you make a few preparations. A pair of gloves is recommended, as you will need to mix with your hands. An apron may be useful to protect your clothing.  Also, a hair net and face mask are recommended. Second, you are going to want to prepare all your ingredients and supplies for this recipe. This will ensure that the project runs smoothly and you have all the materials that you need. Finally, you should clean your work space and equipment to make sure that your recipe will be clean and free of dirt.

Pink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe: Weighing the Dry Ingredients

First, we are going to combine all of your dry ingredients into one of your mixing bowls. So, get a medium or large mixing bowl ready. Also, you will need a gram scale in order to measure these ingredients. Then, to your bow,l weigh out 460 grams of the Baking Soda, 410 grams of the Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, 224 grams of the Cream of Tartar, and 72 grams of the Corn Starch.

Pink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe: Mixing the Dry IngredientsPink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe: Mixing the Dry Ingredients

Next, you are going to mix these previously measured ingredients together. You will need to make sure that these dry ingredients are mixed together well before moving on to the next step. Also, make sure you break up any clumps in the powders. This will ensure that each essential ingredient is evenly dispersed and clump-free throughout your entire batch.

Pink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe: Weighing the Wet IngredientsPink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe: Weighing the Wet Ingredients

Now, you are going to weigh your wet ingredients. You can do this part of the recipe one of two ways. You could weigh your ingredients into a small bowl and transfer them into your large mixing bowl of dry ingredients. Alternatively, you can measure the wet ingredients into the same mixing bowl as your dry ingredients. Either way you will need to measure out 200 grams of the vegetable glycerin, 24 grams of the rice bran oil, and 14 grams of the Spring Rain Fragrance Oil.

Pink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe: Combining the Wet and Dry IngredientsPink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe: Combining the Wet and Dry Ingredients

Now that both your wet and dry ingredients have been measured into your large mixing bowl you are ready to mix. Use your clean, gloved hands to mix together all of your ingredients. It is important that you mix these together well because you will be dividing the dough into portions. So, you will want to make sure that each portion has about the same amount of the ingredients.

Pink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe: Separating the Batch

Next, you are going to be separating your mixed bubble bar dough into two equal portions. So, grab your two other mixing bowls. You will need to put half of your batch into each of the bowls. You can eyeball the amounts or measure them if your would prefer. But, you just need to make sure that there is about half in each bowl.

Pink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe:Preparing the White PortionPink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe:Preparing the White Portion

The white portion of your batch is very simple to prepare. The hardest part is making sure that this bowl contains about half of the total dough. After, you have divided up your batch just roll the uncolored bubble bar into a ball. You can leave this white bubble bar dough ball in this bowl until we are ready to roll out the layers. So, you can move on to preparing the other half of this recipe.

Pink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe: Preparing the Pink PortionPink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe: Finish Preparing the Pink Portion

The second portion of the bubble bar dough is going to a bit more fun. While the first portion of this recipe was left uncolored, this section is going to be made a pretty shade of pink. Plus, this half of the bubble bar dough even uses Himalayan Pink Salt. This will create a pretty pink layer that would be wonderful for a diy salt soak. So, lets get started on creating the fun half of this bubble bar recipe!

Pink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe: Adding the Colorant to the Pink PortionPink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe: Adding the Colorant to the Pink Portion

Now, you are going to prepare the other half of your bubble bar dough. So, take this second half and add in three drops of the Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant. This amount is perfect for giving us a pretty shade of pink for this layer of the bubble bar. You will need to use your gloved hands to mix this color into the dough evenly. You will want to want sure that you don’t have any specks of dye left unincorporated. 

Pink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe: Adding the Colorant to the Pink PortionPink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe: Adding the Colorant to the Pink Portion

Now that this portion is colored, you will need to finish up this half of the batch. First, you are going to add in the Himalayan Pink Salt to your dough. So, weigh out 10 grams of the fine ground pink salt. Make sure that you mix this ingredient into the dough very well. Once all of the fine pink salt has been incorporated you can roll the dough into a ball. Now, you are ready for the next step in the process.

Pink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe: Flattening Out the DoughPink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe: Flattening Out the Dough

Next, you are going to be rolling out the dough. Before you start you are going to want to lay down either a silicone mat or a piece of parchment paper. This will be used to roll our bubble bar once we have made our layers. Then, you will need to sprinkle this mat or paper with a bit of baking soda. This will make sure that your bubble bar is easy to roll and doesn’t stick to your mat or paper.

Our outside layer is going to be the pink portion, so you will need to roll this portion out first. You will need to use a rolling pin to flatten out this bubble bar dough. Try to roll the dough into a rectangular shape. Also, you will want the dough to be about a quarter inch thick.

Pink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe: Flattening Out the Second LayerPink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe: Flattening Out the Second Layer

After your first layer has been rolled out, you are ready to flatten out the second layer. So, take your uncolored dough ball and place it right on top of the pink layer. Now, flatten this layer out to match the rectangular shape of the first layer. You will be finished once the layers are about the same thickness and size. But, you don’t need to be exact. The slight imperfections will add to the uniqueness of each bubble bar!

Pink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe: Creating the RollPink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe: Creating the Roll

Now that your two layers have been made you are ready to roll your bubble bar loaf. So, turn your parchment paper of silicone mat vertically, as shown to the right. Next, you will lift up the edge that is closest to you. You will need to begin to roll the dough onto itself. This process is similar to how you would wrap a jelly roll or pumpkin roll. You will want to go slowly as you roll and continue until all of the dough has been rolled into the loaf.

Pink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe: Topping the Bubble BarPink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe: Topping the Bubble Bar

Once the bubble bar loaf has been created, you are ready to start decorating the top of your bath and body product. Part of the decorating will be done with Coarse Ground Himalayan Pink Salt. You will be sprinkling the top of the loaf with the coarse ground pink salt. You should need about 20 grams of this for the top, but you can use more or less as you see fit. Also, you will need you slightly press the sprinkled pink salt into the top of the loaf. Otherwise, the pink salt will be likely to fall off easily and you will lose all of your pretty shades of pink salt.

Pink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe: Adding The Mica Dust

The other ingredient that you will use to decorate is mica dust. This lovely powder is perfect for creating a bath and body product that shimmers and shines. For this recipe you will use both the 24k Gold Mica Pigment and the Diamond Dust Mica Pigment. Liberally sprinkle the top of your loaf with each mica powder. After, use a craft brush to remove any excess mica. Dusting off the mica will make sure that your bars don’t have streaks of gold mica after you slice your bars.

Pink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe: Slicing the Bubble BarsPink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe: Slicing the Bubble Bars

Now you are ready to slice your bubble bar loaf into pieces! We suggest making each bar somewhere between one inch and two inches. This will make sure you have enough for each bath. Depending on the thickness you choose, you will have about eight individual bubble bars.

Once your slices have been made all you have to do is wait for your bars to set up. Based on how long our bubble bar took, it should take about 48-72 hours, or 2-3 days, for your bubble bars to completely set up. However, this can take longer depending on your climate. You will know that your bars are ready to use when they have hardened.

Pink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe: Finished ProductPink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe: Finished Product

Finally, the gorgeous Pink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe is finished. Now you can store them, use them for a luxurious bath, or do what ever you’d like. If you are ready to use this beautiful bath product, then just crumble the bubble bar under some warm, running water. The easiest way to do this is do this is to draw a bath and crumble your bar as the tub is filling up. You are sure to enjoy this lovely bath recipe, especially since Himalayan Pink Salt is so great for your body! Check out 10 Compelling Reasons To Have a Himalayan Pink Salt Bath Today by Natural Living Ideas.

Pink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe: Contact UsPink Salt Bubble Bar Recipe: Contact Us

We hope that you enjoyed this Natures Garden original bubble bar recipe. If you would like to share your experience or finished product, then reach out to us on social media! We would love to see your creations. You can find us on the Natures Garden Facebook page. Or, you can use @ngscents to find us on either Instagram or Twitter. We hope that we hear from you soon!