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Nov
05

Our Favorite Christmas Crafts


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Our Favorite Christmas CraftsOur Favorite Christmas Crafts

Christmas time is really a hectic time of year. Decorating, card writing, the kids’ Christmas programs and shopping, it’s amazing that it is the happiest time of year! Plus, most of us like to get crafty this time of year. Nothing says love like creating something special with a specific person in mind or a whole bunch of people in mind! If you need some Christmas gift inspiration, then check out some of our favorite Christmas crafts! These crafts are easy to make, yet give the impression that you spent a lot of time creating them. So if you are a busy elf during the crazy holiday season, then give these recipes a try. You will not only impress the people on your gift list, but you will impress yourself as well!

Our Favorite Christmas Crafts: How To Have a Stress Free ChristmasOur Favorite Christmas Crafts: How To Have a Stress Free Christmas

Most of us in today’s world, have the idea that Christmas has to be picture perfect. We watch the movies on the Hallmark Channel and expect our Christmas to be just like on TV.

However, we don’t live our lives scripted. It’s always important to remember that the Christmas tree doesn’t have to look like Martha Stewart decorated it. Our Christmas cookies do not need to look like they came straight out of Bon Appetit magazine. Christmas is a beautiful time to simply spend with loved ones. Those will be the memories that your children can cherish and remember when they grow older. It’s not about how perfect the ornaments were hung on the tree. It’s about the memory you have of each ornament that you hang on those branches. It isn’t about how perfectly edged the icing was on the cookies. It’s about how awesome those cookies tasted no matter how much icing Junior glopped onto the snowman shaped cookie.

Enjoy your holidays! Take some shortcuts when it comes to having friends or family over. It’s okay to have something that’s not made from scratch! Homemade gifts don’t have to say you don’t have the funds to buy elaborate gifts. If you create things for certain people in mind, then you have given something to somebody that says, “I took my time and love to make you something I knew you would enjoy.” That type of Christmas is perfect in every way. Follow this link to read up on how to have a stress free Christmas before you start running in a million directions!

 

 

Our Favorite Christmas Crafts: Candy Cane Candle RecipeOur Favorite Christmas Crafts: Candy Cane Candle Recipe

Our first recipe is our Candy Cane Candle Recipe. This is truly a fun candle to have on your tabletop during the Christmas season. This is a simple candle to create. We used our awesome Joy Wax. Joy Wax is a soy/paraffin blend candle wax that is easy to work with, even if you’ve never made candles before. Our Joy Wax has a wonderful hot and cold throw. It has a nice creamy finish and sets up beautifully in your containers. The candy cane candle is layered in pink, red and white with a fluffy, whipped wax topping! Yes, you can create fluffy whipped toppings with this wax. To complete the “candy” theme of the candle, we placed two swirled candy embeds made from our Pillar of Bliss. Pillar of Bliss is also a soy/paraffin blend candle wax that is perfect for creating embeds or wax melts. It hardens up nicely to allow for easy release from molds.

We have scented the candle in our Candy Cane fragrance oil. This scented oil is a yummy blend of peppermint, spearmint, eucalyptus, strawberries and vanilla. This fragrance is a must for any type of Christmas projects you have in mind!

Our Favorite Christmas Crafts: Candy Cane Facial MaskOur Favorite Christmas Crafts: Candy Cane Facial Mask

This  Candy Cane  Facial Mask recipe makes eight 4 oz jars which is the perfect amount to give to your girlfriends or to make for a Christmas party to hand out as party favors. This face mask has some wonderful skin therapy ingredients such as Kaolin Clay, Rose Clay, Beet Root and Hibiscus Flower Powder. We also used some Peppermint Essential Oil and Vanilla Powder for fragrance. It is a yummy smelling combination! Your skin will be glowing and refreshed after just one use! While we did layer it to have the look of a candy cane, the powders and clays will combine once you start using it, however, it will still smell divine. Just like a stick of peppermint candy!

Our Favorite Christmas Crafts: Christmas Bath CookieOur Favorite Christmas Crafts: Christmas Bath Cookie

You just have to have cookies at Christmas time! It’s a necessary thing. So how about some cookies at bath time? Our Christmas Bath Cookies look and smell yummy enough to eat, and are perfect to entice little ones to take a bath! These bath cookies are very similar to bath bombs. The fizz and bubble and will leave your skin feeling soft and smelling good! We have used cocoa butter, mango butter, kaolin clay powder, and baking soda to name just a few of the ingredients. Your skin is going to feel amazing after your bath! We chose our Christmas Cookies fragrance oil that smells exactly like a freshly baked, buttery Christmas Cookie! Of course, cookies need frosting, right? Our “frosting” is our whipped soap that we used some of our FUN Soap colorant. With some Christmas colored sprinkles to top it off, your bath cookies are complete!

Our Favorite Christmas Crafts: Christmas Coffee Wax Melts RecipeOur Favorite Christmas Crafts: Christmas Coffee Wax Melts Recipe

Here we have our Christmas Coffee Wax Melts. This recipe will make 24 wax melts using our mini muffin silicone mold. This recipe is perfect in that they are quick and easy to make, plus the recipe makes plenty to share between friends and family! How cute would these look gifted in a sweet little Christmas bag and tied with a pretty bow? We used our Pillar of Bliss Wax and layered it to look similar to a french vanilla coffee with a coffee brown base and a creamy white top. In fact, the base is scented in our French Vanilla Coffee which is the aroma of coffee, cream and vanilla, while the top part is scented in our Snickerdoodle Cookies Fragrance Oil. When these wax melts melt and blend together, your house will smell like a warm, inviting coffee house. Top the melts with a few whole coffee beans and they are ready to go!

Our Favorite Christmas Crafts: Christmas Confetti Soap RecipeOur Favorite Christmas Crafts: Christmas Confetti Soap Recipe

If you’re looking to make some soap this Christmas, our Christmas Confetti Soap recipe is perfect! Quick and easy to make, we have used melt and pour soap base in Goat’s Milk and Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap Base. Simply melt down your soap, color, scent and layer. For the confetti part, we used some melt and pour with added vegetable glycerin. This helps make the soap more pliable allowing you to easily cut the colored part of the soap into little squares to resemble the confetti. For the pretty whipped topping, we used our Whipped Soap base and sprinkled some more confetti soaps on top. Our fragrance of choice is our Fruitcake Fragrance Oil. This scent smells of candied fruit, cake, sugar and vanilla! Mmmmm! This recipe makes one 4 pound loaf and then can be sliced up and wrapped for gift giving!

Our Favorite Christmas Crafts: Christmas Tree Bath Bomb RecipeOur Favorite Christmas Crafts: Christmas Tree Bath Bomb Recipe

I can never say it enough! You can’t have too many bath bomb recipe ideas in your recipe box. Plus, they really are a fun gift for the kids. If you know some kids that don’t enjoy bath time, whip some Christmas Tree Bath Bombs. The kids could help make them as well.  Also, these bath bomb ingredients aren’t harsh and are perfectly safe for young skin.  These bath bombs are made into Christmas tree shapes with pretty colored Christmas “balls” decorating the branches. Also, these bath bomb ingredients are gentle enough to use on kids’ soft skin. We chose our skin safe Kringleberry fragrance oil. A very-merry-festive fragrance oil by Natures Garden with the aroma of fruity cranberries and red currants,and juicy apples. You will also smell base notes of fresh cut evergreens, and sprigs of bright, cheery holly berry.

Our Favorite Christmas Crafts: Christmas Wreath Fire Starter RecipeOur Favorite Christmas Crafts: Christmas Wreath Fire Starter Recipe

I know one of my favorite things to have is a fire in my fireplace. Not just at Christmas time, but all winter long! Getting a fire started can be intimidating. Most people will use a fire starter log, but they can get expensive if you have a lot of fires during the winter season. Create some of our Christmas Wreath Fire Starters and you will be happy you did. This recipe will make 11 cupcake size fire starters and the best thing about these? They are scented! Fire starter logs won’t give you that! We made these starters using Pillar of Bliss and our Christmas Wreath Type fragrance oil. A perfect blend of fresh cut boughs of pine, balsam, holly berry and earthy pinecones along with notes of orange and cinnamon. We also included some cut and sifted Nettle Leaf and whole Juniper Berries to enhance the Christmas Wreath fragrance oil.

Our Favorite Christmas Crafts: Pinecone Fire Starter RecipeOur Favorite Christmas Crafts: Pinecone Fire Starter Recipe

Here’s another lovely fire starter recipe that uses pine cones. These Pinecone Fire Starters will also make a pretty, scented and rustic display when placed in a basket next to your fireplace! Simple to make, this recipe will give you 20 large pine cone fire starters. To create these, you will simply dip your pine cones into melted and scented was, allow to dry overnight and they are ready to go! We chose our Pleasingly Pumpkin fragrance oil to scent these fire starters. Pleasingly Pumpkin is a sweet, creamy combination of pumpkin puree with warm notes of butter and sweet vanilla cream. It’s really a warm, yummy scent without being overpowering!

Our Favorite Christmas Crafts: Holly Berry Bath Bomb RecipeOur Favorite Christmas Crafts: Holly Berry Bath Bomb Recipe

How cute are these Holly Berry Bath Bombs? Fun and festive, these would look pretty stored in a large, clear candy jar for all to admire during the holiday season. If you are familiar with bath bomb ingredients and the process of making bath bombs, then you know how easy it will be to make these. Add some cute little Holly Berry shaped sprinkles to make these stand out! Bath bombs are a perfect way to relax and unwind after a busy day of shopping and wrapping gifts. We scented these with our festive Holly Berry Fragrance oil. this wonderful fragrance is a well-balanced blend of bayberry, pine, cinnamon, clove, and lemon rinds. It’s a very nice scent for soap and body lotion as well.

Our Favorite Christmas Crafts: Gingerbread Latte CandleOur Favorite Christmas Crafts: Gingerbread Latte Candle

Next, we have a fun candle to create for those that love their lattes! Our Gingerbread Latte Candle looks like a true coffee drink with its chocolate colored coffee base and frothy whipped topping. For the icing on the cake, we have a sweet little gingerbread “cookie” setting on top. As like all of our Christmas Crafts, this candle is super easy to make using our Joy wax for the “coffee” and “whipped topping”. The gingerbread embed was made using our Pillar of Bliss. We scented the whole thing in our Snickerdoodle Latte Fragrance Oil which smells of rich roasted Colombian coffee that is blended with spices and hints of toasted nut. A base of vanilla buttercream rounds the whole fragrance out!

Our Favorite Christmas Crafts: More Craft Ideas

Well, that is all we have for today. We hope you enjoyed reading and learning about some of our favorite Christmas crafts here at Nature’s Garden. If you are interested in more Christmas Crafts, check out these 25 crafts from Crazy Little Projects.

Look us up on social media and show off what you made with Nature’s Garden products. Whether it’s one fragrance or 10 different ingredients, we love to see what you made! Share us a photo and description and we will share it with everybody! Find us on Facebook, Instagram (@ngscents) or Twitter (@ngscents). Nothing makes us happier than seeing our customers happy with Nature’s Garden fragrances, soap making supplies or candle making supplies. Have a question? Need an answer? Give us a call or email us and we will help you out!

Sep
24

Pumpkin Latte Bath Bomb Recipe


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Pumpkin Latte Bath Bomb Recipe

If you are a fan of pumpkin spice and enjoy bath bombs, then the Pumpkin Latte Bath Bomb Recipe is the perfect cosmetic recipe for you! This scrumptious bath bomb recipe is full of warm and sweet powdered herbs, like the pumpkin pie spice and vanilla powder. Plus, this bath and body recipe includes the pure autumn aroma of our Autumn Wreath Fragrance Oil. Plus, you can find all of these bath bomb making supplies you need from Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplier. So, get your beautiful cosmetic supplies ready and lets start creating this lovely bath and beauty recipe!

Pumpkin Latte Bath Bomb Recipe: Need Supplies Available at Natures Garden

Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate
Citric Acid
Baking Soda- Sodium Bicarbonate
Kaolin Clay
Pumpkin Seed Oil
Autumn Wreath Fragrance Oil
Pumpkin Pie Spice Blend
Vanilla Powder
8 oz. Clear PET Bullet Bottles
White Fine Mist Sprayers 24/410
Safety Mask
Natures Garden Soap Apron
Safety Gloves
Bath Bomb Molds
Safety Glasses

Pumpkin Latte Bath Bomb Recipe: Other Necessary Equipment

Witch Hazel (in spray bottle)
Two Medium Mixing Bowls
Mixing Spoon
Gram Scale

Pumpkin Latte Bath Bomb Recipe: Weights and Amounts of Ingredients

300 grams of the Citric Acid
600 grams of the Baking Soda
182 grams of the Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate (SCI)
18 grams of the Pumpkin Seed Oil
10 grams of the Kaolin Clay Powder
18 grams of the Vanilla White Color Stabilizer
5 grams of the Pumpkin Pie Spice Blend Powder
18 grams of the Autumn Wreath Fragrance Oil
5 grams of the Vanilla Powder

Pumpkin Latte Bath Bomb Recipe: Prepare and Sanitize

Before you begin creating your cosmetic recipe, you may want to do some preparation work. First, you can gather your bath bomb ingredients and other bath bomb making supplies. These preparations will make this process easier and even more fun! Second, you will want to clear off a work space that you can use to create this bath fizzy recipe. Additionally, you will want to wear gloves, protective clothing, and a hair net.

Also, you will want to get the witch hazel ready, too. So, you will need to get a bullet bottle and a fine mist sprayer. Now, fill the bottle with your witch hazel and twist on the lid. Now, you can use this spray in a later step to ensure that your bath bombs hold their shape.

Pumpkin Latte Bath Bomb Recipe: Note About Bath Bombs

Another thing that you may want to consider before creating this cosmetic recipe is the humidity. You should know that it can be difficult to create bath bombs in a humid environment. So, you may not want to create your own homemade bath bombs in this type of climate or on a day with high humidity. This extra moisture can make it difficult for your bath bombs to set up and may even prevent the bath bombs from sticking together and holding their shape. So, you may not be able to create good bath bombs in areas of high humidity.

Pumpkin Latte Bath Bomb Recipe: Preparing Your Dry IngredientsPumpkin Latte Bath Bomb Recipe: Preparing Your Dry Ingredients

First, you are going to prepare the portion of the dry ingredients needed for this recipe. So, take one of your medium sized mixing bowls and your gram scale to measure out these ingredients. You will need ten grams Kaolin Clay Powder, one hundred and eighty two grams Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate (SCI), and six hundred grams of the baking soda. Once all of these ingredients are weighed into the bowl, you will need to thoroughly mix these ingredients together. Further, you will want to break up any chunks that you find as you are mixing. Once everything is evenly mixed together, you can set this bowl aside while we prepare the next portion of this recipe. 

Pumpkin Latte Bath Bomb Recipe: Preparing Your Wet IngredientsPumpkin Latte Bath Bomb Recipe: Preparing Your Wet Ingredients

Second, you are going to need to prepare all of the liquid cosmetic ingredients that you will need for this bath bomb recipe. So, you will want to use another medium mixing bowl and the scale to measure these cosmetic ingredients. You will need to have eighteen grams of the Pumpkin Seed Oil, eighteen grams of the Autumn Wreath Fragrance Oil, and eighteen grams of the Vanilla White Color Stabilizer. After you use your mixing spoon to combine these cosmetic ingredients, you can move on to the next step in this process.

Pumpkin Latte Bath Bomb Recipe: Autumn Wreath Fragrance OilPumpkin Latte Bath Bomb Recipe: Autumn Wreath Fragrance Oil

The scent of our Autumn Wreath Fragrance Oil has an aroma that is perfect for creating luxurious bath bombs. This scented oil is a cheerful autumn scent that is both relaxing and welcoming! The spicy autumn scent of this fragrance oil has top notes of pear, apple, peach, and coconut. Then, this lovely fall scent has notes of cinnamon, clove, and nutmeg. Lastly, this fantastic scent has base notes of vanilla, cedar, musk, woods, pine, and fresh autumn leaves. So, this warm fragrance oil is a complex scented oil that you will not want to miss out on.

Pumpkin Latte Bath Bomb Recipe: Combining the Wet and Dry Ingredients

Now, you are ready to mix the liquid cosmetic ingredients with your dry powder ingredients! So, you will want to add these wet ingredients to the bowl of the powdered cosmetic ingredients. Then, you can mix all of these bath bomb ingredients together. The easiest way to mix these ingredients together thoroughly is with your gloved hands. Once you have mixed the oils into the dry ingredients thoroughly and evenly, then you can move on to the next step in the process.

Pumpkin Latte Bath Bomb Recipe: Adding the Citric Acid

Once these bath and body ingredients have been mixed together well, you can add the citric acid to your cosmetic recipe. This fantastic cosmetic powder one of the ingredients that provide the fizzing fun that bath bombs are best known for having. So, this is a fantastic ingredient that you can include in your cosmetic recipe. You will need to have three hundred grams of the citric acid added to your cosmetic mixture. Before you move on to the next step you will need to max sure that you include this cosmetic herb into your mixture thoroughly.

Pumpkin Latte Bath Bomb Recipe: Divide Your Mixture into Two Portions

Now, you are ready to work on adding the herbal cosmetics for this bath and body recipe. So, you will need to separate this cosmetic mixture into two even portions. Add each of these two bath bomb mixture portions to separate mixing bowls, which is important as you will have to add a different cosmetic ingredient to each of these two mixtures. Once these portions are separated, you can move on to adding these powdered herbs to your portions.

Pumpkin Latte Bath Bomb Recipe: Adding the Pumpkin Pie Spice Blend PowderPumpkin Latte Bath Bomb Recipe: Adding the Pumpkin Pie Spice Blend Powder

First, you can grab one of the two bowls of bath bomb mixture. This first portion will have five grams of the Pumpkin Pie Spice Blend Powder added to it. Then, you will need to use your gloved hands to mix this cosmetic herb into the cosmetic mixture Once the cosmetic herb is fully incorporated, you can set this portion aside temporarily.

Pumpkin Latte Bath Bomb Recipe: Adding Vanilla PowderPumpkin Latte Bath Bomb Recipe: Adding Vanilla Powder

Next, you will need to retrieve the bowl with the second mixture. You will need to add five grams of the vanilla powder herb to this second bowl. Again, you will need to use your gloved hand to mix this vanilla herb powder into your mixture. After all of the cosmetic herb has been fully incorporated into this portion, you can move on to the next step in the process.

Pumpkin Latte Bath Bomb Recipe: Spraying with Witch HazelPumpkin Latte Bath Bomb Recipe: Spraying with Witch Hazel

Next, you are ready to have your bath bombs start taking their shape. So, choose one of your bowls to start with. You will need to take your gloved hand to mix as your spray theses ingredients with the witch hazel. Make sure to spray slowly and mix very well to prevent over saturation, which can activate your ingredients in the bowl. Once the dough has a crumbly dough-like consistency you can stop spraying. After, you will want to do the same thing with the other bowl of bath bomb making ingredients.

Pumpkin Latte Bath Bomb Recipe: Preparing Your Mixture for the MoldsPumpkin Latte Bath Bomb Recipe: Preparing Your Mixture for the Molds

Now, you are going to be filling your bath bomb molds. In total, you will need to create seven bath bombs. So, take one of your wholesale cosmetic molds and begin to fill one side with the vanilla bath bomb mixture. Next, take the other half of the same bath bomb mold. Now, you will need to pack this side full with the pumpkin pie spice mixture.  You should fill one bath bomb mold at a time to ensure that you don’t accidentally fill one mold with one solid color. This is important because our bath bomb molds only fit together a certain way and it may be hard to tell the difference once you get going.

Pumpkin Latte Bath Bomb Recipe: Preparing Your Mixture for the MoldsPumpkin Latte Bath Bomb Recipe:

Before you combine the two halves of the bath bomb molds you will need to lightly spray each side of the mold. By spraying each side of this bath bomb mold with witch hazel you will ensure that these two halves stick to each other. So, you will have a whole bath bomb that is one solid piece. However, you will want to be careful with the amount that you spray. You don’t want to spray too much as it could activate the ingredients too early.  But, you will need to make sure that you spray each side of the bath bomb mold. Now, you are ready to move on to the last step in this free recipe!

Pumpkin Latte Bath Bomb Recipe: Filling the Bath Bomb MoldsPumpkin Latte Bath Bomb Recipe: Finish Creating the Bath Bombs

Now, you are going to put the finishing touches on our bath bomb recipes. Finally, you are ready to combine the two halves of your cosmetic bath bomb mold. So, make sure that you push the two halves together until the mold snaps shut. Now, you can put this bath bomb mold aside for the time being. At this point  you will need to fill and finish the remaining bath bombs. After all of your bath bomb molds are filled and snapped shut, you will need to wait for these bath bombs are fully set up. The time that  your bath bombs will take to set may vary depending on the humidity level in your area.

Pumpkin Latte Bath Bomb Recipe: Using Your Bath Bombs

After your bath bombs are completely hardened, they are ready to use! Not only can use add your bath bombs to a warm bath, but you can package your cosmetic recipes, too. You can remove your bath bombs and use your own wholesale packaging idea. However, you could even leave your creations in the mold to use the bath bomb mold as packaging as well.

Pumpkin Latte Bath Bomb Recipe: Creating a Pumpkin Latte at Home

Transform your regular old coffee into something absolutely delicious! This homemade latte recipe is sweet and absolutely perfect for fall time. Plus, this tasty beverage includes fresh, homemade pumpkin puree to take this beverage up to the next level. Further, this site shares exactly how to create this deliciously fresh pumpkin puree. If you are interested in trying out this scrumptious dessert recipe, then check out The Best Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe by Inspired Taste for an amazing recipe for a pumpkin spice latte!

Pumpkin Bath Bomb Recipe: Ask Your QuestionsPumpkin Latte Bath Bomb Recipe: Ask Your Questions

If you have any more questions about this cosmetic recipe, then you can reach out to us. You can ask us your questions on the phone, in the Natures Garden store, and online. An easy way to reach out to us is through our social media accounts. We have a Facebook page that you can reach us on. Also, you can use our @ngscents handle to find us on Twitter and on Instagram. Not only is social media a perfect place to ask questions, but you can use this page to talk to other craft makers and share your own cosmetic recipes ideas.

Aug
23

Calendula Bath Bomb


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Calendula Bath BombCalendula Bath Bomb

We have a beautiful new bath bomb to show off to all our customers! Our Calendula Bath Bomb is an excellent way to give your skin the nourishment it needs and deserves! Just by having a relaxing soak in your tub, you can give your skin some much needed Vitamin C without drinking any Orange Juice! This bath bomb uses both Calendula flowers and Calendula flower powder. We have also incorporated Bentonite Clay Powder and Safflower Oil. We have also chosen our fresh and flowery Floral Bouquet fragrance oil.  Not only will we share the amazing benefits of using Calendula, but we also have a few other recipes that use calendula to help inspire you!

 

Calendula Bath Bomb: What is CalendulaCalendula Bath Bomb: What is Calendula

Calendula,  also known as Calendula officinalis, is a very well known therapeutic herb. Since it is native to Northern Mediterranean countries, it is used in many of their food dishes.  Calendula is an annual flower, which refers to the tendency it has to bloom accordingly with the calendar. Calendula is a modern Latin diminutive of the word calendae, which means “little clock” or “little calendar.”  It usually blooms along with the full moon or at least once a month. The more commonly known name, pot marigold or the nickname “Mary’s Gold”, refers to the Virgin Mary. These flowers are used in some Catholic ceremonies to honor her.

This herb has a great number of uses in many different industries, including cosmetics. Egyptians considered the herb to have rejuvenating powers. Also, in the Hindu world, the people adorned the statues of their gods in their temples with the flower.

Calendula Bath Bomb: Uses and Benefits of the CalendulaCalendula Bath Bomb: Uses and Benefits of the Calendula

So what are the uses of calendula? Well, there are a multitude of uses for this gorgeous, sunny yellow flower! It is used in food as a colorant for some foods, such as cheese or butter. Also, it is completely edible and makes a wonderful addition in salads, soups or even stews. This flower can also be made into a tea that is chock full of healthy benefits for your insides!

Medicinally, this flower has been used for centuries! As far back as the Civil War and even during  World War II, calendula flowers were used on battle fields to keep open wounds from hemorrhaging. It was used as an antiseptic to help clean wounds. Calendula is best known for it’s anti-inflammatory and anti-viral properties. It’s use in salves and ointments help promote healing from burns, frostbite, diaper rash or cuts. Also, when made into a tea, calendula can help heal ulcers, relieve colitis, gastritis or even menstrual cramps.  A mouth wash made from this mighty flower can help with gingivitis, gum problems or can be gargled with to reileve sore throats.

In bath and body products, Calendula is even more amazing! When made into any type of lotion, soap, cream, oil or even an astringent, your skin will look healthy and feel healthy. As we talked about before, topically, this herb is amazing in healing many kinds of skin issues. From acne, to eczema to cuts and burns, Calendula can heal it all.

Calendula Bath Bomb: Some of the other Ingredients

We also have a few important ingredients in this recipe that are also beneficial to the skin. The first two are the base of any bath bomb recipe: citric acid and baking soda. Combined, these two will give your bath bomb its fizz. Seperately, they are very gentle cleansing agents. Baking Soda has been around since ancient times. It can be found dissolved in many mineral springs and is a component (the natural form is called nahcolite) of the mineral natron. Ancient Egyptians used natron as a soap.

Calendula Bath Bomb: Bentonite Clay PowderCalendula Bath Bomb: Bentonite Clay Powder

Our next ingredient is Bentonite Clay Powder. This is a very popular ingredient in creating bath and body products. Bentonite clay is used in face mask formulations to help clean impurities from the skin. In soap making, it can be added to cold process soap during trace to help oily skin. It can help thicken lotions and aid in emulsifying the ingredients. Also, adding bentonite clay to bath bomb recipes helps to make your bath bombs harder.

Calendula Bath Bomb: Safflower OilCalendula Bath Bomb: Safflower Oil

Safflower Oil is not just for cooking your heart healthy food dishes. This oil is a wonderful addition to any type of bath and body product. This oil has a high linoleic acid that is important for boosting the appearance of your skin. It can help with new skin cell regeneration and help clear up scars and blemishes.

 

 

Calendula Bath Bomb: Floral Bouquet Fragrance OilCalendula Bath Bomb: Floral Bouquet Fragrance Oil

The fragrance oil we chose for this bath bomb is our Floral Bouquet. This fragrance oil has a definite Floral Shoppe scent to it. Close your eyes and you can picture vases of roses, tulips, carnations surrounding you!

So you see, this bath bomb is just the thing to help give you a relaxing soak in the bathtub! There’s some amazing action going on in this happy little bath bomb!

 

Calendula Bath Bomb: Ingredients you can get at Nature’s Garden

Calendula Bath Bomb: Other Ingredients and Equipment Needed

  • Witch Hazel (in spray bottle)
  • Mixing Bowls
  • Mixing Spoon
  • Scale

Calendula Bath Bomb: Total Recipe Amounts

  • 300 grams Citric Acid
  • 600 grams Baking Soda
  • 10 grams Bentonite Clay Powder
  • 18 grams Safflower Oil
  • 18 grams Floral Bouquet Fragrance Oil
  • 5 grams Whole Calendula Flowers
  • 5 grams Calendula Powder

Calendula Bath Bomb: Before You Get Started

Before you get started on your recipe, it’s always important to take a few steps to help your creating go along smoothly. Clean and sanitize your work area. Also, give your equipment and packing materials a cleaning and sanitizing. We suggest wearing an apron, gloves and other protective clothing when preparing your recipe. One last step, fill your bullet bottle with witch hazel and place a sprayer on top. We will be using this when we start to form the bath bombs.

Calendula Bath Bomb: Prepping the Dry IngredientsCalendula Bath Bomb: Prepping the Dry Ingredients

Our first step will be mixing the dry ingredients. So in your first bowl, after placing it on the scale and taring out the weight, you will weigh the dry ingredients. To the bowl add 300 grams of Citric Acid, 600 grams of Baking Soda and 10 grams of Bentonite Clay Powder.

 

 

Calendula Bath Bomb: Mixing the Dry IngredientsCalendula Bath Bomb: Mixing the Dry Ingredients

Now, with gloved hands you will mix the dry ingredients together, breaking up any clumps that you come across. This bowl will be set aside as we move on to our wet ingredients.

 

 

 

Calendula Bath Bomb: Prepping the Wet Ingredients

Our second step will be the wet ingredients. To a second bowl, after placing it on the scale and taring out the weight, you will weigh in the wet ingredients.  So to the bowl add in 18 grams of Safflower Oil and 18 grams of Floral Bouquet fragrance oil.

Calendula Bath Bomb: Mixing the Wet Ingredients

Now that your wet ingredients are together, give these a nice stir making sure that the oils are combined well.

Calendula Bath Bomb: Adding the Wet IngredientsCalendula Bath Bomb: Adding the Wet Ingredients

Next, you will be adding the wet ingredients to the dry. Once the oils are all added into the powders, used your gloved hands to thoroughly mix the bath bomb ingredients together. Continue mixing until you are confident that you have everything completely and evenly mixed.

Calendula Bath Bomb: Dividing the Mixture

You will now need two mixing bowls. You will need to divide you bath bomb mixture into two equal parts. Place each half in an empty bowl.

Calendula Bath Bomb: Adding the Calendula Flowers and PowdersCalendula Bath Bomb: Adding the Calendula Flowers and Powders

Now that our bath bomb mixture is evenly seperated, place the first bowl on the scale and tare out the weight. Weigh in 5 grams of calendula powder.  Remove this bowl, set it aside and place the second bowl on the scale. Tare out the weigh and add in 5 grams of the whole calendula flowers. You can remove this from the scale also.

 

 

Calendula Bath Bomb: Using the Witch HazelCalendula Bath Bomb: Using the Witch Hazel

Now that we have everything add in we will be using the witch hazel to help create and form the bath bomb mixture into a dough. Starting with your first bowl, begin spraying the mixture with the witch hazel and using your hands, mix the ingredients together, misting as you go. You should have a crumbly, dough like texture when you are done. Next, you will do the same to the second bowl, misting with the witch hazel and combining the ingredients until you have reached the crumbly dough stage. You are now ready to move on to creating the bath bombs.

Calendula Bath Bomb: Before Making the Bath Bombs

Before you start adding the dough to the bath bomb mold, take a small amount of whole calendula flowers and place them in the bottom of each one half of the molds you will be using. This will add a pretty touch of interest to your finished bath bomb.

Calendula Bath Bomb: Filling the First Half of the  Bath Bomb Molds

Now you can move on to creating the bath bomb. These bath bombs will be layered. So, add a small amount of the mixture that contains the calendula powder. Then, add a layer that contains the whole calendula flowers. You will repeat this process filling one half of each mold.

Calendula Bath Bomb: Filling the Second Half of the Mold

For the second half, it will not have the extra calendula flowers added in. It will simply be the dough mixture. So continuing the layering process and fill the second half until it is completely full, just as you did with the first half of the mold.

Calendula Bath Bomb: Fitting the Two Halves Together

The last step will be fitting the two halves of the mold together, to form the bomb. Take both halves of the bath bomb. Next, mist each half lightly with witch hazel. This will help the bath bomb adhere together. Now, press the two halves together until the mold is closed. Continue filling and layering the remaining bath bomb molds and pressing them together. This recipe will give you 6 bath bombs.

Calendula Bath Bomb: Letting the Bath Bombs Set UpCalendula Bath Bomb: Letting the Bath Bombs Set Up

When you have completed all the bath bombs, you will allow them to set up and harden. This can take anywhere form 24 to 48 hours. It will all depend end on the humidity of your environment. We do suggest that creating your bath bombs is best done in a cool, dry area. Also, keep them in the same cool, dry area while they set up. Creating your recipe in an area that is humid will make the bath bombs difficult to form and set up.

Once your bombs have hardened, you may leave them in the mold, which makes packaging for selling or giving away, easy and fast. However, you may remove them from the mold and package them however you choose.  When your ready to use your Calendula Bath Bomb, simply place it in a nice, warm bath and relax!

Calendula Bath Bomb: That’s All For Now

We hope you enjoyed this fun new bath bomb recipe! We also hope you enjoyed learning about how amazing this pretty yellow flower can benefit you in your every day life! It’s an incredibly versatile product to have around. If you enjoyed this recipe, we have a few more recipes that we have incorporated Caldendula in. We have two wonderful cold process soap recipes, Calendula Sunshine Cold Process or our Calendula Swirl Soap. Also, we have a Calendula Bath Melt recipe that will give you some amazingly soft, moisturized skin! Would you like some more detailed information on the Calendula? Follow this link to learn some more amazing benefits!

Come find us! We love hearing from our customers! Share with us some of your amazing creations that have used any Nature’s Garden products! Find us on Facebook, Twitter (@ngscents) or on Instagram (@ngscents).

 

 

 

 

Aug
16

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe


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Lavender Bath Bomb RecipeLavender Bath Bomb Recipe

Check out another wonderful herbal bath bomb recipe straight from Natures Garden. Our lovely Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe blends the wonderful aroma of a floral musk scented oil with the addition of lavender flowers and lavender flowers powder. Further, these cosmetic herbs are perfect for caring for your body as you relax with a fun, beautiful bath bomb. So, try out this fantastic cosmetic recipe and enjoy all the wonderful benefits for your body!

Rosemary Bath Bomb Recipe: Ingredients Available from Natures Garden

Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate
Citric Acid
Sodium Bicarbonate (Baking Soda)
Sunflower Oil
Floral Musk Fragrance Oil
Bentonite Clay Powder
Lavender Flowers Whole
Lavender Flowers Powder
Ultramarine Violet FUN Soap Colorant
Bath Bomb Molds
8 oz. Clear PET Bullet Bottles
Safety Glasses
White Fine Mist Sprayers 24/410
Safety Gloves
Nature’s Garden Apron
Safety Mask

Rosemary Bath Bomb Recipe: Other Needed Ingredients

Witch Hazel (in spray bottle)
Mixing Bowls
Scale
Mixing Spoon
Rubber Gloves

Rosemary Bath Bomb Recipe: Total Weights and Amounts

300 grams of the Citric Acid
600 grams of the Baking Soda
182 grams of the Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate (SCI)
10 grams of the Bentonite Clay Powder
18 grams of the Floral Musk Fragrance Oil
5 grams of the Lavender Flowers Whole
18 grams of the Sunflower Oil
5 grams of the Lavender Flowers Powder
6 grams of the Ultramarine Violet FUN Soap Colorant 

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Floral Musk Fragrance OilLavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Floral Musk Fragrance Oil

You will love the aroma of our Floral Musk Fragrance Oil in this bath bomb recipe. The strong aroma of the real lavender flowers blends perfectly with this luxurious, gentle, floral musk scent. This fragrance oil begins with notes of spices, lavender and citrus. Then, the aroma has floral middle notes of lavender, lily of the valley, ylang ylang. Of course, the scent of lavender is enhanced by the fresh scent of our floral herb. Finally, this scented oils has rich musky bottom notes of Egyptian musk and moss. So, this lovely blend of floral and musk is perfect for creating bath and body products that smell absolutely divine!

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Prepare and Sanitize

Before you begin creating this bath and body recipe, you may want to make a few preparations. First, gather all the equipment and supplies that you will need to finish these bath bombs. Also, you may want to clean your equipment to ensure that it is ready to use. Additionally, you may want to prepare a spray bottle full of witch hazel, as it will be important for making bath bombs. Second, you will want to clean and sanitize a work area that you can use to create this recipe. 

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Preparing the Dry IngredientsLavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Preparing the Dry Ingredients

First, you are going to want to get the dry ingredients ready for your bath bomb recipe. So, take you first medium mixing bowl and a scale. Now, weigh out the 300 grams of the Citric Acid, 600 grams of the Baking Soda,182 grams of the Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, and 10 grams of the Bentonite Clay Powder. After adding all of these ingredients, you will need to mix these powders together with your gloved hands. As you mix, make sure that any clumps you com across get broken up. Once these ingredients are smooth and mixed, you can move on to the next step of these instructions.

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Preparing the Wet Ingredients

Next, you are ready to prepare the wet ingredients that you will need for this recipe. So, grab a second mixing bowl and the scale. Weigh 18 grams of the Sunflower Oil into this bowl. In addition to the cosmetic oil, you will need to include 18 grams of our Floral Musk Fragrance Oil. Now that these ingredients are added, you are ready to move on to the next step.

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Combining the Wet and Dry Ingredients

Once both the wet and dry ingredients are prepared, you will be ready to combine the two mixtures. So, add the wet ingredients to your mixing bowl of dry ingredients. Now, use your gloved hands to thoroughly mix these ingredients together. You will need to continue to mix until everything is incorporated well. As soon as the ingredients look evenly dispersed, you can stop mixing.

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Dividing the Mixture

Now you are going to be dividing your bath bomb mixture into two even portions. You can add each portion to one of your two mixing bowls. Set one of these bowls aside for the moment. We will be adding a few cosmetic ingredients to the other bowl in the next few steps.

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Adding the Lavender FlowersLavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Adding the Lavender Flowers

First, we will be working with the first portion of the bath bomb mixture. So, take one of the mixing bowls full of half the mixture and the scale. Now, you will be adding about 5 grams of the Lavender Flowers Whole herb to this portion of the cosmetic recipe. Again, you will need to use a gloved hand to mix the wholesale herb into the recipe fully.

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Spraying the Mixture

Now, you are ready to get these ingredients to stick together. So, use a gloved hand to mix the ingredients as you spray with witch hazel. Mixing as you spray will help to incorporate the witch hazel and let you know when you added enough spray. Once the mixture reaches a certain consistency, you will need to stop spraying the mixture. So, continue to mix and spray until the mixture begins to feel like crumbly dough. You will want to work slow and be careful not to add to much spray as it can ruin the recipe. Adding to much witch hazel can activate the ingredients early and lead to fizzing in the bowl. So, be sure to pay attention.

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Filling Half of the Bath Bomb Molds

After, you are going to be ready to start filling up your bath bomb molds. You will need to take the seven bath bomb mold halves and get them ready to fill. Then, begin taking this mixture and filling one half of each wholesale mold. Make sure that you aren’t filling both sides of the same mold, as there is a top and bottom to each wholesale bath bomb mold. We would suggest filling the top half with this first mixture. You will need to make sure that you are packing the dough mixture into the bath bomb half tightly. Packing the mold well will ensure that the ingredients stick together and the bath bomb holds its shape.

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Adding Herb Powder and Soap ColorantLavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Adding Herb Powder and Soap Colorant

Next, you will be working with the other half of the bath bomb mixture. In this bowl you will be adding 5 grams of the Lavender Flowers Powder and 6 grams of the Ultramarine Violet FUN Soap Colorant. Once these ingredients are added you will need to mix them well. Once again you will need to use a gloved hand to fully incorporate the herb powder and the colorant into the mixture.

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Spraying the Second PortionLavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Spraying the Second Portion

Then, you are going to be spraying this second portion of the bath bomb mixture with your witch hazel. Just like before you will need to use your gloved hand to mix as you spray. Once this portion of the bath bomb mixture reaches the same crumbly dough consistency, you will be ready to move on to the next step. While this recipe should require about the same amount of witch hazel as before, you should still pay attention to the consistency to ensure that you don’t spray too much.

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Filling the Bottom of the Molds

Next, we are going to be filling up the other halves of the bath bomb molds. The first portion of the bath bombs molds should each be in the top of the bath bomb mold. So, you can fill the bottom of these molds with this second portion of the dough mixture. Again, you will need to pack the dough in tightly. Also, you need to do it this way to sure that each pair is matched up correctly, as the tops will only fit on the bottoms. If you mess this up, then you can end up with bath bombs that aren’t half and half. Once you are done, you should have seven purple bath bomb halves that are packed full.

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Combining the Bath Bomb Molds

Now that both of the two portions are packed tightly into the bath bomb molds, you are ready to combine the halves. So, take one half that is uncolored, which should be in a top piece, and one half that is purple, which should be in a bottom piece. Next, you are going to lightly spray each of the two halves. After you spray, you can push the two pieces together to create a whole bath bomb! You will need to repeat this step for all of the bath bombs.

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Finishing the Bath BombsLavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Finishing the Bath Bombs

Lastly, you will need to wait for your bath bombs to completely set up. So, you will need to place your bath bombs in a safe place that they can rest until they have completely hardened. This can take up to 24 hours.  Once these bath bombs are set up, they are ready to remove from the mold! Alternatively, you can leave these bath and body products in their molds until you are ready to use them. So, the mold can serve as a simple bath bomb packaging idea!

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Lavender Flowers HerbLavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Lavender Flowers Herb

There are many reasons for why lavender is perfect for making cosmetics. First of all, these flowers are amazing for aromatherapy. The herb has been found to help promote a feeling of calm as it is useful for reducing stress and anxiety. So, this is the perfect herb to use in the tub as you sit back, relax, and enjoy your homemade bath bombs.

Not only do our Lavender Flowers Whole provide a lovely floral scent to the recipe, but this cosmetic herb has skin benefits, too. Some have found that this cosmetic herb can be used to help with skin issues, like abscesses (boils or carbuncles), acne, oily skin, eczema, and psoriasis. Plus, this cosmetic ingredient has antiseptic and pain reducing properties that are perfect for creating cleansing and soothing bath and body recipes. Plus, these properties can be useful for soothing sunburn, chapped skin, and many other skin irritations.

If you want to learn even more about the wonderful benefits that lavender has to offer, then check out our Lavender Class for even more details on this cosmetic herb!

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Lavender Flowers Herb Medicinal

Further, there are many medicinal benefits you can gain from this herb. First, lavender is thought to have calming properties that are useful for those dealing with anxiety, depression, exhaustion, or insomnia. Also, this herb has been used to aid in digestion and reduce headaches. Anyone that wants to add some lavender into their diet, should check out How to Cook With Lavender so Your Food Doesn’t Taste Like Soap by Bon Appetit for some tips on cooking with this lovely herb.

Lavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Get Your AnswersLavender Bath Bomb Recipe: Get Your Answers

If you have any questions for us at Natures Garden, then feel free to reach out to us and get your answers! We are available to talk to in the store, on the phone, and online. An easy way to reach out to us online is through social media. You can find us on the Natures Garden Facebook page. Also, you can use our handle, which is @ngscents, to find us on Instagram and Twitter. Not only can you use these platforms to ask us questions, but you can use our social media to stay up to date on cosmetic blogs just like this one! So, don’t miss the next herbal bath bomb recipe and follow us on social media!

Please Note: Natures Garden sells our lavender flowers and powder for external use only. We do not sell lavender as a food item. The information we provide about lavender is for educational purposes only. This information is not intended to diagnose, cure, treat, or prevent any disease. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Keep all our cosmetic herbs out of reach of children and pets. Special care should be taken by pregnant and/or lactating women when handling herbs. Natures Garden accepts no responsibility, written or implied, for any products you make with our herbs. All testing is the responsibility of the customer.

Aug
13

Dandelion Bath Bomb Recipe


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Dandelion Bath Bomb RecipeDandelion Bath Bomb Recipe

Another fantastic and herbal cosmetic recipe we decided to create with the wholesale bath bomb molds is our lovely Dandelion Bath Bomb Recipe. This fantastic bath and body recipe from Natures Garden uses the herbal benefits of dandelion root powder and dandelion whole leaves, These benefits are perfect for nourishing skin care. Further, this wholesale bath bomb recipe includes the delicate scent of our lovely Tiare Flowers Fragrance Oil. So, this bath and body recipe is perfect for skin care while providing a beautiful scent. Further, this lovely bath fizzy recipe includes pretty, sparkling mica powders to add to the fantastic recipe. So, this wonderful product is not only pretty, it is fabulous for your body. You will be sure to love everything about this gorgeous bath bomb recipe!

Dandelion Bath Bomb Recipe: Ingredients Available from Natures Garden

Citric Acid
Sodium Bicarbonate
Meadowfoam Seed Oil
Bentonite Clay Powder
Tiare Flowers Fragrance Oil
Dandelion Root Powder
Dandelion Leaf Cut and Sifted 
Yellow Oxide FUN Soap Colorant
24 K Gold Mica Pigment
Diamond Dust Mica Pigment 
Bath Bomb Molds
8 oz. Clear PET Bullet Bottles
Safety Glasses
White Fine Mist Sprayers 24/410
Safety Gloves 
Nature’s Garden Apron
Safety Mask

Dandelion Bath Bomb Recipe: Other Needed Ingredients

Witch Hazel (in spray bottle)
Mixing Bowls
Scale
Mixing Spoon
Rubber Gloves

Dandelion Bath Bomb Recipe: Total Weights and Amounts

300 grams of the Citric Acid
600 grams of the Baking Soda
18 grams of the Meadowfoam Seed Oil
10 grams of the Bentonite Clay Powder
18 grams of the Tiare Flowers Fragrance Oil
6 grams of the Dandelion Leaf Cut and Sifted
10  grams of the Dandelion Root Powder
2 grams of the 24 K Gold Mica Pigment
9 grams of the Yellow Oxide FUN Soap Colorant
2 grams of the Diamond Dust Mica Pigment

Dandelion Bath Bomb Recipe: Tiare Flowers Fragrance OilDandelion Bath Bomb Recipe: Tiare Flowers Fragrance Oil

You will love the beautiful scent of the Tiare Flowers Fragrance Oil in your skin loving bath and body recipe. This flower of this fragrance oil is also referred to as Tahitian Gardenia. Further, this is the gorgeous flower that is used to create lovely lei necklaces. Just like these floral necklaces, the scent of this fragrance is both delicate and memorable. But, this aroma takes this scent a step further by blending the aroma of Tahitian gardenia with notes of bergamot, lavender flowers, and white musk. Together these notes create a truly unforgettable fragrance that is perfect for the bath!

Dandelion Bath Bomb Recipe: Preparing Your Work Space and Equipment

Before you begin creating this herbal bath bomb recipe you may want to prepare your workspace and clean your supplies. First, you will want to clean and sanitize your workspace. Whether you are going to working on a table or countertop, you need to make sure that you have enough room to craft. So, you will need to make sure that you gather all the equipment and ingredients listed for this recipe. Then, you need to collect and clean all of your equipment for this cosmetic recipe.

Next, you will want to make sure that you have already added the witch hazel to your spray bottle. Additionally, we would suggest that you would be wearing protective clothing, rubber gloves, and a hair net for this recipe. Now, you are ready to begin creating this lovely bath bomb recipe!

Dandelion Bath Bomb Recipe: Mixing Your Dry IngredientsDandelion Bath Bomb Recipe: Mixing Your Dry Ingredients

First, you are going to need to combine many of your dry ingredients in on of your medium mixing bowls. So, you will need to add 300 grams of the Citric Acid, 600 grams of the Baking Soda, and 10 grams of the Bentonite Clay Powder to this mixing bowl. You will want to mix these powders together and make sure to break up any clumps in the mixture. Although you need to mix well, there will be other ingredients that you will need to mix in, too. So, you can just focus on breaking up all the clumps for now. Also, this process is easier while using a gloved hand.

Dandelion Bath Bomb Recipe: Adding the Dandelion Herbs

Second, we are going to add the cosmetic herbs into our dry mixture. So, take the same medium mixing bowl with your dry ingredients to add these cosmetic herbs

Dandelion Bath Bomb Recipe: Dandelion Leaf Cut and SiftedDandelion Bath Bomb Recipe: Dandelion Leaf Cut and Sifted

First, you will need to add the whole dandelion herb into your cosmetic recipe. So, add in 6 grams of the Dandelion Leaf Cut and Sifted. Once this herb has been added to your recipe you can mix it thoroughly into your cosmetic bath bomb recipe. Now that this herb is in your recipe, you are ready to add the next cosmetic ingredient.

Dandelion Bath Bomb Recipe: Dandelion Root PowderDandelion Bath Bomb Recipe: Dandelion Root Powder

Second, you will need to add the wholesale herb powder to your cosmetic recipe. You will need to add in 10 grams of the Dandelion Root Powder. Again, use a gloved hand to start to make sure that both wholesale cosmetic herbs are mixed well with the other dry ingredients. Once these herbs are mixed in fairly well, you can move on to adding the next ingredient.

Dandelion Bath Bomb Recipe: Adding in the Mica PowdersDandelion Bath Bomb Recipe: Adding in the Mica Powders

Next, we are going to add in a bit of shimmer and shine to your bath and body recipe. You will need the dry ingredients that you just mixed for this step. Now, you are going to need to add 2 grams of the 24 K Gold Mica Pigment and 2 grams of the Diamond Dust Mica Pigment to your medium mixing bowl. Now, incorporate this last dry ingredient into the mixture. You will need to mix well to ensure that all the ingredients added up to this point are fully incorporated. Once you are confident in your mixture, you can move on to the next step.

Dandelion Bath Bomb Recipe: Adding the ColorantDandelion Bath Bomb Recipe: Adding the Colorant

Now, you are ready to add the yellow soap colorant to your cosmetic recipe. So, take your mixture of dry ingredients and add 9 grams of the Yellow Oxide FUN Soap Colorant. After, you will need to mix this color in well. You will want to use a gloved hand to fully incorporate the yellow soap colorant into the dry ingredients. Once there are no speckles of color and it has been evenly incorporated, you can set this bowl aside for now.

Dandelion Bath Bomb Recipe: Preparing the Wet Ingredients

You can either measure your wet ingredients directly into your bowl of dry ingredients or weigh them in a separate mixing bowl. If you add them directly to the dry ingredients, then you may want to work a bit faster. But, it should be okay to choose either method. Either way, you will need to weight out 18 grams of the Meadowfoam Seed Oil and 18 grams of the Tiare Flowers Fragrance Oil into one of these two bowls.

Dandelion Bath Bomb Recipe: Combining the Ingredients

After, you will need to fully incorporate the fragrance oil and cosmetic oil into your mixture of dry ingredients. If you already have your ingredients in the same bowl, then simply use a gloved hand to fully incorporate all of these ingredients. Of course, anyone that has weighed out their wet ingredients in a separate bowl will need to combine the ingredients before mixing. Just make sure that your finished mixture looks like it has all the ingredients evenly distributed, as this will be the last time that you need to mix.

Dandelion Bath Bomb Recipe: Spraying the Mix with Witch HazelDandelion Bath Bomb Recipe: Spraying the Mix with Witch Hazel

Now, we are going to begin filling the bath bomb molds. So, grab the bowl of your mixture and spray it all with witch hazel. You will want to use enough to reach a crumbly dough consistency. You will want to mix with your hands as you spray the bath bomb dough. However, you need to make sure that you don’t use too much witch hazel. If you use so much that your dough begins to fizz, then you have activated the ingredients and this portion of the dough may not work right. So, be slowly and pay attention. Once you reach the right consistency, you are ready to move on to the next step.

Dandelion Bath Bomb Recipe: Finishing the Bath BombsDandelion Bath Bomb Recipe: Finishing the Bath Bombs

Finally, you are ready to work on the last few steps. Once your mixed dough is ready to use, you can begin filling up your bath bomb molds. After you have two bath bomb mold halves filled, you can fit them together. First, spray each side of the bath bomb lightly with the witch hazel. Then, you can push the two halves together until the mold snaps shut. Once your first bath bomb is done, you will need to repeat these steps with the rest of your bath bomb dough. This should leave you with about six total bath bombs. Now, you just have to wait for the bath bomb to set up and they will be ready to use! You will know that you bath bomb has set up as it will harden, but the time that it takes can vary depending on humidity levels and climate. Once the bath bombs are set up you can pop them out of the mold and they will be ready to use. So, get ready for some fizzy fun and herbal skin care!

Dandelion Bath Bomb Recipe: Benefits of the Dandelion HerbDandelion Bath Bomb Recipe: Benefits of the Dandelion Herb

You may have only thought of Dandelion as a pesky weed that occasionally crops up in the garden or lawn, but this herb has some wonderful benefits for your body. You can use this cosmetic herb to help with all kinds of skin issues. First, you can use this wholesale herb to reduce breakouts and acne as the herb can be useful for removing toxins from the skin. Also, this herb can help with reducing age spots, wrinkles, and fine lines. Plus, you can use this cosmetic herb to help tone unbalanced or sagging skin. Further, this cosmetic herb can be useful for reducing inflammation as well as treating warts, athlete’s foot, eczema, bug bites, or burns. If you want to learn even more about the benefits of this cosmetic herb, then check out our Dandelion Class.

Dandelion Bath Bomb Recipe: Recipes for the Dandelion Herb

Although all of our wholesale herbs are for cosmetic use only, there many benefits that you can gain from eating food grade dandelion greens. This herb has been known to help with heartburn, upset stomach, and promotes healthy bowel movements. Plus, this herb can help with a loss of appetite. Also, the herb can be used to help with inflammation. Plus, this herb has been used to help prevent certain issues, like macular degeneration, stroke, cataracts, and multiple sclerosis. Further, this herbal medicine can be used to help with urinary tract infections, stress, menstrual pain, hormone imbalances, congestive heart failure, liver or gallbladder disorders, and tonsil inflammation. If you want to learn more about how to eat and prepare this herb, then you might want to check out Can You Eat Dandelion Greens Raw? from SF Gate. Also, you can check out 16 Dandelion Recipes by the Prairie Homestead.

Dandelion Bath Bomb Recipe: Reach Out to UsDandelion Bath Bomb Recipe: Reach Out to Us

We hope that you enjoyed creating this lovely, herbal bath bomb recipe! If you enjoy bath bomb recipes, then make sure to check back in tomorrow for another original cosmetic recipe. Further, you can reach out to us with any questions that you may have about our bath bombs or anything else. You can find us in the store, on the phone, and on social media. If you want to reach out to us on social media, then there are a few ways to find us. First, we have a Natures Garden Facebook page. Also, you can use the handle @ngscents to find us on both Twitter and Instagram. Not only can you use these platforms to ask questions, but you can share your creations with us and other crafters! So, good luck with your own recipes and keep a lookout for even more fun cosmetic recipes!

Apr
24

Lavender Mint Bath Bomb Recipe


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Lavender Mint Bath Bomb RecipeLavender Mint Bath Bomb Recipe

It’s spring time! Well, kind of spring time. We had a couple of nice, warm days here in Ohio. What makes you think of spring? Some of our thoughts turn to spring planting. Others think of spring clothes or just looking forward to the bright colors of Mother Nature. I look forward to warmer weather, sunny days and the fresh smells from flowers and newly cut grass. However, at Nature’s Garden, our creative team starts to think of spring recipes and our Lavender Mint Bath Bomb Recipe is a perfect example. With its soft pastel colors and fresh, crisp fragrance, this bath bomb will make you think and smell spring immediately!

 

Lavender Mint Bath Bomb Recipe: The Ingredients

First off, before we get started, let’s talk about some of the ingredients we are using in this recipe. Most of your bath bombs use only two basic “bath bomb” ingredients. Baking Soda, Citric Acid. However, we added an extra ingredient into this recipe, Sodium Cocoyl Isethinate, or SCI. SCI is a gentle sufecant derived from coconut and it is used in a variety of cosmetic recipes. Sodium Cocoyl Isethioniate (SCI) gives your soaps, shampoo, bath bombs and bubble bars their bubble action. Most of all, bath bombs need some skin-nourishing oil added in! We chose Jojoba Oil. This oil has remarkable absorption and moisturizing qualities. This bath bomb is going to leave your skin feeling soft and silky after a nice, long soak in the tub!

Our fragrance oil inspiration is our Lavender Mint WOW.  Anybody in the bath and body business will know that lavender is a popular herb known for the soothing and calming effects it can have. Lavender, which is a very down to earth, natural fragrance, however, it can be a bit overwhelming by itself. With a touch of mint added in you have a wonderfully balanced fragrance that is bright yet subtle, crisp yet soft. This bath bomb is a perfect showcase for this fragrance oil. Lavender Mint WOW is an wonderful verdant scent of earthy lavender flowers and fresh peppermint and spearmint leaves! With soft colors of violet, green and white, this pretty, little bath bomb will be a perfect addition to your spring or summer bath and body line!

 

Lavender Mint Bath Bomb Recipe: Ingredients Found At Nature’s Garden

Lavender Mint Bath Bomb Recipe: Other Ingredients and Equipment You Will Need

  • Witch Hazel (in spray bottle)
  • 6- Clear Round Acrylic Fillable Ornaments
  • Mixing Bowls ( You will need 3)
  • Mixing Spoon
  • Scale

Lavender Mint Bath Bomb Recipe: Total Recipe Amounts

  • 166 grams Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate (SCI)
  • 512 grams Citric Acid
  • 1,120 grams Baking Soda
  • 18 grams Jojoba Oil
  • 16 grams Lavender Mint WOW Fragrance Oil
  • 7 grams Ultramarine Violet FUN Soap Colorant
  • 12 grams Kelly Green FUN Soap Colorant

 

Lavender Mint Bath Bomb Recipe: Prepare Your Work Space and Equipment

Before you begin creating you want to make sure your work area and all the equipment you are using is clean. This will prevent any unwanted particles or bacteria from getting into your bath bombs. Also, make sure you have you have enough room to work in. We highly recommend wearing an apron to protect your clothing and gloves, glasses, and a mask. In addition, you will want to have your Witch Hazel bottles in a spray bottle. Witch Hazel is used to help bind ingredients with little to no action so it’s important to have that handy and ready to go. Water will not be helpful in this recipe and as a side note, this recipe is best prepared in a non-humid climate. Like I stated above, bath bombs are activated by water and simple moisture in the air can slightly activate these guys.

 

Lavender Mint Bath Bomb Recipe: Preparing the Dry IngredientsLavender Mint Bath Bomb Recipe: Preparing the Dry Ingredients

Are you ready to get started?  So, in the first bowl is going to be your dry ingredients. Take your scale, making sure it is set to grams, and weigh out 166 grams Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, 512 grams Citric Acid, and 1,120 grams of Baking Soda. Then using your gloved hands, mix the ingredients together, breaking up any clumps as you go. Once these are mixed well, set this bowl aside.

 

Lavender Mint Bath Bomb Recipe: Preparing the Wet IngredientsLavender Mint Bath Bomb Recipe: Preparing the Wet Ingredients

Next, you can combine the wet ingredients together. So, in a separate bowl, with your scale still set to grams, weigh out 18 grams of Jojoba oil and the 16 grams of Lavender Mint Wow Fragrance Oil. Mix this together well using your mixing spoon or even a whisk.

 

 

 

 

Lavender Mint Bath Bomb Recipe: Mixing the Wet and Dry IngredientsLavender Mint Bath Bomb Recipe: Mixing the Wet and Dry Ingredients

Next, we can combine our wet and dry ingredients together. Slowly add the oils to your dry. For the record, if you happen to get a mild reaction when you add the wet to the dry, don’t panic! It will calm down once you get more dry mixed in. Finally, use your gloved hands to mix the ingredients together. You want to be sure the oils are evenly dispersed throughout the mixture. This bowl can be set aside until later.

 

 

 

Lavender Mint Bath Bomb Recipe: Separating the DoughLavender Mint Bath Bomb Recipe: Separating the Dough

Now that your base mixture is combined, you can separate the dough so it can be colored. You are going to separate the bath bomb dough into 3 equal portions and there is no distinct weight for each portion so go ahead and eyeball it. Two bowls will be colored with our FUN Soap Colorants and one bowl will remain un-colored.

 

 

Lavender Mint Bath Bomb Recipe: Mixing the Violet ColorLavender Mint Bath Bomb Recipe: Mixing the Violet Color

Now we can add our colorant! Tare out your scale and to the first bowl, add in 9 grams of Ultramarine Violet FUN Soap Colorant. Then using your gloved hands you will mix the color fully and evenly into your dough until you have achieved a nice, pale violet color. You can set this portion aside for the moment.

 

 

Lavender Mint Bath Bomb Recipe: Mixing the Green ColorLavender Mint Bath Bomb Recipe: Mixing the Green Color

Next, let’s mix the green! Tare out your scale and in your second bowl add 12 grams of Kelly Green FUN Soap colorant. Again, using gloved hands, mix the green colorant in thoroughly and evenly until you have a nice, pale shade of green. Now you can set this bowl aside.

 

 

 

Lavender Mint Bath Bomb Recipe: Molding the Bath Bombs

There are many types and shapes of bath bomb molds out there that can be used.  Virtually anything can be used as a bath bomb mold! Silicone molds, soap molds, shallow jars or deep lids.  Shop around your local craft store or even look around your kitchen and let your imagination take over! You can make all shapes and sizes of bath treats, however, please keep in mind that you need the mold to have the ability to release easily. With this recipe, we kept it easy and chose a simple, round plastic fillable Christmas ornament that you can find in any craft store.

Lavender Mint Bath Bomb Recipe: Starting With Your First ColorLavender Mint Bath Bomb Recipe: Starting With Your First Color

Next you can start putting these bath bombs together! You may start with any color you wish, however we started with the green dough. Plus you will be using the Witch Hazel now.  Please note, that it is important to not spray the dough with too much of the Witch Hazel. Over spraying can cause the bath bomb ingredients to activate and as a result your bath bomb will not stay together. Now go ahead and spritz your dough with the witch hazel. Using your hands,give it a nice mix. You are looking for the consistency of damp sand. Take one half of the mold. Next, you will take a small amount of dough and press it firmly into the ornament half.

 

Lavender Mint Bath Bomb Recipe: Adding on the Second Layer of ColorLavender Mint Bath Bomb Recipe: Adding on the Second Layer of Color

Next, we can move onto the second color. Again, chose any color you wish. We went with white. Give the mix a spritz of Witch Hazel and mix it well making sure it is the right consistency. Next, take a small amount and press it firmly on top of the first layer.

 

 

 

Lavender Mint Bath Bomb Recipe: Adding on the Third Layer of ColorLavender Mint Bath Bomb Recipe: Adding on the Third Layer of Color

Next, you are going to spritz your third layer of dough with Witch Hazel so give it a quick mix, making sure it looks like damp sand.  Take a small amount. Add it to the second layer. Fill to the top as full as you can get it without it overflowing. Make sure to press the dough firmly down.

Lavender Mint Bath Bomb Recipe: Preparing the Second Half of the Mold

Now we are going to work on the second half of the mold. So, repeat the process of layering as we did in the first half.  With your first color, take a small amount and press it firmly into other half of the mold.

Lavender Mint Bath Bomb Recipe: Adding the Second Layer of Color

Move on to the second layer by taking a small bit of dough and pressing it firmly onto the first layer.

 

Lavender Mint Bath Bomb Recipe: Adding the Third Layer of ColorLavender Mint Bath Bomb Recipe: Adding the Third Layer of Color

Finally, you are going to finish off the second half of the mold with your third layer of color. So, pull off a small amount of dough and push it firmly on top of the previous layer. Next you will be putting the two halves together. So first, give each half of the mold a light spray of Witch Hazel then press the two halves together tightly. Lastly, you will want to place the bath bombs in an area where they will not be disturbed or roll around and let them rest for at least 24 hours. In addition, make sure that the bombs are in a humid-free zone.  Now you can continue building the remaining molds with the same layering process. This recipe should allow for six medium sized bath bombs.

 

See how easy making bath bombs can be? The ingredients are simple and they can be found in your local grocery store! Plus, the kids can even help with making them since there are no hazardous materials used! With a little creativity and inspiration, the possibilities are endless!  We hope you enjoyed this newest edition to our bath bomb recipe collection. We are sure you will love the scented balance of the soft, earthy lavender and the bright, crisp scent of mint combined. These bath bombs will leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed. Plus, the scent of Lavender Mint WOW will leave your bathroom smelling like a spa!

Lavender Mint Bath Bomb: Dos and Don’ts of Bath Bombs

In conclusion, I have included  a tiny list of reminders on how to treat your bath bombs after they are made!

Do remember to keep them out of the humidity! The littlest bit of moisture in the air can cause your bath bombs to go off into a fizzy display! Not good from a selling standpoint! Consider airtight containers or glass jars with lids as a display option. Furthermore, bath bombs can shrink wrapped or even placed in cellophane bags and tied tightly with a pretty ribbon or twist tie.  You will want to wrap them right away.

Do use your bath bombs withing a few months of making or receiving them. The fresher the bath bomb the better the bubble and fizz!

Do let your bombs completely set up. Do not attempt to take them out of their molds yet! Your bombs should come out of the mold easily. Simply use the tabs at the top of the mold to pull the two sides apart being careful in removing them.

Don’t use craft glitter in any of your bath bomb creations. Always use a cosmetic grade glitter.

 

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Looking for some other bath bomb inspiration? Check out our recipe box! There are a whole bunch more recipes for bath bombs, bubble bars, and bath fizzies! Also, you can show off your bath treats, or anything else you have created with any Nature’s Garden products!  Find us on Facebook, Instagram (@ngscents) or Twitter (@ngscents). Show us what your made! Give yourself a pat on the back for helping the world smell a little bit better!

Mar
01

Bath Bombs vs Bubble Bars


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Bath Bombs vs Bubble BarsBath Bombs vs Bubble Bars

We are often asked about what the differences are between a bath bomb and a bubble bar.  The short answer, you will get fizz with bath bombs vs bubble bars which produce foam.  However, below, we will go into a little more detail.  In addition, we will show you a couple of bath bomb recipes and bubble bar recipes.

Bath Bombs vs Bubble Bars: Bath Bombs

First, let’s take a closer look at bath bombs.  We will talk about why they fizz and how to make them.  So, learn how to color them, scent them, and create them.

Bath Bombs:  Why Do They Fizz?

First, let’s look at bath bombs, also known as bath fizzies.  I am sure you have looked at videos of bath bombs fizzy and creating beautiful colors and designs in bath water.  Well, do you ever wonder why they fizz?  A basic bath bomb is created by combining citric acid with baking soda.  Now, once that combination is placed in water, a chemical reaction is produced.  The product of that chemical reaction is carbon dioxide.  The carbon dioxide is what causes all that fizzing.

Bath Bombs:  How Are They Made?

Creating a very basic bath bomb is quite simple.  You simply mix baking soda and citric acid together.  Once you have mixed your ingredients together, you will begin to lightly mist the mixture with witch hazel.  Witch hazel basically causes the ingredients to slightly react, in the same way water would.  Then, the powders in your mixture are able to attach to each other, thus they can be put in a mold, and once setup, your bath bomb is ready to use.

Although that is all it really takes to create a bath fizzy, you can make it more interesting and beneficial.  Some will add oil to give their skin a little extra love.  Cosmetic clays can also be added to harden the bath bombs and provide your skin with extra nourishment.  The sky really is the limit from micas to herbs, and foaming agents to corn starch.  Of course, bath bombs can also be scented and colored.

Bath Bombs:  How Are They Colored?

We are often asked by clients, how they should color their bath bombs.  Since we carry several types of colorants, it can be a little confusing.  There really are a few ways you could color your bath bombs.  First, you could use Da Bomb Soap Dyes.  These are simply FD&C dyes.  Yes, they will work, BUT since they are water based, they will cause your bath fizzies a slightly activate.  I highly recommend the FUN Soap Colorants.  The FUN Soap Colorants are pigments dispersed in vegetable glycerin.  They stay vibrant and true to color.  They are my personal choice for coloring bath bombs.  However, you can also use natural herbal colorants.

To add color to your bath bombs, simply add the colorant right to your powdered mixture.  Then, use your hands to mix the ingredients together.  It can take quite a bit of mixing to get the colorant fully dispersed.  Of course,  I would highly recommend wearing gloves.  When using multiple colors, you would want to wear clean gloves for each color that you are mixing.

Bath Bombs:  How Are They Scented?

Bath bombs can be scented very easily.  They can be scented with either body safe essential oils or fragrance oils.  As far as the amount of fragrance oil or essential oil to use in a bath bomb, generally our maximum recommendation for fragrance oil is 5% in a body product, but when creating a bath bomb, we tend to use around 1%-3%.  Ultimately though, you don’t want to use any more than 10% total liquids in your bath bomb recipe.

Bath Bombs:  What Kind of Mold Should I Use?

As far as molds and shapes, you really have numerous options.  You can mold them in a round acrylic molds, place them in silicone molds, place them in a jar, or even scoop them!  In fact, bath bombs can even be formed with your hands, just like you would pack a snow ball.

Bath Bombs:  A Few Bath Bomb Tutorials

Below, I will give links to a few bath bomb tutorials.  I will link you to one of each type so, whether you want to mold them, hand sculpt them, scoop them, place them in a jar, or add a little foam, you will find something below.

A Few Bath Bomb Tutorials: Sphere Bath Bombs

First, we will talk about traditional round sphere bath bombs.  To the left, you will see our Sinus Relief Bath Bomb Recipe.  I chose this recipe because, not only does it use peppermint powder as a natural colorant, it also incorporates bentonite clay powder and cut and sifted spearmint leaves.  Finally, it is scented with Natures Garden’s Sinus Relief Fragrance Oil.

A Few Bath Bomb Tutorials: Hand Sculpted Bath Bombs

Now, let’s talk about hand sculpted bath bombs like our Camouflage Bath Bomb Recipe.  So, I know what you’re thinking.  That bath bomb looks round, why can I just use a mold.  Well, to get the army toy in there and the camo look, we needed to hand sculpt it.  You see, this bath bomb has an army toy inside that will come out when it is used.  In addition, we wanted to add camo colors.  So, the best way to create our bath bomb was to hand sculpt it.  Can you imagine, how much your kid would love this bath bomb with a toy that surprises him at bath time?

A Few Bath Bomb Tutorials: Silicone Mold Bath Bombs

Next, we have bath bombs that are placed in silicone molds.  Our Mother’s Day Bath Bomb Recipe is the perfect example.  This bath bomb not only uses a silicone mold, it also uses arrowroot powder and calendula flowers.  Lastly, we scented these bath bombs with Happy and Free Fragrance Oil.  The nice thing about a silicone mold is that it makes removing your finished product a breeze.  Just use caution when choosing your silicone mold.  If you choose one that has too much detail, it may not come through in your finished products very well.

A Few Bath Bomb Tutorials: Ice Cream Scoop Bath Bombs

This type of bath bomb breaks the mold, using an ice cream scoop to create our bath fizzies.  Simply, scoop the bath fizzy mixture just like you would real ice cream.  Give this Rainbow Sherbet Bath Fizzies Recipe a try!  This recipe uses our FUN Soap Colorants for a vibrant rainbow sherbet color!  But, it doesn’t stop there, it’s also scented with Natures Garden’s Rainbow Sherbet Fragrance Oil.

A Few Bath Bomb Tutorials: Bath Bombs That Foam

Now, let’s talk about a sort of bath bomb/bubble bar combo.  Ok, so while it isn’t really a combo in terms of creating a full bubble bath, it will produce a little bit of foam.  The foam is created by the addition of a foaming agent such as SLS, SLSA, or SCI.  Take, for example, our Foaming Rose Petal Bath Bomb recipe.  This rose petal bath bomb contains SCI, so, not only will it fizz, it will also foam.  In addition, SCI, or Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate is a gentle surfactant.  It will leave your skin feeling soft and silky smooth.

A Few Bath Bomb Tutorials: Bath Bombs in a Jar

Finally, bath fizzies can also be placed in a jar.  Then, you can simply place a few spoonfuls of the mixture into your bath water.  However, the mixture can also be placed in a disposable tea bag so you can add herbs without them getting in the tub and going down the drain.  For example, our Fairy Dust Bath Fizzy Recipe will show you how to do just that!  In addition, we added some diamond dust mica pigment to give the fizzy some sparkle and shine!

Bath Bombs vs Bubble Bars: Bubble Bars

Next, let’s look at bubble bars.  While bubble bars are not quite as popular as bath bombs, they are quickly gaining in popularity.  This leaves many people wondering exactly what they are.  While bath bombs fizz, bubble bars produce a ton of bubbles for a relaxing bubble bath.

Bubble Bars:  Why Do They Bubble?

Bubble bars are perfect when you are looking for the ultimate bubble bath.  But, why do they bubble?  The main reason is due to surfactants that are added to bubble bars.  For more information on surfactants, and to read our free class, click here.  Bubble bars contain ingredients such as Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate or Sodium Lauryl Sulfate.  These ingredients are foaming agents that produce the bubbles in your bath tub.  My personal favorite surfactant is sodium cocoyl isethionate or SCI.

Bubble Bars:  How Are They Made?

A bubble bar’s bubbles are created with a foaming agent, such as SLS or SCI.  However, there are several other ingredients used as well.  First, baking soda, corn starch, and cream of tartar are the powdered base of a bubble bar.  In addition, vegetable glycerin is added to moisten the ingredients, turning it into a dough.  Once a bubble bar is formed, no matter the shape or type, it will need time to harden.  It can take several days for the bubble bars to harden.  However, once they have hardened, they can be crumbled under warm running bath water and will create a bubble bath.  While it is a solid bar, it will create a bubble bath the same way a traditional liquid bubble bath would.

Bubble Bars:  How Are They Colored?

When coloring a bubble bar, you can use either our Da Bomb Soap Dyes or our FUN Soap Colorants.  Either one will work in a bubble bar.  Both will create a beautifully colored bubble bar.  In addition, you can add powdered herbs to naturally color your bubble bars.

Bubble Bars:  How Are They Scented?

Bubble bars can be scented with any of Natures Garden’s body safe fragrance oils.  We recommend using 1%-2% of the concentrated fragrance oil in your bubble bar recipe.

Bubble Bars:  How Do I Shape the Bubble Bars?

Bubble bars are formed, often times, into a rolled loaf, then, sliced like a loaf of bread.  However, they can also be hand formed into a variety of shapes.  You can create a unicorn horn, a rainbow, an animal, a flower, or even ice cream scoops.  The possibilities are endless.

Bubble Bars:  How Are They Used?

Bubble bars are very simple to use.  You simply crumble a bubble bar under warm running water.  Then, your bath tub will fill with bubbles.

Bubble Bars:  A Few Bubble Bar Tutorials

Below, we will talk about a few of the bubble bar recipes we have created.  We will talk about the scoopable bubble bars as well as one of our rolled bubble bars recipes.  These tutorials will give you step by step instruction on creating bubble bars.

A Few Bubble Bar Tutorials:  Scoopable Bubble Bars

First, one of our scooped bubble bar recipes.  The dough for these types of bubble bars are created just like any bubble bar.  Then, it is place in the mixing bowl.  Finally, it is scooped just like ice cream.  Then, the ice cream scoop bubble bars simply need time to setup before using them.  You can create our Galaxy Bubble Bars, pictured to the left, in this manner.

A Few Bubble Bar Tutorials: Rolled Bubble Bars

Now, we will talk about a rolled loaf bubble bar recipe.  This type of bubble bar is rolled out just like cookie dough.  You can create multiples layers simply placing rolled out layers directly on top of each other.  Then, you roll the bubble bar dough, in the same manner, you would roll up a pumpkin roll or a jelly roll.  Finally, you simply slice the rolled like just like you would a loaf of bread.  Once the bubble bar hardens, you can use a slice for your bubble bath.  To use your bubble bar, simply crumble a slice under your warm running bath water.

Hopefully, this helps to give you an understanding bath bombs vs bubble bars. Both have a wonderful and fun purpose but they are two different types of products.  If you are looking for even more bubble bar or bath bomb tutorials, click here.  You will find an array of recipes that you can create and use at home or for your business.

 

Feb
13

Bath Bombs For Kids


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Bath Bombs For KidsBath Bombs For Kids

As a parent, I know how difficult it can be to get some kids to take a bath. It can literally become a chore for them and for you. Even if they have the tub filled to the top with toys and bubbles, it can still be just a boring chore for them. And while there isn’t anything wrong with bubbles in the bathtub they can also be boring. How about livening up bath time with a fun bath bomb just for kids? Nature’s Garden has created some Bath Bombs for Kids that will surely make bath time a lot less boring and a lot more fun!

The ingredients used in most of the bath bombs are baking soda: a natural deodorizer that helps keep your skin soft and smooth. Citric acid: this ingredient puts the fizz in any bath bomb recipe and also helps the bath bomb produce foam. Each bath bomb has a different oil used that will help keep little one’s skin soft and hydrated after the fun is over.

 

Bath Bombs for Kids Camouflage Bath BombBath Bombs for Kids Camouflage Bath Bomb

Bath bombs don’t have to be all girly! This Camouflage Bath Bomb will be a big hit with little boys right off the bat! The cool camo colors of green, tan, brown and black will catch any little boy’s eye right off.  We’ve chosen Deadly Weapon fragrance oil to turn this kid bomb into a big kid bomb! It has a rugged, masculine scent of spice and leather. Tucked inside the bath bomb, though, is a neat little army guy that will appear when the bath bomb has completely dissolved! How neat would these be to create these as a party favor or to just make for any little man in your life?

 

Bath Bombs for Kids Muddy Pig Bath BombBath Bombs for Kids Muddy Pig Bath Bomb

Muddy Pig Bath Bomb is a totally cute way for kids to jump in the tub to get themselves clean! It’s a bright pink ball with brown, muddy spots all over it, but what’s inside is what gives this bath bomb its name! A tiny, pink toy pig is hiding in the middle, waiting for bath time to be over! We’ve used baking soda, citric acid and apricot kernel oil to keep your little one’s skin soft and smooth. Butterfly Flower fragrance oil is what we chose for this bomb. A light, green floral bouquet with a touch of tang! It’s the perfect scent for any little kid wanting to get clean.

 

Bath Bombs for Kids Cow Pie Bath BombBath Bombs for Kids Cow Pie Bath Bomb

Cow Pies don’t sound like a good way to get clean! Well, of course, it’s not THAT kind of Cow Pie, but a Cow Pie Bath Bomb! Using the base mix of baking soda, citric acid and apricot kernel oil, your little cowboy or cowgirl will have soft, squeaky clean skin when it’s all said and done. And to keep them in the bath without getting bored a surprise awaits them when the bath bomb has fizzled itself out! A tiny little cow that can hang out in the bathtub with them while they bathe! We chose the fragrance oil Hayride to compliment this farm-inspired bath bomb. A sweet balsam and cedar wood scent to remind you of time spent outdoors!

 

Bath Bombs for Kids Superman Bath FizziesBath Bombs for Kids Superman Bath Fizzies

Not all bath bombs have to be round in shape. You can mold them into anything or any shape you want! For our Superman Bath Fizzies, we used a mini ice cream scoop and don’t they look just like scoops of Superman Ice Cream? Make sure your kiddos aren’t tempted to take a nibble! With their bright colors of blue, red and yellow they are definitely eye catching! And as they fizzle away in the bathtub, you can smell our Strawberry Soda Pop fragrance oil, that reminds you of fizzy bubbles, strawberries and sugar! This bath fizzie will make bath time a sweet experience!

 

Bath Bombs for Kids Dinosaur Egg Bath BombBath Bombs for Kids Dinosaur Egg Bath Bomb

I don’t know too many little boys who are not fascinated at some point with dinosaurs. They’re amazing creatures of the past that make some of us happy that they no longer exist. So if you have a little boy or even a little girl that loves dinosaurs, this Dinosaur Egg Bath Bomb would be a perfect bath time treat for them. On the outside, it looks like a dinosaur egg, and each layer reveals a new color as it melts away in the bath water until out pops a baby dinosaur that was waiting to hatch! The fun part is not knowing what kind of dinosaur is hiding inside. Kids can have fun guessing which type of dinosaur will appear before the bath ends! To help give this bath bomb a tropical feel, we chose Bermuda Triangle fragrance oil. An excellent fruity blend of melons and citrus fruit with the sweet tang of McIntosh apples!

 

Bath Bombs for Kids Fish Toy Bath BombBath Bombs for Kids Fish Toy Bath Bomb

Here’s another fun, hidden toy bath bomb that reminds you of the sea! With it’s bright, neon blue color and candy fish sprinkles on top, this Fish Toy Bath Bomb is a perfect addition to any kid’s bath time! Scented with Mermaid Kisses fragrance oil, your bathroom will smell like a soft, floral underwater playground. When the bath bomb has fizzled out, what kind of surprise is going to pop out? What kind of fish? You’ll have to wait until bath time over to see!

 

Bath Bombs for Kids Christmas Tree Bath BombBath Bombs for Kids Christmas Tree Bath Bomb

I bet you didn’t think taking a bath at Christmas time could be festive. Well, it can! Not only are these cute Christmas Tree bath bombs fun to have for the kids to use but they would make adorable little stocking stuffers or even a cute addition to a soap and lotion gift basket creation. You can even decorate these bath bombs with some round candy sprinkles for ornaments. We’ve chosen our Kringleberry fragrance oil that has a Christmas-y aroma of spiced oranges, apples and evergreen.

 

Bath bombs for Kids Cotton Candy Bath BombBath bombs for Kids Cotton Candy Bath Bomb

These fun bath bombs don’t have to be just for the kids. They don’t need to know that mom used one when she was soaking off some stress in a nice hot bath! These Cotton Candy bath bombs are perfect for kids or adults! So simple to make and the Cotton Candy fragrance oil that smells of strawberry and vanilla will fill your bathroom and leave it smelling like a carnival!

 

 

Bath Bombs for Kids Peeps Bunny Bath BombBath Bombs for Kids Peeps Bunny Bath Bomb

Now, these peeps are for bathing and not eating! They truly look like the marshmallow treat so warn your kiddos to not take a nibble. To give these Peeps Bunny Bath Bombs an even more realistic appearance, we’ve covered them in sugar to give them the feel of the popular Easter snack! The sugar also makes a nice, natural exfoliate to help keep the skin soft and smooth. We have chosen our Honey Almond fragrance oil that is a delicate, sweet scent of almonds, vanilla and honey.                                                                                              This is a very nice scent for kids.

 

Bath Bombs for Kids Snakes in the Grass Bath FizziesBath Bombs for Kids Snakes in the Grass Bath Fizzies

This looks almost too cute to use, but if your kid is frustrating about taking baths, bribe them with this fun bath fizzy! Snakes in the Grass Bath Fizzies do not look like your typical bath bomb, but that’s okay! You get the same reaction in your bath water just like you would with a regular bath bomb. We got creative using Hawaiian Black Salt for the dirt and little white candy ball sprinkles added in to make it look more like potting soil! Hawaiian Black Salt also makes a wonderful exfoliator that is both gentle and beneficial to the skin! Even kids’ tender skin! The fragrance oil we chose was Mr. Pepper MD which smells incredibly similar to the always popular soda pop, Dr. Pepper. When it’s bath time, scoop a spoonful of bath fizzy into the water and let the kids soak away! Toss in one of the little, plastic snakes for the kids to play with and when bath time’s over, dry off Mr. Snake and poke him back into the jar!

 

Bath Bombs for Kids Sugar Plum Bath BombBath Bombs for Kids Sugar Plum Bath Bomb

Here we have one of our newest recipes, our Sugar Plum Bath Bomb! A perfect way to get any little girl to have some tub time! It’s perfectly purple with a little sparkle added to it from diamond dust mica and of course the fragrance oil that inspired it, Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy. A sweet and spicy blend of plums, cherries, cinnamon and clove! This recipe, however, differs slightly than the others. In addition to baking soda, citric acid and a cosmetic oil, we have incorporated Sodium Cocyl Isethionate or SCI. This ingredient is popular in bubble bars, bath bombs and in shampoos. It is a gentle foaming agent. So, not only will this bath bomb leave your skin soft and silky, it will perform a fizzing and foaming dance in your bath tub!

 

Bath Bomb for Kids Galaxy Bubble BarsBath Bomb for Kids Galaxy Bubble Bars

This is a fun recipe for young ones and tweens! With the addition of bright neon FUN Soap Colorants and the sparkle of diamond dust, your kids bath time will leave their skin soft with a touch of sparkle!  While it is actually a bubble bar, we thought it was worth mentioning. We’ve used Sodium Cocyl Isethionate, or SCI, in this recipe that let’s your Galaxy Bubble Bar give off some foam for that “bubble” action. We chose Grape Happy Camper Fragrance oil for this recipe that is a sweet, juicy grape scent that will remind you a popular hard candy that you enjoyed as a child!

 

Bath Bombs for Kids Monster Bath CookiesBath Bombs for Kids Monster Bath Cookies

These Monster Bath Cookies may look like a Halloween sweet treat but try not to let the kids take a nibble! We’ve used cocoa butter in this recipe that will leave the skin soft and nourished. We’ve also used Epsom salts that is very beneficial to the skin, young or old. With some fun edible eyeballs peeking out of the green cookie, your kids will have a blast watching this cookie fizzle and bubble away at bath time! We also used our Magic Potion fragrance oil that gives this bath cookie an extra Halloween boost! It is a fruity blend of peaches, grapes and plums with a touch of rose!

 

 Bath Bombs for Kids Christmas Bath Cookies Bath Bombs for Kids Christmas Bath Cookies

How about setting out a plate of these Christmas Bath Cookies out, but not for Santa! Display these bath treats in your bathroom to use during the holiday season! They look so much like Christmas cookies that you may have to put a warning label on them to not consume! These bath cookies have a couple of extra touches added to give you more than a bath bomb! The cookie part is the bath bomb part and the frosting on the cookie is a mixture of whipped soap base and coco butter melt and pour soap! Kind of like you can have your cake and eat it to! You can have a bath bomb and get clean, soft skin also! Of course, this bath treat smells amazing since we used our Christmas Cookies fragrance oil! A true bakery scent of vanilla and buttery cookie!

 

Bath Bombs for Kids Easter Egg Bath FizziesBath Bombs for Kids Easter Egg Bath Fizzies

Now wouldn’t these Easter Egg Bath Fizzies would make a cute addition to a basket full of the Peeps Bunny Bath Bombs? These eggs are made with your basic bath bomb ingredients of baking soda and citric acid, and are super easy to make! To create the egg shape you will use fillable plastic Easter eggs as your mold and some pretty FUN Soap Colorants. Before you know it you will have 10 fizzy eggs made in no time at all! We chose our Jelly Bean fragrance oil that has an amazing cherry scent with a touch of vanilla and musk! These eggs, along with the Bunny Peeps would also make a cute little gift bag to add to a child’s Easter basket!

So there you go! If your tired of bath time being a chore for your little one, or are just looking to expand your children’s line of products,  these bath bombs for kids are a fun way to go! We hope we have helped inspired you with some of these fun recipes that are truly simple to make. Have fun creating!

Nov
27

Sugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe


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Sugar Plum Bath Fizzies RecipeSugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe

Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy Fragrance Oil is my personal favorite Christmas fragrance oil.  This fragrance oil from Natures Garden was the perfect fragrance for these bath bombs.  Often times, here at Natures Garden, we are inspired by pictures we see, things we see out shopping, and nature, of course.  Well this Sugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe was no exception.  We were actually inspired by some Christmas ornaments we saw on Pinterest.  These sparkly purple ornaments from Smile Mercantile are perfect for the season.  We absolutely adored these ornaments and were inspired to create these handcrafted bath bombs to share with all of you.  While the sparkle of these bath bombs is not as apparent in the picture to the left, rest assured they sparkle like crazy!

Sugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe: Information About the Ingredients in the Bath Bomb Recipe

Now, let’s talk about some the ingredients we will be using.  While some of our ingredients are pretty self explanatory, some of you may want a little more information on others.  So, below, we will talk about some of the ingredients in our bath bomb recipe.

Sugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy Fragrance Oil

Sugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy Fragrance OilIn this recipe we use Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy Fragrance Oil.  This Christmas scent is perfect for the holidays.  Now, let’s talk a little bit about how this fabulous Christmas fragrance oil smells.

Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy Fragrance Oil is a charming fragrance oil by Natures Garden which is filled with surprises to delight all of the senses with plums, dark cherries and sweet oranges enhanced with clove, cinnamon, and peppery woodsy undertones.

Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy Fragrance Oil Top Notes:

Plum, Black Cherries, Strawberries, Mandarin, Orange

Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy Fragrance Oil Middle Notes:

Black Pepper, Clove, Cinnamon

Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy Fragrance Oil Base Notes:

Sandalwood, Eucalyptus

 

Natures Garden’s Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy Fragrance Oil was inspired by, what else, the Nutcracker’s Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy.  For those that are not familiar, it is performed in Act 2 of the famous 1892 ballet.  The music for the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy was written by Tchaikovsky.  It was also choreographed by Lev Ivanov.  The original Sugar Plum Fairy was portrayed by Antonietta Dell’Era.  However, although the role was created for the prima ballerina of the Nutcracker, the Sugar Plum Fairy did very little dancing in the original number.  This did not go over well with critics and thus, attempts were made to extend the number, incorporating more dancing into this role.

Sugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe: Sodium Cocoyl IsethionateSugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe: Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate

Since this is a fairly new product here at Natures Garden, we will talk a little bit about how it truly kicks your bath bombs up a notch.  First, sodium cocoyl isethionate from Natures Garden comes in granulated form.  After testing various forms, we found this one to be the easiest to work with.  It doesn’t float in the air like the powdered form.  Some places may sell it in a needle form, we prefer the granules.  When this ingredient is added to your products, one of the most obvious will be the foaming you will notice when your bath bomb is activated.  Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate will create bubbles, yes, but that is only one of the wonderful things about this ingredient.  In addition, you will love the way it makes your skin feel.  After adding this product in your bath fizzies, your skin will be left feeling silky soft, clean, and refreshed.  It is a very gentle cleaning and foaming agent that I have no doubt you will become obsessed with.  I know I have!

Sugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe: Citric AcidSugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe: Citric Acid

Citric acid it one of the ingredients found in bath bombs that helps to create the fizzing action.  You see, it is the combination of baking soda and citric acid that creates the fizzing of the bath bomb.  Citric acid is found naturally in citrus fruits, it is a natural acid.  It is also used in other cosmetic recipes to lower lower the pH level.

Sugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe: Baking SodaSugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe: Baking Soda

Baking soda, also called sodium bicarbonate, is a natural alkaline that is used in cosmetic formulations.  Adding baking soda to your bath will help leave your skin soft and silky feeling.  It is also wonderful on your hair when used in a rinse it will leave your hair silky and smooth.  It is wonderful in cleaning formulas to lift dirt, and remove oils.  In fact, it once saved my carpet.  I had spilled a glass of red wine all over my carpet and couch.  Immediately I poured baking soda generously all over the area, about a half an hour or so later I vacuumed the area and you couldn’t even tell where I spilled it.  The wine had completely vanished.  Baking soda, like we talked about earlier, is combined with citric acid to make bath fizzies.  Baking soda can be used in other types of recipes as well.  In fact, when used with borax, you can make soap, laundry detergent, and dishwasher detergent.  Baking soda is also used in other natural household cleaner formulas.   When used in cleaning recipes, baking soda has natural deodorizing qualities.

Sugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe: Ingredients

Sugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe: Ingredients: Other Supplies You Will Need

Witch Hazel (in spray bottle)
6- Clear Round Acrylic Fillable Ornaments
Mixing Bowls
Mixing Spoon
Scale

Sugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe: Total Recipe Amounts

166 grams Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate
512 grams Citric Acid
1,120 grams Baking Soda
18 grams Macadamia Nut Oil
16 grams Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy Fragrance Oil
2 grams Diamond Dust Mica
4 grams Ultramarine Violet FUN Soap Colorant

Sugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe: Prior to Starting

Before we begin there are a few things we will go over.  First, when creating bath bombs you don’t really want there to be a lot of humidity in the air.  Bath bombs fizz when you add them to your bath water due to the combination of baking soda and citric acid.  So, the same thing can happen to your bath fizzies if you have a lot of humidity.  Now it isn’t like they are going to just start fizzing like crazy while they’re sitting on your table.  However, it will activate the outer surface of your bath bombs.  Then, you will end up with little dimples on your bath bombs.

Today, we will be using fillable ornament as our bath bomb molds.  You will need a total of six, medium sized ornaments.  While you can use any size you would like really, we used a medium size and created six bath bombs with this recipe.  You will want to have these out and in your work area.

Next, we will be using witch hazel to create our bath fizzies.  This should also be prepared prior to starting this bath bombs recipe.  You can use one of our bullet bottles to hold it.  Place your witch hazel in a bullet bottle and put your fine mist sprayer on top.

Finally, clean your work area and remove anything that is not related to this project.  This will help things flow easily.  In addition, make sure you have cleaned any other bowls, molds, or spoons you will be using.  I also suggest wearing an apron and protective gear.  It isn’t like baking soda is harmful, it just likes to float in the air when you are preparing it for your bath bombs.

Sugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe: Preparing the Dry Ingredients

When creating a bath fizzy, we always prepare our dry ingredients separately from our wet ingredients.  This will allow us to remove any clumps in these ingredients.  So, first, we will go ahead and get this ready.

Sugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe: Preparing the Dry IngredientsSugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe: Total Dry Ingredient Weights
166 grams Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate
512 grams Citric Acid
1,120 grams Baking Soda
Sugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe: Weighing Out the Dry Ingredient Weights

We will start by preparing the dry ingredients for our bath fizzies.  You will need a deep mixing bowl.  Then, add 166 grams sodium cocoyl isethionate, 512 grams citric acid, and 1120 grams baking soda.  Use clean, gloved hands to mix all of the ingredients together.  Be sure to break up any clumps you find in the mixture as you are mixing.

Sugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe: Preparing the Wet Ingredients

Next, we will prepare our wet ingredients.  This will include our Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies Fragrance Oil, FUN Soap Colorant, and Macadamia Nut Oil.

Sugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe: Preparing the Wet IngredientsSugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe: Total Wet Ingredient Weights

18 grams Macadamia Nut Oil
16 grams Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy Fragrance Oil
4 grams Ultramarine Violet FUN Soap Colorant

 

Sugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe: Weighing Out and Adding the Wet Ingredients

Now, we will begin weighing out the wet ingredients.  You will need a small mixing bowl or glass.  To this bowl, add 18 grams of Macadamia Nut Oil and 16 grams Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy Fragrance Oil.  Add these ingredients to the dry ingredients.  Finally, add 4 grams of the Ultramarine Violet FUN Soap Colorant.

Sugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe: Mixing Your Bath BombsSugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe: Mixing Your Bath Bombs

Next, we will need to mix everything together.  I find it easiest to mix bath bombs with my hands.  So, put clean gloves on and begin mixing the ingredient together.  You will need to make sure that your colorant is evenly and completely mixed.

Once you have your ingredients fully combined, we will begin adding some witch hazel.  You will need the bottle of witch hazel you prepared earlier.  Witch hazel will help the bath bomb stay together so that you can pack it into your molds.  Now, begin by spritzing your bath bomb mixture.  Then, mix the ingredients together.  Continue to spray and mix until your bath bomb dough reaches a crumbly dough consistency.  Once you have achieved the correct consistency, you are ready to begin filling your molds.

Sugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe: Adding the Bath Bomb Mixture to the MoldsSugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe: Adding the Bath Bomb Mixture to the Molds

Now, we will be adding the mixture to the molds.  So, make sure your molds are within arms reach.  Then, begin filling one half of one of your molds.  You want to pack the mixture in tightly.  Then, continue to pack the molds until you run out of bath fizzy mixture.

 

 

Sugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe: Connecting the Two HalvesSugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe: Connecting the Two Halves

Next, we will be putting the bath bombs halves together.  So, you will need two bath bomb halves.  Spray each half with witch hazel and quickly press the two halves together.  Then, do the same with two more halves.  Continue this process until you have all the bath fizzies together.  Allow your bath bombs to setup.

Sugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe: Finishing TouchesSugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe: Finishing Touches

Now, we will be adding some sparkling finishing touches.  We will achieve a sparkly sugar look by dusting our bath bombs with diamond dust.  So, you will need to remove the bath bombs from the molds.  Then, place one of your bath bombs in a clean, dry bowl.  Next, sprinkle it all over with diamond dust mica pigment.  Finally, shake the bath fizzy to remove any extra mica. You want to completely cover your bath bombs with mica so that they are super sparkly.  In addition, these bath bombs will leave a super awesome sparkle to your skin when used in your bathtub.

Sugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe: More Fun With Natures GardenSugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe: More Fun With Natures Garden

We hope that you enjoy making our Sugar Plum Bath Fizzies Recipe as much as we enjoyed creating it. You can find this craft and many other cosmetic, soap, and candle recipes in our Free Classes and Recipes Box. There you will find inspiration and a ton of fragrance fun!  When you are finished finding inspiration, show us what you have created. Post your pictures of your finished products on our Instagram or Twitter pages by tagging us @ngscents. You can also post your pictures on our Facebook page.

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Best Cookie Fragrance Oils


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Best Cookie Fragrance Oils

Time to make your mouth water! This fragrance list will be all about our best cookie fragrance oils. The bakery aroma of these fragrance oils will fill the room with a delightful scent. In addition, when added to handmade bath and body products, they’re phenomenal! While the cookie fragrance oils differ in notes, I’m sure we will have a fragrance oil combination that will be right up your alley!

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Mrs. Claus Cookies Fragrance OilBest Cookie Fragrance Oils Mrs. Claus Cookies Fragrance Oil

First, one of Natures Garden’s best-selling holiday fragrance oils. Mrs. Claus Cookies Fragrance Oil has a wonderful aroma of freshly baked sugar cookies with buttercream frosting, and the addition of fresh notes of vanilla extract.  Possibly the best cookie fragrance we have ever smelled!  Smells similar to Vanilla Bean Noel. Mrs. Claus Cookies Fragrance Oil can be used in candles, soap, and cosmetic recipes. Mrs. Claus Cookies Fragrance Oil has a strong scent throw in joy wax, wow wax, and soy wax.

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Mrs. Claus Cookies Fragrance Oil Soap

 

This is the perfect fragrance oil for CP soap. When we did our testing, we found that it has a perfect pour, no ricing, no acceleration, no separation, and discolors to a dark chocolate.  Mrs. Claus Cookies Fragrance Oil has a nice and very strong scent retention.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Mrs. Claus Cookies Fragrance Oil Candle

 

If you are wanting to color your candles, we recommend using a tiny amount of brown liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax. You can also shred a small amount of brown color block into your melted wax.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Mrs. Claus Cookies Fragrance Oil Play Dough

 

Looking for a fun project to do with the kids? Look at Scented Play Dough Recipe. Let the kids creative mind run wild when picking their fragrance for their play dough.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Sugar Cookies Fragrance OilBest Cookie Fragrance Oils Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil

Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil is a warm butter cookie aroma, with a background of vanilla. Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil is one of Natures Garden’s best sellers! This smooth vanilla, bakery scent will leave a fresh baked aroma in any product you choose to use it in. Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil has a nice and strong scent in soy wax. It also performed nicely in WOW wax and Joy Wax.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil Soap

 

This cookie scent for soap is wonderful for CP soap. Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil has a nice scent retention. In addition, it shows no acceleration, no ricing, no separation, and discolors to a dark brown.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil Candle

Plus, you can also make a homemade candle with Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil. If you want to color your homemade candles, we recommend using two drops of yellow liquid candle dye. You could also use a shred of a yellow color block. This coloring suggestion is for four pounds of wax.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil Whipped Soap

 

Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil will make a delightfully scented body butter. This bath and body recipe is light, fluffy, and absolutely perfect. Sugar Cookie Whipped Body Butter Recipe is a favorite among many of us here at Natures Garden.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Christmas Cookies Fragrance OilBest Cookie Fragrance Oils Christmas Cookies Fragrance Oil

Maybe you’re looking for another best seller from Natures Garden? Christmas Cookies Fragrance Oil is one of the best selling fragrance oils during the holiday season. Christmas Cookies Fragrance Oil smells just like a freshly-baked, buttery Christmas Cookie with frosting.

 

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Christmas Cookies Fragrance Oil Soap

 

This cookie fragrance oil is perfect for soap! Christmas Cookies Fragrance Oil has a great scent retention. It shows no acceleration, no ricing, no separation, and discolors to a dark chocolate.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Christmas Cookies Fragrance Oil Candle

 

If you are interested in coloring your homemade candles and want it to look like the color we suggest, you can use one drop of yellow plus a tiny bit of brown liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax. Also, you can shred a small amount of a yellow and brown color blocks into your melted wax.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Chocolate Chip Cookies Fragrance OilBest Cookie Fragrance Oils Chocolate Chip Cookies Fragrance Oil

Chocolate Chip Cookies Fragrance Oil is a wonderful aroma of freshly baked cookies. This fragrance oil has base notes of semi-sweet chocolate and vanilla. If you’re looking to make a candle with Chocolate Chip Cookies Fragrance Oil, we found that it performs perfectly in Joy Wax, Wow Wax, and soy waxes.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Chocolate Chip Cookies Fragrance Oil Soap

 

Chocolate Chip Cookies Fragrance Oil makes a delicious smelling soap. Yummy! When doing our CP soap testing, we found it is a perfect pour.  No ricing, no acceleration, no separation.  Discolors to a light brown, and has a great scent retention.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Chocolate Chip Cookies Fragrance Oil Candle

 

When coloring your homemade candle, we suggest using one drop of brown liquid candle dye per four pounds of wax. Also, you can shred a small amount of a brown color block into your melted wax

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Chocolate Chip Cookies Fragrance Oil Wax Melts Recipe

 

Look how cute! Chocolate Blossom Cookie Wax Tart Recipe made with Pillar of Bliss Wax, will give off a fresh baked cookie aroma that will make your mouth water. This recipe will make approximately ten chocolate blossom cookie wax tarts.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Peanut Butter Cookie Fragrance Oil Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Peanut Butter Cookie Fragrance Oil

Next, we have a fragrance oil the has great scent throw in joy wax, wow wax, and soy wax. Also, you can use it in bath and body product. Peanut Butter Cookie Fragrance Oil is a rich, buttery, freshly baked aroma of real peanut butter cookies! You will not believe how true to name this Peanut Butter Cookie Fragrance Oil is. Simply amazing!

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Peanut Butter Cookie Fragrance Oil Soap

 

Our CP soap results show no acceleration, no ricing, no separation, and discolors to a dark tan.  Peanut Butter Cookie fragrance oil has a fantastic scent retention.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Peanut Butter Cookie Fragrance Oil Candle

When adding candle colorant, we suggest using two drops yellow plus a small amount of brown liquid candle dye. You can also use a small amount of shredded yellow plus brown color block per four pounds of wax

 

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Cane Sugar Cookies Fragrance OilBest Cookie Fragrance Oils Cane Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil

Probably one of the best cookie fragrance oil Natures Garden has is cane sugar cookies. This is an aromatic combination of just the right top notes of cane sugar, butter, and rum; followed by middle notes of caramel and vanilla extract; sitting on a dry base note of vanilla sugar. Cane Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil is a Natures Garden original fragrance oil!

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Cane Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil Soap

 

Cane Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil discolors to a milk chocolate and has an amazing scent retention. Also, we found during our testing Cane Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil has a perfect pour.  No ricing, no acceleration, and no separation.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Cane Sugar Cookies Fragrance Oil Candle

 

When coloring your homemade candle, we suggest using a tiny amount of yellow liquid candle dye. You can also use a small amount of a shredded yellow color block per four pounds of wax.

 

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Sugar Cookie Brulee Fragrance OilBest Cookie Fragrance Oils Sugar Cookie Brulee Fragrance Oil

Next, this wonderful fragrance oil by Natures Garden has a delightful combination of rich, velvety vanilla, creamy butterscotch, sugar cane, and just the right amount of freshly baked sugar cookies.

 

 

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Sugar Cookie Brulee Fragrance Oil Soap 

In conclusion to the results we found during testing CP soap with Sugar Cookie Brulee Fragrance Oil there was no acceleration, no ricing, no separation. It discolors to a dark chocolate. Also, Sugar Cookie Brulee Fragrance Oil has a good scent retention.

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Sugar Cookie Brulee Fragrance Oil Candle

 

Are you thinking about coloring your homemade candles that are scented with Sugar Cookie Brulee?  We suggest using one drop of yellow and a tiny amount of brown liquid candle dye. If you’d rather use color blocks, shred a small amount of yellow and brown color blocks per four pounds of wax.

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Sugar Cookie Brulee Fragrance Oil Recipe

 

Looking for a sugar scrub that is not oily? Check out our Emulsified Sugar Scrub Recipe.  Scented with Sugar Cookie Brulee Fragrance Oil, this recipe contains many skin loving ingredients that Natures Garden carries. This emulsified body scrub will leave your skin feeling soft and refreshed.

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Snickerdoodle Cookies Fragrance OilBest Cookie Fragrance Oils Snickerdoodle Cookies Fragrance Oil

While it seems like all the notes in Snickerdoodle Cookies Fragrance Oil, hit all the right taste buds. This smooth fresh baked aroma of French vanilla, has a touch of cinnamon sticks, gingerbread, and maple syrup. Soy wax, Wow Wax, and Joy Wax all give an awesome scent throw with Snickerdoodle Cookies Fragrance Oil.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Snickerdoodle Cookies Fragrance Oil Soap

 

 Snickerdoodle Cookies Fragrance Oil has awesome scent retention! During our testing with Snickerdoodle Cookies Fragrance Oil in CP soap, we found slight acceleration and no separation nor ricing. Also, we found it discolors to a light beige color.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Snickerdoodle Cookies Fragrance Oil Candle

We suggest coloring your homemade candles with two drops of brown plus a small amount of orange and yellow liquid candle dye. You can also shred brown, yellow, and orange color blocks per four pounds of wax.

 

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Fragrance OilBest Cookie Fragrance Oils Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Fragrance Oil

Another addition to the best cookie fragrance oils, we have Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Fragrance Oil. Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Fragrance Oil is a combination of cinnamon and clove blend with a light orange top note and a slight nutty background. It is bath and body safe, therefore it will be wonderful for lotions, soaps, and other cosmetic recipes.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Fragrance Oil Soap

 

While Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Fragrance Oil discolors to a milk chocolate, we also found it does not accelerate, no separation, and no ricing. Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Fragrance Oil has an awesome scent retention.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Fragrance Oil Candle

 

In addition to body products, you can make homemade candles and wax melts with Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Fragrance Oil. We recommend using two drops brown and one drop orange liquid candle dye or a small amount of shredded brown and orange color blocks per four pounds of wax when using colorant.

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oil Almond Macaroon Fragrance OilBest Cookie Fragrance Oil Almond Macaroon Fragrance Oil

Next, we have Almond Macaroon Fragrance Oil. This is a luscious almond cookie fragrance by Natures Garden. It is sure to create a sensory delight. Fresh orange sweetens the toasted almond character, as bakery tones of warm cookie and toasted nut add a yummy sensation. Vanilla bean sweetens the cookie tones, completing the gourmand treat.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oil Almond Macaroon Fragrance Oil Soap

 

Almond Macaroon Fragrance Oil has a very strong scent retention! We found it has a perfect pour, no acceleration, no ricing and no separation. It does discolor to a dark chocolate as the CP soap results show.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oil Almond Macaroon Fragrance Oil Candle

 

If you’re looking to color your homemade candle, we feel that leaving the candle uncolored suits Almond Macaroon Fragrance Oil best. However, you can add liquid candle colorant, or color blocks if you so choose.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oil Almond Macaroon Fragrance Oil Recipe

 

One creative way to use Almond Macaroon Fragrance Oil is to use this recipe, Macaroon Melt and Pour Soap Recipe. This cute recipe shows you how to make six handcrafted macaroon soaps. They are super fun and strongly scented soap cookies!

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Santa Snacks Fragrance OilsBest Cookie Fragrance Oils Santa Snacks Fragrance Oils

SHH.. Santa loves his snacks and the aroma of fresh baked sugar cookies with hints of spices. Don’t let the name fool you, some of our customers use this fragrance oil all year round and call it Sugar and Spice. We found it to be very strong in soy wax and performs nicely in both Wow Wax and Joy Wax.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Santa Snacks Fragrance Oils Candle

 

If you’re thinking about coloring your homemade candle, we suggest shredding a small amount of yellow color block into your melted wax. Or one drop yellow liquid candle dye. This suggestion is based on four pounds of candle wax.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Gingerbread Fragrance OilsBest Cookie Fragrance Oils Gingerbread Fragrance Oils

Gingerbread Fragrance Oil is a spiced cookie, with a freshly baked character with hints of vanilla, nutmeg, cinnamon, and ginger. Gingerbread Fragrance Oil is wonderful, it makes for a great scented candle! Wow Wax, soy wax, and Joy Wax all give off an amazing strong scent throw. This candle scent is another best seller for Natures Garden!

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Gingerbread Fragrance Oils Candle

 

When coloring homemade candles, we suggest using three of drops brown plus one drop of orange liquid candle dye. Also, you can use a small amount of shredded brown and orange color blocks per four pounds of wax.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Italian Biscotti Fragrance OilBest Cookie Fragrance Oils Italian Biscotti Fragrance Oil

Natures Garden Italian Biscotti Fragrance Oil has the aroma of crispy almond cookies, with notes of vanilla and dark chocolate. A nice and simple fragrance oil. Italian Biscotti Fragrance Oil fabulous in bath and body products. Also, it makes a great scent for candles. Italian Biscotti Fragrance Oil is another best seller from Natures Garden.

 

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Italian Biscotti Fragrance Oil Soap

 

Furthermore, Italian Biscotti Fragrance Oil is a perfect pour when used in CP soap. It has no ricing, no acceleration, no separation and discolors to a milk chocolate. Italian Biscotti Fragrance Oil has a great scent retention in the cured bars of soap.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Italian Biscotti Fragrance Oil Candle

 

If you’re looking for a color suggestion for your homemade candles, we recommend a small amount of shredded brown color block. You can also use one drop of brown liquid candle dye. This suggestion is based on four pounds of wax.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Gingersnap Cookies Fragrance OilBest Cookie Fragrance Oils Gingersnap Cookies Fragrance Oil

Finally, Gingersnap Fragrance Oil is a fresh, crisp, ginger cookie aroma with just the right amount of bakery base notes.  The scent throw is simply amazing in soy waxes, Wow Wax, and Joy Wax. Also, Gingersnap Cookies Fragrance Oil can be used in body and bath products!

 

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Gingersnap Cookies Fragrance Oil Soap

 

With a very strong scent retention, Gingersnap Cookies Fragrance Oil showed a perfect pour.  Our cold process soap testing results show no ricing, no acceleration, no separation and discolors to a tan.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Gingersnap Cookies Fragrance Oil Candle

 

In addition, our color suggestion is based on four pounds of wax, we suggest using three drops of brown plus one drop of orange liquid candle dye. If you prefer to use color blocks, use a small amount of shredded brown and orange.

 

 

Best Cookie Fragrance Oils Gingersnap Cookies Fragrance Oil Recipe

 

Lastly,  we have these cute little guys. To see how to make them look at Gingersnap Cookies Bath Bomb Recipe. This fun and easy recipe will make great stocking stuffers!