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Bit of fun to be had. Older kids enjoy making these and all kids enjoy using them! Make great gifts


Material

  • 1/2 cup Bicarb soda
  • 2-3 Tblsps Fresh lemon juice

Method

  1. Sieve bicarb into bowl to remove lumps
  2. OPTIONAL - if you want, you can add coconut oil now. This adds moisturizing properties to the bath bombs, but it will also weigh it down, and make it fizz less
  3. OPTIONAL - this is also the best time to add essential oils and food colouring, if using.
  4. Pour strained lemon juice into spray bottle. Carefully spray mixture in bowl while you keep stirring. Juice needs to be added with spray bottle to minimise fizzing of bicarb. Don't be afraid to make mixture wet. Check if the mixture clumps together by pushing it against the side of your bowl with back of spoon.
  5. OPTIONAL - if you want to add decorations, place in bottom of moulds
  6. Scoop spoonfuls of mixture into moulds and press down firmly with back of spoon. Set aside and leave for 2-3 days to dry out. Pop them out of moulds and enjoy
  7. I found silicone moulds work best as it's easier to get the bath bombs out.
    If your bombs crumble when unmoukding, just break up into a bowl and add more juice. Your initial mixture wasn't wet enough if it crumbles.




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  • mom462038
    • 20 Apr 2020
      6:00 pm

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  • A whole lot cheaper than buying them ready made.

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  • I didn’t realise that bath bombs can be made with these ingredients. We may
    have to give them a go with my two older children. Looks simple enough. Great school holiday activity.

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  • These look like they would be a great little gift for people too like grand parents

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  • Surprised that bath bombs were so easy to make. Thank you

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  • Never made bath bombs but now i think i am going to try this because i didnt realise how easy it was!

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  • This is great, thanks! I had no idea how everyone was making these.

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  • Simple and affective, save us money on bath bombs kits too
    thank you for posting.

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  • What a fantastic post. Thanks so much for sharing this – just know what I will be making for presents through out the year from now on.

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  • We have lots of lemons at the moment, so look forward to using them any which way I can :)

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  • love this. Better than paying $8 a bomb!

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  • something fun for kids to do

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  • I made these for my 15yr old daughter and she loved the fizz, she said it was very satisfying.

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  • I’ve never used a bath bomb before

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  • i have never made a bah bomb before!

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  • Would be great as a homemade gift! It’s so easy and versatile!

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