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DIY Lavender Bath Bombs

Nothing beats a warm bath after a long day, and these DIY lavender bath bombs take the relaxation up a notch! Bathing is a great way to practice self-care; it helps soothe skin, eases aching muscles, and calm a restless mind. Our DIY Lavender Bath bombs combine the relaxation of bathing with the therapeutic properties of essential oils. Practice a little self-care today with this easy recipe.

Benefits of Bathing

Bathing has been a huge part of human health, from Scandinavia to Rome people have been hopping in the tub for centuries. Bathing is a great exercise for the mind, body, and spirit, allowing you to relax and renew your energy. Aside from relaxing you, bathing has many other benefits including:

DIY Lavender Bath Bombs

What you need:


  1. Combine citric acid, baking soda, epsom salts, and oil in a medium-sized bowl.
  2. Add 10- 12 drops of lavender essential oil.
  3. Mix well with a spoon until soft dough is formed. It should have the consistency of damp sand (if the mixture is too wet, try adding a little more baking soda and cornstarch until the consistency is correct).
  4. At this point, you can add natural food colorings or dried flowers.
  5. Place mixture into silicone molds. Let it sit for 24 hours before removing from mold.
  6. Drop in a warm tub and enjoy!

Note: You can use whatever essential oil you like. You can also try getting creative by adding in different colors and dried flower petals.