Thursday, March 31, 2016

Roses are Red Bath Bombs


bath bomb ingredients
2 cups baking soda
1 cup corn starch
1 cup epsom salt
1 cup citric acid
1 tsp sodium lauryl sulfoacetate (Optional) 
4 tsp coconut oil
2 tsp witch hazel
1-2 tsp fragrance oil or essential oil (I used Rose Jammin)
food coloring

For the bath bombs first mix all of the dry ingredients except for the citric acid. You want to mix wet and dry ingredients separately and then mix them together then, add citric acid. This makes it so the reaction with the baking soda and citric acid doesn't start when you add your wet ingredients. After everything is mixed you want your mixture to be similar to wet sand and stick together on its own. I added some rose petals to the mixture but this is optional. I added this when I added my citric acid.







When I mold my bath bombs I lightly overfill both sides and then push them together. If you want to make sure your bath bomb stays together, you can lightly tap one side of the mold with a spoon, take the mold off, and then check if the bath bomb is still together. After molding your bath bomb, secure your mold with a hair tie.



Let your bath bombs dry in the mold for 24 hours until you remove the molds. You can lightly tap the mold with a spoon to lossen the mold.



Wednesday, March 30, 2016

How to roll Bubble Bars




Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Darth Maul Bubble Bars


Bubble Bar Recipe

Dry ingredents
1 cup sodium lauryl sulfoacetate (SLSA)
1 cup baking soda
1/2 cup corn starch


Wet ingredients
1/2 cup liquid glycerin
1 tbsp oil (I used olive oil)
1 tbsp water
1 tsp fragrance oil (I used OMG Olive)
Red food coloring


Extras
Cloves (I got mine at Good Earth)

Black mica or oxide 






First, I put the dry ingredients in my kitchen aid and move on to the wet ingredients. With the wet ingredients you want to first measure them out and then stir them together until all ingredients are well incorporated. This is really important because if you don't mix them first your bubble bars won't stick together. Next, you want to mix wet and dry ingredients. When mixing everything together you will want to cover your kitchen aid because the SLSA can get into the air and make you cough and cause discomfort (some people like to wear a mask when working with SLSA but that is optional). After mixing everything you are ready to mold your bubble bars. Note if your mixture is not sticking together now it won't stick together later so you need to add more glycerin until a dough like consistency is achieved. Now roll your bubble bar dough into a log and cut them into pieces. 


Now its time to decorate your bubble bars. You'll want to mix a little oil with your black mica to make a paint. Then, put your whole cloves on the top of the bar to look like the spikes on Darth Mauls head. Now use your paint mixture to make a design on them to look like the designs on Darth Mauls face.

To use
Hold bubble bar under running water and watch the bubbles form:) Be careful, your tub may become slick when using bath products like this.



Star Wars Bath Bombs



bath bomb ingredients
2 cups baking soda
1 cup corn starch
1 cup epsom salt
1 cup citric acid
1 tsp sodium lauryl sulfoacetate (SLSA)
4 tsp coconut oil
2 tsp witch hazel
1-2 tsp fragrance oil or essential oil
food coloring

For the bath bombs first mix all of the dry ingredients except for the citric acid. You want to mix wet and dry ingredients separately and then mix them together then add the citric acid. This makes it so the reaction with the baking soda and citric acid doesn't start when you add your wet ingredients. After everything is mixed you want your mixture to be similar to wet sand and stick together on its own.



Next you want to mold your bath bombs. I used two molds for this so that I could have a hole at the top to put my bubble bar frosting in. My large mold is a 70 mm mold I found on amazon. I also got my small molds on amazon but I cut the edge off so they would fit in the bigger molds.






When I mold my bath bombs I lightly overfill both sides and then push them together. If you want to make sure your bath bomb stays together, you can lightly tap one side of the mold with a spoon, take the mold off, and then check if the bath bomb is still together. If you do this with these bath bombs take the bottom side off so the the insert will stay in place. After molding your bath bomb, secure your mold with a hair tie like this.






Let your bath bombs dry in the mold for 24 hours until you remove the molds.

When removing the molds, you can lightly tap them with a spoon to help loosen the mold. Also take out the small mold on the top so you have a nice place to pipe your bath bomb frosting.

Now its time to make the frosting. I used a kitchen aid to mix all of these ingredients but you could also use a hand mixer.

Bubble Bar Frosting:
1/2 cup baking soda
1/2 cup SLSA
1/4 cup corn starch
1/4 cup liquid glycerin
2 tbsp water
2 tbsp oil

Mix all of the ingredients together. You might need to add more oil depending on how thick you want your frosting to be. Then put your ingredients in your piping bag and pipe the frosting into the holes on the top of your bath bombs. I found the Star Wars sugar Decorations that I put on the top at Jo-Anns in the baking section. 



After you pipe your frosting and decorate your bath bomb you want to let your frosting dry until you use them.

Monday, March 28, 2016

Mojito Bath Bombs




bath bomb ingredients
2 cups baking soda
1 cup corn starch
1 cup epsom salt
1 cup citric acid
1 tsp sodium lauryl sulfoacetate (This is optional)
4 tsp coconut oil
2 tsp witch hazel
1-2 tsp fragrance oil or essential oil (I used Mojito)

For the bath bombs first mix all of the dry ingredients except for the citric acid. You want to mix wet and dry ingredients separately and then mix them together then, add citric acid. This makes it so the reaction with the baking soda and citric acid doesn't start when you add your wet ingredients. After everything is mixed you want your mixture to be similar to wet sand and stick together on its own. I added some dried mint leaves to the mixture.


When I mold my bath bombs I lightly overfill both sides and then push them together. If you want to make sure your bath bomb stays together, you can lightly tap one side of the mold with a spoon, take the mold off, and then check if the bath bomb is still together. After molding your bath bomb, secure your mold with a hair tie.Let your bath bombs dry in the mold for 24 hours until you remove the molds. You can lightly tap the mold with a spoon to lossen the mold. 

After I let them dry over night I poured some mica mixed with coconut oil on the top to add some color and decoration to the bath bombs. 



Saturday, March 26, 2016

Honeysuckle Bubble Bars


Bubble Bar Recipe

Dry ingredents
1 cup sodium lauryl sulfoacetate (SLSA)
1 cup baking soda
1/2 cup corn starch


Wet ingredients
1/2 cup liquid glycerin
1 tbsp oil (I used olive oil)
1 tbsp water
1 tsp fragrance oil (I used Honeysuckle)
 food coloring

First, I put the dry ingredients in my kitchen aid and move on to the wet ingredients. With the wet ingredients you want to first measure them out and then stir them together until all ingredients are well incorporated. This is really important because if you don't mix them first your bubble bars won't stick together. Next, you want to mix wet and dry ingredients. When mixing everything together you will want to cover your kitchen aid because the SLSA can get into the air and make you cough and cause discomfort (some people like to wear a mask when working with SLSA but that is optional). After mixing everything you are ready to roll your bubble bars. Note if your mixture is not sticking together now it won't stick together later so you need to add more glycerin until a dough like consistency is achieved. Now its time to roll your bubble bars. Let them dry for 24-72 hours.

To use
Hold bubble bar under running water and watch the bubbles form:) Be careful, your tub may become slick when using bath products like this.



Thursday, March 24, 2016

Queen of the Forest Bubble Bars


Bubble Bar Recipe

Dry ingredents
1 cup sodium lauryl sulfoacetate (SLSA)
1 cup baking soda
1/2 cup corn starch


Wet ingredients
1/2 cup liquid glycerin
1 tbsp oil (I used olive oil)
1 tbsp water
1 tsp fragrance oil (I used Green Fig)

Green food coloring

Extras

Safflower petals (I got mine at Good Earth)







First, I put the dry ingredients in my kitchen aid and move on to the wet ingredients. With the wet ingredients you want to first measure them out and then stir them together until all ingredients are well incorporated. This is really important because if you don't mix them first your bubble bars won't stick together. Next, you want to mix wet and dry ingredients. When mixing everything together you will want to cover your kitchen aid because the SLSA can get into the air and make you cough and cause discomfort (some people like to wear a mask when working with SLSA but that is optional). After mixing everything you are ready to mold your bubble bars. Note if your mixture is not sticking together now it won't stick together later so you need to add more glycerin until a dough like consistency is achieved. Now roll your bubble bar dough into small to medium sized balls and roll them into the safflower petals. You might need to dip your bubble bars into water to make them a little sticky before rolling them into the flower petals. Let them dry for 24-72 hours.


To use
Hold bubble bar under running water and watch the bubbles form:) Be careful, your tub may become slick when using bath products like this.







Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Frozen Bath Bombs (Lush Dupe)


Hey everyone, Todays Bath Bomb is another Lush dupe For there Frozen Bath Bomb. This Bath Bomb is a layered bomb with dark and light blue. The scent I used was Ice Capade From Natures Garden Candles. 


bath bomb ingredients
2 cups baking soda
1 cup corn starch
1 cup epsom salt
1 cup citric acid
1 tsp sodium lauryl sulfoacetate (SLSA)
4 tsp coconut oil
2 tsp witch hazel
1-2 tsp fragrance oil or essential oil
food coloring

For the bath bombs first mix all of the dry ingredients except for the citric acid. You want to mix wet and dry ingredients separately and then mix them together then, add citric acid. This makes it so the reaction with the baking soda and citric acid doesn't start when you add your wet ingredients. After everything is mixed you want your mixture to be similar to wet sand and stick together on its own. I added some snowflake sparkle mica to the mixture to add some sparkle to the water. I added this when I added my citric acid.


When I mold my bath bombs I lightly overfill both sides and then push them together. If you want to make sure your bath bomb stays together, you can lightly tap one side of the mold with a spoon, take the mold off, and then check if the bath bomb is still together. After molding your bath bomb, secure your mold with a hair tie.




Let your bath bombs dry in the mold for 24 hours until you remove the molds. You can lightly tap the mold with a spoon to lossen the mold.

(We are not affiliated with Lush) 

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Hidden Color Bath Bombs


Hey Everyone, Todays Bath Bomb is a hidden color bath bomb inspired by the Yoga bath bomb by Lush. The scent I used is Ancient Musk by Indigo fragrance. This fragrance oil smells really simmilar to the original scent but not exact. 

bath bomb ingredients
2 cups baking soda
1 cup corn starch
1 cup epsom salt
1 cup citric acid
1 tsp sodium lauryl sulfoacetate (SLSA)
4 tsp coconut oil
2 tsp witch hazel
1-2 tsp fragrance oil or essential oil
food coloring

For the bath bombs first mix all of the dry ingredients except for the citric acid. You want to mix wet and dry ingredients separately and then mix them together then, add citric acid. This makes it so the reaction with the baking soda and citric acid doesn't start when you add your wet ingredients. After everything is mixed you want your mixture to be similar to wet sand and stick together on its own. I added some snowflake sparkle mica to the mixture to add some sparkle to the water. I added this when I added my citric acid.










When I mold my bath bombs I lightly overfill both sides and then push them together. For this bath bomb I put one color on the outside edge and one color on the inside to achieve the hidden color we are looking for. If you want to make sure your bath bomb stays together, you can lightly tap one side of the mold with a spoon, take the mold off, and then check if the bath bomb is still together. After molding your bath bomb, secure your mold with a hair tie.






Let your bath bombs dry in the mold for 24 hours until you remove the molds. You can lightly tap the mold with a spoon to lossen the mold.



(We are not affiliated with Lush) 

Monday, March 21, 2016

Shimmer Massage Bars



Shimmer massage bars 

1/2 cup Deodorized cocoa butter 

1/4 cup Coconut butter 
Light gold mica
Orchid mica 
1 tsp Blackened amethyst fragrance oil 
Massage bar mold (I got mine from Amazon)






First I measured the oils and melted them in a liquid measuring cup, I just used the microwave to melt my oils in 30 second bursts. If you need to cool down your oil before adding your fragrance oil you can cut little pieces off cocoa butter and stir them in until they melt. Then I added my colorants and fragrance oil. I used a stick blender to make sure everything was incorporated. Then I poured the mixture into the molds and let them dry until they were hard. I would suggest letting them dry overnight to really make sure they are ready to un-mold. 



Saturday, March 19, 2016

Here Comes Peter Cottontail Bath Bombs


bath bomb ingredients
2 cups baking soda
1 cup corn starch
1 cup epsom salt
1 cup citric acid
1 tsp sodium lauryl sulfoacetate (SLSA)
4 tsp coconut oil
2 tsp witch hazel
1-2 tsp fragrance oil or essential oil (I used caramel 
marshmallow)
food coloring

For the bath bombs first mix all of the dry ingredients except for the citric acid. You want to mix wet and dry ingredients separately and then mix them together then add the citric acid. This makes it so the reaction with the baking soda and citric acid doesn't start when you add your wet ingredients. After everything is mixed you want your mixture to be similar to wet sand and stick together on its own.



Next you want to mold your bath bombs. I used two molds for this so that I could have a hole at the top to put my bubble bar frosting in. My large mold is a 70 mm mold I found on amazon. I also got my small molds on amazon but I cut the edge off so they would fit in the bigger molds.




When I mold my bath bombs I lightly overfill both sides and then push them together. If you want to make sure your bath bomb stays together, you can lightly tap one side of the mold with a spoon, take the mold off, and then check if the bath bomb is still together. If you do this with these bath bombs take the bottom side off so the the insert will stay in place. After molding your bath bomb, secure your mold with a hair tie like this.



Let your bath bombs dry in the mold for 24 hours until you remove the molds.

When removing the molds, you can lightly tap them with a spoon to help loosen the mold. Also take out the small mold on the top so you have a nice place to pipe your bath bomb frosting.

Now its time to make the frosting. I used a kitchen aid to mix all of these ingredients but you could also use a hand mixer.

Bubble Bar Frosting:
1/2 cup baking soda
1/2 cup SLSA
1/4 cup corn starch
1/4 cup liquid glycerin
2 tbsp water
2 tbsp oil


Mix all of the ingredients together. You might need to add more oil depending on how thick you want your frosting to be. Then put your ingredients in your piping bag and pipe the frosting into the holes on the top of your bath bombs. I found the bunnies that i put on the top at Jo-Anns in the baking section. 







After you pipe your frosting and decorate your bath bomb you want to let your frosting dry until you use them.



Friday, March 18, 2016

Painted Egg Bath Bombs

bath bomb ingredients

2 cups baking soda
1 cup corn starch
1 cup epsom salt
1 cup citric acid
1 tsp sodium lauryl sulfoacetate (SLSA)
4 tsp coconut oil
2 tsp witch hazel
1-2 tsp fragrance oil or essential oil (I used Happy Easter)
food coloring

For the bath bombs first mix all of the dry ingredients except for the citric acid. You want to mix wet and dry ingredients separately and then mix them together, then add citric acid. This makes it so the reaction with the baking soda and citric acid doesn't start when you add your wet ingredients. After everything is mixed you want your mixture to be similar to wet sand and stick together on its own. 


For these bath bombs I used Large easter eggs to make them shaped like eggs. I also used four colored micas to add the color on the top. (I used fizzy lemonade, Bubble gum pinklavender, and kermit green) I put the mica in before filling the bath bombs. 

When I mold my bath bombs I lightly overfill both sides and then push them together. If you want to make sure your bath bomb stays together, you can lightly tap one side of the mold with a spoon, take the mold off, and then check if the bath bomb is still together. After molding your bath bomb, secure your mold with a hair tie.

Let your bath bombs dry in the mold for 24 hours until you remove the molds. You can lightly tap the mold with a spoon to lossen the mold.



Thursday, March 17, 2016

Intergalactic Bath Bomb (Lush Dupe)


Intergalactic Bath Bomb

bath bomb ingredients
2 cups baking soda
1 cup corn starch
1 cup epsom salt
1 cup citric acid
1 tsp sodium lauryl sulfoacetate (SLSA)
4 tsp coconut oil
2 tsp witch hazel
1-2 tsp fragrance oil or essential oil (I used strawberry rhubarb pie)

food coloring

For the bath bombs first mix all of the dry ingredients except for the citric acid. You want to mix wet and dry ingredients separately and then mix them together then, add citric acid. This makes it so the reaction with the baking soda and citric acid doesn't start when you add your wet ingredients. After everything is mixed you want your mixture to be similar to wet sand and stick together on its own. I added some snowflake sparkle mica to the mixture to add some sparkle to the water. I added this when I added my citric acid.








When I mold my bath bombs I lightly overfill both sides and then push them together. If you want to make sure your bath bomb stays together, you can lightly tap one side of the mold with a spoon, take the mold off, and then check if the bath bomb is still together. After molding your bath bomb, secure your mold with a hair tie like this.



Let your bath bombs dry in the mold for 24 hours until you remove the molds. You can lightly tap the mold with a spoon to 
lossen the mold.



(We are not affiliated with Lush) 


Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Super Easy Solid Bath Oil (Lush Dupe)

Solid Bath Oil
2 cups baking soda
1 cup citric acid
2 cups solid oil or butter (I used coconut and cocoa butter)
1-2 tsp fragrance oil
colored mica or food coloring

Frist you want to melt your oils and butters because you want them to cool down enough to work with before you start molding. I used a liquid measuring cup to measure and melt my oils. Next I put my baking soda and citric acid in a bowl and set it aside. With the fragrance oil and coloring I put them in the oil mixture and made sure everything was well incorporated. Now its time to mix everything together, I used gloves for this part so I didn't get food coloring on my hands. Mix until a dough like consistancey is formed. If your mixture isn't sticking together you can add more of your oil until it does. Now time to mold, I just used my hands to form small balls and then rolled them in mica to add some more color and decoration. Let dry for a few hours or until your bath oils have hardened.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Cup of Love Bath Bomb


Cup of Love Bath Bombs

bath bomb ingredients
2 cups baking soda
1 cup corn starch
1 cup epsom salt
1 cup citric acid
1 tsp sodium lauryl sulfoacetate (SLSA)
4 tsp coconut oil
2 tsp witch hazel
1-2 tsp fragrance oil or essential oil (I used clove)

3 bags organic herbal tea
food coloring

For the bath bombs first mix all of the dry ingredients except for the citric acid. You want to mix wet and dry ingredients separately and then mix them together and add citric acid. This makes it so the reaction with the baking soda and citric acid doesn't start when you add your wet ingredients. I added the loose tea at the same time as my citric acid.
After everything is mixed you want your mixture to be similar to wet sand and stick together on its own.



Next you want to mold your bath bombs. I used two molds for this so that I could have a hole at the top to put my bubble bar frosting in. My large mold is a 70 mm mold I found on amazon. I also got my small molds on amazon but I cut the edge off so they would fit in the bigger molds.





When I mold my bath bombs I lightly overfill both sides and then push them together. If you want to make sure your bath bomb stays together, you can lightly tap one side of the mold with a spoon, take the mold off, and then check if the bath bomb is still together. If you do this with these bath bombs take the bottom side off so the the insert will stay in place. After molding your bath bomb, secure your mold with a hair tie like this.




Let your bath bombs dry in the mold for 24 hours until you remove the molds.

When removing the molds, you can lightly tap them with a spoon to help loosen the mold. Also take out the small mold on the top so you have a nice place to pipe your bath bomb frosting.

Now its time to make the frosting. I used a kitchen aid to mix all of these ingredients but you could also use a hand mixer.

Bubble Bar Frosting:
1/2 cup baking soda
1/2 cup SLSA
1/4 cup corn starch
1/4 cup liquid glycerin
2 tbsp water
2 tbsp oil
1 bag organic herbal tea for sprinkling

7 star anise herds for the top

Mix all of the ingredients together. You might need to add more water depending on how thick you want your frosting to be. Then put your ingredients in your piping bag and pipe the frosting into the holes on the top of your bath bombs.






After you pipe your frosting and decorate your bath bomb you want to let your frosting dry until you use them.