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Step 2: Mix liquid and blend dry and liquids together

Blend your wet ingredients together. I usually use a small jar and shake it up. Don't worry about separation too much, you are not going to get a full emulsion. Then, while whisking, slowly add small amounts of the liquid to your dry ingredients. Here we see my faithful Igor prepare to pour.

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OK, here they are! I bought 4 of these molds and one batch filled them with a little to spare. I started early for Valentine's Day so I had time to screw up a couple of batches, but I think these are going to be fine as. Peppermint. Maybe I'll make one more different batch. What about glycerin instead of oil, would that work? I used almond oil, but I wasn't really happy with it.
Those are gorgeous! Word of caution: eucalyptus, peppermint/spearmint/wintergreen type oils in a bath product may give you the ability to levitate and walk on water. (Don't ask how I know...well, you could ask...it's a pretty funny story.) Suffice it to say that girly bits and tingly oils...well....it can be a bit, erm...intense. ;) Also, I don't know if you have an Ikea near you, but they make the grooviest silicon icecube trays in various shapes; one of which is hearts. I've used their trays over and over for bombs, traditional soap and glycerin soap and they just last and last. They're cheap and durable. Yay!
i planned on making these for my sister as a birthday present and was hoping to make them peppermint b/c that's her fave smell... what exactly does the "levitation" thing mean...? sorry if i'm just not getting it... :-/
Pepper mint will burn tender parts like the va_ja-ja its minthy vapour is a no no there , just like you will not use near eyes .
<p>seriously?</p>
<p>Why would you respond to a 5 year old comment with 'seriously' instead of the answer? </p>
<p>well SoapyHollow the girly bits and tingly oils are good because you can feel like you are having sex in the bath. and thanx for the idea, its sex time!</p>
Here's one for you, I made bath salts and you add epsimons salt, could I put that in the bath bomb mix? Or will I blow up ha ha ! Not sure how to spell that salts hope you can read it
Probably. :) Epsom salts are mineral salts. I'm not sure what else you put in the bath salt mix, but it should probably work.
Oh my, I am so glad you mentioned that about peppermint! I've been "stung" by Dr. Brommers before, I should have known better. Now I know I have to make another batch with a different oil. One thing I like about these molds is that ice cube trays would make half hearts (they're flat on one side). These are snap-together, two piece molds. They make full 3d hearts, which I think is cool. I thought they might break apart unsnapping or trying to pry them out of these molds. But no problem, they plopped right out.
Oh cool!
<p>Why didn't you like the almond oil? I am very curious to know as this is a gift and I am not sure what the benefits are to the different oils in bath bombs as far as skin benefits not just cool looks, smells and fizzies! </p>
where did you get theose heart molds? They are cute!!
FactoryDirectCraft.com I just googled 'fillable plastic hearts' and started clicking. The ones I got are 80 mm (the medium size). In retrospect, they're pretty big, I'd recommend going with the small ones.
Hey guys, these are great! I made them yesterday and have packaged them up for my girlfriend this morning! Isn't she lucky it was raining yesterday and I couldn't work :P<br /> I used 2 pairs of measuring spoons to form the molds, they worked well once I had the right consistency. I just forced them together to form a sphere. A 1 Tbsp one for the big ones, 1.5tsp for the medium, and 1/4tsp for the tiny ones.<br /> Over here in a country town in New Zealand, its hard to find the right fragrance oils that are safe for skin. I know I could of ordered online, but it was a matter of now or never,&nbsp; So while wondering what I could use to add some scent, I remembered how much my gf liked my CK cologne, so just cracked open my bottle of that, and poured about 2tsp of the stuff in. Didn't like being with the water much, but guess it was similar to oil.<br /> Here's a couple of pics, Hope you like them.<br /> <br />
<p>Uh where do I find a guy to make me bath bombs :P </p><p>That is super sweet. Nicely done</p>
<p>you evidently teach them, like little ignore here ✌️?</p>
Did it still end up fizzing well
You put perfume in your bathbomb and it actually smelled like it? Or is it better to use a scented oil type of thing?
Hi, i live in nz too and just writing my list of what to buy for my first batch of bath bombs and i really admire what you did. Would you mind sharing your recipe. Pm me on fb might be better,then i will definetly receive it. Looking forward to your reply. Thanks
they look really cool my mum ordered molds online ages ago and we're making the stuff today
Sweet! I'd love to see pics when you're done! :)
WOW...that is too cute!!! she&quot;s lucky :)
Gorgeous! Go you!<br />
the Secrets of eden (www.thesecretsofeden.com) sells essential oils internationally!<br />
Very pretty and nice job.&nbsp; thank you for sharing that you used cologne.&nbsp; I've wondered if it could be used but haven't done a project yet that would let me find out.&nbsp; You have inspired me!
<p>I just made these, they are so easy and brilliant. I used coconut oil and musk oil. They look and smell really good. I used a Christmas ice cube tray and it took me two trays to get all the moulds neat, but I got 54 giftable mini fizzies and some, well will just have to use myself, oh dear!</p>
<p>This is my first time making bath bomb and although I made a huge mess in the kitchen, seeing the result really is worth it, thank you for sharing the recipe!!!! :)</p>
<p>These are awesome! Go you!</p>
Great Instructable my mom liked her birthday present
great birthday present idea.... I'd do it too if I could drive to a store to get all the oils and such. "hey mom, can you drive me to the store?" "why?" "to get essential oils." "....why?" ".......because they're essential."
Hee! :)
Those are so fabulous! Go you!
Where do you buy citric acid and how is it packaged? Thank you!
How long does it last?
My bath bombs look mouldy <br>
Can i use liquid soap fragrance instead of essential oils?
<p>I was wanting to use hemp seed oil. Has anyone used this in this recipe? How did it turn out?</p>
<p>Hey guys!! Ive used this recipe for months to make bath bombs. And all the batches that ive made have came out amazing. I have a question though; What are some good online fragrance oils vendors? Preferably cheap and a extensive collection.</p><p>I've been going to CandleScience for their fragrance oils. Theyre great and I trust the oils completely but their collection is limited when its come to body and bath safe fragrance oils.</p><p>If anyeone could, please hit me up with vendors/stores or so have you. Thanks :)</p>
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<p>how many bath bombs does this recipe make?</p>
<p>Can I use olive oil instead of vegetable oil? I don't have vegetable oil right now and olive oil is realy good for your skin.</p>
<p>yes, ou can use olive oil.. just know it may make your tub pretty slippery</p>
<p>Hi, I made my first batch of bath bombs and the surface of some of my bombs appear granular, is that what people mean when they mention &quot;puffing&quot;?</p>
No, puffing is when the mix is a little too damp and it starts &quot;growing&quot; out of the mold. Granular appearance is due to the salts you used. All salts have different shapes, and some kinds will look glassy or shiny or grainy in your final product. It doesn't change the bath bomb chemistry at all, they're fine to use. :)
<p>Thanks for responding :) I used the recipe from Make it Fizz which called for borax, otherwise that's the only &quot;salt&quot; I used. The basic shape held, and nothing cracked, but the surface of some of the bombs did change during the drying process, some maintained a smooth surface while others developed bumps. </p>
<p>The bumps are called &quot;warts&quot;. also caused by too much moisture. Try a little less liguid (water, oils, witch hazel etc..)</p>
<p>Hi. I just made bath bombs and it started to puff up. I tried to put them in zip lock bag and in the plastic container but they still puff up. Is there anything I can do to stop it? or this is it...? Thank you!</p>
<p>If they are puffing up immediately, put the mix back in the bowl and add more DRY ingredients.</p>
<p>If they are puffing up, you've added too much liquid. Good luck!</p>

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