We had an idea for the use of our candle moulds.

We love candles, but we wanted to see what our candle moulds could do. Turns out, they make awesome lush bath bombs! If you cover the wick hole with a little bit of blue-tack, you can create an awesome personally inspired bath bomb. We found an amazing walk through on how to make some too, thanks to Lauren Jackson, from DIY Ready. So get making, and get relaxing.

Our candle moulding range offers lots of different shapes and sizes, including soap trays!

How to Make DIY Bath Bombs | DIY Gift Ideas

I’ve recently been obsessed with lush bath bombs. Those things are just the bomb! I can’t seem to get myself to step into the bath without a bath bomb at hand. I then noticed that the cost of buying them seem to be adding up on my budget. So I started thinking, “Why should I continue to buy when I can make my own. It can’t be that complicated, right?” And sure enough it was as simple as I thought it would be.

So if you’re like me, who wants to make her own homemade bath bombs, you’re in for a treat. Personalize your bath bombs by following this easy tutorial. Make some for yourself or for your friends. If you’re looking for some DIY gift ideas, this should be included in your list!


What you’ll need for your DIY bath bombs:

DIY Bath Salt Recipe |

  • 1 cup baking soda
  • 1/2 cup citric acid
  • 1/2 cup Epsom salts
  • 1 tsp. water
  • 2 tsp. essential oil
  • 3 tsp. oil (olive oil)
  • food coloring (any color you want)
  • bowl
  • whisk
  • jar
  • bath bomb mold


Step 1

Pretty Handmade Bath Salts |

Put all your dry ingredients in a bowl and mix them evenly with your whisk.


Step 2

Homemade Bath Salt Recipes |

In a different container, add all your liquid ingredients and mix them together.


Step 3

How to Make Fizzy Bath Salts |

Put a small amount of your liquid mixture to your dry ingredients and mix it thoroughly. Mix until all the liquid has been absorbed by your dry ingredients. Continue adding small amounts of the liquid mixture until you’ve used it all up.


Step 4

Cute and Colorful Bath Bombs |

Now that you’ve mixed all the ingredients together, time to put it in the mold. Put a little more than what your mold can hold on both sides and press them together until it clips. You’d want to put more so your mixture get pressed together making it solid.


Step 5

Simple Handmade Bath Salt with Epsom Salt |

Once it’s pressed, gently tap it with a spoon to loosen your bath bomb.


Step 6

Cool Simple Colorful DIY Bath Bombs |

Let your creation dry for 1-2 days. And you’re done!


How to Make Easy DIY Bath Bombs |

Wasn’t that fun and easy. You can make it in different colors and different shapes. Have fun with it. Mix in different colors in your mold to make a galaxy bath bomb. Another tip, you can also add rose petals so when the bomb explodes, you’ll get a nice flower bath too. How cool is that?!


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