Lavender Bath Bombs Recipe + Instructions
How to make lavender bath bombs with a few natural ingredients including essential oil and lavender buds. Lavender essential oil helps relax the mind and body making these a perfect pre-bed time bath treat. They're also gentle enough for littles.
Servings 6 bath bombs
- Lavender buds and/or stems
For the Bath Bomb Mix
- 2 cups Baking soda (also called Bicarbonate of soda) 556g
- 1 cup Citric acid 235g
- 1 Tbsp Sweet almond oil 13g
- 25 drops Lavender essential oil 1/4 tsp
- 1/2 tsp Lavender buds
- Witch hazel in the small spray bottle
Sprinkle the decorative lavender buds and stems into the bottom of each cavity of the silicone mold. Less is more. If you're planning on using homegrown lavender buds, here's instructions on harvesting and drying them.
Place all the ingredients except the witch hazel and second lot of lavender buds in a bowl. Use your finger tips to mix thoroughly, breaking up any lumps and fully incorporating the essential oil and liquid oil into the dry ingredients.
Spray with a few mists of witch hazel and continue mixing with your hand. Add a few more sprays and mix. Keep repeating until you can squeeze a handful of the mixture and it holds its form. You do not want the mix to be sopping wet so spray just a little at a time.
Pack the bath bomb mixture into each of the cavities of the mold. Press down firmly, and leave to harden overnight.
Push the now hardened bath bombs out of each of the cavities. You can use them right away and they will keep for at least six months if stored in an air-tight container.