Valentine’s Day DIY: Heart Shaped Bath Bombs

I love making gifts for my friends and family. Admittedly time is always a factor. I’d make more gifts if I had infinite time. These wonderful heart shaped bath bombs are so quick and easy. With a little pretty wrapping it’s a simple, cheap, yet pretty and well thought out DIY Valentine’s Day gift.

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Ingredients:

1/2 cup baking soda

1/2 cup citric acid

1/4 cup cornstarch

food coloring (color you wish)

therapeutic grade essential oil (I used peppermint) 4-5 drops

1/4 cup coconut oil

Heart shaped silicone mold

Steps:

Mix baking soda, citric acid, and cornstarch in a large bowl.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Add food coloring. It can take time to mix. The food coloring tends to ball up with the dry ingredients. I used my fingers to break up and mix the coloring.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Add essential oils

Microwave coconut oil until soft. It took about 30-40 seconds for me.

Mix coconut oil in mixture.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Put mixture in mold. Pack down mixture as tight as possible.

Leave to dry overnight.

 

Self-Care

This Valentine’s Day it is important to remember taking care of yourself. We can so easily get wrapped up in others, our children, our spouse, family, friends. Take a minute to yourself this Valentine’s Day. Below are some of my absolute favorite self-spa, bath, and relaxing products.

Sarah

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11 thoughts on “Valentine’s Day DIY: Heart Shaped Bath Bombs

  1. We made these for the first time a few weeks ago and we are in love. Such a cute activity to do with the kids. I just need to get some cute moulds 🙂

  2. These look so cute! We love making bath bombs around here, and I like knowing how much of every ingredient is going in, especially when we use essential oils for the kiddos.

  3. I didn’t realize it was this easy to make bath bombs. These are so cute and would make a great gift! My kids would have fun making these too. Do these fizz in the bath?

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