Lemon and Green Tea Bath Bombs make for a relaxing bath.
They also make for a nice gift idea for someone else!
Lemon and Green Tea Bath Bombs
This is a simple recipe for a diy project for making a bath bomb.
The green tea and the lemon are a perfect match as well!
Have you tried my DIY Milk Bath Bombs?
That bath bomb is especially soothing for the skin.
This bath bomb however, is also soothing to the muscles.
These bath bombs are made using bath bomb molds. You can find a great selection of bath bomb molds here.
You may be wondering what is the purpose of a bath bomb?
Let me first mention that bath bombs have nothing to do with the bombs that you may associate with destruction.
Really, these bombs are quite the opposite.
There is a simple explanation of what a bath bomb actually is.
Bath bombs contain everything that you need to make a bath even better.
You simply drop one in your running water and it will explode with the ingredients that make your bath better even better for your skin, muscles, and about everything else.
People ask is green tea good for baths.
Green tea will not turn your skin green.
I also would not suggest that your drink it as it is meant to be part of your bath water.
Green tea actually is beneficial.
People find that soaking in a green tea bath can be relaxing for the muscles.
The caffeine in the green tea may also be beneficial.
Tips for making bath bombs.
The recipe for these bath bombs calls for almond oil. However, you can easily use softened coconut oil instead.
More tips for you
- Using fresh ingredients is recommended for this project. This is especially true with the citric acid that is added.
- When combining the ingredients it may get a bit thick to stir. Using your hands may be helpful at this point.
- It is important that you allow the bath bombs to dry out before wrapping them. Allowing the bombs to sit out overnight should be good enough.
Personalize homemade bath bombs.
These bath bombs are nice just the way they are.
However, there are ways to make these bath bombs better.
Try one of these ideas.
- Instead of adding the lemon essential oil, feel free to use another essential oil instead.
- Green soap colorant or mica powder can add a bit of color to these.
- Use different sized molds for a variety of bath bomb sizes.
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About these bath bombs.
This is a do it yourself recipe idea for making bath bombs.
The bath bombs made with green tea and lemon.
These bath bombs make for a nice gift idea.
You simply add them to the running bath water and they will 'explode' in your tub.
The green tea is relaxing to your muscles while lemon is fragrant.
Ingredients needed to make these bath bombs.
- Baking Soda- ½ cup.
- Citric Acid- ¼ cup.
- Corn Starch- ¼ cup.
- Epsom Salts- ¼ cup.
- Sweet Almond Oil- 1 tablespoon.
- Water- 1 teaspoon.
- Green Tea- 2 tablespoons (baking grade works).
- Lemon Essential Oil- 20 drops.
How to make Lemon and Green Tea Bath Bombs
Step One: prepare.
Have all of your ingredients gathered together.
Make sure that your molds are clean and dry.
Step Two: mix the ingredients.
In a large bowl (I prefer a glass or similar bowl) use a fork or a whisk to combine together the baking soda, citric acid, cornstarch, and Epsom salts. Then gently mix in the green tea.
Next, in a clean and dry small jar that has a lid, combine together the almond oil, water and essential oil
Place the lid on the jar and shake well.
Step Three: combine the ingredients.
It is essential that the combining of the ingredients be done slowly and while whisking in order to prevent activating the ingredients (which means you will need to start over).
Slowly whisk with one hand and pour with the other if possible (or get someone to help you) as you add the wet ingredients from the jar to the dry ingredients in the bowl.
Your mixture will have the consistency that is like a paste.
Step four: finish the bath bombs.
Transfer the mixture to half of the molds. You should overfill the molds you are filling so that you can use your fingers or a spoon to press the mixture into the molds. Then place the empty hold halves on the filled halves and secure the halves together.
Allow the bath bombs to fully set before unmolding (three hours to overnight).
Lemon and Green Tea Bath Bombs, a simple do it yourself project idea for making a relaxing bath that is also soothing.
Lemon and Green Tea Bath Bombs
- In a large bowl (I prefer a glass or similar bowl) use a fork or a whisk to combine together the baking soda, citric acid, cornstarch, and Epsom salts. Then gently mix in the green tea.Next, in a clean and dry small jar that has a lid, combine together the almond oil, water and essential oil. Place the lid on the jar and shake well.
- Slowly whisk with one hand and pour with the other if possible (or get someone to help you) as you add the wet ingredients from the jar to the dry ingredients in the bowl. Your mixture will have the consistency that is like a paste.Transfer the mixture to half of the molds. You should overfill the molds you are filling so that you can use your fingers or a spoon to press the mixture into the molds. Then place the empty hold halves on the filled halves and secure the halves together.Allow the bath bombs to fully set before unmolding (three hours to overnight).
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