29 Fabulous DIY Bath Bombs for Beautiful & Sweet Smelling Skin

by Vickie Louise

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Bath bombs are my FAVORITE – and they’re so fun to make, too.

I love all the benefits you can get from bath bombs, and let’s be honest, who doesn’t love tossing a ball in and watching it fizzle away?

I mean how awesome does this look:

Who wouldn’t want a weird ball of Epsom Salt fizzing in your bathtub doing supernatural things to your skin?

What Is a Bath Bomb?

To put things simply it’s a ball of ingredients that include salts, colorants, oils and some random surprises depending on the recipes. It’s very similar to dropping an Alka-Seltzer into a glass of water.

As the bath bomb breaks up it begins to release the fragrances and skin-conditioning ingredients.

The bath bomb adds oils to the water which in turn help to condition the skin. Everything else? It’s a fancy show but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t treat yourself to the experience!

Below are some of my favorite DIY bath bomb recipes and ideas for homemade bath bombs including fizzy bath bombs, unique bath bombs and special bath bombs for holidays (the heart-shaped bath bombs are adorable!)

29 Fabulous DIY Bath Bombs

29 Homemade DIY Bath Bombs

Bath bombs are produced by a company called LUSH. Their bath bombs are so nice. But the price tags can be a little steep. So if aren’t in the mood in forking over some of your hard earned cash to get some bath bombs then you can make your own at home!

Ready to make your own bath bombs?

I got all my bath bomb-making kit and supplies here

There are so many different recipes out there which can be a little confusing if you’re just starting out so that’s why we really wanted to compile a list of some of the best bath bombs that one can make with a variety of different scents to suit anyone’s taste.

You can’t start a list of bath bomb recipes off without starting with a classic fragrance, such as these adorable Lavender bath bombs. I absolutely adore the scent of lavender and that is why this Lavender Bath Bomb is going to start off our list.

These DIY Soothing Bath Bombs have the right combination of essential oils to help reduce anxiety. and help you unwind after a stressful day.

Who wouldn’t want to bathe in rose petals? These Rose bath bombs will give you the ultimate spa feel, in your own home!

How adorable are these Fizzy Cupcake Bath Bombs? These colorful bath bombs make the perfect gift!

Lemon Meringue Pie Bath Bombs are the perfect uplifting gift. Great for a busy mom or someone who just needs their day brightened a bit.

These DIY Neapolitan bath bombs look and smell like the real thing. Give them a try and hand them out as awesome gifts!

A fizzy, colorful way to get sparkling clean! Make these scented Unicorn Poo Bath Bombs for a magical bath time experience!

These Sand Dollar Bath Bombs bring the ocean to your tub!

DIY Peppermint Snowflake Bath Bombs are fun and festive and make the perfect stocking stuffer or gift for family, friends, or neighbors, for the holidays!

You will love the fresh citrus scent of these soothing DIY Orange Bath Bombs!

This bath bomb recipe was inspired by “My Knight and Me” on Cartoon Network. Hop on over if you want to know more.

These soothing Lavender Oatmeal Bath Bombs are wonderful for your skin and smell fantastic.

Create the perfect citrus-scented bath bomb for summer with layers of lemon and lime essential oils.

Mermaid Bath Bombs create a stunning blue-green bath that not only smells and feels magical but will definitely bring out your inner mermaid.

These intricate DIY Geode Bath Bomb are absolutely stunning!

Kids will love these colorful, bubblegum-scented DIY Bubblegum Sprinkles Bath Bombs!

Coffee and Cream Bath Bombs may just be the best DIY gift for coffee lovers that they can’t drink!

We all get stressed from time to time, and a bath helps, so why not give these a go to help reduce anxiety and ease tension at the same time.

If you love the soothing properties of green tea, then you will definitely love these DIY Matcha Green Tea Bath Bombs!

These vibrant DIY Watermelon Bath Bombs look good enough to eat! You’ll love the yummy watermelon scent.

The colors in these are just so pretty. Make your own ultra colorful Bath bombs, to rival what you can find instore.

Yes, I’m aware this is the second peppermint bath bomb recipe on this list… BUT I really love the scent. It’s actually very fresh and it helps to focus.

We have all heard how good turmeric is for us, so why not use it in your bath bombs and enjoy the extra benefits for you and your skin.

These Himalayan Sea Salt Bath Bombs is another easy to DIY recipe, and great to give as gifts!

Bring some magic to your bath with these glittery DIY Unicorn Horn Bath Bombs!

These shimmery DIY Mermaid Bath Bombs will leave your skin glittery just like a mermaid!

These DIY Candy Hearts Bath Bombs are scented like cotton candy and are just about as sweet as can be! The perfect gift idea for Valentine’s Day.

An awesome food-themed bath bomb you might actually mistake as real, these DIY Donut Bath Bombs are super pretty and make a fun gift!

These colorful Snow Cone Bath Bombs are the perfect kids’ craft idea!

Everyone Loves Bath Bombs!

Okay, we’ve no idea if everyone loves bath bombs but we’ve yet to meet a person to tell us they don’t like them so therefore it’s safe to assume that everybody loves bath bombs.

The fun thing about bath bombs is that you can pretty much customize them any way that you want.

BUT, if you enjoy a shower over a bath then why not try these shower steamers instead?

BONUS: Bath Bomb Recommendations

If you are looking for some ready-made bath bombs, because maybe you really don’t have the time to make them, here are a few that I love and recommend:

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