DIY Essential Oil Bath Bombs

Pamper Yourself with 15 DIY Essential Oil Bath Bombs

Everyone deserves a fancy bath at least once a month if not once a week, and DIY essential oil bath bombs are among my favorite ways to achieve it!

There’s nothing like spending a relaxing evening at home after a busy day and pampering yourself in a really good soak. The kind that leaves your skin feeling incredibly soft, your muscles completely relaxed, and your mind at ease. Yep, I’m talking about a spa-worthy bath soak. 

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15 DIY Essential Oil Bath Bombs - You've Got to Try

What is the best bath bomb recipe? 

Like bath salts and lip scrubs, bath bombs are fairly easy to make at home and the essential oils in each recipe are more than just a whim. While many want to know what are the most popular bath bomb scents? Instead, you should choose a bath bomb created for benefitting your skin, body, or mood.

When you use essential oils wisely, you will find they can be incredibly therapeutic. Take for example essential oils for better sleep, stress relief, or skincare

Our printable essential oil blends are a great place to find inspiration for the perfect bath bomb scents.

P.S. Get a printable list of our favorite essential oils blends for bath bombs in Oily Chic Library

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How do you make bath bombs?

No need to worry if you never made bath bombs before. It’s just a matter of mixing ingredients in the right order. And once you’ve made your first batch you’ll quickly see how great they are for gifting too so check out these amazing DIY essential oil bath bomb recipes, find your favorite, and give it a go!

Check out these amazing DIY essential oil bath bomb recipes, find your favorite, and give it a go!

15 DIY Essential Oil Bath Bombs – You’ve Got to Try

1. Fizzy Lemon Meringue Bath Bombs

Fresh lemon and creamy sweet vanilla make this essential bath bombs recipe smell just like a slice of lemon meringue pie!

Fresh lemon and creamy sweet vanilla make this essential oil bath bombs recipe smell just like a slice of lemon meringue pie! You’ll find this swirled bath bomb recipe is just as heavenly as store-bought bath bombs.

You can indulge in your bath bomb obsession any time of year with this easy essential oil bath bombs recipe!

2. Birthday Cake Bath Bombs 

You’ll find this birthday cake bath bomb recipe is easy to make – kids included! Make a batch together or make several as gifts. Birthday cake bombs make the best birthday gift – no matter how many candles are on the cake!

Green tea and lemon is such an energizing combo and these bath bombs seem like the perfect choice when you're feeling tired and you need a kick.

3. Green Tea And Lemon Bath Bombs

Green tea and lemon are such an energizing combo and these bath bombs seem like the perfect choice when you’re feeling tired and you need a kick. And since they contain coconut oil, they are also wonderful for dry skin.

Skin-Soothing Black Bath Bombs With Activated Charcoal

4. Skin-Soothing Black Bath Bombs With Activated Charcoal

Activated charcoal is excellent at removing impurities from the skin so if you’re looking to get a brighter complexion and hydrate your skin at the same time these black bath bombs are definitely worth a try.

Here's a super creative bath bomb recipe that looks so good you might want to eat it (but really shouldn't).

5. DIY Cupcake Bath Bombs

Here’s a super creative bath bomb recipe that looks so good you might want to eat it (but really shouldn’t). The rose soap frosting is optional but you can use it in the shower once you use the bath bomb. Don’t these look fun to make?

6. DIY Lavender Bath Bombs

Lavender essential oil is loved by many and these bath bombs not only smell like a field lavender they look gorgeous too. Each would make a perfect as gifts for brides and new moms alike.

Lavender essential oil is loved by many and these bath bombs not only smell like a field lavender they look gorgeous too.

7. Garden Rose Bath Bombs

This rose garden DIY bath bomb recipe uses beet powder for natural pink color with a combination of dried rose petals.

This rose garden DIY bath bomb recipe uses beet powder for natural pink color with a combination of dried rose petals. The classic scent of rose blended with eucalyptus essential oil creates an irresistible, ultra-indulgent treat – you’ve got to try!

8. Relaxing Green Tea Bath Bomb Recipe

As good as they might look, these green tea bath bombs are a therapeutic cocktail that will simply melt away your stress and tiredness. There are quite a few pampering ingredients in there, such as avocado and grapeseed oil, as well as lavender and lemongrass essential oil.

I’ve always found orange essential oil to have an uplifting scent and these DIY essential oil bath bombs made with orange oil are sure to lift your mood.

9. Do It Yourself Orange Bath Bombs

I’ve always found orange essential oil to have an uplifting scent and these DIY essential oil bath bombs made with orange oil are sure to lift your mood. If you decide to make them in a flower-shaped mold too, they would make great party favors. 

10. Star Wars BB8 Theme Bath Bomb Recipe

Speaking of orange these Star Wars-themed bath bombs are quite the twist. Even if you’re not a Star Wars fan you can still try this recipe and simply change the colors to create your own theme or skip the coloring altogether.

These rose bath truffles will fizz in your bath to create a rich foam and release nourishing shea butter and coconut oils so they are perfect for pampering your skin during the cold season.

11. Hydrating DIY Rose Bath Truffles Recipe

These rose bath truffles will fizz in your bath to create a rich foam and release nourishing shea butter and coconut oil so they are perfect for pampering your skin during the cold season.

Lush bath bombs can be pricey but you can make your own for a fraction of the price using this Lush copycat recipe.

12. DIY Lush Bath Bomb

Lush bath bombs can be pricey but you can make your own for a fraction of the price using this Lush copycat recipe. It even uses pheromone oil that intends to make you more attractive to your significant other… 

Bath Bombs For Colds And Sinus Relief

13. Bath Bombs For Colds And Sinus Relief

I don’t think there’s anybody that likes having a cold but you might see the upside if you try these decongesting DIY bath bombs. Peppermint and eucalyptus essential oils can help clear your airways and fight off a nasty bug.

14. Easy Homemade Bath Bombs With Essential Oils

Check out this bath bomb recipe if you’re a beginner. It’s really simple and uses lavender and chamomile essential oils for relaxation but you can always use other oils you with to incorporate too.

Bath bombs with dried rose petals look so fancy and since these come with a classy label you can print on transparent sticker paper, you can easily use these as gifts too.

15. DIY Rose Bath Bomb Bars & Printable Label

Bath bombs with dried rose petals look so fancy and since these come with a classy label you can print on transparent sticker paper, you can easily use these as gifts too.

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What is the best bath bomb recipe? Find out what makes each of these 15 DIY essential oil bath bomb recipes the best!

Pin these 15 DIY essential il bath bombs to try this weekend and don’t forget your printable bath bomb essential oil blends above. 

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