Why Do Bath Bombs Crumble?

Why Do Bath Bombs Crumble?

When we see shots of people in their bathtubs soaking in the nourishing fizz and foam produced by their bath bomb, it gives you the feeling of wanting to enjoy that as well. The abstract and rainbow-like colors of these bath bombs are delightful to the senses. Even less expensive bath bombs have the essential components that make bathing a lot more fun.

If you are interested in making your own, one question we see a lot is why do bath bombs crumble? If you are a mom with toddlers that just don't like to bathe, you can bribe your kids to get into the bathtub with these colorful bath bombs that will also nourish their skin. Your kids won't be able to resist the bright colors and fizz of the waters in the tub.

Bath Bombs Are So Beautiful

No one can deny the joy and delight that bath bombs add to our bathing routines, whether you are a kid or an adult, everyone loves them.

So why not give some to your friends and coworkers, and let them try it? They may love it, too. All the more, you may even buy wholesale bath bombs of different varieties and give them to your friends and family.

On the other hand, you can also make your own homemade bath bombs. This is the best way to make inexpensive bath bombs. The ingredients are easy to find so you don't have to worry about spending all day looking for them. The process of making them is also extremely simple. Take a look at this easy step by step instructions to get you started making your own bath bombs.

Ingredients that you will need:

- baking soda - 4 oz.
- corn starch - 2 oz.
- citric acid - 2 oz.
- Epsom salts  - 2 oz.
- water  - 1 1/2 tsp.
- essential oils - 1 tsp.
- coconut oil - 1 1/4 tsp.
- food colorant - 1-2 drops

Materials and equipment to use:

- mixing bowl - medium sized
- little bowls or glass containers
- molds
- parchment paper

Step 1. Combine and mix all the dry ingredients in a bowl.

Step 2. In a separate bowl or glass, combine and stir all the wet ingredients including food coloring.

Step 3. Slowly add the mixture of wet ingredients to the bowl of dry ingredients. Mix them. Do this slowly so as to not produce bubbles.

Step 4. After mixing all the ingredients, form them with your molds.

Step 5. Remove the bath bombs from your mold and dry them on a parchment paper overnight.

Step 6. After the bombs have dried, you can store them in one container or wrap each of them in plastic or craft paper.

Exactly What Is It That Causes Bath Bombs To Crumble?

Sometimes, you might wonder why do bath bombs crumble? If your bath bombs aren't formed tightly when they are molded, they will begin to crack or to crumble. If that happens, your mixture is most likely too dry. Try adding more oil or water to moisten it and then let them sit again to dry.

Remember to slowly add a little amount of liquid to it. If you add too much water, they will become too soft and pasty, which is not the desired texture for your bath bomb. The most crucial part of making your own bath bomb is attaining the right texture, so be sure to not add too much moisture to them.

Start making your own bath bombs at home and enjoy a fun and relaxing bath every day.

Head over to Bubbly Belle to order some of our one-of-a-kind bath bombs.

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