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DIY Musk Bath Bomb: Elevate Your Home Spa with Ultimate Relaxation

About the author: Jinane Doughan is a professional make-up artist with a degree from the French Fashion Institute ESMOD Dubai. She specialized in natural handmade skincare and haircare products.
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Disclaimer: This article is for educational purposes only and does not constitute professional medical advice. Use any natural skincare or haircare products at your own risk and perform a patch test before use.

Welcome to our guide on DIY Musk Bath Bomb! Elevate your home spa experience with this delightful creation that promises the ultimate relaxation and rejuvenation. Crafted with a blend of natural ingredients, including musk essential oil, this bath bomb is designed to turn your bathing ritual into a blissful and serene retreat.

So, let’s dive into the step-by-step process of making this enchanting DIY Musk Bath Bomb and treat yourself to a spa day at home like never before. Get ready to immerse yourself in a world of soothing scents and tranquil moments of pure relaxation.

Ingredients Needed

  • Sodium bicarbonate
  • Corn flour
  • Citric acid
  • Ground sea salt, a bit coarse
  • Olive oil
  • Essential oil, here I will use musk essential oil
  • Oily color powder
  • Distilled water

Choose high-quality ingredients to boost the effectiveness and safety of your DIY beauty products. Also, where an essential oil is included in my recipes, I utilize either of two types of essential oils: pure, if added in drops, or diluted, if mixed in grams.

Tools Needed

  • Scale to weigh quantities
  • Medium-sized bowl
  • Small bowl
  • Tablespoon
  • Teaspoon
  • Small whisk
  • Bath bomb molds. When you buy a set, it comes with different sizes.

Prior to use, ensure that both your utensils and containers are properly cleaned and disinfected. Wash them with warm soapy water, dry with a tissue, and then sanitize by spraying with 70% medical alcohol. Wipe them clean and let them air dry before use.

Steps: DIY Musk Bath Bomb

Please use the exact quantities indicated below to ensure you obtain a successful bath bomb. It is very important that any utensil you use is completely dry.

In a medium-sized bowl:

1- Start by adding 225 grams (7.94 oz) of sodium bicarbonate.

DIY Musk Bath Bomb. Add sodium bicarbonate
Add sodium bicarbonate

2- Add 113 grams (3.98 oz) of citric acid.

DIY Musk Bath Bomb. Add citric acid
Add citric acid

3- Add 113 grams (3.98 oz) of corn flour.

DIY Musk Bath Bomb. Add corn flour
Add corn flour

4- Add 113 grams (3.98 oz) of sea salt (ground but kept a bit coarse).

DIY Musk Bath Bomb. Add sea salt
Add sea salt

5- Mix the ingredients well.

DIY Musk Bath Bomb. Mix well
Mix well

6- Add 0.5 grams (0.017 oz) of oily color powder. Here, I am using the orange color.

DIY Musk Bath Bomb. Add a little of oily color powder
Add a little of oily color powder

7- Mix again thoroughly.

In a separate small bowl:

8- Add 3 teaspoons equal to a total of 10 grams (0.35 oz) of olive oil.

DIY Musk Bath Bomb. In a separate bowl, add olive oil
In a separate bowl, add olive oil

9- Add 2 teaspoons equal to a total of 5 grams (0.17 oz) of musk essential oil.

DIY Musk Bath Bomb. Add musk essential oil
Add musk essential oil

10- Add 1 teaspoon or 4 grams (0.14 oz) of distilled water.

Note: The densities of the olive oil, essential oil, and water are different, that is why a teaspoon of them weighs differently.

11- With a small whisk, mix the olive oil, essential oil, and water.

Mix all the Ingredients

12- Pour this mix of olive oil, essential oil, and water over the main mix in the medium-sized bowl.

DIY Musk Bath Bomb. Pour the olive oil, essential oil, and water into the medium-sized bowl
Pour the olive oil, essential oil, and water into the medium-sized bowl

13- First, mix all the ingredients with the whisk.

DIY Musk Bath Bomb. Mix all ingredients with the whisk first
First, mix all ingredients with the whisk

14- Now, start working the contents with your hand, mixing them and lightly kneading them.

15- How do we know that we have worked the ingredients sufficiently? Take a handful and squeeze tightly; if the sample holds together in the shape of your squeeze, then this is an indication that the contents are now ready for the mold.

16- Now, we will fill the molds. Take each shell of a mold, and overfill it with the contents.

DIY Musk Bath Bomb. Fill each of the 2 mold shells, then squeeze them together
Fill each of the 2 mold shells

17- Push the 2 shells of the mold against each other. Squeeze them tightly together.

DIY Musk Bath Bomb. The 2 mold shells squeezed together
The 2 mold shells squeezed together

18- Fill the remaining molds. The molds have kind of a flat bottom, so you can stand them on the table.

19- The bath bombs will be ready for removal after 24 hours.

DIY Musk Bath Bomb. Bath bombs in different sizes and colors
Bath bombs in different sizes and colors

How To Use: DIY Musk Bath Bomb

Follow these simple steps to create the perfect spa-like atmosphere in the comfort of your own bathroom:

  1. Prepare Your Bath Space: Start by setting the mood for relaxation. Dim the lights, play some calming music, and ensure the bathroom is tidy and clutter-free to create a serene ambiance.
  2. Fill the Bathtub: Run a warm bath and fill it to your desired level. As the water begins to flow, this is the perfect time to drop in your DIY Musk Bath Bomb.
  3. Gently Lower the Bath Bomb: Hold the DIY Musk Bath Bomb just above the water’s surface and let it slowly fizz and dissolve on its own. Watch as the bath bomb releases the enchanting aroma of musk, transforming your bathroom into a luxurious spa retreat.
  4. Step In and Unwind: Once the bath bomb has fully dissolved, step into the tub and immerse yourself in the soothing water. Allow the nourishing properties of the bath bomb’s natural ingredients to pamper your skin, while the musk essential oil helps calm your mind and relax your senses.
  5. Take Your Time: Take your time to unwind and enjoy the tranquil atmosphere. Close your eyes, take deep breaths, and let the stress of the day melt away.
  6. Hydrate and Moisturize: After your relaxing bath, gently pat your skin dry with a soft towel. To lock in moisture and further enhance the benefits of the DIY Musk Bath Bomb, apply your favorite body lotion or a few drops of pure olive oil to keep your skin hydrated and smooth.
  7. Relax a Little Longer: Don’t rush the relaxation process. Take a few moments to bask in the afterglow of your home spa experience. Enjoy a cup of herbal tea or a glass of water to keep yourself hydrated.

With these simple steps, you can turn any regular bath into an extraordinary and rejuvenating spa-like retreat. The DIY Musk Bath Bomb will not only elevate your bath time to new levels of indulgence but also leave you feeling refreshed, revitalized, and ready to take on the world with a renewed sense of calm and tranquility.

DIY Musk Bath Bomb. Woman in bathtub with bath bomb

Benefits: DIY Musk Bath Bomb

Indulging in the luxurious experience of using DIY Musk Bath Bombs offers a wide array of benefits that go beyond just relaxation. Here are some of the amazing advantages these bath bombs bring to your home spa routine:

  1. Ultimate Relaxation: The soothing aroma of musk essential oil combined with the fizzing sensation of the bath bomb creates an atmosphere of relaxation, helping to melt away stress and tension. It provides the perfect opportunity to unwind after a long day and find tranquility in the comfort of your own home.
  2. Nourished and Hydrated Skin: DIY Musk Bath Bombs are enriched with natural ingredients like olive oil and essential oils, which are deeply moisturizing and beneficial for the skin. As you soak in the bath, your skin absorbs these nourishing properties, leaving it feeling soft, supple, and hydrated.
  3. Aromatherapy Benefits: Musk essential oil is renowned for its aromatherapy benefits. The pleasant and earthy scent of musk can help to alleviate anxiety, promote relaxation, and create a sense of well-being. Inhaling these aromas during your bath can have a positive impact on your mood and overall mental state.
  4. Detoxification: The combination of ingredients like sodium bicarbonate and citric acid in the bath bomb can aid in detoxifying the skin by drawing out impurities and toxins. This cleansing process can leave your skin feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.
  5. Enhanced Spa Experience at Home: With DIY Musk Bath Bombs, you can recreate the ambiance of a spa right in your own bathroom. Transforming your regular bath into a luxurious and indulgent experience allows you to pamper yourself without leaving the house.
  6. Affordability and Customizability: Making your own bath bombs gives you the freedom to customize the scent, color, and ingredients according to your preferences. It’s a cost-effective way to enjoy premium spa-like baths without the expensive price tag.
  7. Eco-Friendly Option: DIY bath bombs are often made with natural and eco-friendly ingredients, reducing the use of synthetic chemicals commonly found in commercial bath products. By choosing to make your own, you contribute to a more sustainable and eco-conscious lifestyle.

Here are more articles on how to make your own natural soaps:

Video How-To on My Channel | Jinane World

The steps to make the DIY Musk Bath Bomb are demonstrated in this video.

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