Thursday, May 23, 2019

Fizzing Mermaid Bath Salts - Easier to Make Than Bath Bombs!

Mermaid inspired DIY bath bombs

These delightful mermaid-inspired bath fizzy sprinkles are easier to make than a bath bomb but just as fun to use!

Instead of having to make sure your moisture balance is just right for packing the bath bombs into molds, the fizzy bath sprinkles get the same bath-time effect but with less work and a larger margin of error.



If you have kids who love mermaids, they will love these mermaid-inspired bath sprinkles.

Just sprinkle the dry bath sprinkles over a warm tub of water for a fun and fizzy experiment!

The essential oil blend I used for this bath fizz is soothing and calming. You may find after a soak in a warm bath with the "sweet slumber" scent that your kids are ready to snuggle in and go to bed more calmly than normal.

Let me know how it goes for you!



Love bath fizzies? Want to learn how to make bath bombs for kids with toys inside?

Learn how to make bath bombs for kids with this super simple bath bomb recipe >> How to Make Bath Bombs for Kids


DIY Mermaid Bath Fizz
easy homemade bath fizzy sprinkles

Learn how to make easy DIY bath fizz powder. This easy recipe lets you make fizzy bath products with baking soda, citric acid and essential oils. It's a fun way to get an at-home spa experience. Your kids will love adding these to their bath water. This easy beauty craft makes a great gift for mother's day, stock stuffers or your favorite mermaid wannabe. #creativegreenliving #bathbomb #bathfizz #bathsalts #DIYbeauty #greenbeauty #essentialoils



Bath Fizz Supplies


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Essential oils for bath bombs - get the sweet slumber kit from Plant Therapy to get essential oils and bubble bath that you can turn into bath fizz
Plant Therapy sent me this "Sweet Slumber" set and I love the bubble bath and sweet slumber oil blend for this bath fizz recipe. The roller bottle is also perfect for applying right before bed to help kids settle in for a gentle good night.

This kit is super affordable and comes with the bubble bath, essential oil blend, essential oil roller bottle, a sleep mask and a very nice carrying case - perfect for travel.


How to Make Bath Fizz Sprinkles


How to Make Bath Fizz Step 1: 

In a medium-sized mixing bowl, carefully whisk together the baking soda, citric acid, and cornstarch.


How to Make Bath Fizz Step 2: 

Add in the drops of Sweet Slumber essential oil blend.  Don't have that? Lavender essential oil will work in a pinch.

Use a whisk to mix it into the dry ingredients.

How to Make Bath Fizz Step 3: 

Slowly start to mix in the bubble bath a teaspoon at a time.

Pour just a little bit in at a time and mix thoroughly to help make sure you have an even moisture level. I find mixing it with a gloved hand works the best.

Keep adding a little bubble bath at a time until you can squeeze the mixture together and it will hold its shape. It's ok if you don't end up using the full amount called for in the recipe.


How to Make Bath Fizz Step 4: 

Crumble the mixture into small pieces and chunks onto a baking sheet and let air dry for a few hours.

How to make mermaid inspired bath fizz sprinkles



How to Make Bath Fizz Step 5: 

Transfer the mixture into your jars and add in the sprinkles on top.

How to make fizzing bath salts



How to Make Bath Fizz Step 6: 

These make super fun gifts and will last in an airtight container for a couple months.

Learn how to make easy DIY bath fizz powder. This easy recipe lets you make fizzy bath products with baking soda, citric acid and essential oils. It's a fun way to get an at-home spa experience. Your kids will love adding these to their bath water. This easy beauty craft makes a great gift for mother's day, stock stuffers or your favorite mermaid wannabe. #creativegreenliving #bathbomb #bathfizz #bathsalts #DIYbeauty #greenbeauty #essentialoils


How to Make Bath Fizz Step 7: 

When ready to use, simply sprinkle over a warm bath and enjoy the fizzy little bubbles.




That's it!
How to make DIY mermaid-inspired fizzing bath salts. This easy recipe uses essential oils, baking soda, citric acid and a secret ingredient to make a fun, fizzing bath salt recipe that is perfect ffor a DIY spa day. This Lush inspired experience will help you unwind. These homemade bath salts make a great gift as well! #creativegreenliving #lush #bathsalts #bathbomb #bathfizz #essentialoils #DIYbeauty #DIYspa #giftideas


Mermaid inspired DIY bath fizz

How to make DIY mermaid-inspired fizzing bath salts. This easy recipe uses essential oils, baking soda, citric acid and a secret ingredient to make a fun, fizzing bath salt recipe that is perfect ffor a DIY spa day. This Lush inspired experience will help you unwind. These homemade bath salts make a great gift as well! #creativegreenliving #lush #bathsalts #bathbomb #bathfizz #essentialoils #DIYbeauty #DIYspa #giftideas



If you love this Fizzing Mermaid Bath Salts tutorial, be sure to pin it to save it for later!
How to make DIY mermaid-inspired fizzing bath salts. This easy recipe uses essential oils, baking soda, citric acid and a secret ingredient to make a fun, fizzing bath salt recipe that is perfect ffor a DIY spa day. This Lush inspired experience will help you unwind. These homemade bath salts make a great gift as well! #creativegreenliving #lush #bathsalts #bathbomb #bathfizz #essentialoils #DIYbeauty #DIYspa #giftideas


PRINTABLE MERMAID BATH FIZZY SPRINKLES DIRECTIONS



Homemade Mermaid Bath Fizzy Sprinkles

Yield: 2 jars of bath sprinkles
Author: Carissa Bonham
Estimated cost: $5
prep time: perform time: 10 Mtotal time: 10 M
These fizzy bath sprinkles are fun and easy for kids to make. Sprinkle a little or a lot over a warm tub of water to watch them make a fizzy, soapy foam. Your kids will love adding these to their bathtime routine. Soothing essential oils make them perfect for winding down in a nighttime bath before bed.

materials:

  • 2 cups baking soda
  • 1 cup citric acid
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 4 drops of "sweet slumber" essential oil blend
  • 2-3 tablespoons bubblebath
  • Sprinkles

tools:

  • Mixing bowl
  • Spoon
  • Baking sheet
  • Jar for storage

steps:

  1. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, carefully whisk together the baking soda, citric acid, and cornstarch.
  2. Add in the drops of Sweet Slumber essential oil blend. Don't have that? Lavender essential oil will work in a pinch.
  3. Slowly start to mix in the bubble bath, you’ll want to pour just a little bit in at a time and mix thoroughly to help make sure you have an even moisture level. Only add in more bubble bath until you can squeeze the mixture together and it will hold its shape.
  4. rumble the mixture into small pieces and chunks onto a baking sheet and let air dry for a few hours.
  5. Transfer the mixture into your jars and add in the sprinkles on top.

NOTES:

To use, sprinkle the bath fizzy sprinkles over the top of a bathtub full of warm water.
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Get More Summer Beauty Ideas!

Some of my blogger friends and I teamed up to bring you a great collection of beachy, summery inspired beauty!

If you love DIY beauty products, you will love these ideas. Get the links right below this graphic!

Discover 9 summer-inspired DIY beauty ideas that will keep you looking gorgeous all season long. Some of the beauty recipes make excellent gifts that you can craft to surprise your friends with a thoughtful, seasonal homemade gift. Included are melt-and-pour soap recipes, mermaid bath salts, a solid perfume recipe, a coffee body scrub and an aloe vera face mask, as well as a sunscreen lip balm and strawberry lip scrub.

Best DIY Beauty Products for Summer:
  • Natural Sunscreen Lip Balm from Garden Therapy
    My friend, Stephenie, has a great sun screen lip balm recipe that will help keep the skin on your lips smooth and protected.
  • How to Make Solid Perfume from Life N Reflection
    If you are tired of chemical laden perfumes, you will love this DIY solid perfume tutorial that lets you make your own - no sketchy ingredients required.
  • Whipped Mermaid Inspired Soap from Your Beauty Blog
    If you love all things mermaid, you will extra love this whipped soap. She teaches you how to make both the cute mermaid adornments and the pretty whipped soap. 
  • DIY Aloe Vera Mask from A Life Adjacent
    This face mask is super moisturizing and great for soothing angry, sunburnt skin.
  • Strawberry Lip Scrub from Country Hill Cottage
    Use this gentle lip scrub to buff away dry, chapped skin from your lips. This is great to do right before moisturizing.
  • Melt and Pour Soap with Seashells Inside from Soap Deli News
    This fun melt and pour soap recipe can be used to embed anything you want inside!
  • Lime Scented Cactus Soap from Lydi Out Loud
    Cactuses are super trendy right now and you can make your own cactus shaped soaps scented with lime essential oil using Lydi's recipe.
  • Beach Body Coffee Scrub from Botaneri
    I love a good coffee scrub myself, and this one is a super simple, pared down version with no essential oils added - just the power of coffee to slough off rough dry skin!

About the Author:

Carissa Bonham is a lifelong crafter and mom of two creative boys. The owner and lead writer at Creative Green Living, she won the Craftys Award for the "Best Craft Blogger" category in 2016 and the ShiftCon award for "Best DIY Blogger" in 2018.

Her creative pursuits don't stop at crafts - she is also the author of the hardcover cookbook, Beautiful Smoothie Bowls (Skyhorse, 2017) and several ebooks. Her projects have been featured in magazines like Kids Crafts 1-2-3, Capper's Farmer and Urban Farm Magazine. Follow her on PinterestInstagramTwitter or join the Creative Green Living community group.
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6 comments:

  1. These bath salts look like so much fun to use! Also, that Sweet Slumber blend must make your bath smell amazing.

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    1. OMG it's SOOO nice. Helps you feel ready to go to sleep.

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  2. The sprinkles are so cute and this recipe is perfect to make on days when it's too humid for making bath bombs.

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    1. For sure! And have you ever been working on a bath bomb recipe and you realized it has too much moisture and is kind of expanding instead of staying put in the mold? You can just decide it's going to be bath fizz sprinkles and spread the mix out to dry on a cookie sheet like I do here instead.

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  3. These are so pretty! What a beautiful gift idea. I can't wait to make these.

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  4. These are so cute! These would be such a cute gift!

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