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Bath bomb recipe

Bath bomb recipe
Here is a Friday Flashback about making bath bombs. Bath bombs make the perfect Valentine’s Day gift when packaged to look like a bomb along with a tag that says, “You’re the ‘bomb’!” They would also make cute teacher appreciation gifts! How to make foaming bath bombs Supplies: 2 Cups Baking Soda 1 Cup Citric Acid 4 teaspoons massage oil ( or 2 teaspoons essential oil and 2 teaspoons olive oil) Spray bottle with water mold (60 mm 2 part plastic ball) (I am also thinking the bottoms of two large Easter eggs could be used) This amount only made 5 bath bombs. Mix baking soda and citric acid in large mixing bowl. Add in 4 teaspoons of scented massage oil (or other combination of skin safe essential oil for scent and another oil for moisturizing the skin). This next step can be a bit tricky because you don’t want your bath bomb to start fizzing. You will continue spraying until the mixture will clump in your hand when squeezed. Fill one half of your mold. Gently remove the ball from mold. Enjoy!

7 ways to get rid of dark circles/ANY type of scar/Stretch Marks. | DIY Beauty Tutorials These 7 ways I am sharing, are the MOST EFFECTIVE ways that makes those ridiculous scars disappear, no matter what type they are (acne scars, tissue scars etc). Make sure you are NOT allergic to any of the ingredients I am going to mention. 1st Solution: (For dark circles and scars) You Need: 1/2 tsp Turmeric 1 tsp yogurt (at least 10% fat) 4-5 drops Lemon Juice Directions: You can find turmeric powder in any Asian/Indian stores. 2nd Solution: (For Dark circles, scars and stretch marks) You Need: Aloe Vera Gel Directions: You can find this gel at any drugs stores/pharmacies. 3rd Solution: (For scars and stretch marks) You Need: 1 tbsp Virgin Olive Oil 1/2 tsp turmeric powder/ gram flour Mix them well and apply it on the scar. 4th Solution: (For scars only) You Need: A slice of lemon Just rub it on the scar in circular motions. 5th Solution: (For dark circles, scars and stretch marks) You Need: Cocoa Butter You can find this at any drugstores/pharmacies. Bio-Oil I hope it works on you all.

Griggs Dakota: How to: Make Bath Bomb Balls Part 2 Yesterday we started a series on making bath balls that fizz. Today we begin with Recipe Two. Recipe Two tells us How to Make Foaming Bath Bombs. To be honest, all three recipes that I tried foamed adequately. The recipe calls for sea salt or Epsom salt. I used genuine citric acid which I purchased on Ebay. I measured Baking Soda, Citric Acid and Epsom Salts, then combined it in the mixing bowl. I used a wooden spoon to break up any remaining lumps and mixed the dry ingredients. Then in a flash of daring, I added some Root Beer Concentrate that was too old to use in food. Maybe that is why it never really worked into the dry ingredients like it should have. The Foaming Bath Bomb Recipe call for Witch Hazel instead of water to hold the mixture together. I decided to turn this into chocolate chip cupcakes. I made a batch of Recipe One without scent to use as frosting. I waited awhile and inverted the pan. The cupcakes looked fine.

Beauty DIY: My Homemade Anti-Shine Mask | Hello beauties! As some of you may know from my beauty videos , my skin type is oily and it tends to get shiny throughout the day if I’m out and about at meetings or running errands. I like to have oil blotting papers and a setting powder on hand if I’m looking shiny…I use the papers first then the powder so that my makeup doesn’t start to look cakey. But every so often, I find that giving myself a little DIY face mask can actually work wonders and make my skin look less oily and stay less oily for as long as a couple weeks after I’ve used it. My tried and true anti-shine face mask is super simple—you probably already have all of the ingredients in your kitchen! It’s made with citrus, which, according to will absorb the oil and act as a natural cleanser. You will need: 1 grapefruit 1 lemon Uncooked oatmeal A knife A small bowl for mixing Instructions: Cut the lemon in half and squeeze the juice of one half of the lemon into your small bowl. xoxo Blair

Make Bath Bombs & Fizzies: {Free Recipes These are a nice, pampering treat to both give and receive (great fillers to tuck into gift baskets). Ingredients are varied and I included a few different ideas to inspire some creativity (round balls, heart shaped, cupcakes and multi-colored examples). There’s also a video tutorial at the bottom and another recipe. First, here are a few tips: Tint them any color desired by adding drops of liquid food coloring.If wishing to make them multi-colored, mix in separate batches and then pack individually (in layers or swirls). Snowballs: Made with epsom salts, EO, a drop of food coloring. With Witch Hazel: Ingredients include citric acid, baking soda, witch hazel, coloring, fragrance or EO. Cookie Scoop Method: Ingredients include epsom salt, cornstarch, bicarb, citric acid, EO and olive oil. Milk & Honey Hearts: Yields about 6 large ones made in the form of hearts.

Beauty DIY: Lovely Winter Luxuries | There are few things more luxurious in this world than pampering your skin and body with beautifying spa treatments. I am a huge believer in anything indulgent when it comes to beauty . But throughout the years, I’ve come to realize that making my favorite little luxuries is something I can do in the comfort of my own home—and for a reasonable price too. To get you looking polished and pretty for the holiday season, I’ve rounded up three of my favorite DIY spa treatments to share with you guys. Stay toasty and get glam with these at-home DIY beauty treatments… Body Scrub A homemade body scrub is a great way to pamper yourself when you’re craving a personal spa day. · Super Sweet Sugar Scrub 1 cup brown sugar ½ cup mashed avocado (optional) 1 cup of olive oil · "Wake you up!" · Yummy Chocolate Body Scrub ½ cup white sugar ½ cup brown sugar ½ cup canola oil ¼ cup Cocoa · Ocean Beauty Sea Salt Scrub ½ cup sea salt ½ cup of olive oil 5 drops of an essential oil in your favorite scent.

* Maria's Self *: Homemade Natural Lush Bath Bombs / Fizzies Recipe (DIY Spa Craft) It's the easiest luxury you could ever create with your own hands. And it's CRAZY cheap too! Ingredients:1 cup Baking Soda 3/4 cup Corn Starch1/4 cup Sea Salt/ Epsom Salt/ Himalayan Salt 1 cup Citric Acid (aka Lemon Salt)10 drops Food Coloring - you can also use Beet Juice for pink color like I did or Carrot Juice for yellowish a few drops of Essential Oil of your choice spray bottle for spraying food coloring Molds of your choice Stir all the dry ingredients together. Combine food coloring with a little bit of water in a spary bottle and spritz your dry mixture - but do it just slightly, because, if you add too much water, your mixture can fizz away and your bombs will not be "exploding". Then add a few drops of essential oil and mix everything together until the color is even and consistent. I put dried flower petals at the bottom of the molds for some of the bombs (so that they can be visible) and in the middle of others (so that petals appear only when the bomb "explodes";-)

Primp Tip: Get Iced These hot days of summer might be coming to an end, but I recently read about a pretty cool beauty tip that I wanted to share with you… The idea is to give yourself an “ice cube facial massage.” It may not sound that particularly pleasant, but running an ice cube over your face has a lot of benefits for your skin. Besides giving your face a dewy, glowing look, the frosty cubes will help to smooth your complexion by combatting fat cells, ease wrinkles, fight acne, and promote blood circulation that will help heal blemishes. By simply massaging your face with ice cubes for a minute or two before bed, you will essentially be giving yourself a mini facial. Are you going to give this cool trick a try? If you have an out of the ordinary beauty trick that you love, share it in the comments below. XO Lauren P.S. Photo Credit: World Wide WealthYou might also like…Tuesday Ten: Foods for Heavenly HairPrimp Tip: The Smart Girl’s Guide to ShavingBeauty Note: Go for the Gold!

Simple Gifts: Bath Salts — My Own Ideas Bath salts are a very easy, very lovely gift to make and give. They use simple ingredients, and can be easily customized to any theme or occasion, depending on your jar size and shape as well as what essential oils you choose. I love giving mine as bridal shower or baby shower gifts. Packaged in smaller bottles, they can easily be made into wedding favors too. What You Need: • 5 pounds Epsom salts (can be found at your local pharmacy or health store) • 50-100 drops of essential oil such as lavender, sandalwood or grapefruit (I got mine from or you can find them at your local health store) • Food coloring drops • Glass jars or bottles • Gift tags & ribbon Pour the epsom salts into a large bowl with plenty of room to stir. Once you finish filling your jars up with salt, add a ribbon and gift tag to make it extra special! Guidelines for Simple Gifts: • Plan ahead. More Simple Gift Ideas… Jeanne (123 Posts)

Easy Homemade Bath Salts Recipe Making fragrant jars of homemade bath salts couldn’t be easier. In vintage mason jars, bath salts look beautiful on display and make wonderful gifts. Here is a recipe to make your own as part of the Natural Skincare Series. Materials: Directions: 1. 2. 3. 4. style=”display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-2008610541549994″ data-ad-slot=”2861689544″>

How to Make Your Own Lotions and Bath Products - Frugal Mom : Frugal Mom Making your own lotions and bath products is actually a lot easier than you might think. With a few ingredients purchased at your local supermarket or natural health store, you can be on your way to creating them right in your own kitchen. Homemade bath and beauty products usually cost much less than the ones you buy in the store, and you will have the benefit of knowing that the ingredients are safe for you to use on your body. You can make fabulous gifts for friends and family. Lotion Oil is a key ingredient in lotion, so the first step is choosing the oil that is best suited to your skin type. Another way to make your own lotion is to melt together 3/4 cup oil, 2 teaspoons of steric acid, and 1 teaspoon of beeswax. For a nice, fresh all-over moisturizer, mix Aloe Vera gel with a few drops of essential oil. Bath Salt To soothe away aches and pains, you can make your own bath salts by combining 2 cups of Epsom salt with 1 cup of sea salt. Bubble Bath Shower Gel Shampoo and Conditioner

Recipe to Refresh: DIY, Natural Skin Care | Washington Post Express THE LONG, HARSH winter left us with much bigger problems than shoveling fatigue. We’re talking frizzy hair (ick), flaky skin (double ick) and scaly feet that clearly saw nothing but the inside of snow boots for months. But since a full body fix-up at Le Fancy Spa costs as much as the city’s snow removal deficit, we suggest you try more wallet-friendly measures to welcome spring. This guinea pig gamely tried out more than a dozen at-home spa treatments and ended up with a few favorites. BEER HAIR RINSE» Why It Works: The nutrients in hops add strength and shine to hair. » You’ve Been Warned: Don’t try this treatment before a big event — unless you want to smell like you work at the Big Hunt. » You’ll Need: - 1/4 cup water - 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar - 1/4 cup beer (a hoppier beer, like an IPA, is ideal) » What to Do: Mix together and use as a final rinse after conditioning, rinsing completely with warm water. Source: Brennan O’Farrell, stylist, Bang Salon and Spa (1519 15th St.

How I Improved My Skin {Acne, Scaring & Overall Complexion} *UPDATE: How my skin is still doing 3/27/2013 *UPDATE – I answered many questions on this post. Please read if you have a questions. 10/23/2012 Words can not explain how excited I am to share my experience with you all. It’s moments like this that make blogging so worth while. After all, the main reason Lisa and I blog is to share what we learn with our readers in hopes of helping others. This isn’t the first time I’ve done a post about my skin. 6 weeks after starting treatment with my Dr. I don’t know which one annoyed me more. I began to feel helpless and started to do tons of researching (googling) and asking around to see if there was anything that would help. About a month ago, I came across a really interesting method called the oil cleansing method. Our skin is the largest organ in our body and produces oil in order to function properly. There are many reasons why our skin can benefit from oil-cleansing. Recommendations: The routine goes like this: You only need to do this at night.

How To Look Good Without Makeup | Top Beauty Brands Reviewed You slept through your alarm, you’re late, and you just don’t have time to put your face on before running out the door. It’s mornings like this that I dread and have had to battle through on far too many occasions. You see, I’m the type of girl who neeeeeeds to apply concealer, no matter what. In fact, it’s possible I would scare children if I walked out the door without concealer on. It’s just not something that should happen. However, with that being said I would love to find a more time efficient way of getting ready in the morning that won’t result in me looking a fright. So, I searched. Keep reading to discover how to look good without makeup – I promise, it’s a lot more simple than you think! Do You Use Protection? Okay that sounds more like a sexy-time question but seriously, do you use protection? So many women these days spend thousands of dollars on keeping their skin looking young, healthy, and one even tone but all of that money is wasted if you don’t regularly use sunscreen.