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Can you put shea butter in a bath bomb?

Can you put shea butter in a bath bomb?

Adding shea butter makes the bath bombs wonderfully moisturising and hydrating, and your skin will feel softer afterwards.

What can I use instead of polysorbate 80 in bath bombs?

Also make sure you didn’t forget the polysorbate 80 which helps those colours mix properly with your water. Alternatively, you can try using a Water Soluble Liquid Colorant to color your bath bombs. Just use a little as it will cause your mix to start reacting.

What makes a bath bomb creamy?

With multi-uses, Cream of tartar is best used as an alternative to, or with Citric acid to activate fizziness expected in bath bombs. A Very fine powder produces a silky finish to your ‘pre-dunked’ bath fizzy, resulting in great-looking products and supports the hardening process.

How do I use raw shea butter?

You can apply shea butter directly to your skin. Raw, unrefined shea butter is easy to spread. You can use your fingers to scoop a teaspoon or so of shea butter from your jar, and then rub it onto your skin until it’s completely absorbed.

Is cornstarch necessary in bath bombs?

After researching many recipes, I found that bath bombs are usually made with corn starch. I did not have any, and it turns out it’s not necessary. My bombs turned out very fizzy and held together without it. The essential ingredients for bath bombs are citric acid and baking soda.

How much do homemade bath bombs sell for?

Wholesalers typically charge $1.50 to $3 USD per bath bomb, depending on the order quantity and product specifications. You can then sell those bath bombs in your online store for $4-10 USD each.

What can I substitute for citric acid in bath bombs?

But what can I use instead of citric acid in bath bombs? While you can replace citric acid with lemon juice, cream of tartar, or buttermilk powder, I found that a combination of baking powder and apple vinegar creates the best bath bombs without citric acid.

Can you put vanilla extract in bath bombs?

You can also add other spices, extracts, skin-safe fragrance oils, or flavors to enhance your bath bomb. I added some vanilla extract and pumpkin pie spice, because autumn! Lastly, you might want to use food coloring, which makes your bath bomb pretty (and will not stain your skin).

What makes bath bombs fizz more?

The greater the volume of citric acid and baking soda, the more fizz you can expect to experience, especially if in the method of mixing the ingredients, you have done a thorough job. If you add cornstarch, you may find the fizzing will last longer but at the expense of the voracity of the fizz.