Mermaid Party Bath Bombs

Are you wanting to try something different with your kids? These Mermaid Party Bath Bombs are not only gorgeous, but they are fun to make too. Kids love the idea of mermaids and the fact that you can put them in the bath with you, it means more fun is on the way!

DIY Homemade bath bomb recipes are easy to make and are the perfect gift ideas for friends and family.

Mermaid Party Bath Bombs

If you’re having a party, do you know what would make an excellent gift for your guests? These Mermaid Party Bath Bombs! They are not only great decor for the party, but your guests can take them home and use them in their very own bathtub. Your guests are going to be so excited if you decide to use this as part of your Mermaid Party.

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Supplies

Mixing everything is one of the best parts of this whole shebang. The baking soda and citric acid are so much fun to work with. Honestly, they are my favorite parts of making this whole bath bomb thing.

Making bath bombs ingredients

My kids always enjoy mixing everything the most. We will spend a whole day making these! We all take turns measuring and making these bath bombs for kids.

Ingredients for bath bombs

You will want to use a whisk for mixing. You can go to the dollar store and pick one up for cheap. You will love having this on hand to help you mix the ingredients together. My kids also enjoy mixing!

wishing ingredients

The colors also make this a super fun craft to do with the kids. It’s not every day that you get to make a Mermaid bath bomb with teal colors.

Mixing ingredients and blue coloring

Don’t be afraid to get in there with the whisk and move everything around. The better you mix it, the more beautiful everything turns out.

Painting the inside of the mermaid bath bomb mold

You’re going to need this mermaid tail mold. It’s going to make your bath bombs come to life. Plus, they are not very expensive, so you can easily stock up on them.

Mermaid bath bombs in mold

Look at how beautiful these teal Mermaid bath bombs are. Literally, this has been one of my favorite bath bomb projects to do.

Mermaid bath bombs in mold

As you can see, the mold is such an important part of making these bath bombs. Without the mold, it would be really hard to get these bath bombs to look so amazing and pretty.

Completed mermaid bath bombs

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How to Use Bath Bombs

After you’ve made these super fun bath bombs, you may be wondering how to use them. Of course, you want to be careful so you don’t mess them up.

You will want to run warm water in the bathtub. After you have the desired amount of water in the tub, you can add in the Mermaid bath bomb. Open the bath bomb with care, so that it doesn’t get ruined before it is added to the tub of water.

Keep in mind that if a bath bomb gets wet before it is put in the bathtub, it will start dissolving. Just remember this as you prepare your bath with these fun bath bombs. Without a doubt, these are the best bath bombs out there.

How to Store Bath Bombs

Are you looking for ways in which you can store these fun bath bombs? The best way to store a bath bomb is to keep it in a very dry place. Don’t forget that when they react with water early, they can fizzle up and disappear. You want to save these awesome Mermaid Bath Bombs for a real bath time experience.

When you want to do a fun activity with the kids, put these Mermaid Bath Bombs together. You will love how they feel and smell. They make the perfect bathtime companion.

Mermaid Tail Bath Bombs

Mermaid Tail Bath Bombs

Yield: 8 bath bombs
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Active Time: 30 minutes
Additional Time: 8 hours
Total Time: 8 hours 50 minutes
Difficulty: Medium
Estimated Cost: $3.00

If you’re having a party, do you know what would make an excellent gift for your guests? These Mermaid Party Bath Bombs! They are not only great decor for the party, but your guests can take them home and use them in their very own bathtub. Your guests are going to be so excited if you decided to use this as part of your Mermaid Party.

Materials

  • 1 cup baking soda
  • 1/2 cup citric acid
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup Epsom salts
  • 2 tbsp melted coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp essential oil blend desired or coconut flavoring oil since that’s what I wanted.
  • 2 tsp rubbing alcohol
  • 1 tsp Okinawa blue mica powder
  • 1 tsp gold nugget mica powder
  • 2-4 tablespoons mermaid sprinkles blend

Tools

  • Mermaid Tail Bath Bomb Molds
  • Paintbrush

Instructions

  1. Whisk together the baking soda, citric acid, cornstarch and Epsom salts.
    In a second bowl, combine the melted coconut oil, essential oil blend, and alcohol together, mixing well.
    Add liquid ingredients 1 tsp at a time to the dry ingredients, mixing it together slowly so as not to start the fizzy reaction.
    To the bath bomb mixture, add in the blue mica powder and mix well. If you want more color, add some additional mica powder in 1 tsp increments.
    Dust the bottom of the bath bomb molds with the gold mica powder.
    Immediately pack the bath bomb mold overly full of the blue mixture. Then pack it down tightly and remove excess from the back.
    Press about 1 tsp of sprinkle mixture into the back of each bath bomb.
    Allow the bath bombs to rest in the mold for up to 24 hours before gently tapping the side of the mold to release the bombs.
    Use your bath bombs immediately or store them in an airtight container until you’re ready to use them.
    When you want to do a fun activity with the kids, put these Mermaid Bath Bombs together. You will love how they feel and smell. They make the perfect bath time companion.

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