My Dear Readers and Fellow Cleaning Enthusiasts,
I'm not afraid to say it, I love taking baths. It's my way of focusing inward, just for a few moments, and unwinding after a hectic day. As a person with sensitive and eczema prone skin, I'm hesitant to use commercial bath products, as they may contain harmful chemicals, synthetic fragrances, and artificial additives that can be harsh on my skin. However, by making your own bubble bath with Whole Naturals, you can ensure that only gentle, natural ingredients touch your skin, providing a worry-free and eco-friendly bathing experience.
I reminisce about the joy of bubble baths from my childhood. Now, I've that I've rediscovered that joy and relaxation in the form of a DIY bubble bath. If I know I'll have an extra few minutes, I will even light some candles, grab a good book, and immerse myself in the warm, bubbly embrace of this all-natural homemade creation. And the best part? You won't have to break the bank to enjoy the benefits of a luxurious bubble bath.
It's super easy to get luscious bubbles with just a few ingredients! Castile Soap, aloe vera gel and vegetable glycerin and your favorite essential oil (I LOVE lavender!!). If you're a fan of Epsom salt, I'm including an alternative recipe for you too! I've shared this recipe with my friends, and many tell me that they have a bit of relief from their dry, itchy skin - especially in the winter months!
Why vegetable glycerin? It's clear, odorless and not only adds thickness to the bubbles but also acts as a natural moisturizer, leaving your skin smooth and soft.
Aloe Vera gel, although optional, brings antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral properties to the mix, promoting skin health and providing additional moisturization. Finally, the addition of lavender essential oil not only imparts a delightful fragrance but also contributes to a calming and stress-reducing atmosphere during your bath.
What's so great about Epsom salt? The natural minerals may help relieve muscle pain, reduce mental stress and soften skin
DIY Bubble Bath Recipe:
1/4 cup of castile soap
1/4 cup of vegetable glycerin
1 tablespoon of aloe Vera gel
4 drops of lavender essential oil (or your favored EO)
Alternative DIY Bubble Bath Recipe:
1 cup Castile Soap
1 tablespoon Almond Oil (or coconut)
4 drops Essential Oil (try frankincense!)
1 tsp Epsom Salt
Mix all ingredients together in a reusable jar.
Slowly pour the mixture into a warm bath under the stream of water for best results.
Enjoy the luxurious bubbles and relaxation!
For those who prefer a larger batch, simply double the recipe and store the mixture in an airtight container. Add approximately 1/2 cup to your bathwater when ready to indulge in a longer bubble bath experience.
FAQs about Bubble Bath:
Store the bubble bath in an airtight container away from direct sunlight for up to a week, or refrigerate for two weeks.
Essential oils such as geranium, frankincense, lavender, and chamomile are safe for baths, while hot oils like cassia, cinnamon, oregano, clove, and thyme should be avoided.
If you love bubbles, create your own! It's simple, cost-effective way and a skin-friendly way enhance your bath time experience. With customizable scents, eco-friendly ingredients, and ease of preparation, this DIY bubble bath recipe offers a luxurious and personalized alternative to commercial products. Treat yourself to a relaxing soak with this all-natural bubble bath, and enjoy the tranquility it brings to your self-care routine. (And if you're celebrating V-day....invite someone to join you!)
I've become captivated by bath bombs, and I'm going to try experimenting with Castile Soap...Have you been successful making a homemade bath bomb with Castile Soap? Drop a note in the comments!