20 Creative DIY Bath Bomb Recipes


Bath bombs are an effective way to make baths fun again. Along with being refreshed, wouldn’t you also enjoy your bath? A bath bomb is just the way to renew that excitement.

Bath bombs add an extra element to a bath and break the tedium of a boring, usual bath by introducing something cool. Bath bombs are responsible for changing the color of the water, as well as inducing a new fragrance inside the bathroom.

There are many different kinds of bath bombs and they are all easily available in the market.

However, rather than shell out money, you can also see bath bombs as DIY projects and make some in the comfort of your own home. It’s a simple process and there are many different kinds of bath bombs you can make.

Here are 20 different types of DIY bath bombs that you and your family may enjoy

1. Lemon Meringue Pie Bath Bombs

Lemon Meringue Pie Bath Bombs


 This type of bath bomb exudes a vanilla and orange scent. They invoke a pleasant relaxing sensation to the bath and make it a more enjoyable experience. Along with the other basic ingredients, you need citric acid, yellow gel food coloring and lemon and vanilla essential oils to make a lemon meringue pie bath bomb.

2. Unicorn Poop Bath Bombs

Unicorn Poop Bath Bombs


The funky appearance of this type of bath bomb specifically targets small children to make bath-time more enticing and a pleasant time. It is colorful and its shape can draw out laughs from kids.

This sparkly bomb will explode into a colorful panorama that is sure to captivate and fascinate any kid. This bath bomb requires biodegradable glitter, a poo swirling mold and multiple different food colorings.

3. Lavender & Vanilla Bath Bombs

Lavender & Vanilla Bath Bombs


The calming fragrance of lavender and relaxing feel of vanilla is guaranteed to soothe your tired muscles and treat your sore body. In fact, you are bound to get so comfortable that you might even feel reluctant to climb out of the bath.

4. Headache Bath Bombs

Headache Bath Bombs


This bath bomb is your perfect companion when you get home after a stressful day. The lavender and peppermint oils, which are the main ingredients for this bath bomb, are quite therapeutic and can be effective in relieving tension. Witch hazel and almond oil are two other ingredients used in making a headache bath bomb.

5. Coffee and Cream Bath Bombs

Coffee and Cream Bath Bombs


This bath bomb makes a perfect gift for any coffee enthusiast. It exudes a scent strikingly similar to that of coffee and it also helps increase blood circulation and provides a bit of an adrenaline rush as well. Just like real coffee! Instant espresso powder and jojoba are the two ingredients responsible for making this bomb smell like coffee.

6. Charcoal Bath Bombs

Charcoal Bath Bombs


Quite sinister in appearance, these bath bombs turn the water pitch black and also help in clearing your skin of different toxins.

7. Vapor Rub Bath Bombs

Vapor Rub Bath Bombs


Made with the help of Vicks Vapor Rub, these are really simple to make and work really well in terms of soothing strained muscles.

8. Butterbeer Bath Bombs

Butterbeer Bath Bombs


These are mystic in appearance and exhibit two beautiful shades. Emitting a sweet butterscotch smell, they turn the water into a delightful shade you wouldn’t want to get out of.

9. Therapeutic Orange Bath Bombs

Therapeutic Orange Bath Bombs


Anyone who enjoys Orange must certainly give this bath bomb a whirl. The citrus explosion it showcases in a bathtub will get you hooked on to bath time. An orange gel food coloring and citric acid are required to make this type of a bath bomb.

10. DIY Herbal Bath Bombs

DIY Herbal Bath Bombs


Along with making bath a pleasurable experience, these bath bombs revitalize your skin and nourish your hair. Owing to the herbs it’s made from, this bath bomb offers a complete skin care routine in addition to changing the color of your water.

11. Donut Bath Bombs

Donut Bath Bombs


As delicious as they look, trust us, you wouldn’t want to eat one of these donuts. Throwing them in your bath though, is a different prospect. Add a delectable touch to your bath using a donut bath bomb.

12. Pumpkin Spice Bath Bomb

Pumpkin Spice Bath Bomb


Pumpkin lovers will be thrilled to add this bath bomb to their collection.

13. Candy Corn Bath Bombs

Candy Corn Bath Bombs


Even though it doesn’t look intimidating, this type of bath bomb is more suited for Halloween to keep up with the spooky theme.

14. Dinosaur Bath Bombs

Dinosaur Bath Bombs


Convincing your little boy to hop in the shower will no longer be a challenging task once you’ve designed this type of DIY bath bomb and added it to your collection. These bombs emit a lavender scent.

15. Strawberry Bath Bombs

Strawberry Bath Bombs


The refreshing scent of strawberries is sure to make anyone’s bath experience even better.

16. Snowman Bath Bombs

Snowman Bath Bombs


If you were looking for a way to spruce up your baths in the winter, then this is definitely the right way to go. The strong resemblance with Olaf is another reason why your children will love this bath bomb.

17. Golden Snitch Bath Bombs

Golden Snitch Bath Bombs


A bath bomb you can give to any Potterhead. Its unique appearance makes for a good addition to any collection.

18. Mermaid Bath Bombs

Mermaid Bath Bombs


Made from fruity essential oils and sparkly sprinkles, these bath bombs burst into different captivating colors.

19. Pokeball Bath Bombs

Pokeball Bath Bombs


If this doesn’t bring back your childhood memories, we don’t know what will. You’ll surely catch all the pleasurable experiences in a bathtub using this bath bomb.

20. Hot Cocoa Bath Bombs

Hot Cocoa Bath Bombs


Wouldn’t you much rather slip one of these in your mouth rather than throw them in your bath? But don’t give in to the urge. Rather, enjoy the luxurious bath this powerful bomb can service you with.

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Sophia Rivera is a passionate gardener and home improvement expert based in California. With a deep-rooted love for nature and design, she pursued her Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture from the prestigious University of California, Berkeley. Sophia is not only academically qualified but also a hands-on practitioner in the field. Her certification as a Master Gardener from the California Master Gardener Program is a testament to her extensive knowledge and commitment to gardening and sustainable living. Sophia's expertise is further solidified by her status as a LEED Accredited Professional, highlighting her dedication to green building and eco-friendly home improvement practices. With over a decade of experience in transforming homes and gardens, Sophia has become a trusted name in California's home improvement scene. Her work focuses on creating beautiful, sustainable, and functional spaces that cater to the unique lifestyle and environmental conditions of California.


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