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Bathing Heaven - DIY Bath Bombs

We all know that some cosmetics, personal-care products, and household-cleaning products are still tested on animals.

A great way to avoid purchasing products that are tested on animals is to make your own, like these cruelty-fee bath bombs:

These tiny, fizzy, stress-relievers make great gifts, or you can use them to treat yourself! Relax your mind in more ways than one by tossing one of these scented, cruelty-free bombs into your next bath.

DIY Cruelty-Free Bath Bombs

2 cups baking soda 1 cup citric acid 1 cup cornstarch 10 drops essential oil 5 drops food colouring 2 cups water 1 spray bottle Plastic, stainless steel, or silicone baking molds or wax paper

  • Combine the baking soda, citric acid, and cornstarch in a large mixing bowl. Stir until well combined.

  • Add the essential oil to the mixture using a dropper and slowly integrate.

  • Add the food colouring and water to the spray bottle.

  • Lightly spray the mixture until it becomes damp; it should not fizz but should be dense.

  • Pack the mixture into the molds or roll into small ball shapes and place on a sheet of wax paper; the mixture will flatten and harden.

  • Let sit overnight and then carefully remove from the molds or the wax paper.

  • Add 1 to 2 bath bombs (depending on size) to a bathtub filled with warm water and watch it fizz.

Soak, relax, and enjoy!

(Recipe kindly taken from PETA)

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