As part of a drive here to get our bathroom completely plastic free this year, I bought some bath bomb making ingredients.
I have an awesome friend who used to run workshops for children, so my two have had plenty of experience making bath bombs before.
I, however, don’t! But how hard can it be? Right? If kids can do it, then I certainly can! Pfft!
So we gathered the ingredients and pulled up the recipe given on the website.
We measured and weighed all the ingredients
Then emptied them into a mixing bowl.
We added dried rose petals and some honey powder.
Now the recipe called for fragrance oil but said that it could be substituted for water which we did as we didn’t have any fragrance oil. And that’s where it all went wrong. It was too much water and it started to fizz and expand out of the moulds.
A whole batch ruined and had to be thrown away!
We re made them as the kids were very disappointed but used a lot less water than was suggested, and this time we had lovely round bath bombs ready to use.
One plastic wrapped item we no longer need to buy. Woohoo!
Do you use plastic free alternatives in the bathroom? Please let me know in the comments if you do.
EDITED If you’d like to see the recipe we used to make the second lot of bath bombs please see here