Make these darling Bath Bomb Easter Eggs for a fun Easter basket addition or to pamper yourself with a fizzy, aromatic bath experience!
I can remember when I first walked into Lush and how I wanted to buy everything! I loved the smells, the packaging, everything! Then I picked up a product and realized owning the contents of a Lush store was not going to be feasible with my budget. So then my goal became to make everything in the Lush store. My first project was lip scrub, and then I moved on to try to make bath bombs. That’s been a slow-going project with many fails if I’m being real. The good news about that is that I have tried things many times to perfect them before sharing with you. For this batch I decided to make bath bomb Easter eggs, they turned out so cute! Here’s out you can make your own:
DIY Bath Bomb Easter Eggs
Makes approximately 13 eggs
Supplies (affiliate links provided)
- Plastic Easter eggs
- 1 cup baking soda
- ½ cup citric acid
- ½ cup corn starch
- ½ cup epsom salt
- 2 tablespoons fractionated coconut oil
- Essential oils (see step #4 for quantity)
- Water in a spray bottle
- Food coloring or soap dye
Directions (video and step-by-step tutorial below)
- Add all dry ingredients to a large bowl and whisk together.
- Very slowly add coconut oil to the dry mixture, whisking immediately. Be sure not to add any wet ingredients all at once or it will start to fizz like an alka-seltzer.
- Separate the mixture into however many colors and/or scents you would like to make.
- Mix essential oil and food coloring together and add a little bit at a time and mix well. If using pure essential oil, add just one drop to each bowl; otherwise use 3 – 4 drops. I love DoTerra oils, you will need very little if you use those. I used Rosemary, Eucalyptus, Peppermint and Lavender oils.
- Spray mixture with 1 spritz of water at a time in order to mix in very quickly. Continue to spray until the mixture is the consistency wet sand.
- Fill the Easter eggs with the bath bomb mixture. Lightly pack the mixture into the eggs and then use the eggs as a scoop to overfill the eggs. This one is one I made by mixing the small amount of leftovers from all of the colors together.
- Press the 2 halves of the plastic easter egg together.
- Allow to dry for around 30 minutes, then carefully screw the top off of the egg.
- Try layering the colors for a fun multi-colored Easter egg bath bomb.
These would make such a fun Easter basket! They also look beautiful in a decorative egg holder.
I hope you enjoy and have a great rest of your weekend friends! Also check out the this fun Unicorn Fizzy Bath Salt!
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Nadine Hernach says
Hello, I made them but they kept growing after I put them out of their mold. Is it possible that I used too much water?
Hi Nadine! It sounds like that could likely be the case or even that the liquids were added to quickly.
These are so cute!! I’m just wondering what scent do they have? Thanks xo
Thank you so much Lily! I used a few different scents of doTerra essential oils: Serenity, Rosemary, Eucalyptus, Peppermint and Lavender. I’m a big fan of aromatherapy! 🙂 Have a great week!
I love this idea! I’m hoping I can gather all the ingredients by Thursday to make them with my activity day girls 😉 I have no idea where to find fractionated coconut oil around here tho (and don’t have time to order it from Amazon!). Do you think I can successfully substitute another kind of oil? Or perhaps melt some regular coconut oil?
Hi Annette! That sounds fun! You can also use grapeseed oil or if you can’t find that olive oil works in a pinch too. Have fun and Happy Easter! 🙂
Thanks so much, Lydia!!
My pleasure! Have fun today! 🙂
Thank you for this recipe!!! Making some tomorrow 🙂 How many eggs does this recipe make??
Hi Nanette! I’m so sorry, I can’t believe I forgot to include that in the post! It makes about 13 of the size I had. Enjoy, I’d love to see them! 🙂
I love this! Great idea! However, I’m not always the craftiest person, I tried them and the only problem I had was separating them. I did get them out of the eggs ok, but when I took the two halves apart, each half stayed in the egg so they ended up being only half an egg. What did I do wrong?
Thanks Cindi! I had a couple casualties in my first batch too. The rest of the batches I used a little less liquid and try lightly twisting the tops off. If those things don’t work maybe your eggs have a little bit of a tighter snap so if need be you could even just smoosh the 2 halves together and tie with a rubber band so that the pulling off motion doesn’t break them up. Let me know if you still have that problem.
What a cute idea, Lydia! I’m wondering if you could also use Kinder egg eggshells for this… it wouldn’t be such a pretty egg shape of course, but a great way to recycle/upcycle those plastic shells… I’ll give it a try as soon as possible!
Thanks for the cool idea! 🙂
Hi Maisy, thank you for writing! I haven’t actually seen the Kinder eggs up close to know for sure. As long as they’re sturdy enough to withstand some pressure from packing the bath bomb mixture in then they will work fine! Good luck, I’d love to see them when you’re done! 🙂
Atul Bhandari says
Great article, thanks for sharing! You can get good quality molds online, much cheaper than hobby lobby or michaels, if you shop around. As a long time bath bomb DIYer, we’ve found that stainless steel molds outperform metal or plastic ones – they keep the shape of the bath bomb round, don’t stick to the molds, and the molds don’t rust/break/dent. I personally use the ones below from Amazon – they’re running a promotion right now too, it looks like. Happy fizzing!
Thanks so much Atul!
Rachel Teodoro says
Thank you for sharing this. I added it as part of an Easter egg round up. Thanks for the inspiration on the create, link inspire party!
Thank you so much Rachel! I am so glad you stopped by, and thank you so much for sharing in your round up! Have a great week! xo
Love this. Can I ask which oil scents you used?? I need to branch out from lavender and peppermint 😉
Hi Heather! Thanks so much! I used eucalyptus (good for the sniffles I get this time of year!), bergamot, rosemary and the usual suspects you mentioned. 😉 Thanks for asking I will update the post with that!
Dee Angel says
Going to try this as a baby shower game prize. Thank you so much for the diy instructions.
Hi Dee! What a fun idea! Thanks so much for stopping by and commenting!
These are so much fun!
Thanks so much Emily!
So cool and neat! I love the relaxation of bath bombs in a tub and scent of the essential oils. These are a must have for the Easter season for me:)
Thanks Ingrid! I love them too, I’m hoping now that I have so many cute ones I’ll take a LOT more baths! 😉
The perfect Easter Basket gifts for my sister’s, my daughters and granddaughters!! TFS!! Happy Easter!
Hi Vicki! I’m so glad you like them! Thanks for commenting and Happy Easter to you too! 🙂
These are awesome. I love that they contain essential oils.