Homemade DIY Fizzy Bath Bombs

This beautiful DIY bath bomb recipe made from natural essential oils would make the perfect homemade pamper present for a special someone.

I don’t have a lot of baths (mostly because I can never find the time to relax for that long LOL) but whenever I do I really enjoy them. I also love making my own homemade products – whether it be cleaning products, gifts, DIY projects or beauty products. I often search out homemade or DIY alternatives to products before buying them as you never know what kind of nasties may be hiding in the pre-made products, and it often works out cheaper to make your own cleaning/beauty/cooking products too. These lovely homemade bath bombs are so easy to make and are perfect for gifting to others or treating yourself!

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Homemade DIY Fizzy Bath Bombs

This beautiful DIY bath bomb recipe made from natural essential oils would make the perfect homemade pamper present for a special someone.

  • Author: The Inspired Little Book by Krissy Ballinger
  • Yield: 15 1x

Ingredients

Scale
  • 300g bicarb soda
  • 130g citric acid, milled to a fine consistency
  • 1/2 teaspoon mica or powdered food colouring – optional (pantry item/market/supermarket)
  • 30 drops of essential oils of choice, I love grapefruit and wild orange
  • 30g fractionated coconut oil
  • silicone mould

Instructions

NORMAL METHOD:

  1. Add sodium bicarbonate, citric acid and colouring (if using) to a bowl and whisk until well combined.
  2. Add essential oil and carrier oil and whisk until mixture is thoroughly combined and just holds form when squeezed together. If it isn’t holding together, add another 5g of carrier oil and whisk again.
  3. Spoon and pack mixture into moulds, and press down firmly to fill.
  4. Leave to set for 24 hours in a cool and dry place. After this time, turn moulds upside down and gently tap the bottom. Bath drops should fall out easily. If not, leave for a little longer.

THERMOMIX METHOD:

  1. Add sodium bicarbonate, citric acid and colouring (if using) to bowl and mix for 15 seconds on medium speed.
  2. Add essential oil and carrier oil and mix for 15-20 seconds on medium speed until mixture is thoroughly combined and just holds form when squeezed together. If it isn’t holding together, add another 5g of carrier oil and mix again.
  3. Spoon and pack mixture into moulds, and press down firmly to fill.
  4. Leave to set for 24 hours in a cool and dry place. After this time, turn moulds upside down and gently tap the bottom. Bath drops should fall out easily. If not, leave for a little longer.

Notes

TO USE:

  • Add 3-4 small fizzy bath drops, or 1 large fizzy bath drop to a warm bath and delight in the effervescence.
  • Store in an airtight container, in a cool, dry place.

Natural Food Colouring: you can use any food dye, however, powder is the best option if you want to avoid the risk of premature fizzing. Also, adding one teaspoon of vitamin C powder to bath water while it is filling, helps to neutralise the chlorine present in unfiltered tap water. Tip: You could also use almond oil or olive oil in the place of doTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil.

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This recipe is an extract from The Inspired Little Book by Krissy Ballinger.

ESSENTIAL OIL SUGGESTIONS

Bath bombs are a fun way to add excitement to your senses while enjoying the benefits of essential oils. They are also entertaining to use and are loved by both kids and adults alike. I’ve listed below some great suggestions of essential oil to add to your bath fizzies.

Grapefruit Essential Oil – Grapefruit Essential Oil can provide an uplifting environment due to it’s invigorating and energising aroma, whilst acting as a purifying agent when added to a skin care routine. Read more about Grapefruit Essential Oil here.

  SHOP: Grapefruit Pure Essential Oil here.

ORANGE ESSENTIAL OIL – Cold pressed from the peel, orange essential oil has an energising aroma and multiple health benefits. Orange oil will energise and uplift the mind and body whilst purifying the air with it’s fresh, sweet, refreshing aroma. You can buy certified organic orange essential oil from The Organised Housewife shop here.

LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL – A must for a relaxing bath bomb! Lavender essential oil is popular for its relaxing and healing qualities, and has been known to improve sleep and general wellbeing too. It’s a great oil for revitalising skin, relieving aching muscles and soothing anxiety.

  SHOP: Lavender Essential Oil here.

ECO. Modern Essential – Lavender 10ml

FRACTIONATED COCONUT OIL – Fractionated Coconut Oil is an all-natural carrier oil that readily absorbs into the skin, making it an ideal oil for topical delivery. Its feather-light emollient effect provides a soothing barrier without clogging pores and is excellent for dry or troubled skin. It leaves skin feeling silky smooth and non-greasy, unlike other vegetable carrier oils. Fractionated coconut oil is completely soluble with all essential oils and is colourless, odourless, and will not stain.

  SHOP: Fractionated Coconut Oil here.

ECO Modern Essential – Fractionated Coconut Carrier Oil 95ml

 

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109 comments

Lianna A July 17, 2018 - 6:42 AM

My favourite DIY product is definitely making my own insect repellent using lemongrass, lavender and peppermint oils. It works great and smells amazing. So much better than using store bought for my little ones!

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Michelle Owens August 1, 2018 - 7:30 PM

The DIY I’m proudest of is hand sanitiser made with aloe vera, glycerin, witch hazel, water and of course essential oils! I have a glass pump in the kitchen and bathroom at home and one on my desk at school. My class all happily use it and I love to smell On Guard and tea tree wafting through my classroom.

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Trish July 17, 2018 - 10:22 AM

My favourite DIY product to give as a gift is homemade sauerkraut! People are always impressed, even though it’s actually quite easy ?

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Whitnie July 17, 2018 - 12:12 PM

My favourite diy would be body scrubs! I love how i have the ingredients in my pantry and more importantly i know what im putting in them! And they make a wonderful gift.

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Keira July 17, 2018 - 12:14 PM

My fave DIY product is my facial cleanser. I have very sensitive skin so using something with the least amount of chemicals the better

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Nicole July 17, 2018 - 12:47 PM

I love making my own skin care products. They always make me feel so spoilt and indulgent

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Shayla July 17, 2018 - 2:58 PM

My favourite DIY product is a duo of a peppermint foot scrub and foot soak. Perfect for treating my feet after a long week.

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Karen Edwards July 17, 2018 - 3:01 PM

I Recently found The Inspired Little Pot website and found in the recipe section underarm balm I’ve made up one batch and loving it. The books sound amazing.

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Susan July 17, 2018 - 3:01 PM

I use all my boys manderin, lemon and orange peels and pop in a jar with vinerar and let it soak, then I pour in to a spray bottle. Smells amazing and really a great cleaning product

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Melissa C July 17, 2018 - 3:04 PM

My favourite DIY product is my all purpose cleaner. It’s just a mixture of vinegar, tea tree oil & water! Works for everything-floors, counter tops, bath, dishwasher!

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Shannon July 17, 2018 - 3:14 PM

My favorite is the toilet fizzers. Amazing for getting that built up limescale off the bowls. I make them up put in a jar on the window sill and the kids drop them in when ever they want. Super cheap and the best cleaner I’ve ever found.

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Lyllie C July 17, 2018 - 3:18 PM

I love making DIY washing powder. I have tried Krissy’s recipe and our clothes are so soft, clean and no longer irritate my sensitive skin. And by making my own washing powder I am saving money and helping to reduce our home’s waste and excessive use of plastic.

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Larissa martin July 17, 2018 - 3:24 PM

I like making my own foaming hand wash & all
Purpose cleaner. I can no longer stand the smell of anything remotely chemically scented since using essential oils to replace so many of our household products!

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Wendy Taverner July 17, 2018 - 3:32 PM

My favourite DIY is candles. I love making candles for family and friends for gifts at Christmas or birthdays ?

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Danielle July 17, 2018 - 3:39 PM

I’d love to start making my own cleaning products.. I’ve got lots of things on my list to make..

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Kate O’Brien July 17, 2018 - 3:39 PM

I love making my own washing powder in the Thermomix. It’s super cheap and works great and doesn’t have any nasties in it.

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Jo Pupavac July 17, 2018 - 3:51 PM

My fav DIY product is essential oil throat soother. No nasties in it, make it in seconds and it works

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Amanda Fullerton July 17, 2018 - 4:18 PM

Super Salve from The Inspired Little Pot, it’s great on sore, dry lips, hands, grazes….just about anything. The bonus is that it only takes 5 minutes to make.

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Rachel July 17, 2018 - 4:19 PM

My fav DIY is Epsom salts with essential oils as fabric softener …. the great thing is you can change the scent with each batch made, Epsom salts with lavender oil for bedding …. it really does help you go to sleep 🙂

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Lana Ball July 17, 2018 - 4:21 PM

Face scrub is my fav and so easy to make! But I do love making dishwasher tablets!!
Would love these books, they look amazing and thanks for the bath bomb recipe…I’m gonna give that a go!!

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Cassie July 17, 2018 - 4:24 PM

My favourite diy cleaner is vinegar, water with left over orange and lemon peel.

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Sandra July 17, 2018 - 4:54 PM

My all time favorite DIY gift is the wrapping paper that I wrap my Mums birthday present in. It’s brown paper with my kids hand prints on it, it started with 1 little hand and now we have 3. The kids love seeing how much they have grown and it’s a great little keepsake that I plan on framing one day.

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Kristin Webber July 17, 2018 - 5:04 PM

I haven’t experimented a lot with diy that’s why this book would be amazing to help learn! I do enjoy gifting home made fruit cakes for Christmas gifts x

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Leanne July 17, 2018 - 5:38 PM

Definitely, DIY washing powder. Boring I know but it is cheap and reduces the amounts of toxic chemical stuff I bring into my home.

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Erin July 17, 2018 - 6:11 PM

I have only recently starting making my own products. My favourite at the moment is a cleaning surface spray using eucalyptus oil, it is so fresh and leaves surfaces so clean. Would love to learn some more homemade techniques.

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Emily July 17, 2018 - 6:17 PM

In an effort to slowly transition to low tax in the home I recently began making my own baby wipes… I love them my 10 month babe hasn’t had nappy rash since keeping his baby bum soft and smooth as it should be. Love knowing exactly what’s in products I use around the home.

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sonic July 17, 2018 - 7:05 PM

Oooooh …. I sooo would love to have these books. I make my own fabric softener, laundry wash, surface spray and Kat’s antibacterial wipes. There is sooo much more I would love to make !!!
Thanks for your endless help and inspiration Kat.

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Raeleigh kemp July 17, 2018 - 7:13 PM

Shower wash! I LOVEEEEE it!!!!!!! Creamy, moisturising and not full of rubbish! THE BEST!!!!

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Kyla July 17, 2018 - 7:33 PM

I’ve just started making my own bathroom products -my favourite so far is lemon coconut oil sosp

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Andrea Schache July 17, 2018 - 8:05 PM

My favourite DIY is lavender bath salts for my kiddies. Helps to begin the calming process before bed!

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Maryanne July 17, 2018 - 8:16 PM

My only DIY I do really is gift tags and cards with gifts but I’m super keen on wanting to start making all my DIY skin products and household cleaning items, which Is why I would love to receive these books!

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Roxanne miners July 17, 2018 - 8:40 PM

Sugar body scrub…..i use sugar, jojoba oil, spearmint and wild orange Doterra oils.

Leaves my skin polished and smelling great – the result is better than the store bought toxic stuff….and its good for you!!

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Jo July 17, 2018 - 9:41 PM

My favourite DIY is homemade laundry liquid detergent. No nasties, gentle on sensitive skin and I add some Doterra purify for an amazing ‘clean’ smell

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Tasha July 17, 2018 - 9:57 PM

My favourite DIY gift is something that you can use/eat inside something you can keep forever. Like some homemade rockyroad in a home-decorated coffee cup. Or some homemade bath salts in a personalised jar. Bonus points for a home made card!

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Rachel July 17, 2018 - 10:27 PM

Bicarb & vinegar on everything! & an Apple cider vinegar hair rinse

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Letitia July 17, 2018 - 10:37 PM

My favourite is spray for my girls hair water with a couple of drops rose, lavender and tea tree (helps keep bits away).

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Karen Jenkinson July 17, 2018 - 11:34 PM

At Christmas I make layered “mix&bake” cookie jars for my nieces – different flavours & decorations – they then make and share back to each other

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Joanne Griffiths July 17, 2018 - 11:39 PM

My favourite DIY is a citrus spray cleaner made with citrus peel & vinegar. Using all my citrus fruits & all natural.

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Candice July 17, 2018 - 11:41 PM

It’s so hard to choose a favourite!! I make pretty much everything from scratch, and I love it!
I think I’d have to say fabric softener- using Epsom salts and essential oils. It smells amazing, is good for you and your clothes and is super effective. Win win ??

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Tabetha July 18, 2018 - 6:11 AM

My favourite diy product is definitely washing powder and so easy to make! My clothes feel so clean and soft and also smell amazing and only 5 ingredients. It’s so easy to make and and definitely great on sensitive skin. All ingredients can be brought from Woolworths or Coles

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Katrina July 18, 2018 - 8:58 AM

I have just made a DIY face moisturiser using essential oils and coconut oil. I’ve just started on this oily journey. My ultimate goal would be to be 100% toxin free in my home and to be able to gift my knowledge to my friends and family. These little books would definitely help with that as a one stop reference point. Just wish it didn’t take me so long to start this journey!!!

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Julie July 18, 2018 - 9:33 AM

Oh I am loving the kitty litter stay fresh and carpet fresh simple as bicarbonate soda and a coupledrops of essential oil I’m boring it’s either wild orange or eucalyptus in this house

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Shaylee July 18, 2018 - 12:00 PM

My favourite DIY cleaner product would be my bathroom spray I make- a spray bottle of vinegar, few drops of tea tree oil and a few drops of dish washing soap. Saves me a lot of money on bathroom cleaner. I also save money on body scrubs by mixing together raw sugar and coconut oil (can also add coffee) and using that as a body scrub.

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Sarah July 18, 2018 - 12:31 PM

I love making my own baby wipes for our 4 month old baby. Saves a heap of money and way better for his bottom!!

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Crystal July 18, 2018 - 1:33 PM

My favourite DIY product is a Coffee Body Scrub – with added orange essential oil for that Jaffa kick! Perfect for keeping that dry winter skin nourished and great for cellulite toning too!

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Angela July 18, 2018 - 2:27 PM

My winter favourite is congestion clearing shower melts! A bit of easy air essential oil blend, maybe some eucalyptus, tea tree or lavender if the mood strikes, with water & baking powder. Mix and pack it in a silicone ice cube tray for easy removal ?

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Kimberly McPhee July 18, 2018 - 9:02 PM

My favourite DIY product is a homemade granite cleaner that is gentle and effective! I also use white vinegar as a fabric softener in the wash!

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Nic Taylor July 19, 2018 - 10:24 AM

My favourite DIY at the moment is a coconut oil facial cleanser with bicarb and essential oils. After spending lots of money over the years on cleansers etc this is the best and cheapest by far. My face has never looked so good!!! I’ve heard lots about these amazing books.

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Karen July 20, 2018 - 2:05 PM

Hi i’d love to win these books to use with my daughter Ava 10, we have just saved up for a thermomix too, she loves making lip balm and bath bombs, would be nice to expand on that and a nice thing to do together, and good for Both of us to learn how to make chemical free products which are better. Karen

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Tara July 20, 2018 - 6:38 PM

My fav diy product is our body wash and hand wash it saves us a fortune and is so much better for us and the environment !

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Natalie July 20, 2018 - 10:27 PM

My favourite DIY is definitely the whipped body cream! I make a batch for my bub & I, my skin has never felt so good!

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Hollie July 21, 2018 - 9:54 AM

My favourite thing at the moment is an awesome skin spray! Patchouli, ylang ylang, lavender, Frank, geranium. I’m certain it’s giving my face a clearer completion ?? slowly swapping everyday house and beauty products to tox free and it feels amazing doing it.

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Kylee Barker July 21, 2018 - 10:03 AM

My favourite DIY product is Krissys whipped face cream, my face feels so nourished after using it without having any harsh chemicals or fragrances in it ??

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Marisa July 21, 2018 - 10:12 AM

Having twins there isn’t much time for pampering so I love to make my own face/body scrub at hm. Using just 3 kitchen pantry ingredients, 1/2 cup Honey + 1/2 cup Brown Sugar & 1 Tbsp Olive / coconut oil makes for an instant DIY glow. ?

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Jasmin Weaving July 21, 2018 - 10:16 AM

My favourite DIY product to make would be body wash and hand wash it’s so easy to do and love how natural it is.

I also love making cleaning wipes as it’s so easy and they smell great!

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Gill July 21, 2018 - 10:31 AM

I love making the homemade deodorant balm from the first book. I first made it in October last year and love it! It lasts for ages!! I e only just made my second batch last week!! Citrus Bliss, Patchouli and Teatree are my fave oils to add to it. ?

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Gill July 21, 2018 - 10:32 AM

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Sarah July 21, 2018 - 10:44 AM

I’m enjoying making my own toothpaste/tooth powder! I’m still experimenting with the recipe, but the key ingredients were cacao nibs, bicarb and smart & sassy essential oil. Next on the list is DIY toilet fizz cleaner!

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Claire July 21, 2018 - 10:45 AM

I love homemade deodorant and all purpose cleaner…I’m just starting out…but I’m converted! ?

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Amy July 21, 2018 - 10:48 AM

Today I made beautiful goats milk soaps with doterra essential oils for scent. They look and smell beautiful. I think it’s my new favourite diy!

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Dianne Hain July 21, 2018 - 11:05 AM

My favourite DIY product to make is beeswax wraps. So quick and easy. They are my favourite thing to give as gifts. I like to personalise the fabric to include favourite colours, special interests etc. the best part is they lead to less plastic being used.

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Erica July 21, 2018 - 11:21 AM

My favourite diy is using extra virgin coconut oil to remove makeup from my face. Takes of every bit nice and easy and leaves face feeling soft smooth and luxurious. Not a diy as such but feels so good

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Emilie July 21, 2018 - 11:25 AM

My favorite DIY is surface spray with On Gaurd, Lemon and Tea Tree. Love the smell in my kitchen everytime I clean down the benches

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Melinda July 21, 2018 - 11:55 AM

My favorite homemade cleaner is vinegar & cream of tartar blended into a paste – cleans everything & best for burnt pots/pans. I’m still amaized how well it cleans – no chemicals & no hardwork!

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Jo Steel July 21, 2018 - 12:48 PM

My favourite is the homemade dishwashing tablets. We use it everyday in the dishwasher and it doesn’t leave the dishes full of chemicals (which you can taste on the mug when having a cup of (rarely hot because of kids!) coffee!)

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Angie July 21, 2018 - 1:05 PM

Definitely the bath fizzes. My son loves them- he begs me to make them & they make it so easy to get him to bath! Clean kid + the benefits of the essential oil= win/win for mum 🙂

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Remy July 21, 2018 - 1:50 PM

My favourite DIY is the tile grout cleaner made with baking soda, vinegar, caster soap and lemon. It’s so easy to whip up and works so well. My showers smell amazing after!

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Emma July 21, 2018 - 2:16 PM

I have just discovered My Inspired Little Pot and have made the deodorant spray, face wash and hand wash. I can’t wait to try the washing powder and diswashing tablets and would love to win the books to try more amazing recipes

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Ellese July 21, 2018 - 2:46 PM

My fave is magnesium oil spray with lavender & lemon essential oils! It has changed my life with headaches & migraines now few & far between!

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Jo July 21, 2018 - 6:04 PM

I’ve been making my own foaming hand wash – my favourite so far has been fragranced with grapefruit and lime essential oils

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Lynley July 21, 2018 - 6:53 PM

I love cooking and gifting homemade jams and chutneys. I’m inspired by everyone’s comments to want to try household beauty and cleaning products. The inspired little pot books sound the perfect place to start.

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Emily July 21, 2018 - 7:04 PM

My favourite home DYI is my all purpose cleaner. I use it and it’s combination of vinegar, bicarbonate and essential oils on pretty much everything and love the fact it cleans and leaves my house smell divine. I love including this in my DIY Christmas hampers l make for family and friends and they all now have been converted to this chemical free cleaner. Often going back to what our Grandparents used is not only cost effective but are recipes and ingredients that have stood the test of time and are less of an impact on the environment. All in all a win win.

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karen July 21, 2018 - 7:31 PM

My favourite DIY thingy to make would have to be washing powder, so simple – you know whats in it and its cheap! Plus our skin is so much happier and I can add whatever yummy smelling essential oils I want.. winning!

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Karlie July 21, 2018 - 7:32 PM

My favourite DIY at the moment is my chest rub replacement. So great at this time of year with all the coughs & colds around. Safe for my kids & no nasties.

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Keira July 21, 2018 - 7:41 PM

Favourite thing ever is a simple sugar scrub, sugar and my favourite oil/blend for the day. Leaves me feeling silky smooth & uplifted. I love that this is simple enough my kids can enjoy too.

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Sandra Dugandzic July 21, 2018 - 7:58 PM

My favourite DIY product to make would be lip balm, something that I use everyday. Can’t believe how easy it is to DIY and wish I had started years ago.

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Naomi Coffison July 22, 2018 - 7:57 AM

This year i have learned to brew kombucha including growing my first scoby just from a bottle of store bought kombucha! I feel so healthy and accomplished ?

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Katrina Boardman July 22, 2018 - 8:16 PM

My favourite would be diy all purpose spray. Can be used for so many things. Such a great money saver and no harsh chemicals.

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Laura July 22, 2018 - 9:26 PM

My favorite DIY is dry shampoo!! Who’d have thought things I have in my house combined with simple oils good for my scalp would smell so delicious, work and feel so good.

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Erin Campbell July 22, 2018 - 10:41 PM

I love making different flavoured tea for gifts. Orange and cinnamon, Chai the choices are endless.

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Holly August 1, 2018 - 9:54 AM

I am new to all of this and have also just begun my oily journey too! I would absolutely love this so I can begin all my DIY recipes for a healthier me and for my family ? I am yet to make anything, but cant wait!

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Gaye Murphy August 1, 2018 - 10:02 AM

My favourite ‘cleaning’ product, is actually more of a spider deterrent – a few drops of lemon essential oil in my mop bucket… Stops the spiders from spinning their webs under cupboards or in corners…

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Jessica August 1, 2018 - 10:22 AM

My Favorite diy home cleaning product is room spray that I make.
Fresh lavender rosmary and sage from the garden along with a slice of lemon. Boiled and cooled before popping into a spray bottle. I add extra lavender flowers to give inan extra snazzy look in the bottle too.

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Edwina August 1, 2018 - 10:39 AM

My fave DIY product is my Naply Slray for my little one.

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Simone August 1, 2018 - 12:52 PM

I have just started on reducing the toxins in our family life. So far I have changed the washing powder, the bench spray and the dishwashing tablets. Adding in some essentials oils depending on what I feel like smelling when I make up the recipes.

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Alex Matthews August 1, 2018 - 1:04 PM

My favourite DIY is hair detangler/nit preventer spray…makes doing my daughter’s morning hair styles easier & peace of mind avoiding those pesky nits that often go around schools.

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Elita hooper August 1, 2018 - 1:17 PM

My favourite DIY product is homemade washing powder, as my boys both have quite bad eczema it is the best thing I save money and I do not need a lot of it to make my clothes clean.

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Courtney Berry August 1, 2018 - 1:21 PM

I have recently discovered the simple art of DIY kids bubble bath using the mighty power of Doterra’s essential oils. Although it does not bubble as much as they would like, I am content knowing the mixture is safe & gentle for my little ones skin. Even better, depending on the oils used, it’s a perfect wind down for the evening routine (calming and soothing!).

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Mandy Noble August 1, 2018 - 1:30 PM

My 18m daughter is a fruit bat so I have been using her citrus peels to make a vinegar spray. I’d love to learn more natural ways to care for my family and home.

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Justine August 1, 2018 - 4:28 PM

My favourite DIY would have to be Foaming Body Wash, I love coming up with my own fragrances and even my kids have now jumped on board ? We all have our own little pump bottles each with our own little blends

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Carla August 1, 2018 - 5:24 PM

My favourite DIY are personal skincare products, in particular soothing creams for daughter’s eczema, and a daily hair spray to keep nits away. I’m just starting to DIY cleaning products too.

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Andrea Gee August 1, 2018 - 10:13 PM

I now make my own foaming hand soap. I love that fact that I know exactly what it’s my finished product. I also love the fact that I can choose which essential oils to add to suit each member of the family and what they like the smell of.

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Desirea W August 1, 2018 - 11:57 PM

It’s so hard to choose my fav DIY. This week though it would have to be deodorant. Even hubby likes it, and uses it every day!!
Previously it’s been hand sanitiser and refrigerator refreshers… My favs usually change when i find something new to try, and it works well 😉
A staple on my list though is my sons moisturiser… works wonders for him.

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Deb M August 2, 2018 - 5:58 PM

My favourite DIY project is making “toilet fizzies”. They are so easy peasy to make. My daughter helped me make the last batch and chose gingerbread shaped molds. She loves throwing them in the bowl and watching them fizz. Who’d of though such a simple thing could make cleaning the toilet fun!

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Amelia August 2, 2018 - 9:57 PM

I LOVE TILP homemade face cream. I haven’t yet treated myself to the books so am enjoying all the free recipes, which I love!

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JO August 3, 2018 - 12:29 PM

I Love making bath salts with the added benefits of essential oils. Great for hubby after his half marathons

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Meghan August 3, 2018 - 2:22 PM

My fav is homemade toilet bombs with bicarb and essential oils – love using them to make the toilet smell so much nicer!

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Jo August 5, 2018 - 3:59 PM

I like to make my own dishwashing tablets. No nasty chemicals and SO much cheaper than store bought!

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Nicole Clements August 6, 2018 - 7:49 AM

These little bath fizzers are what I love at the moment. Nothing better after a hectic day than running a nice hot bath and popping a couple in! Ill be making a few as gifts at Christmas time too.

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Bianca Daynes August 6, 2018 - 9:57 AM

I love to make my own coffee body scrub! Best thing to slough away dry winter skin ?

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Kelly August 6, 2018 - 10:13 AM

I am wanting to start making my own stuff at home without chemicals and nasties for my boys and I but just don’t know where to start so this would definitely help me get started ?

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Brandi Bennett August 6, 2018 - 10:24 AM

Very much a novice at the all natural game. Slowly coming along, but so excited about it. My favorite homemade, natural item is toothpaste! I make a weekly batch for our family of 5 every Sunday. Everyone gets their own little glass jar for the week. Asking with lice preventive spray for school.

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Renée Belanger August 6, 2018 - 10:36 AM

I am only just starting out with changing my toxic cleaning products to natural ones and I love making window cleaning spray and also floor cleaner. So quick and easy and smells so much better than chemicals!

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Jennifer Van Der Starre August 6, 2018 - 11:08 AM

My favorite DIY would be sewing. Let me just clarify that in no ways or means am I a seamstress or even have the slightest clue about what I’m doing (thank you youtube for the help!). But there is something so heart-warming and brings so much pride to see my little girl wearing something that I have made for her. Something that I’ve taken the time and the patience (and frustration) to make that’s completely unique you her. It is flawed in so many ways but to my 3 year old daughter, it is the most amazing dress/skirt in the world and for that it is priceless ?

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Rebecca Harrison August 6, 2018 - 4:17 PM

My favourite DIY product is an all purpose cleaner: in a steady bottle out 1 cup vinegar, eucalyptus oil, tea tree oil, lavender oil and some kind of citrus oil (spiders hate citrus!) Then top up the bottle with water. Easy peasy!! Smells good, had antibacterial properties, non toxic, keeps the bugs/spiders away. I use it everywhere.

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Karrie August 6, 2018 - 4:19 PM

My favourite DIY product around the home is washing liquid. About $10 worth of products and some yummy lavender essential oils, and it lasts for approx 8 months! Plus none of those annoying white powdery marks from undissolved shop bought Washing powders! Winning!

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Katrina Collins August 6, 2018 - 9:16 PM

My favourite DIY’s are cleaning products. With so many allergies and sensitivities in our house, it’s great to have non-toxic options. I have only tried out a few recipes so far but am keen to give more a go and eventually get rid of all the nasty stuff from my house.

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Eve September 21, 2020 - 7:44 PM

Hi, i need to me bath bombs with thermomix and are hoping to use this recipe. I’m actually going to be selling them to raise money for charity. Is it okay if i use this recipe for my buissness?

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Katrina - The Organised Housewife September 28, 2020 - 3:01 PM

Eve that’s so lovely to you to check in about using this recipe. Whilst I can’t see that being a problem if you’re raising money for charity, it’s probably best you ask the author of this recipe. The recipe comes from The Inspired Little Book by Krissy Ballinger – you can contact her here. All the best! Kat x

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