Ice Palace Bath Bombs

One of the things I absolutely have to make every year as part of my holiday DIYing is bath bombs—my mom loves them, so I need to make sure she’s set for the following year 😊 This year’s holiday bath bombs are Ice Palace themed, with a fizzy surprise in the centre and an abstract shimmery topping. They pair beautifully with the Ice Palace Soap from last month and the body wash from last week, too ❤️ Let’s dive in!

How to Make Ice Palace Bath Bombs

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Popping Cocoa Coconut Bath Salts

These beautiful and fun Popping Cocoa Coconut Bath Salts are the latest addition to this year’s Cocoa Coconut Holiday 2020 theme! And yes—they do pop! They pop and fizz and crackle like an indulgent magic trick when added to your bathwater. In addition to the popping fun, you’ll find your bathwater is transformed into a rich, velvety, fragrant milk bath. Let’s get cracking! (Sorry, I couldn’t resist!)

How to Make Popping Cocoa Coconut Bath Salts

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Silk Aloe Body Wash

This DIY came from an old ideas notebook I started back in 2014 or so—on a trip to Costa Rica, I believe (there are a lot of doodles of geckos and notes about surfing and passionfruit and goodness… to be back there now!). This little notebook is filled with all kinds of ideas, and it’s really fun to flip through all these years later, and remember what I was thinking back then and mesh it with what I’ve learned in the intervening years. Some of the ideas are pretty… misguided… but some are pretty good! When I saw “Silk Aloe Body Wash” in there I was shocked I hadn’t made it already, and figured it was high time I did—so here we are!

How to Make Silk Aloe Body Wash

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Bubbly Bath Dough

I had a heck of a time trying to name this fun DIY! Generally speaking, it’s a sort of play-dough for the bath or shower that can be sculpted into whatever your heart desires, used as a body wash, and/or crumbled under a running tap to create all kinds of bubbles. Bath Squishes? Bubbly Bath Squishies? Tub Flubber? Sudsy Tub Flubber? Sud Putty? Tub Putty? Bubbly Bath Putty? Tubber Bubble Flubber? Bubble Tub Flubber? Hmm. In the end, I settled on Bubbly Bath Dough simply because it clearly communicates what we’re making, but dangit… I really liked Tubber Bubble Flubber 😂 (Try saying that ten times fast!)

How to Make Bubbly Bath Dough

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Lavender Oat Foaming Bath Salts

It’s finally getting warm again here in Calgary, and that means I recently went on my first run of the season. That also means I am very, very sore. And that means it’s time for (more) baths! These lovely Lavender Oat Foaming Bath Salts contain tons of sore-muscle-soothing Epsom salts, while also filling your tub with a rich lather. Lavender essential oil brings a relaxing aromatherapy note, and a touch of dye turns your bath water a very pretty purple. It’s just the thing for a post-run soak!

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