Everyone can agree that taking a bath is wonderful for both the body and the mind. While taking a shower might get the job done, a soak in the tub actually feels like a treat. And a bubble bath? That is next-level awesomeness!
The kids love it, and you love it, so there’s no reason why you shouldn’t include a luxurious bath in your weekly/monthly/whenever-you-can routine. If you’ve been reading Hello Glow for a while, you might already know that we like to make our own stuff around the house—that includes bubbles! And we’re gonna show you how to make your own!
Scroll down for 10 homemade bubble bath recipes that are free of harsh chemicals and artificial scents—and did we mention totally easy, too?
10 Bubble Bath Recipes To Make at Home
Vanilla is a very relaxing scent that also happens to stir up feelings of intimacy. Valentine’s Day, anyone? Honestly, though, you can make and enjoy this pampering scent all year round.
Store-bought bubble bath is often full of nasty ingredients that can irritate the skin and cause breakouts. That’s why you should always aim to make your own! This recipe is especially suited for sensitive skin.
Try this recipe from Paula Parrish. It uses glycerin for big bubbles and lavender essential oil for its calming effect. The scent makes it perfect for a before-bed relaxer.
Live Laugh Rowe’s recipe for honey bubble bath comes with pretty bee printable labels! Make a bigger batch, and gift a bottle or two to your bestie.
Made with essential oils, this recipe is more than relaxing—it’s calming and perfect for little ones to enjoy before bed. Needless to say, you’ll enjoy it, too!
Rather than making bubble bath in a bottle, try making this solid version! Each one is just the right amount for one bath, so you’re never wasting any of it. Plus, they’re highly giftable, if we do say so ourselves.
Our favorite thing about this recipe from Make and Takes is the container: an olive oil dispenser! How cool is that? It keeps well, makes it easy to pour, and it looks nice!
There’s no child that can resist a bubble bath, is there? Not in this household, there isn’t! Try this recipe from Dwelling Happiness right before sleepy time, and bedtime will be at least a little easier.
Love multitasking even with your beauty products? This 2 in 1 bath that’s a bath salt as well as a bubble bath is for you! Get the recipe on The Idea Room.
Made with Epsom salt, peppermint, and chamomile tea, this bath soak is as relaxing as it sounds—and it looks absolutely lovely. Placed in an airtight container, it also makes a great gift for the special people in your life.
This article was medically reviewed by Dr. Gina Jansheski, a licensed, board-certified physician who has been practicing for more than 20 years. Learn more about Hello Glow’s medical reviewers here. As always, this is not personal medical advice and we recommend that you talk with your doctor.989