Artisan made bath bombs are more than just bath time treats. In fact, one of the most oddly satisfying things you can do on Instagram these days is to watch a beautifully manicured hand drop a perfectly shaped bath bomb into warm bath water, and be transfixed as the colorful swirling ooze fills the tub with a decadently mesmerizing head trip.
Your bath ritual will never be the same once you've tried some of these amazing bath bomb creations from Indie Business Network members nationwide. Enjoy the endless layers, textures, colors, as well as embedded ingredients like gold mica, lavender flowers, colored salts, coffee, and peppermint leaves.
1. Bath Bomb Cubes, by Olive My Skin (Connecticut)
Maker: Laura Luther
These bath bombs in the shape of a cube are made with skin safe fragrances and colors that won’t stick to your bathtub or your skin. Scents change seasonally, so stock up now on Agave, Lavender, Citrus Mango, and Salty Surf.
2. CBD Bath Bombs, by Ology Essentials (Tennessee)
Maker: Kayla Fioravanti
Your bath time will be boosted with Ology Essentials’ hemp CBD bath bombs, each containing 66 milligrams of pure hemp CBD isolate, essential oils, and nourishing butters. Aromas vary sometimes by season. For now, you can get Lavender, Vitality, Just Breath, and She, which is a dreamy blend of essential oils of clary sage, bergamot, sweet fennel, black pepper, and neroli …
3. Eucalyptus Lemon Bath Bomb, by SOS Bliss (Tennessee)
Maker: Yolande Adedokun
Reminiscent of the great outdoors, this bath bomb is packed with natural and citrus notes to form a deeply nurturing and lemon-like aroma. Containing purifying minerals, Euro salt and coconut oil, these bombs instantly soften your bath water to deliver a great moisturizing experience to your skin. They are vegan and cruelty free.
4. Rose Bath Bomb, by Deep Leaf Organics (Maryland)
Maker: Robyn Eberly Cericola
Slow down, unwind, and give your bath new life with this large fizzing bath bomb that fills your bath water with skin softening baking soda and French pink clay. Essentials oil and rose and rose petals tops off the experience.
5. Bath Bomb Collection, by Adagio (Nebraska)
Maker: Rose Schneider
The Adagio bath bomb collection incorporates shea butter and avocado oil into each bomb to keep your skin soft and smelling great. Select from five scents: Coconut Lime Verbena, Ginger Peach, Hippies + Cowboys, Jasmine Vanilla, and Purple Clover. And look at those colors. Clearly, you need all of them.
6. Minty Bath Fizzy, by Dirty Mermaid Beauty (California)
Maker: Leslie Mullin
No more morning pandemic blues for you, right? Made with an energizing aromatherapy blend of peppermint, eucalyptus and rosemary, this bath bomb will get your day off to a rip roaring start. The tablet-shaped vegan product, enclosed in biodegradable packaging, is a restart button all by itself.
7. Essential Oil Waffle Bombs, by Girlpalooza (Michigan)
Maker: Becky Vandenbroek
Hungry before breakfast? Hungry after breakfast? The Waffle Bomb's got you covered with everything but the butter and syrup. Made with essential oils, you can get it in four scents: orange, grapefruit, lavender, and lemongrass. A portion of proceeds from the sales of this product goes towards supporting Kids Food Basket.
8. 90 Day Bath Bomb, by Catty Wax (North Carolina)
Maker: Angela Parker-Kennedy
What's your idea of heaven? A warm, fizzy bath while diving into your favorite Netflix binge?! If we just described your perfect evening, then it just got better with this bath bomb from Catty Wax. You'll love the cool aloe scent and moisturizing shea butter. Get ready to feel relaxed and smell dreamy while enjoying endless reams of mindless drama.
9. Flower Bomb, by Belle Terre Floral (California)
Maker: Sarah Cioni
Although she is typically found in her floral design studio planning for weddings and other events, Sarah makes a variety of artisan handmade products, including this stunning bath bomb. Featuring an explosion of sweet florals, a touch of musky undertones, a pinch of dried flower petals, and a little glitter, you need every bit of this bomb in your bath.
10. Cappuccino Bath Bomb, by Dr.C Lab (California)
Maker: Chau Huynh
Attention coffee addicts, and you know who you are! (ME!) This vegan bath bomb is perfect in every way. Formulated by a physician and clean beauty junkie, you'll love how it makes your skin feel and your senses perk up. A portion of each purchase from this brand is donated to help children living in poverty in Vietnam.
11. Bath Bomb, from Bohemian Beehive (Georgia)
Maker: Kim Houstonharris
How cute is this bath bomb, made with a moon cake press, which gives it a unique design and shape. The scent featured here is a burst of citrus delight with the crisp notes of grapefruit and dragon fruit, with a deep musk dry down.
12. Milk Honey Bath Bomb, by Wicked Naturals (Virginia)
Makers: Beth Wilt
Formulated with a combination of organic honey powder, milk powder, and skin softening shea butter, this bath bomb is the answer to all of your bath time prayers. The lemon and vanilla creme fragrance adds layers of indulgence for the perfect spa bath experience.
13. Baja Cactus Blossom Bath Bomb, from Scented Forest Bath & Body (Arizona)
Maker: Carrie Cartwright
Cactus flower and fresh flower fragrances are blended ever so carefully with creamy white coconut and a soothing musk and woodsy scent, with an indulgent cocoa butter drizzle for extra moisture. Ingredients like sunflower oil in this bath bomb add extra soothing properties and support your skin's ability to retain moisture.
14. Mad Sass Soap (Oregon)
Maker: Naomi Heedt
Winter is coming and that means dry skin, so this “double butter” bath bomb formula includes cocoa butter and kokum butter. The Tres Leches fragrance is comfort all by itself, with notes of hot, creamy scalded milk to warm and envelop you. If you're in Oregon, check out the Madd Sass Soap retail store while you're there, at 7858 SW Capitol Hwy., Portland, OR 97219.
15. Bain Amour (Louisiana)
Maker: Theresa Richard
Sea Salt Agave is a fresh, clean, ocean scent that makes the perfect fragrance as we say goodbye to summer. Not only can you get this scent in the bath bomb, but it's also available in body polish and bath salts. If you're in Louisiana, check out the Bain Amour retail store while you're there, at 103 Centre Sarcelle Blvd #504, Youngsville, LA 70592.
There is nothing like an explosion of color and bubbles in a bath tub, especially as we slide toward winter when surrounding yourself with warm bubbles if the most fun a bathing princess like you can have this side of heaven. Not only that, the climate in which we are currently thriving has lent new meaning to the bath time ritual, and bath bombs just make it better. Share how you use bath bombs in your beauty ritual in the comments below.