Top 7 Bath Bombs To Try: My Personal Review!

(Last Updated On: August 7, 2018)

You’ve seen the videos on the internet of colorful balls that fizz in your bath and release such vibrant colors and now you want to try these for yourself. But what are the considerations that you should take when choosing the right bath bombs for your own experience?

 

 

Best Bath Bomb Reviews

Oliver Rocket

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This is a set of assorted bath bombs that would make for the perfect gift. Each is handmade and individually wrapped for the sake of preserving them until you decide to use them. These are made from quality materials and ingredients for the optimal experience.

Why It’s So Popular:
– 6 different scents in 1 set: Lavender, Cucumber Melon, Moonlight Rose, Grapefruit Tangerine, Black Raspberry Vanilla, and Cool Water
– Made from quality ingredients like Kosher Sea Salt, Citric Acid, Shea Butter, Coconut Oil, and more
– Moonlight Rose has rose petals that will float around in your water
– Jumbo sized: 4.5 Ounce each

Keep In Mind:
– Some say that these are too fragrant, even for large tubs


Sense Sation bath bombs

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These bath bombs are made from all natural organic ingredients like Epsom salt and coconut oil. The essential oils that provide their scent are also of aromatherapy quality. Your skin will be moisturized and softened after using these, too.

Why It’s So Popular:
– 7 unique ones in 1 package with different aromatherapy and color therapy effects for you including but not limited to: stress relief, energy boost, keeps insomnia at bay, and more
– Gluten and cruelty-free, perfect for vegan users
– These do not leave residues that would have to be cleaned post-bath
– 4.5 oz. each
– Septic tank-safe, won’t have any oils clogging your tank

Keep In Mind:
– Some users have reported that they arrived not individually wrapped


Silk Rootz Xtra Large Gift Set bath bombs

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These bath bombs are also made from organic and natural ingredients like moisturizing oils and Shea butter. They have no artificial colorings that leave stains on your tub that would require further cleaning after your bath, and they provide a feast for the senses.

Why It’s So Popular:
– A free Konjac sponge comes with a set
– 6 unique scents and effects in 1 package
– Made from vegan and gluten-free ingredients
– Production and testing are cruelty-free
– Parabens and sulfate free
– Minimum of 4oz. each

Keep In Mind:
– They do not fizz in the water so much
– They smell good, but some would say they smell too good (but the scent sometimes doesn’t last long)
– May be smaller then others


Pure Sanctum Luxury bath bombs

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The pride of these is that they are bigger than the others on the market. These are assorted balls that provide different spa-like experiences and the essential oils are specially blended to help you relax and have a blissful soak.

Why It’s So Popular:
– This set of six are larger than most at 6 oz. each, the size of tennis balls
– Made from non-GMO ingredients
– Fragrances are provided by natural oils and flowers
– No harsh chemicals included, paraben- and phthalate free

Keep In Mind:
– Can sometimes dissolve quickly
– The scent and texture of the water may not change much
– They can cost more then others


Hanza

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These bath bombs are also handmade from natural and organic ingredients. They have twice the aroma than most other brands and have Shea butter that helps relieves different types of skin conditions by moisturizing your skin. Your tub will also be free from any stains after using these.

Why It’s So Popular:
– Choose from 8 different ones for 8 different effects: Relax, Heal, Restore, Pink, Balance, Vitamin C, Euphoria, and Clarity
– Paraben and cruelty free
– Can also be used to relieve dry skin, wrinkles, and blemishes
– Sulphate-free

Keep In Mind:
– Pretty small as compared to others
– May not fizz and can sometimes have no scent once in the water

Benefits of Using

Relaxation

Trust me, bath bombs do more than just making your water pretty. The tingling sensation from the bubbles and fizzes that it produces can actually help relieve your stress and anxiety. They are a perfect addition to an already relaxing bath as it makes them even more so.

Aromatherapy

In addition to the sensations that it provides, they also come with the scent of essential oils, making your bath like an aromatherapy experience. These scents make you feel relaxed and give other health benefits for your overall wellness.

Color Therapy

Once again, those vibrant colors aren’t just for aesthetic’s sake. According to psychology, different colors evoke different mental responses from people. Like blue stimulates intellectual activity, red gives your physical strength a boost, green provides balance, and so on. Your mood will be greatly affected by the colors of your water and will also stimulate your other senses.

Skin Benefits

The essential oils which are part of the formulation make your skin healthy and beautiful. The bath salts are also great for treating different kinds of skin conditions. After a nice soak, your skin will come out refreshed and rejuvenated.

How To Use Your Bath Bomb

Step One: Choose

There’s a variety of choices that you can pick from when choosing. Bath bombs differ in scent, color, ingredients; all depending on what kind of effects that you want to experience while and after using it.

Maybe you want one to clear your airways after that terrible cold, or you need some help sleeping and relaxing because of your insomnia. Different ones cater to such different needs, so choose one (or a set) that would hit your needs most of all.

Step Two: Wrap

This is essential if you’re worried about clogging your tub.

Some bath bombs have particles like salts and flower petals to add to the stimulating experience, but if your tub does not have a good straining or draining system, then you should wrap it in a fabric.

Step Three: Cut

This is not necessary if you can afford the luxury of getting new ones every time. But as the high quality ones are pretty pricey, you can save up by only using half at a time.

Be sure to store the half that you’re not using in a dry location so that it doesn’t disintegrate or get exposed to moisture before you’re ready to use it.

Step Four: Draw A Bath

This step pretty much depends on your own personal preference. Draw a bath to the temperature that you like, and in the depth that you’re comfortable with. It probably goes without saying that you should plug the tub so that it doesn’t fizz down the drain accidentally.

Step Five: Enjoy it!

Now it’s time to put IT into the water, and it will then bubble and fizz if it’s a good quality one. This process will also release the ingredients into your water.

Step Six: Get In There

Now you can get it the tub while it’s still fizzing or you can wait until all of that is finished. Relax and let the aroma of the oils soothe and relax you, the color of the water stimulate your mood, and relish the feeling of the salts on your skin.

Step Seven: Post-Bath

You’ll know when it’s time to get out when the water gets cold and before your fingers start getting wrinkly. You can rinse off the glitters (if there are any) if you want ad consider rinsing out your tub from the color stains, glitter, and other residue as well.

Are Bath Bombs Good For Your Skin?

Sure, they’re pretty and claim that they can do wonders for your skin, but how much can they actually deliver? The oils are great for moisturizing, and these are the ingredients that actually make a difference, skin-wise. Apart from that (and the exciting fizzing and sensory feast), using these are no different from putting salts or essential oils into your water.

They’re pretty good for relaxation and other stimulations to your senses with the scents and the colors, but if you’re looking at them as an alternative to skin treatment or regimens, then you should probably look elsewhere.

That being said, there are some potential irritants in some of them, so take care in choosing that they do not have ingredients that can irritate your skin or worse, have you break out in an allergic reaction.

Conclusion

If your looking for some me time and want to soak in a relaxing aroma then take a look at some of these bath bombs that I have compiled and you will definitely be able to find something that can cater to your needs. Happy bathing.

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