Pamper and de-stress yourself by popping a glorious fizzing bath essence into a warm, relaxing bath and let all the strains and stresses of the day just melt, or rather fizz, away. Either as treats for yourself or gifts for loved ones, here are 30 sensuous delights to make, using sophisticated scents and aromatic herbs to suit your mood or even help with ailments. Using natural products and easy-to-follow instructions you’ll have fun making them and that will make the fizz all the more special when you slip into a bath for a long soak at the end of a busy day.
Everyone will be able to find the perfect recipe for them whether it is ‘Milky Whey’, a creamy mix of goat’s milk and whey powder in star or moon shapes, ‘Snowtime’, pine oil fragranced pine tree and star shapes or ‘Game, Set & Match’, a comfrey or wheatgrass powder concoction moulded from a tennis ball! 30 specially created fizzing bath bomb recipes have been conjured up by the author, Elaine Stavert, who runs The Littlecote Soap Co. in Buckinghamshire, England. Gathering all her expertise from making handmade soaps and ‘Bath Fizz’ bath bombs for her successful company, she presents the techniques for making the basic recipe and using additional ingredients and pigments with clear easy-to-follow, step-by-step photographs.