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Bubble Gum Bath Salts

Picture this, it’s Friday night, you’ve managed to put the kids to bed with enough energy to muster up a few strength to make it upstairs just in time to draw your bath water. To quote, Shailene Woodley “Get in a bath and look at your body and be like, ‘Wow, thank you so much for hosting my mind and my heart.”That’s usually how I feel at the end of a grueling work week. Fast forward an hour and I am either fast asleep or streaming a movie on Netflix. Treat yourself to a little R & R with today’s DIY Bubble Gum Bath Salts. These would also make great gifts and favor for just about anyone – birthdays, baby shower, bridal shower, divorce party, retirement party, you name it. The recipe below will yield about 2 cups of bubble gum bath salts. You can double or triple the recipe as you see fit, adjusting where necessary.

DIY Bubble Gum Bath Salts

Bubble Gum Bath Salts

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To make the bubble gum bath salts DIY, you’ll need the following:

  • 1 1/2 cups Epson salts
  • 1/2 cup sea salt
  • 1/3 cup baking soda
  • 5-6 drops bubble gum flavoring
  • Optional: blue food gel

Bubble Gum Bath Salts Ingredients


  1. In a medium mixing bowl, add the salts and baking soda. Whisk to combine.
  2. Add the bubblegum flavoring. If you want the bath salts tinted a certain color, add a few drops of your preferred food gel color. Otherwise, the bath salts will be a light pink due to the bubble gum flavoring. Stir well to combine.
  3. Pour the bath salts into an airtight container and store up to 6 months.

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  1. Pour 1/4-1/2 cup of bath salts into warm bath water.
  2. Sit back and enjoy the bubble gum scent!

Now that you’ve your bath salt draw a warm bath and make sure you put up a do not disturb sign so you can enjoy a few minutes of uninterrupted me time. After that, if you’re up for it, check out the new season of Grace and Frankie on Netflix.

Kira is the founder of the award-winning lifestyle blog focused on family, tech, fashion, beauty, food, fitness, and travel. She lives in the suburb of NJ with her husband and two daughters. 



  1. Pamela Shank

    July 6, 2016 at 9:33 pm


  2. Laura

    August 6, 2016 at 1:33 am

    This sounds lovely! I would love to take a bath with this! 🙂

  3. Julie Wood

    August 6, 2016 at 10:07 am

    I bet this smells so good. Bubble gum scent in bath salts is amazing! I want to make this.

  4. Rosie

    August 7, 2016 at 10:12 am

    What a cute idea! I’d love to try making these! and using them, too!

  5. Janet W.

    August 8, 2016 at 8:42 am

    I’d love to try this and see how soothing it feels in the bath!

  6. Kathy

    August 8, 2016 at 11:17 pm

    I love the smell of bubblegum so I gotta try this! Bet it would be a wonderful aroma I may never leave my bath LOL 🙂

  7. Rachel Beltz

    August 16, 2016 at 12:39 am

    Oh my gosh I love the smell of bubble gum!! I need to try this one out!

  8. ellen beck

    August 16, 2016 at 1:34 am

    This sounds easy and oh so nice. These would make excellent ‘quick’ gifts or even favors at parties .

  9. Tara

    July 5, 2018 at 5:41 pm

    How much does this recipe make? Thanks!

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