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Get Cozy This Fall with a Pumpkin Spice Latte-Inspired DIY Bath Bomb Recipe!

It’s the season for all things pumpkin spice! So why should your beauty routine be any different? If you’re looking for a fresh and relaxing way to end a stressful day, check out this Pumpkin Spice Latte-Inspired DIY Bath Bomb Recipe.

Featuring the warm scents of pumpkin spice, such as cinnamon and clove, this DIY bath bomb recipe will leave your skin feeling soft and moisturized while allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the season.

But that’s not all this Pumpkin Spice Latte-Inspired DIY Bath Bomb Recipe delivers. Coconut oil is known to be a great all-natural moisturizer that also contains anti-microbial properties.

In fact, several studies have shown that using coconut oil regularly can help treat skin infections and even reduce the use of antibiotics for such infections. [1]

Additionally, the essential oils featured in my Pumpkin Spice Latte-Inspired DIY Bath Bomb Recipe deliver some pretty powerful benefits as well!

Studies have shown that cinnamon oil contains anti-bacterial properties, while clove oil contains both antibacterial and anti-fungal properties. In fact, one study revealed that combining these two oils was effective against several different bacterial strains. [2]

But that’s not all. Cinnamon oil has even been shown to have protective properties against fluconazole-resistant yeast infections. [3] Amazingly, it’s also known to help balance insulin levels and even fight inflammation.

Meanwhile, clove oil is also commonly used to help reduce pain. In fact, a 2006 study of more than 70 adults found that applying clove gel before dental procedures significantly reduced pain. [4]

As you can see, in addition to fighting stress and promoting relaxation and healthy skin, there are many amazing health benefits to trying this Pumpkin Spice Latte-Inspired DIY Bath Bomb Recipe. Scroll down for the recipe and get ready to enjoy indulging in the scents of Fall!

 

Pumpkin Spice Latte-Inspired DIY Bath Bomb Recipe

Time: 10 minutes (+ 8 to 10 hours for drying)

Makes: 3 to 4 bath bombs

 

DIY bath bomb recipe - Dr. Pingel

 

Ingredients

2 tablespoons melted coconut oil

6-8 drops cinnamon essential oil

4-6 drops clove essential oil

1 cup baking soda

½ cup citric acid

¼ cup Epsom salt

2 tablespoons cream of tartar

2 tablespoons coconut milk powder

 

Directions

1. In a small bowl, whisk together the coconut oil, cinnamon oil, and clove oil.

2. In a large bowl, whisk together the baking soda, citric acid, Epsom salt, cream of tartar, and coconut milk powder.

DIY bath bomb recipe - Dr. Pingel

3. Add the coconut oil mixture to the dry mixture and stir until the mixture holds together when pinched.

4. Pack the mixture into molds, then gently remove.

DIY bath bomb recipe - Dr. Pingel

5. Place them on a clean plate and leave out to dry for 8-10 hours.

DIY bath bomb recipe - Dr. Pingel

Tip:

If you don’t have a mold, you can use a muffin tin, an ice cream scoop, or even plastic Easter eggs to form the molds.

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