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By: Grace Gavilanes

Although Valentine’s Day is a favorite among couples who always post PDA-packed photos with bae on Instagram, the month of February should also be embraced by those dedicated to self care. We all deserve a spa-inspired night all to yourself, complete with an at-home facial and soothing bubble bath. We’re here to truly elevate that experience with this Rose Bath Bomb recipe. Boasting ingredients like coconut oil, dried rose petals, and Vital Proteins Beef Gelatin, this double-tap-worthy creation will leave you yearning for more self-care days.

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While consuming Beef Gelatin helps to support hair, skin, nails, and joints, it also helps to bind ingredients together when used in your self-care routine. 

rose bath bomb

Rose Bath Bomb

Yields 2 -3 Rose Bath Bombs

Ingredients:

  • ½ C citric acid
  • ½ C baking soda
  • ¼ C Vital Proteins Beef Gelatin
  • ¼ C coconut oil
  • ¼ C food grade dried rose petals
  • 5-6 drops of therapeutic grade rose essential oil
  • Bath bomb mold

Directions:

  1. Wearing gloves, combine all the dry ingredients (citric acid, baking soda, rose petals, and Beef Gelatin) in a bowl, and mix well.
  2. Using your hands, mix in the essential oil to the dry mixture. Once combined, set aside.
  3. Heat the coconut oil in the microwave in 10 second increments until thoroughly melted.
  4. Slowly pour the melted coconut oil into the mixture and combine until all ingredients have mixed together and it feels like damp sand.
  5. Firmly press the mixture into the mold so the bath bombs are dense and do not crumble when removed.
  6. Let dry overnight. Gently remove the molds by flipping them upside down and pressing them out.
  7. Drop one bath bomb in your bath or shower.