Peppermint Candy Bath Bombs-Super Easy DIY Gift!

In today’s post, I am happy to share these gorgeous bath bombs which can make perfect last minute holiday gifts. They are simple and easy to make and are inexpensive unlike the other bath bombs available in stores.

Bath bombs add a bubbly character to your hot bath and the essential oils will just lift your moods. I always add almond oil, that adds a nice moisturizing touch to the bath. You can use other essential oils as per the benefits desired, I love to test different mixes.

So let’s learn to make these super easy bath bombs 😊

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What you’ll need

  • 1 cup Baking soda
  • 1/2 cup Citric acid
  • 1/2 cup Epsom salt
  • 1/4 cup Cornstarch
  • Green/red color
  • Peppermint essential oil
  • Vanilla fragrance oil
  • 2 tablespoon Almond oil
  • Water spray
  • Moulds to give shape.

Let’s get started!

  1. In a mixing bowl add all the dry ingredients and mix gently.

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2. Separate the mixture into equal parts in two bowls.

3. Next add the almond oil, essential oils, and color and mix everything together.

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4. Check the moisture of the mixture, it should be like a wet sand consistency and the mixture should hold together.

5. You can then add a few spritzes of water and fill the mixture into the moulds.

DIY peppermint bathbombs

6. Let them dry overnight and then pop them out from the mould.

DIY peppermint bathbombs

And there you go, Your peppermint bath bombs are ready. Pack and decorate them and they will make perfect gifts for the holiday season, or just pop them in your bath for a relaxing bath filled with scents of this holiday season! A real treat to the senses, it is surely my fav way to pamper myself ❤️


Hope you guys enjoyed this DIY! Let me know if you try it out in comments below ❤️ catch you soon with another post on DIY and BEAUTY.

Article by: Rachel Fernandes


Super Easy DIY Belly (Anti Stretch Marks) Butter.

Hi friends,

For those of you who missed our recent Insta Story announcement , I am super excited to announce to you guys that I am pregnant .. yaaayyyyy! I am sorry to have been missing in action for these three months, I had a really hard first trimester, I will talk about it in another post. I am back, and this time with a DIY Stretch marks cream – which is great for women during their pregnancy, and for anyone who is looking for a super rich cream for dry skin. As always its a super simple and super easy to make DIY! Continue reading “Super Easy DIY Belly (Anti Stretch Marks) Butter.”

LOTION BARS- the perfect DIY gift this festive season.

This winter give your skin the best gift by making  these easy DIY lotion bars. Extremely easy to make and packed with the goodness of essential oils and natural butters, lotion bars are the must add to your skin routine this winter.

Lotion bars are solid at room temperature and get activated with the warmth of the skin. They are simple to use and make beautiful gifts especially for this holiday season.

What you need:

  • Coconut oil
  • Shea butter
  • Bees wax
  • Essential oil
  • Moulds


  • Start by melting  the coconut oil, bees wax and Shea butter in a pot.

DIY lotion bars - Chai & Lipstick

  • After melting the oils add in the essential oil and mix gently.

DIY lotion bars - Chai & Lipstick

  • Pour this mixture in the moulds and allow to set.

DIY lotion bars - Chai & Lipstick

  • Remove them from the moulds and they are ready to use.😊

How to use:<
Use the lotion bars directly on the skin and they will melt with the warmth of the skin. You can use it after having a bath so that it gets absorbed well.

DIY lotion bars - Chai & Lipstick
I am absolutely in love with lotion bars, I am planning the gift these cuties to my besties this holiday season! I hope you enjoyed this goodness packed DIY with me, catch you soon with some more fun DIY posts! Let me know in comments if you tried it!

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Article by: Rachel Fernande | Lawyer, Cosmetics Formulator, Beauty Addict | 🇬🇧

Super easy ways to make CUCUMBER a part of your skincare regime!

Summers are the best time of the year,  but with all the exposure to the sun our skin demands some extra pampering!  Cucumbers are the best to add to our skincare regime as they are great refreshers for the skin. It contains Vitamin C and Caffeic acid which help soothe irritation and inflammation.

Your skin will definitely thank you for these skincare DIYs that I’m sharing with you today😊 Continue reading “Super easy ways to make CUCUMBER a part of your skincare regime!”

DIY Dry Shampoo your BFF this summer!

Today I’m going to share my secret weapon to transform greasy dull hair to fresh hair with volume – Dry Shampoo! Dry shampoo has always been a life saver, especially in a busy lifestyle. Nothing works better on a bad hair day or early mornings when you have to rush. This is also very helpful before styling your hair as hair will hold better when its not freshly cleaned, that’s where dry shampoos come in to the rescue. Continue reading “DIY Dry Shampoo your BFF this summer!”

Easy DIY Under Eye Cream-2 ingredients.

A two step DIY undereye cream in less than 10 minutes!

The skin under the eyes is the thinnest and most delicate, and that’s where we experience the first signs of aging. Premature aging can occur due to harmful rays and over exposure to sunlight. These harmful rays damage the collagen, thereby causing wrinkles. Wrinkle and puffiness under the eyes can also be caused due to our hectic lifestyle and late nights. Today I’m sharing with you a simple handmade eye cream that you can make in less than 10 minutes which will protect and nourish the undereye area preventing wrinkles and fine lines. Continue reading “Easy DIY Under Eye Cream-2 ingredients.”

Post HOLI super easy skin and hair care DIY! 

Holi is one of the biggest festivals in India. This festival symbolises harmony and happiness and that’s what we see the everyone playing with colors, forgetting all the worries and tensions. But after this festival is over you have to ta good care of your skin and hair, as these colours can damage them. ( try playing with organic colours to avoid the damage). Here are two easy DIY to pamper your skin and hair post HOLI.  Continue reading “Post HOLI super easy skin and hair care DIY! “