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National Bath Bomb Day – May 25, 2023

National Bath Bomb Day is celebrated every May 25. Sometimes, you need to make up an excuse to justify a little bit of me-time. We all just need a little bit of pampering, you know? Well, today, no need for such an excuse. National Bath Bomb Day is all about self-care and relaxation. We are truly lucky to have this unique experience. So, fill the tub and get ready to soak your stress away.

History of National Bath Bomb Day

Mo Constantine, one of the co-founders of Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics wanted to indulge in luxurious baths, but her skin was sensitive and easily irritated when she tried conventional bubble bath products. In 1989, she went into her garden shed and blended baking soda and citric acid for a fizzy effect. She then got creative with colors, essential oils, and add-ins like flower petals and sea salt. The first bath bomb was born right then and there!

A few decades have passed since the luxurious creation that is the bath bomb, and over that time, millions around the world have been lucky enough to experience this unique experience.

National Bath Bomb Day is a day to celebrate self-care and relaxation with the use of bath bombs. Bath bombs are a great addition to your bathtime ritual to create a luxurious and relaxing atmosphere! Bath bombs have become a hot commodity for stress relief, and pure bath time fun. Everyone needs a special day to stop, relax and unwind…and what better way than with a nice warm bath and luxurious bath bomb!

The day was created in February 2021 by Desert Bath Company. May 25 is the day Bath Bombs were first released and sold to the public.

National Bath Bomb Day timeline

1989
The Creation

The bath bomb is created in Mo Constantine’s garden shed.

1994
Bankruptcy

Cosmetics To Go, Mark Constantine’s mail-order cosmetic business, goes under.

1995
A Rebirth

Constantine, his wife Mo, and a few friends start Lush.

2016
Millions

Lush produces over 21 million bath bombs.

National Bath Bomb Day FAQs

How long should I soak for?

Around 15 minutes. When your skin gets all pruned up, go and grab your towel.

Can I use too many bath bombs?

Yes, depending on the size of your tub and the amount of water in it, two or three should be enough.

When should I put my bath bomb in the water?

You can add your bath bomb at the same time that you begin adding water or you can wait until your bath is ready before adding it.

National Bath Bomb Day Activities

  1. Have a soak

    Grab a bath bomb and indulge. Relieve your body’s stress and let go. You deserve it.

  2. Give a gift

    There is nothing better than being on the receiving end. Give a friend or loved one a little taste of this absolute bliss.

  3. Relax and chill

    If you find yourself unable to indulge or don’t have a bath bomb on hand, no problem. Just relax in any way you like today.

5 Fun Facts About Bath Bombs

  1. They’re good for you

    Mo Constantine created them for sensitive skin — they’re packed full of essential oils that make your skin sigh with relief.

  2. Sustainable

    The products that go into each bath bomb are good for the planet — the entire manufacturing process claims to be eco-friendly.

  3. Overused

    There is such a thing as overdoing it with too much “bath bombing” — 15 minutes in the tub, or when your fingers and toes start to prune is a sign that you’ve had your fill.

  4. Inventor, not monopolizer

    Lush, the inventor of the bath bomb, is the brand leader but doesn’t have exclusive rights to sell them.

  5. Handmade

    Because of their shape and ingredients, bath bombs are handmade by people known as compounders.

Why We Love National Bath Bomb Day

  1. A little pampering

    In this harsh everyday life, we need to be spoiled a bit to continue. Indulge in absolute relaxation today.

  2. Environmentally-friendly

    Bath bombs are great for relaxation and the planet. It is a guiltless eco-friendly pleasure.

  3. Chill time

    Not only in the tub, but throughout the day, we’re encouraged to relax. Everyone needs this kind of relaxation every once in a while.

National Bath Bomb Day dates

YearDateDay
2023May 25Thursday
2024May 25Saturday
2025May 25Sunday
2026May 25Monday
2027May 25Tuesday

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