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  • Writer's pictureAngie

Are Bath Bombs Safe?

If one of your favorite forms of relaxation is a long hot soak in the tub, I'm gonna bet you have used or are interested in using bath bombs. And why not, they can be beautiful, smell amazing, and may even have some skin-nourishing ingredients that can take relaxation to a whole new level.

So the question here is, are they safe? Unfortunately, most that are on the market today contain loads of dangerous dyes and chemicals that can negatively affect your health. We will look at some common ingredients found in bath bombs at many of your local or online shops. While I also find a long soak in a soothing bath one of my favorite ways to relax, when I read the ingredient list on the majority of bath bombs on the market it brings me stress and anxiety, not relaxation. Popular bath fizzy ingredients are linked to ailments like asthma, eczema, ADHD, urinary tract infections, vaginal yeast infections, cancer, and other diseases.

  • "Fragrance." A seemingly innocent enough word found everywhere in products, but the truth is, synthetic scents are one of the most toxic ingredients in bath products. Many are known or suspected endocrine disruptors, including phthalates