Spring Showers: Shower Steamer Recipe

It’s time for spring showers! Brighten up your product line with this fun shower steamer recipe made with essential oil blends to fit every mood. Here is a basic recipe using 2% fragrance for a therapeutic shower experience. Shower steamers also double as bath bombs, and great news, the plastic eggs you find at every store this time of year work perfect as molds for these shower steamers.

Two shower steamers shaped as eggs scented with lemongrass & rosemary peppermint.
Shower Steamers

First of all, here are some of our recommended essential oils to use and moods that match. (yellow: lemongrass, blue: rosemary peppermint)

Here is the basic recipe

Ingredients and percentages needed.
Shower Steamer Recipe

Makes 3-4 steamers depending on the size of your mold. If you wish to customize this recipe, you can use our batch calculator linked here https://essentialsbycatalina.com/wp/33/tools-and-calculators/batch-calculator/

Raw ingredients needed for shower steamers.

Follow these steps

Step 1.

Start by measuring out all the ingredients into a large bowl.

Followed by  thorough with gloved hands.

Hand mix getting rid of any clumps.
Check for lumps

Step 2.

Add desired amount of essential oil or fragrance to mixture (1% for a light smell,and up to 5% for strong) I used 2% for this batch. Mix well until most lumps of concentrated fragrance are gone.

Add fragrance or essential oil to mixture.
Add Essential Oil

Step 3.

Spray with alcohol and continue to mix until you achieve an even consistency that as a result holds together when squeezed.

Spray mixture with alcohol and combine well with hands.
Spray With Alcohol
Mixture should hold its shape when squeezed.
Mixture Should Hold Shape


Step 4.

Press into molds and let sit for at least 6 hours, 24 hours is highly recommended. Once unmolded, let sit for another hour to make sure all the alcohol has evaporated.

If you are using a plastic egg mold let sit for 2 minutes then remove from mold. If you let it sit too long in the egg mold it will turn rock hard and it will be very hard to remove from the mold. Handle the egg steamer with care!

Fill the mixture into egg shaped mold.
Fill Into Molds

Finally place steamer in the corner of yous shower floor, out of the water stream, then enjoy the aroma as it slowly releases its scent.

In addition

  • You can add powdered colorant in step 1.
  • You can add glitter or mica if you are using it as a bath bomb therefore giving it that extra dazzle.
Shower Steamer
Completed Shower Steamer- Bath Bomb


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