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Why Bath Bombs Belong in Your Shoes

A bowl is filled with lavender bath bombs.

Bath bombs can make for a soothing and relaxing soak in the tub. But you may have noticed some dust collecting in the bottom of your bath bomb bag or container. Should you just dump your bath bomb leftovers in the trash?

Rather than getting rid of your bath bomb fragments, use the powder and pieces to freshen up your shoes.

Maybe you’ve noticed a pair of shoes starting to smell a little grungy, or maybe you just want to add a wonderful-smelling scent to your favorite sneakers. Either way, the bath bomb powder will absorb any nasty odor and create a refreshing, clean smell.

Beauty by Earth Bath Bomb Gift Set

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To try this out, scoop a teaspoon or two of your bath bomb crumbles into a muslin sachet. Store this item inside your shoes to freshen up the scent. You can also store this freshener in your shoe cupboard or closet to create a more pleasant smell.

This easy, cost-effective solution is a great way to freshen up your shoes. The next time you’re tempted to dump the leftover bath bomb powder in the trash, save some to refresh the smell of your stinky shoes.

If you’re a bath bomb fan, have you ever thought about making your own bath bombs at home?

Kelsey Opel Kelsey Opel
Kelsey Opel is a freelance writer and digital storyteller based in Austin, Texas. She enjoys writing for food, entertainment and mental health spaces. Off the clock, she loves indulging in an avocado margarita and chips and queso at her favorite Tex-Mex spot in town. Read Full Bio »
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