Bath Bombs are very enjoyable, and easy to make! They
are like bath beads, except they fizz then dissolve
leaving a beautiful fragrance along with bath oil for
They can be expensive
to buy, but they are much cheaper if homemade.
Bicarbonate of soda (baking soda)
Sweet almond oil
Citric acid (find this in the supermarket baking
--You will need mixing bowls and spoons. Make sure these
are thoroughly dry.
--Make the base mixture, which is enough for four bombs,
depending on the size you make them, or the size of your
molds if you are using them. (We suggest molds)
1/2 cups baking soda
1 cup citric acid
Mix well in large bowl.
Store "leftovers" in airtight container.
--Transfer 1/2 cup base
mixture into medium mixing bowl.
--Using a small bowl, mix together:
6-8 drops of oil of your choice
2 teaspoons sweet almond oil
--Pour the oil mixture into the medium bowl containing
the 1/2 cup of base mix and stir very quickly so the
mixture doesn't start to fizz. Mix for approximately 30
seconds till mixture stays together.
--If using a mold, be sure to oil it sweet almond oil
before pressing mixture into mold. Use about 1/3 of
mixture at the time and press into mold. Press firmly as
you go. Let sit a few minutes, then remove from mold.
Repeat with remaining mixture.
Makes an elegant gift - you may want to include in a
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