How To Make Bath Bombs, This recipe makes 4 to 6 bath bombs. You can buy molds in craft stores or online. Do not oil the molds beforehand; How To Make Bath Bombs just make sure they are clean and dry. Dry
1 cup baking soda
1/2 cup citric acid (do not substitute ascorbic acid) 1/2 cup corn starch 1/3 cup Epsom salts or coarse sea salt
2 1/2 tablespoons sunflower or other light oil (like sweet almond oil) 3/4 tablespoon water or rosewater (be careful not to start the fizzing action by adding too much water) 1/4 – 1 teaspoon essential oils 1/4 teaspoon borax as an emulsifier vegetable or other natural colorant (optional)
Sieve the dry ingredients together until they are well blended. Measure and combine all the wet ingredients and borax in a clean jar. Cover tightly and shake vigorously. Slowly drizzle the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, gently stirring to prevent the reaction from starting.
Make sure you mix in all of the wet ingredients. Afterward, you’ll find that the mixture is dry and crumbly and has to be packed in the molds quite firmly to keep shape. The mixture should just start to hold together when pressed in your hand, like slightly moist fine sand. You can unmold the bombs after 30 minutes, and let them dry for a few days before using them. Store them in a dry place.