Bath bombs are shaped products which are dropped into a tub of warm water. The bombs fizz and bubble until they dissolve. When the bomb is dissolved, it leaves behind oils, fragrance and other ingredients that are very beneficial to the skin.These bombs tend to be quite expensive, but you can make then at home for a fraction of the price!Materials Needed:
1 c Baking Soda
1/2 c Citric Acid (available at any pharmacy)
1/2 c Corn Starch
2 1/2 T. Cooking oil
3/4 T. Water
2 tsp. Essential or fragrance oils
1/4 tsp. Borax
How To Make It
Mix the baking soda, citric acid and corn starch until well blended.
In a separate bowl combine cooking oil, water, essential oil, and borax. Mix well.
Add wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and blend thoroughly.
Add a few drops of food coloring, and blend.
Pack into candy or soap molds. Press firmly.
Turn mold over and remove bath bomb.
Allow to dry 1-2 days.