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diy bath bomb recipe

  • Author: Theresa
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 5 1x



  • 1/4 cup of Epsom salt or fine Himalayan Salt
  • 1/2 cup of Baking Soda
  • 1/4 cup of corn starch
  • 1/4 cup  citric acid
  • 1 tablespoon of  grapeseed oil
  • ½ tbsp water
  • a few drops red food coloring for desired color
  • (Optional) essential oil


Mix the dry ingredients first (Epsom salt, baking soda, cornstarch and citric acid), using your whisk- whisk until there is no clumps found.

  1. Pour the wet ingredients (grapeseed oil, water and food coloring and  essential oil(if adding) into your mason  jar, close the lid and shake well.
  2. Very slowly add the liquid mixture to the dry mixture, about a few drops at  a time, while whisking.

NOTE: If you’re not pouring slowly enough, the mixture will start to fizz and you don’t want that to happen.

  1. Once all of the liquid has been poured into the dry mixture, mix very well until the color is consistent.
  2. Immediately fill the molds with the mixture, firmly stuffing each side full as possible.
  3. Secure both parts of the mold together and let set.
  4. Let sit for over 24 days or a full day to be on the safe side
  5. Carefully release bath bombs from molds and put into an airtight container, or individual cello bags.
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Category: Craft
  • Method: Countertop

Keywords: diy, bath bomb, valentines day, gift, do it yourself