How To Make A Basic Bath Bomb

Do you know how to make a basic bath bomb? No? Then with this recipe, learn to make 7 medium sized basic bath bombs. It is easy, simple and fast!

by CraftBits (Shellie Wilson)

What you need

1 1/2 cups of Baking soda or Bicarbonate of Soda
1/2 cup of Citric acid
2 -5 tsp of Almond Oil or Apricot kernel oil
1/2 - 2 tbs of Water
5 drops of Food coloring
10-15 drops of Fragrance oil or essential oil


Combine the dry ingredients in bowl and stir until well mixed.

Drizzle in the almond oil and stir until mixture is moistened. Add more oil and fragrance and stir until well mixed.

Then add the water. If mixture is crumbly then add more oil or a dash of water.

Roll the mixture into a ball using your hands or press it into a lightly oiled mold, such as a Bath Bomb mold or a chocolate mold. Let it slip out from the mold.

 "rolledup bath bomb"

Put the ball/shape on a sheet of wax paper and leave it to dry till it is hard. It may take several days.

To Use: Add 1 bomb to the bath under running water for a lovely fizzing relaxing bath.