Here is the recipe I used:
(note!: I am still working on perfecting my bombs. They were a bit too melty. I think I used too much water this time. Always room for improvement!)
In a large bowl mix:
1 cup of baking soda
1/2 cup citric acid (found on amazon)
A pinch of epsom salts
Then I slowly added in:
3/4 teaspoon water
a few drops of blue and green food dye
and 10 drops of Young Living Lavender essential oil
Mix and mix and mix it up. A wisk works great! I didn't have a bath bomb mold at that point yet but there is so much room to get creative and find something in the kitchen the works as a mold! I ended up using our bebea brand baby food freezer tray and it worked great! Let the bombs sit for several hours and pop them out and take a bath!
Here are a few extra tips for a cute bomb:
For decoration add a few dried lavender petals to the bottom of the mold before pouring the mix in.
Consider using plant based food dyes instead of yucky store bought ones. You're making your own bath bomb, why not go the extra mile and make it totally safe right?! I got mine at a local health store , the brand was India Tree .
Have you ever made bath bombs?! I am always looking to improve my DIY recipes! These bombs came out beautiful and they fizzed and gave my bath a fun color and the therapeutic and relaxing scent of Lavender! I'm hosting a make and take bath bomb party in my home this coming weekend! I bought some new bath bomb molds and am so excited to try them out!