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Monday, February 10, 2014
How To Make Bath Bombs- A Sweet Little Gift for your Valentine
Basic Bath Bomb Recipe
Dry ingredients: 1 cup baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) ½ cup citric acid - Sifted ½ cup corn starch dry herbs or flowers (optional)
Wet ingredients: 2 ½ tablespoons sweet almond oil ¾ tablespoon water ¼ - 1 teaspoon of essential or fragrance oil
3-dimensional mold or deep dish style soap mold squirt bottle with witch hazel or water
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Mix all the dry ingredients together and set aside. Mix the wet ingredients in an old jar with a lid so they can be shaken well. Slowly pour the wet ingredients into the dry and mix with your hands. The citric acid my start to fizz, so pour slowly and work the liquid in as you go. The mixture should be damp enough to hold together. If needed, mist with witch hazel or water. Work fast to press the mixture into the molds. If you're using a 2-part sphere, fill each side and then press together. Let bombs dry in the mold for a few hours. Larger spheres may need more drying time. Remove from mold and let dry for 1 week before use...