Are you looking for places in your life to save some extra cash? Well, hear us out, as we give you the run-down on this thought-provoking tidbit. We actually have a great idea for your next craft project, and it starts with your bath time. While a worthwhile book, soothing playlist, or plethora of bubbles can be a welcomed addition to bath time, a bath bomb is also a popular option. Unfortunately, they are a pricey self-indulgence. Bath bombs often range from five to fifteen dollars each, but you don't have to deplete your bank account to enjoy one – or multiple. With this DIY project, you will have a colorful, scented bath bomb in no time. So, bath time, anyone?
- 1 cup baking soda
- 1/2 cup citric acid
- 1/2 cup Epsom salt
- 1/2 cup cornstarch
- 3/4 teaspoon water
- 2 teaspoon rose essential oil
- 2 teaspoons coconut oil
- A few drops of food coloring
- Round plastic molds
- With the exception of the citric acid, mix the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
- Pour all of the liquid ingredients in a jar with a top. Close the jar and shake it vigorously.
- Pour the liquid mixture into the bowl of dry ingredients and use your hands to combine and meld together. At this point, add the citric acid. You'll probably notice a slight fizzing reaction because of the citric acid. No need to panic, as this is totally normal.
- Mash the mixture into your chosen molds very tightly. You may slightly overfill the molds and use a spoon or glass to press the mixture in as tightly as possible. Immediately loosen the bombs from their molds onto wax paper and let them dry overnight.
- Give the bath bombs a day or two to completely dry before using them.
- Pop one in the bathtub, enjoy the burst of colors and fizz and inhale the released aromas.
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