Let's make your first bath bomb!

Bath Bomb Project

You will need

Citric acid (1/2 cup)
Baking soda (1 cup)
Cornstarch (1/2 cup)
Vegetable oil (3 tsp)
Water (1 tsp)
Bath bomb molds or muffin tray
Two mixing bowls
Mixing spoon

Optional: essential oils (2 tsp), epsom salts (1/2 cup), food colouring (two drops), biodegradable glitter (pinch)

If you don’t have the required items at home, you can even buy a ready-to-go bath bomb making kit on Amazon.


  1. Add the citric acid, baking soda, cornstarch and epsom salts (optional) to one mixing bowl and mix well.
  2. In the second mixing bowl, mix together the vegetable oil, water, food colouring and essential oils.
  3. Add, one teaspoon at a time, the liquid mixture into the first mixing bowl, stirring well.
  4. Grease the molds/ muffin tray with a few drops of vegetable oil then press your bath bomb mixture in.
  5. Let the bath bombs dry.


Use the basic bath bomb method to create your first bath bomb!