DIY Fizzing Bath Bombs Recipe

These Bath Fizzies are a perfect DIY project for the holiday season! A few of them wrapped up in a pretty package with a bottle of organic essential oil would make a delightful gift. The recipe works up very quickly and they are easy enough to make with kids or friends. There are literally unlimited options for customization, too, so you can make them your own! Ready for the recipe?

Recipe makes 18-20 bath fizzies when using a standard cupcake liner sized mold.

  • 4 cups of baking soda (aluminum free)
  • 2 cups of citric acid
  • 8 teaspoons of cocoa butter
  • 3 teaspoons of water
  • organic essential oil from Veriditas Botanicals
  • dried herbs for decoration
  • silicon molds (I used silicon cupcake liners, but you could use any shape you like. There are some beautiful rose-shaped molds, among many other options.)
  • natural food coloring (optional)
  1. In a double boiler over medium heat, melt your cocoa butter. Once it is melted, remove from heat and add in the water and your choice of skin-safe, bath-safe essential oils. I used Lavender and Rose Otto for these floral bath fizzies.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine your baking soda and citric acid and stir or whisk until they are thoroughly mixed.. 
  3. Add your wet ingredients to your dry ingredients (sometimes it will fizz a little when you pour it in - don't worry). 
  4. Mix well until everything is fully combined. (Optional: add in natural food coloring.)
  5. Add a little bit of dried herb to the bottom of each mold (if desired).
  6. Scoop your mixture into your molds and let set for 1-2 hours.
  7. Remove your fizzies from the molds and let them air dry overnight on a kitchen towel. 
  8. Wrap them up to give as gifts or place them in a pretty jar on your bathroom counter. Enjoy by adding one fizzy to the tub when you're preparing your next warm bath!


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