Other Ingredients & Equipment You'll Need:
Witch Hazel (in spray bottle)
5- Clear Round Acrylic Fillable Ornaments- 3"diameter each
Mixing Bowls (2)
2 cups Citric Acid
4 cups Baking Soda
1 Tablespoon Castor Oil
1 Tablespoon Sweet Almond Oil
40 Drops Bergamot & Tarragon Leaves Fragrance Oil
1 Tablespoon Bentonite Clay
14 drops FUN Liquid Soap Coloring (optional)
Witch Hazel in a spray bottle
This recipe is best prepared in non-humid climates.
Clean & Sanitize your work area and all of your packaging materials. It is suggested that you wear gloves, protective clothing, and a hair net while preparing this recipe.
Step 1: Place witch hazel in a spray bottle. Set aside.
Step 2: Get out 2 bowls for mixing; 1 for mixing your dry ingredients, and 1 for mixing your wet ingredients. (Once you use plastic bowls that come into contact with fragrance oil, they should not be used for food contact ever again).
Step 3: Mix all of the following dry ingredients in 1 mixing bowl: 2 cups of citric acid, 4 cups of baking soda.
Step 4: To dry ingredient bowl, add 1 Tablespoon of bentonite clay powder. Mix the bentonite clay in well if you want a uniform color. If you want your bath bombs to be speckled, sprinkle bentonite clay over the top of the dry ingredients and don't mix until after you have added the wet ingredients.
Step 5: In your wet ingredient bowl, mix the following together: 1 Tablespoon castor oil, 1 Tablespoon Sweet Almond Oil, 40 drops of Bergamot & Tarragon Leaves Fragrance Oil, and 14 drops of FUN Liquid Soap Coloring (coloring is optional).
Step 6: Slowly add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients; mixing the ingredients together so that they are completely incorporated.
Step 7: Slowly spray mixture with witch hazel , mix mixture, and continue spritzing with witch hazel until the mixture feels like crumbly dough in your hands. Please be very careful not to spray too much witch hazel into your mixture or it will activate the citric acid.
Step 8: Press mixture into half of your fillable ornament and press firmly.
Step 9: Press mixture into the other half of your fillable ornament and press firmly.
Step 10: Spritz both halves of the ornaments, then attach ornament halves together.
Step 11: Allow bath bombs to set up, then release them slowly from the mold.
Step 12: Use your bath bombs in the bathtub. They will create all kinds of fizzy fun!!
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