Introduction: Super Easy Bath Bombs

This is the most basic bath bomb recipe. Feel free to get creative and add glitter, perfume, and color!

Step 1: Assemble Ingredients and Equipment


1 c baking soda

1/2 c salt

1/2 c corn starch

1/2 c citric acid

food coloring


Mixing bowl


measuring cups


round molds

Step 2: Assemble Dry Ingredients

Add citric acid, baking soda, salt, and cornstarch to mixing bowl and stir.

Step 3: Assemble Wet Ingredients

Step 4: Add Food Coloring

Step 5: Adding Water

Add water very slowly, one drop at a time while stirring quickly. A little fizzing is norma. Add water until wet sand texture is achieved.

Step 6: Mix With Hands

Can you form a ball with your hands? Then, it's ready for the molds!

Step 7: Fill Molds

Pack ingredients tightly into mold and snap shut!

Step 8: Allow to Dry

The bath bombs can be used immediately, but for a nice firm bomb, wait 24 hours before removing from mold.