The Secrets of Why Bath Bomb Fizzies and Recipes

Fizzing Bath Bombs


Bath bombs create an effervescent fizz when dropped into a warm tub releasing relaxing bath salts and natural oil into your tub as well as it is easy to make and fun to use. By using a few different ingredients, you can change their bathing effect. You can make an energizing bomb by adding few drops of peppermint oil or for a relaxing soak try lavender oil.



Needs 1 cup baking soda

Needs 1 cup citric acid powder

Needs ½ cup corn starch

Needs ½ cup light oil (almond, sunflower, etc.)

Needs 5-6 drops peppermint or lavender essential oil

Needs 2-3 drops food coloring (optional)

Needs Plastic molds such as muffin cups, ice cube trays, candy mold or measuring cups.



To get started with the recipe, first of all, mix all the ingredients together until you get a crumbly dough. Make the mixture form into balls or press into plastic molds. Let the mixture rest for a few hours to dry and harden and gently tap the mold to release the bath bomb. Let the mixture continue to air dry. How to use: Put one bath bomb into a warm tub.

Yield: Approximately 6 bath bombs of 20 ounces with 1.75″ bath bomb molds.


Eucalyptus Bomb



20 tsp. eucalyptus oil

Silicone molds

10 drops food coloring green

2 tsp. water

5 tsp. grapeseed oil

30 drops lime oil

½ c. cream of tartar

2 c. baking soda

1 c. cornstarch

1 c. Epsom salts



  1. Take out a bowl and add Epsom salt, cream of tartar, cornstarch and baking soda in it and mix them all together well.
  2. Before adding eucalyptus oil, water, lime oil and food coloring in the bowl, first, add grapeseed oil. For blending the oils mix the ingredients perfectly.
  3. After mixing up the ingredients together, pour the oil mixture into the bowl with the baking soda and then use the mixer for mixing up the ingredients all together.
  4. Move the mixture to a silicone mold and press it firmly when the mixture is free of lumps. Allow the mixture to rest for 24 hours until it gets nice and hard. Store the eucalyptus bombs in an airtight container.



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