Bath Bomb Soda

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Give the gift of self care with these easy to make bath bombs. Add your choice of essential oils and colorful soap dye to ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda, and then let the relacation commence.


  • 2 cups ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda
  • 1 cup citric acid
  • 1 cup cornstarch powder
  • 1 cup Epsom salt
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons essential oil (peppermint or lavender recommended)
  • 4-5 drops soap dye
  • Bath bomb molds (or candy/ice molds)


  1. Mix all dry ingredients together.
  2. Add 4-5 drops of soap dye, mixing quickly.
  3. Once color is mixed in evenly, add your essential oils.
  4. Finally, add the olive oil, one tablespoon at a time.
  5. Once your mixture is ready, firmly pack it into the molds, pressing as hard as you can so that the mixture fills every crevice.
  6. Let the bath bombs dry in the molds overnight (ideally 24 hours) before popping them out.
  7. Enjoy a relaxing bath with one of your bath bombs or give them as gifts!


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