Bath Bomb - Rose Petals
1 1/2 cups of Baking soda or Bicarbonate of Soda
1/2 cup of Citric acid
2 tsp of Almond Oil or Apricot kernel oil
1/2 tbs of Water
5 drops of Food coloring
10-15 drops of Rose fragrant oil or essential oil
1/4 cup of Dried rose petals
Makes 7 medium sized bath bombs
Combine the dry ingredients,including the rose petals in a bowl and stir until well mixed.
Drizzle in the almond oil and stir until mixture is moistened. Add more oil and fragrance and stir until well mixed.
If the mixture is crumbly then add more oil or a dash of water.
Roll the mixture into a ball using your hands or press it into a lightly oiled mold. Use a bath bomb mold or a chocolate mold.
Let it slip out from the mold and then put the ball/shape on a sheet of wax paper and leave it to dry till it is hard. It make take several days.
Store them in a airtight container.
Use 1 Bath bomb per bath.
Citric Acid can be found in the baking section of your supermarket.
By Shellie Wilson. Shellie is the chief creative editor for Craftbits.