I love making homemade bath items, mostly because anything store boughten irritates my skin. These little bath balls are made from all natural ingredients(unless you want to add coloring) and they are so fun to use!
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Here is a picture of the ingredients that you need. I found the citric acid at a health foods store (or you can order it from Mountain Rose Herbs) and the almond oil and essential oil were ordered from my co-op. (but you can get them from Amazon too)
Mix together the citric acid, cornstarch, and baking soda in one of the bowls. Set aside.
Mix together the almond oil and essential oil. You can also add the food coloring to this mixture if you want color to them.
Mix the dry and the wet ingredients together.
Form the dough into balls and let it dry in a warm place for a few days until hardened. Don't make the balls too big or they won't dry.
I decided that I couldn't get a picture to accurately show these little fizzy balls so I made a little video! If you can't see it you can go HERE to view. They are so fun to drop in the water! Mine put off a smell like an orange popsicle since I used orange oil.
Cost for project:
Cornstarch: About .05
Citric Acid: About .40 depending on if you order it in bulk or if you buy a small container.