How To: Bath Bombs

homemade bath bombs

Treat yourself or someone you love to some relaxing me time with this simple DIY recipe.


  • 2 C Baking Soda
  • 1 C Citric Acid
  • 1 C Corn Starch
  • 1/2 t Essential Oil
  • 1-3 t Olive Oil
  • Dried Flowers
  • 5 drops Food Coloring
  • Water in a spray bottle
  • Round Mold


Mix dry ingredients. Add the oils and then food coloring. Spray mixture until it starts to clump together and has the feel of wet sand. Once mixed and damp, pack into molds as tight as possible. Remove and let stand 1-2 days.

Shelly Sazdanoff is the Associate Editor of EMMA Magazine. Born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona but with a knack for travel, she has also called Australia and the Czech Republic her home. In a former life, she toured in an indie band and opened a clothing boutique. Known for throwing imaginative backyard parties, joining EMMA has been the perfect creative soiree. When she is not working on the next issue, she enjoys thrifting, sipping on local coffee and spending time with her husband and their two babes, Clémence and Lennon.


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