Bath bombs have become very popular lately.
They help to relax and moisturize the skin.
The main components of the bombs are citric acid and baking soda, so you can make them yourself at home.
You will need
- 5 tbsp. L. Soda
- 3 tbsp. L. Citric acid
- 1 tbsp. L. Sea salt
- 2 tbsp. L. Base oil to choose from (peach, almond, coconut, apricot, grape seed, etc.)
- 10 drops of any essential oil to choose from
- It will also require a coffee grinder, a sieve, rubber gloves, and molds for bombs.
Crush sea salt and citric acid in a coffee grinder. Soda sift through a sieve, so that there are no lumps left in it.
Put on gloves. In a small bowl, mix soda, salt and citric acid. Add the base and essential oil. Thoroughly mix everything. Check the readiness of the mixture by squeezing it in your hand. It should resemble wet sand - it's nice to hang around and keep in shape.
Lack of moisture can be compensated by adding a few drops of water. At the same time the mixture starts to hiss. Immediately suppress this reaction by carefully kneading the mass.
Form bombs using molds, tightlyRamming mass. You can purchase special forms for bombs, as well as use the available materials - a box of "kinder syurpiza" or a children's mold for a sandbox.
Leave the mass in the mold for 12 hours in a dry place, then gently remove the bomb and dry it for another day. Keep pops is recommended in a plastic bag in a dry place.