This is a recipe that makes 7 medium sized bath bombs with vanilla fragrance.
What you need1 1/4 cups of Baking soda or Bicarbonate of Soda
1/2 cup of Citric acid
2 tsp of Almond Oil or Apricot kernal oil
1/2 tbs of Water
3 Vanilla pods
5 drops of Food coloring
10-15 drops of Vanilla fragrance oil or essential oil or vanilla beans from 2 pods.
Combine the dry ingredients in 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.
Then add the water and the vanilla essence or the vanilla beans taken from the pods by splitting the vanilla pods and scraping the insides out. If 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, such as a Bath Bomb mold or a chocolate mold. Let it slip out from the mold.
Put the ball/shape on a sheet of wax paper and leave it to dry till it is hard. It may take several days. Store in an airtight container
Use 1 bomb per bath.