DIY Bath Bombs – Homemade Easy Step-by-Step Tutorial

Bath bombs are all the rage right now and for good reason – they make your bath time so much more luxurious! In this tutorial, I’ll walk you through the steps of how to make your own DIY bath bombs.

If you’re ready to have some fun and make bath bombs yourself, then get ready. In this easy printable card below, I’m going to show you how to make DIY bath bombs using just a few simple ingredients. You’re going to love them!

How do you make homemade bath bombs?

Makes 5 medium bath bombs

You can alter this recipe to use your favorite essential oils.

I used sweet almond oil as my carrier oil but you can also replace this with your favorite carrier oil.

Mason jars make a great way to gift bath bombs. You may need to get a large size, but it looks pretty with a bow and gift tag.

You do need to allow bath bombs to set for 8 hours or more before releasing them from the mold.

Just look at that gorgeous color and perfect shape. Using a mold really makes this craft project so simple!

DIY Bath Bombs

Learn how to make homemade bath bombs with this simple tutorial.


  • mixing bowl
  • Whisk
  • Small jar with cover
  • Bath Bomb Mold
  • ½ cup baking soda
  • ¼ cup epsom salts
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • ¼ cup citric acid
  • ½ tsp green mica powder
  • 1 tbsp dried eucalyptus leaves
  • 1 tsp sweet almond oil
  • ½ tbsp water
  • 20 drops eucalyptus essential oil
Add the baking soda, Epsom salts, cornstarch, citric acid, mica, and eucalyptus leaves to a large bowl and stir with a whisk until completely combined.
Add the sweet almond oil, water, and eucalyptus oil to a small jar, secure the lid, and shake well.
Slowly pour the liquid into the dry mixture, whisking the entire time, so as not to activate the fizz.
Overfill two halves of the bath bomb molds, push together, and gently twist.
Allow bath bombs to set for 8 hours or more, then remove from the mold. You may need to gently tap the bottoms for them to release easier.

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Melanie Ferguson
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