Made with citric acid, baking soda, corn starch, grapeseed oil, specked with dried rose petals and oatmeal, and fragrance oil from Brambleberry called almond biscotti, (totally yummy warm scent, love it) and spritzed with a little water to get it to harden, they fizzle away in your tub as your stress and weariness fizzles right away!
Bath Oil Melts
1 cup baking soda
1 cup citric acid
1/2 cup corn starch
1/2 cup grapeseed oil (or olive oil, or sweet almond, or sunflower its your choice!)
1/2 tsp almond biscotti fragrance oil ( use your own strength and own fragrance choice) )
Dried rose petals (ground in my coffee grinder!!) for accent, optional
Spritzer of water
Put baking soda, citric acid, corn starch and bits of rose petal (optional) in a bowl.
Mix well. I used a small strainer to get it a finer mixture.
Add your oil of choice, and fragrance/essential oil. (I used grapeseed for its lightness.)
Mix well. Mix with your hands into a soft dough. If crumbly, spritz sparingly with water and mix
well. This helps it to harden, it will fizzle slightly. NOT too much water here girls!
Sprinkle rose petals in mold before you put mixture in for added effect. (optional)
You can use just about anything to mold these goodies in as long as its bendable so you can pop
them out. Or just mold into a ball by hand and let dry.
NOTE: I tried spritzing with witchazel and with alcohol as I use in my bath fizzy bomb recipes that do not have oil in them, and it did not work, they didn't harden.
This makes a lovely bath oil melt. Soothing and soft. Luxurious and pampering for your skin.
This is the mixture with all ingredients after I spritzed with water and mixed well.
Put it in your palm and squeeze.
If it holds together like this, it is ready to go in mold. Mine would not harden without that spritz of water. I had left them in the mold overnight, and they were still oily and not hardening. I took them out of the mold, put them in a bowl, crumbled and spritzed with water. I then re-molded them and let them sit over night and they were hard as a rock.
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