"As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy, and to make plans."--Ernest Hemingway

Bath Bombs Recipe

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Contributor:  
Scouts
Added: Sunday, January 25, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
DRY INGREDIENTS
2 cups baking soda
1 cup citric acid (found at pharmacy)
1 cup corn starch
8 Tbsp powdered sugar
1/4 tsp Borax (found in detergent section)

WET INGREDIENTS
Essential oil of choice
1 1/2 Tbsp water
5 Tbsp of light oil (jojoba, sweet almond, olive, canola, sunflower)

Directions:
Directions:
Measure and sift together dry ingredients. Thoroughly mix wet ingredients.

In a medium bowl, add 1/2 cup dry ingredients. Drizzle oil mixture (less is best) over dry ingredients (start with 1 Tbsp) and blend with your hands. Try to start forming a ball. If its too dry (crumbles easily) add a bit more oil mixture. Continue molding the mixture until you can form a firm ball.

Place on parchment paper to dry. Be sure to check within 1-2 hours. If the ball has expanded, remold its shaping back down to original size. Allow to dry thoroughly (about 2 days).

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