Peppermint Bath Bombs Recipe

Peppermint Bath Bombs

Easy peppermint bath bomb recipe makes perfect DIY holiday gifts. Great for kids to make or busy adults who still want to give a nice homemade gift.



1 cup baking soda

1/2 cup citric acid

1/4 cup cornstarch

1 tsp jojoba oil , rose hip oil or fractionated coconut oil would also be great choices

1/4 tsp peppermint essential oil

1 1/2 tsp water

1 tbs red sugar sprinklesplus more or holiday nonpareils is you want to add more


  1. Combine the baking soda, citric acid and cornstarch in a mixing bowl. Mix well.
  2. Add the oils and mix again.
  3. While mixing, add the water a small amount at a time. The mixing and gradual addition helps avoid creating a reaction of the ingredients.
  4. Now, mix in the red sugar sprinkles.
  5. Scoop the mixture into the halves of a bath bomb mold. Press gently and overfill each side, then press the two sides together firmly. Press tightly.
  6. Remove from the mold, and set aside to dry. Once fully dry store in a shrink wrap, plastic bag or airtight jar.