Bath Melts

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by JustaQT

This is so relaxing and wonderful.

Top Review by tschil958

After stirring in the dry ingredients, this foamed up A LOT and ran over in the molds. They were very clumpy in the bath. An hints to avoid this?

Ingredients Nutrition

  • Ingredients

  • 2 cups melted cocoa butter
  • 2 cups baking soda
  • 1 cup citric acid
  • food coloring (optional)
  • essential oils or fragrance oil (skin-safe)


  1. Steps: Melt the cocoa butter, add colorant and fragrance, mix.
  2. Then add powdered ingredients, stir well and pour into small molds, such as a fancy ice cube tray.
  3. Let sit in fridge or freezer until set then pop them out of the molds onto waxed paper or parchment paper and let sit for a short while.
  4. Store in baggies or airtight container.
  5. Use one or two per bath, and be sure you have a non-slip mat in place, as the oils may make for a slick surface in your tub.
  6. Note: Be sure that your"parts" are based upon weight, that the cocoa butter is melted when you weigh it, and that your"parts" are small amounts, such as a tablespoon or two.
  7. You can also substitute the citric acid with more baking soda and/or sea salt to make non-fizzing melts, however the fizziness helps to slowly disperse your oils through your bath.

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