Homemade Bath Beads

READY IN: 24hrs
Recipe by Mirj2338

A great project for kids to make for their friends, and a great gift. You can choose whatever fragrance you like -- white musk is a favorite in our house.

Top Review by Charishma_Ramchanda

Making this reminded me of kneading wheat flour(atta) dough to make chappatis. It is a little messy, but no pain, no gain, like they say! I made just 1 big ball instead of 4 small ones and I used orange fragrance oil. I substituted Crisco with regular cooking oil(we use Sunflower). I had fun making this! Thanks, mom dearest, for another good recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 tablespoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon Crisco
  • 10 drops fragrance oil


  1. Place all ingredients in a small bowl and knead it with your fingers (it's a little messy).
  2. Form four balls by pressing the dough into little ball shapes.
  3. Place it on waxed paper and let beads air dry 24 hours.

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