Bath bombs are the buzziest, err bubblist, bath trend. These little wonders fizz up and dissolve into water, infusing your bath with nourishing oils, soothing salts, and delightful aromas. And while you can certainly purchase a pack from Lush
or Amazon, you can just as easily whip ‘em up at home. Google searches for bath bomb recipes are up a whopping 123%. And with increased interest comes tons of cool—not to mention surprisingly simple—tutorials, DIYs, and hacks. All you need is baking soda (sodium bicarbonate), cornstarch, citric acid, salt, and essential oils. Beyond being easy to make, fun to use, and beautiful to display, homemade bath bombs are a great gift. Ready to channel your inner beauty alchemist? Here, seven magical DIY recipes.