Tub bombs are the bomb, however they’re usually dear. And why spend some huge cash on one thing  you may make at house?

These festive Grinch Tub Bombs make the best stocking stuffers and are an unbelievable DIY undertaking!


  • Massive mixing bowl
  • Medium mixing bowl
  • Tub bomb molds


  • ½ cup citric acid
  • ½ cup Epsom salt
  • 1 cup baking soda
  • ½ cup cornstarch
  • 1 Tbsp. unsweetened matcha inexperienced tea powder (for coloration!)
  • 5–10 drops important oil (peppermint or clove)
  • 2 Tbsp. coconut oil
  • Water (if wanted)
  • Small spray bottle of witch hazel or tea tree oil (if wanted)
  • Jumbo coronary heart sprinkles


In a big bowl, mix dry substances: citric acid, Epsom salt, baking soda, cornstarch, and matcha inexperienced tea powder.

In a medium bowl, liberally add important oil in drops to the coconut oil.

Slowly add the liquid substances to the dry substances, frequently stirring the combination till properly mixed (you need the combination to really feel like you might make a sandcastle with it — and the salts ought to clump collectively in your hand).

Notice that whether or not or not you could add water will rely in your local weather. If needed, add witch hazel or tea tree oil one spritz at a time till you attain the specified consistency.

A phrase of warning: Take care when including liquids. If the combination will get too moist, it might activate and start to fizz.

We used chrome steel bathtub bomb molds bought from our favourite craft retailer, however they’re additionally obtainable on Amazon. The wonderful thing about the chrome steel molds is that they received’t dent, and you should use them repeatedly. You could possibly additionally use plastic Christmas ornaments as molds, which make nice stocking stuffers.

Add a single coronary heart sprinkle to 1 aspect of the mildew and tightly pack within the combination till you’ll be able to skim the floor flat utilizing a ruler or your hand. It might take some wiggling to get the molds to suit tightly collectively. Work your molds so they aren’t too full or not full sufficient. Each flat sides of the tub bombs ought to sit flush collectively (we taped our molds collectively to maintain them from unintentionally popping open).

Permit the tub bombs to sit down in a single day. Since we’re in Atlanta, we needed to let ours sit a tad longer to allow them to totally treatment.

As soon as prepared, gently faucet across the exterior of the mildew flippantly with a spoon, and your Grinch Tub Bomb will pop proper out.

Completely happy gifting!