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Dried Orange Peel Bath Bombs Recipe
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Dried Orange Peel Bath Bombs Recipe

The Dried Orange Peel Bath Bombs are a great way to refresh and pamper your skin. Take time for yourself!
Keyword: bath bombs, dried orange peel bath bombs


  • 2 cups baking soda
  • 1 cup powdered buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil
  • 10-20 drops orange essential oil
  • 2 tablespoons dried orange peel
  • 1-2 drops vegan soap colorant
  • Stainless steel bath bomb molds
  • Mini muffin tin optional
  • Spray bottle filled with rubbing alcohol
  • 1 large mixing bowl


  • Steps 1-4: In a large mixing bowl, add the baking soda, buttermilk and cornstarch. Whisk dry ingredients together.
    Dried Orange Peel Bath Bombs Steps 1-3
  • Step 5: Add the coconut oil. This binds all the ingredients together, so your bath bombs don’t crumble when you touch them!
    Dried Orange Peel Bath Bombs Step 4
  • Steps 6-7: Add orange essential oil and orange color. Start with 1-2 drops of color and mix it in. If you want a darker color, add 1-2 more drops and repeat until you get the color you want.
    Dried Orange Peel Bath Bombs Steps 5-8
  • Step 8: Mix ingredients thoroughly. You may need to use your hands to break down any lumps and make sure everything is mixed in. The mixture is perfect when it holds together when you press it into your hands and feels like wet sand.
  • Step 9: Mix in the dried orange peel.
    Dried Orange Peel Bath Bombs Step 9
  • Steps 10-13: Fill both sides of the mold with the mixture, press molds together and grind to remove excess mixture. Gently tap each side of the mold to release the bombs. To avoid the bombs breaking during the drying phase, I put them in a mini muffin tin. They fit perfectly!
    Dried Orange Peel Bath Bombs Steps 10-13


Allow to dry a minimum of 24 hours. If your climate is wet or cold, allow an additional 24 hours. My rule of thumb is that when it is hard to the touch, they are ready for the tub! Store in an airtight container until ready for use.