Storing Bath bombs to avoid humidity

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lucysky

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Hi! I can't seem to store my bath bombs properly. I tried making bb powder placing them in a twist jar, 3 days into it, it fizzed. I tried double shrink wrapping & it's starting to fizz. My bath bombs are dried in an airtight container w/ a mini dehumidifier for 48 hours.

I've been wanting to give them out as presents but I'm worried it might fizz. Btw I live in a humid country. I got a hygrometer it's about 50-70% on average w/o the dehumidifier.

I got lush bath bombs & left one uncovered beside my bomb in the jar (covered). Mine fizzed, the lush bomb didn't even get a wart. Ugh!

I don't want to quit but I'm running out of options. Help?

Here's my recipe: (i tried a lot, i'm trying to keep it simple)
*no added,water,alcohol or witch hazel

61% Baking Soda
31% Citric Acid
3% Fragrance
5% Coconut Oil

Thanks!
 

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Perhaps try bumping up the oil content. I've experimented with my bath bombs and have one that has been unwrapped for over a month now and hasn't fizzed. I think the butters in my recipe helps hold it together.

And I also live in a very humid place with humidity about luke yours. I've also had my air conditioning quit on me a few time so I had to have the doors and windows open until it got fixed.
 

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Are you using granulated citric acid?

Check Jeff Dorrian's video, he states you must use water and very little oil

[ame="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1uCJ1duXwHg"]How to make Bathbombs[/ame]
 

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Are you using granulated citric acid?

Check Jeff Dorrian's video, he states you must use water and very little oil

How to make Bathbombs
I use the fine citric acid. Will def watch his video.
I've added some conrflour same amout as my citric acid. It seemed to have helped a lot, but leaves my tub with a starchy residue. Its rinses out with water though but id rather look for an alternative.
 

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Let us know if his advice works :)
 
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