What Can You Use Instead of Bath Bomb Molds

A bath bomb mold is an essential item when you are making bath bombs. But what if you cannot access one? Does it mean you can no longer make bath bombs? No. There are many items that you can use instead of molds.  

ice cube trays as bath bomb molds

You do not need to buy a mold from the store; you can easily use your household items and still create some fantastic bath bombs. Here are some alternatives to get you started.

Ice Cube Trays

One of the alternatives is the ice cube tray. It allows you to create many bath bombs at once, thus, saving you time. Once you are done making your mixture, just press it into the tray and flatten the top. To remove your bath bombs, gently turn the ice tray and tap it to get your amazing collection.  

Measuring Cups

There’s another use for your measuring cups. If you have smaller cups, then they will be perfect molds for your DIY bath bomb project. Use the 1/4 and 1/3 cup pieces so that you get just the right size. Place your mixture into the cups and level off. Make sure that you press the mixture firmly. Turn it over and tap it gently to remove the bath bombs and give them time to dry.  

Cookie Cutters

If you love making cookies, then you no doubt have cookie cutters. You can use them as your bath bomb molds. Press your mixture into the cookie cutters. Make sure that you fill them up nicely. Remove your bath bombs and allow them to dry. Cookie cutters will give you an amazing products. They come in different sizes and shapes. They also come in handy when making themed bath bombs, for instance, when you have parties.  

Milk Caps

It probably did not cross your mind that you can use milk caps too. They will help you create small bath bombs. Rinse the lids thoroughly before using them. Once they are clean, fill them with your mixture. Level it off and tap gently to remove your bath bomb. Leave them to dry before you can use them to enjoy a relaxing bath.

Muffin Tins

Muffin tins will be perfect bath bombs molds. Go for the regular or the mini muffin tins. You can choose any size, and it will help you make many items at a time. Place your mixture in the tins and level it off. Turn over your tin so that the bath bombs come out. You will have enough of them to share with your loved ones.


If all else fails and you are unable to get any of the above items in your home, then you can make bath bombs even without molds using only your hands. Just make sure that you wear latex gloves to protect your hands. Simply roll the mixture in your hands to form a ball. Place your ball in a cookie sheet and allow it to dry for 24 hours.  

You have no excuse for not creating your bath bombs. Just look for any of the above items and create the perfect bombs for you and your loved ones.

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