You know that DIY slime is all the rage right now and there are so many recipes out there – edible slime, puffy slime, bubble gum slime…you have your choice of exactly what kind of slime you want to make. But sometimes you don’t have all the ingredients you need for a specific recipe.
For instance, clear slime usually requires clear glue, which may not always be available and can be hard to find in stores. Not to worry, however, because this recipe will show you how to make clear slime without clear glue! Read on to see how easy this clear slime recipe is…
What Ingredients Do I Need?
-Clear Face Mask Gel or Hair Gel
-Contact Lens Solution
-Two Small Bowls
-Airtight Container for Storage
(This is for a small batch. All measurements are approximate – you may have to adjust up or down to get the consistency and amount you want)
Water – 3 to 4 tablespoons
Face Mask Gel – 1 to 2 tablespoons
Baking Soda – 1/2 teaspoon
Contact Lens Solution – 1 to 2 tablespoons
Step 1: Place your water into a bowl.
Step 2: Add the face mask gel to the water and begin to stir.
Step 3: Stir the mixture well until the gel has completely combined with the water.
Step 4: Place the baking soda into a separate bowl.
Step 5: Add the contact lens solution to the baking soda.
Step 6: Stir very well until the baking soda has completely dissolved in the contact lens solution.
Step 7: When both bowls are mixed well, slowly add the baking soda/contact lens solution mixture to the water and face mask gel mixture.
Step 8: Begin to carefully stir the two mixtures together.
Step 9: The mixture should begin to thicken up as you stir. Keep stirring until it forms a slime consistency, pulling and stretching the slime as you stir.
Step 10: Once the slime has thickened up to the consistency you desire, you can remove it from the bowl and begin to knead it with your hands.
Step 11: You’re all done! When you are through using your slime, be sure to store it in an airtight container to keep it nice and slimy!
What Else Can I Do With It?
The great thing about clear slime is all the fun things you can add to it to totally customize it! You can add things like glitter, sequins, styrofoam beads or other colored beads, tiny figurines, any kind of color or whatever you can find! The possibilities really are endless and you’re only limited by your imagination.
Clear slime is a super fun activity for kids of all ages and is great for sleepovers, summer camp, after school or rainy days. The process is simple and quick and only requires a few ingredients. So, the next time you’re in the mood for some slippery, slimy fun, mix up some clear slime, customize it (or not) and you’re on your way to lots of fun for everyone!