How to Make Homemade Glow in the Dark Body Paint

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Things You'll Need

  • Bowl

  • 4 tbsp. corn starch

  • 2 tbsp. cold cream

  • Spoon

  • 2 tbsp. glow in the dark micro powder

  • Sealable container

Make safe glow in the dark body paint using household supplies.

When you are painting your body to glow in the dark, such as for a costume party, Halloween or a theatrical production, skip store-bought paints that may contain harsh chemical ingredients, especially for those with sensitive skin types. Make your own glow in the dark body paint at home using a few ingredients that are gentle on the skin.

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Step 1

Place a bowl onto a flat surface, and pour in 4 tablespoons of corn starch.

Step 2

Add 2 tablespoons of cold cream into the corn starch, and stir the mixture with a spoon for 5 minutes to combine the ingredients completely. Select cold cream that is unscented if you have sensitive skin.

Step 3

Add 2 tablespoons of water and 2 tablespoons of glow in the dark micro powder into the mixture, then stir the mixture again for an additional 5 minutes.

Step 4

Pour the homemade glow in the dark body paint into a sealable container, and store it in the refrigerator until use.

Tip

Add food coloring to the handmade glow in the dark body paint to color the paint, if desired.

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