Slime Ideas

Bubblegum slime

This type of slime is similar to non-deflatable fluffy slime, but this one is fluffier and holds its shape better! It is perfect for making swirls but will deflate because of the shaving cream in the recipe.

What you’ll need for Bubblegum slime

  1. Large bowl
  2. Measuring cups and spoons
  3. Mixing tool (spoon, spatula, or stir stick)
  4. An airtight container

Bubblegum slime Ingredients

  1. 1 cup (250 ml) white PVA glue
  2. Approximately ½ cup (125 ml) foaming hand soap
  3. Approximately 1 cup (250 ml) shaving cream
  4. 5 tablespoons (75 ml) cornstarch
  5. 1 tablespoon (15 ml) foaming facial cleanser
  6. 4 tablespoons (60 ml) lotion, divided
  7. An activator

Optional

  1. Color additive
  2. 1 to 3 drops of fragrance oil
  3. Approximately 20 fluid ounces (625 ml)

Variations

Pink Bubblegum Slime = Bubblegum Slime + pink coloring

Mint Bubblegum Slime = Bubblegum Slime + light green coloring

Peppermint Bubblegum Slime = Bubblegum Slime + red glitter

Cinnamon Bubblegum Slime = Bubblegum Slime + fine brown glitter

1. Place the glue in a large bowl. Add the foaming hand soap, shaving cream, cornstarch, foaming facial cleanser, and 2 tablespoons (30 ml) of lotion to the glue. Add color and/or fragrance oil if you like (see A). Mix thoroughly.

2. Add activator in small amounts, about 1 or 2 tablespoons (15 or 30 ml) at a time (see B). See the guidelines for the recommended amounts of each type of activator. Be sure to add only one type of activator to each batch of slime. The measurement isn’t exact because different glues activate differently. Also, the amount you add will affect the slime’s consistency, and you can adjust it to achieve a consistency you like.

3. Once the mixture is slightly sticky, start to knead the slime (see C). Dip your fingers in activator before kneading so less slime will stick to your hands. Remember: Playing with slime is the best way to mix it fully and achieve the best possible texture.

4. Add the remaining 2 tablespoons (30 ml) lotion for extra stretchiness (see D).

5. Store the finished slime in an airtight container so it doesn’t dry out.

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