If you’re looking for a fun way to add color and glitter to your slime recipes, you’ll love this eyeshadow slime that I made. Here’s how to make eyeshadow slime. Perfect if you have a certain color of old eyeshadow that you just don’t wear. 🙂
How to Make Eyeshadow Slime
First you’ll want to start by making our basic slime recipe, which you can find here. I’ll also give some brief instructions below…
- White Elmer’s glue
- 1/2 teaspoon borax powder dissolved in 1 cup warm water
- Unwanted eyeshadow
- Bowl and spoon
Add 1/2 a teaspoon of borax powder into 1 cup of slightly warm water to create the slime activator. This will make the slime come together into the right texture.
Add glue to a bowl.
Start adding small spoonfuls of the slime activator into your glue gradually, stirring in between.
After a few spoonfuls of the dissolved borax mixture, you should start to get a slime like this that pulls away from the bowl. Normally you would play with it in your hands to continue mixing everything together, but I’m going to add some powder eyeshadow in this version. 🙂
Here are the slightly glittery purple eyeshadows I used. These were pretty old and I wasn’t wearing them (I used them as a faux hair chalk before though), so I decided to turn them into slime. You want just enough to color the slime but not so much that the powder actually changes the entire texture or thickness of the slime.
Scrape out the eyeshadow into your slime and start stirring it in.
Mix, mix mix!
Here’s the first purple color starting to mix in.
Then I added the other 3 purple eyeshadows and started mixing in my hands to bring the slime together better.
Here is my finished shiny purple eyeshadow slime! It is stretchy but not so sticky that it doesn’t come off my fingers.
I tried swirling it a little like they do in Instagram pictures. 😉
This one is a fun texture to play with. I liked that the powder of the eyeshadow made the borax and glue slime a little less sticky while still remaining stretchy. It did get my hands very sparkly though!