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Body Glitter Tips

Recipes & Tips

 
Body glitters may be used in a number of ways, so we encourage you to explore the various recipes and ideas available on the internet. Mix and match different colors with different designs to add sparkle and shine to your henna art. Our favorite basic recipes and their directions are included here for your resource.

Glitter Tattoo Gel

Henna Cosmetic Body Glitter
Ingredients:
ΒΌ c. Pure Aloe Vera Gel
1 tsp Fine Body Glitter, Any Color
Essential Oil for fragrance (optional)
Food Coloring for color (optional)

Materials:
Mixing Bowl & Spoon
1 Small Airtight Container

Directions:

  1. Mix aloe and glitter together until combined well.
  2. To tint the body gel, stir in drops of food coloring.
  3. To add scent to the body gel, stir in a couple drops of your favorite essential oil.
  4. Apply with henna cones (see separate insert with instructions on how to make henna cones).
  5. Store in a tightly closed container at room temperature.

Glitter Hair Gel

Glitter Hair Gel
Ingredients:
1 c. Distilled Water
2 T. Whole Flax Seed
1 tsp Fine Body Glitter, Any Color
Essential Oil for fragrance (optional)

Materials:
Mixing Bowl & Spoon
Small Pot
Large Spoon
Strainer
1 Medium Airtight Container

Directions:

  1. Add water and flax seeds to pot and boil.
  2. Reduce heat, simmer 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat, let sit 30 minutes.
  4. Strain the mixture, saving the liquid. Press the flax seed with a spoon against the strainer to get all the liquid you can.
  5. To tint the body gel, stir in a couple drops of food coloring.
  6. Remove any small seeds or bits that fell through the strainer.
  7. To add scent to the hair gel, stir in your favorite essential oil.
  8. Stir in your favorite color body glitter.
  9. Store in a tightly closed container at room temperature.

Glitter Tattoo Stencil

Glitter Tattoo Stencil

Ingredients:
Fine Body Glitter, One Or More Colors
Acrylic Water Soluble Glue

Materials:
Self-Stick Skin Safe Body Stencil
Q-tips, or a small cosmetic paint brush

Directions:

  1. Clean and dry skin where tattoo will be applied.
  2. Apply the stencil firmly to your skin.
  3. Apply a thin layer of glue with a brush or q-tip.
  4. Allow the glue to dry a few minutes until tacky.
  5. Drop a small bit of glitter on an area of glue and spread around thinly with a q-tip.
  6. To remove, simply wash off with soap and water.