How To Make Fluffy Slime: A Borax-Free Recipe
Looking for an easy, safe slime recipe that does not contain borax? Follow our quick slime tutorial and discover how to make fluffy slime in minutes!
Making fluffy slime is all the rage right now! Crafters of all ages are desperate to learn how to make fluffy slime at home, however we know some concerns have been raised around the use of borax in these fluffly slime recipes. So if you’re looking for a fun alternative slime-making idea, then you’ve come to the right place! Our slime recipe is totally borax-free, easy-to-use, and will leave you with your hands full of fabulous slime in a matter of minutes! Keen to get started? Say no more!
All you need to do is get your hands on the fluffy slime ingredients listed below, then check out our fluffy slime-making tutorial video for step-by-step instructions!
- 1/4 cup PVA glue
- 1/4 tsp Bicarbonate of Soda
- 1/2 cup shaving foam
- A few drops of food colouring
- 1 tbsp eye wash
- A dash of baby oil
How To Make Fluffy Slime Step-by-Step Instructions:
Step 1: Prepare your fluffy slime recipe ingredients, so you have everything to hand.
Step 2: Add 1/4 cup of PVA glue to a clean dry bowl.
Step 3: Add 1/4 tsp of Bicarbonate of Soda to the bowl of PVA glue, and stir in well.
Step 4: Next, add your shaving foam to the mix, and stir thoroughly.
Step 5: Once everything is evenly mixed, add a few drops of your chosen food colouring. You could use pink or purple to create fluffy unicorn slime, or gruesome green to make slime that’s perfect for Halloween! Stir the food colouring thoroughly into your mixture, to ensure an even colour.
Step 6: Now it’s time to add 1 tbsp of eye wash, and stir in once again. Now you’ll notice the texture of your slime begin to change! As it comes together, you can lift it from the bowl and knead it with your fingers.
Step 7: Finally, add a dash of baby oil to the bowl, and return your slime to it, to achieve the perfect slime that’s both malleable… and slimy!
Important: Adult supervision required; please craft safely and sensibly when creating your own slime at home!
Our resident crafty mum, Sarah Cawood had a go at making slime with her children – check out her slime recipe, how she got on, and her top tips for slime-making success right here!