12 July 2017

Unicorn Snot Glitter Gel Recipe

I have a new obsession.  Unicorns!  My daughter and I love all things unicorn.  The pink/blue/purple color combination has always been my favorite color combo.  And who can resist all of that glitter?  Not I!  My daughter is active in our community theater, so she needs specialized makeup sometimes.  She will need some sparkle for the next play, so we made this unicorn snot aka glitter gel.  We picked blue/green, pink, and purple glitter to make ours, but you can use any color that you want.  You can also make it as glittery as you want it.  I wanted her to sparkle a little bit from stage and not be completely covered, so we went with a lighter look.  You can totally customize it to fit your needs.

Unicorn Snot Glitter Gel Recipe

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I wanted this glitter to use for several recipes, but I didn't want to spend a lot of money on different colors.  I found this Eye Candy set of 6 glitters for under $8 shipped!  I was a little nervous about the low price, but it's a decent amount of glitter in each container.  

It's not super fine like mica, but it is a finer grain.  It's safe for your face and eyes, so you can use it for makeup too.  I like the lid on the container too because I can pour out a little bit without worrying about having it all come pouring out.  

This is one of those recipes that doesn't have exact measurements.  I used clear aloe vera gel as the base.  It's great for your skin and dries clear.  I filled a 1/4 ounce clear jar from SKS Bottle and Packaging with my clear aloe gel.  I used about a tablespoon of aloe vera gel.

Then I added about 1/8 teaspoon of glitter.  I used pink, blue, and purple for my unicorn snot glitter gel, then I added some white at the end.  You can use any color that you want.  

I used a toothpick to stir it.  I tested it on my arm and added a little more glitter.  In total, I used about 1/8 teaspoon glitter for about 1 tablespoon of aloe vera gel.  As you can see, it's not dense glitter, but it's just what I was going for. 

If you want dense glitter, I would start with much less aloe vera gel and add glitter.  Since the gel is cheaper than the glitter, it's easier to add more aloe than glitter.  

This glitter can also be used as makeup by applying it over a glitter glue like e.l.f. glitter primer (available on Amazon or elf.com.)

I'm really impressed with the Eye Candy glitter set that I got, and the price can't be beat!  I'm excited to try it for my makeup and nails too.  I have a few more glitter recipes that I'll be posting in the next few weeks, so be sure to come back to look for them.

If you like this unicorn snot glitter gel recipe, then you'll love these posts:

Easy Lip Gloss Recipe from a Drink Mix
How to Make Soap Petals

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Cari Dunn
Cari Dunn

Cari lives on a small farm in Ohio with her husband, three kids, two dogs, two cats, five goats, several chickens, and homing pigeons. She loves Gilmore Girls, coffee, and her kids. Not in that order.