Valentines DIY – How to Make your Own Edible Body Paint!

Just in time for Valentines Day, you can learn how to make your own edible body paint and go crazy on each other.  Of course, this might be great for many other uses.  That, I will leave it up to your imagination.

Homemade Edible Body Paint #1

Step 1, Create a Gel Mix:

  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • 1 Packet Unflavored Gelatin (Dissolved)

In small saucepan blend and cook over low heat:

  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 c. cold water

Carefully add :

  • gel mix
  • 1/4 cup glycerin.
  • 2-3 drops flavoring of your choice.

Divide into small bowls (the ziploc mini disposables work great!) Add 1 or 2 drops food coloring per “Bowl” to get various colors

*Note *  This will stain, but to remove stains from body we’ve found that baking soda works quite well.

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