Questions about slimes and slime care

How long do slimes last?

With proper care, slimes can last from months to years. However, it is normal for slimes to shrink over time due to the slime ingredients being removed from the air or liquid escaping.

To keep your slime in good condition for as long as possible, be sure to wash your hands before playing and only play with it on a clean surface to avoid dirt or bacteria getting into your slime. We also recommend not playing with the same slime for more than 20 minutes a day to avoid it hardening quickly. After playing, store your slime in an airtight container and a cool environment. Reactivate your slime with slime activator if necessary to avoid your slimes melting. For more handling tips, see the Slime Care Sheets .

My slime has gotten smaller. Why is that?

It is normal for slimes to become smaller over time due to the slime components as the air is removed or liquid escapes. This happens faster or slower depending on how often and how it is used. We recommend not playing with the same slime for more than 20 minutes a day. However, you can make the slime bigger again by making it fluffy, i.e. by adding air. We also have a "Save my hard Slime" kit that you can use to make your slime bigger and softer again: Go to product

How big are the slime sizes 135ml and 250ml?

135ml (left) and 250ml (right) compared to a 2-euro coin:

What ingredients are in slime?

Polyvinyl acetate (PVA)/ children's craft glue, water, food coloring, essential fragrance oils, vegetable glycerin, non-toxic absorbent polymers, craft supplies (beads, modeling clay, etc.) and borax as part of the activator.

Slime is not Recommended for people with skin conditions such as eczema (sensitive skin) or people who have allergic reactions to the ingredients listed above.

Are slimes edible?

Slimes are not edible and are for play purposes only. Never consume slime or any items contained in slime (charms, glitter, beads, etc.). There is a risk of choking.

For what age is Slime recommended?

Slime is suitable from the age of 4, but only under adult supervision. At older ages and depending on the child's developmental stage, no supervision is necessary. Apart from that, slime is also ideal for adults to reduce stress or keep the hands busy. Slime can also be used at any age for therapeutic purposes after hand surgery, for example.

What is activator?

Slime activator is water with dissolved borax powder. It is used when slime is runny or sticky. Add as many drops of activator to your slime until the desired consistency is achieved. Knead the activator in well. Make sure you do not add too much activator at once to avoid overactivating the slime.

How do I fix my slime if it has hardened?

Slimes can become hard, especially in colder months, due to the nature of the ingredients. If the slime has become hard due to the outside temperature, leave it at room temperature or in a warm room for 1-3 days. If the texture of the slime is still too hard after that, it helps to put the slime in its closed container on a heater. However, do not leave the slime on a hot heater for too long, otherwise it will become too runny. Another tip for preventing hard slime is to add a few drops of pure glycerin to the slime. Click here for the slime care sheets .

We also have the "Save my hard Slime" kit available, which you can use to save your old/hard slimes: Go to product

How do I fix my sticky slime?

Slimes can get a little sticky, especially in hotter months, due to the nature of the slime ingredients. You can easily fix this by adding activator to your slime until you reach the desired consistency. Be careful not to use too much activator, as this can result in an over-activated slime. For more on how to use the activator correctly, see the instructions here .

I have slime on my clothing, what should I do?

First, you should scrape as much slime as possible off the item of clothing. It also helps to put an ice cube on the slime to make it easier to scrape it off the clothing. Then, stain remover and the washing machine can help.
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How do I dispose of slime?
Slime should be disposed of in household waste/residual waste.