Slime – How To Make Slime At Home Using Glue, Borax.

As soon as we hear of slime, an unpleasant, sticky substance pops up in our head. Slime is modern day’s stress buster. It has been scientifically proven that playing with it for half an hour can reduce 58% of hypertension, nervousness, anxiety and restlessness. Although the origin of the word has been done from an old English word LIM,which means sticky substance. But then again, it is related to words in other languages too.

For instance, in German it is called as SCHLEIM and in Latin as LIMUS which means MUD or MIRE. This gooey, sticky substance has gained much popularity in the past few years due to its easy composition and favoritism among all age groups. And in this article, we will tell you about how you can make slime at home, with no headache ingredients.


It first made it’s appearance in 1976 by leading retailers Mattel, which was primarily from guar gum, which is a powdered gum extracted from guar beans. Since then, various varieties have been made, some multi-colored and some glittery, with eye-catching and strangely addictive videos of individuals playing with slime frequently circulating around the web quickly.

Quick and Easy Slime Recipes



Materials required

– Clear shampoo
– Salt

Take 6-7 tablespoon of clear shampoo in a bowl and add 1-2 tablespoon of salt in it. Keep mixing the two ingredients till you have a clear sticky substance with you. And this will be your clear slime.


Materials required:

– Glue
– Baking soda
– Baby oil
– Borax
– Lipsticks of different shades to add colors

Take 3 tablespoons of glue into a bowl. Add 1 tablespoon of baking soda and 1 tablespoon of baby oil to it. Mix it well to get a thick, sticky substance. After a while, when the substance has attained its regular texture and moisture, add borax to it for making it more thicker and gooey. Add melted lipstick on it so that your antidepressant becomes more colorful and fun to play with.


Materials required:

– Glue
– Shaving foam
– Paint color
– Colgate
– Borax

Take 3-5 tablespoon of glue in a bowl. Add 2-3 tablespoon of Colgate and borax to it. Mix it well to obtain thick, gooey and moist ball. Now add shaving foam to it for much better texture and thickness. Once you mix the whole substance constantly, you will obtain white color slime. To it, add little paint color. And now your slime is all ready.

There is lot many other ways to make slime. But the ones mentioned above are simplest out of all. So why to wait now, grab the important and start making your own anti depressant.

Author: Pratima Singh