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DIY Tips: How to Make Glow in the Dark Paint

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Painting can bring you joy and relaxation, but using glow in the dark paint for your works is an extraordinary experience. You can imagine your original painting glows automatically in the dark, which is quite fascinated, right? The magical paint helps embellish your works and add more creative ideas. DIY glow in the dark paint is not difficult. With some functional glow in the dark powder, you can easily make it. Do you want to know how to make glow in the dark paint? Read on!

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What Is Glow in the Dark Paint?

The paint infused with the glow in the dark powder absorbs light and can glow for hours afterward in the dark. Glow in the dark paint is usually used for various painting and to make other products like shoes and clothes glow in the dark.

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How Does Glow in the Dark Paint Work?

The paint contains the photoluminescent powder that can be charged by the light, which can be sunlight and UV light.


Once sufficiently charged, the items covered with the paint can glow for a long time.

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How to Make Glow in the Dark Paint in DIY Ways?

The paint doesn’t spend you much money, and you can make it at home with some simple material. The DIY instructions are as follow:


Material: PVC resin, cyclohexanone solvent, glow in the dark powder

Tool: A small bottle


Step 1:

The first step is to make the paste. Pour 16-18% PVC resin and 70% cyclohexanone solvent into the small bottle. Then place the bottle in hot water whose temperature doesnt exceed 50 degrees. Later, stir inside the bottle until the PVC resin completely dissolves. Thus, the paste is done.


Step 2:

Select the right type of glow in the dark powder that you want. Glow in the dark powder is a kind of luminous powder that is non-toxic and long-lasting. Add 20-30% glow in the dark powder into the 100% paste. Similarly, stir inside the bottle and mix it thoroughly. Then let the bottle stand for 30 minutes. 

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Step 3:

Now you may use the paint. You can paint all kinds of paintings or patterns on the items that you like, such as jewelry, paper, wall, etc. Let them dry naturally and place them under the light for a time. Later you will see how they beautifully glow in the dark.


How to Use Glow in the Dark Paint?


There is something that you must pay attention to when using the paint.


1. Paint the patterns with continuity and integrity. You must finish the patterns for one time and avoid repeatedly painting.


2. When making the paint in winter, you should add more PVC resin to make it denser. Instead,

you should add more cyclohexanone solvent in summer to make it more watery. If not, the paint will operate with a stumble, which affects the speed of the technique.


3. You must wash all the painting tools with cyclohexanone solvent when finishing the project, or the tools are not available to use in the next time.

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Can Glow in the Dark Paint Be Used For Skin?

Nowadays, there is glow in the dark body paint for sale on the market. You can apply it to various areas of the body like face, arm, leg, hand, etc. Glow in the dark powder is non-toxic and non-radioactive, so it is 100% safe to your skin. When Halloween or parties come, glow in the dark paint can bring you a dozen of creative ideas!

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Buy Glow in the Dark Powder to DIY Glow in the Dark Paint

Do you have any better glow in the dark ideas? Come to share with us! If you want to buy high-quality glow in the dark powder, please directly contact us at 3001385186@qq.com. We are a top manufacturer of glow in the dark powder that can help you be the king of glow!

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