Got a funny marbling effect when I tried oil and alcohol in my mix.


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Posted by Faery Ring on April 25, 2001 at 18:34:26:

In reply to: Still trying to figure out those weird bruise-like stains... posted by Talia on April 25, 2001 at 08:45:02:

Got a funny marbling effect when I tried oil and alcohol in my mix.

Polar and non-polar solvents donít mix. Once I got a pretty strange
marbling stain when I tried mixing oil and alcohol with my usual
paste mix. Once the alcohol evaporated the oil separated from the
water in the paste and deposited the stain unevenly. It was really
interesting. Do you use oils in your henna paste? Maybe the oils
werenít mixed in evenly and started to separate.

Faery Ring

 


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