What materials do I need to create a Silicone Gel-Filled Appliance?

Article courtesy of Smooth-On, Inc.

A gel-filled silicone makeup appliance can be made out of either a 2-part mold or a flat open mold. Materials recommended:

The following video shows how to use Q-Ballz and Ecoflex GEL in a flat open mold to make a gel-filled appliance:

The following video shows how to use Dragon Skin FX-Pro and Slacker in a 2-part "squish" mold to make a gel-filled appliance:


This FAQ article is offered as a guideline and offers possible solutions to problems encountered during mold making and casting. No warranty is implied and it is up to the end user to determine suitability for any specific application. Always refer to the provided Technical Bulletins (TB) & Safety Data Sheets (SDS) before using any material. A small scale test is suggested to determine suitability of any recommendation before trying on a larger scale for any application.

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