Are you seeking a ghostly blue glow, for your hands or other skin? It's
easy to get a vivid blue glow using either of two common household
Give your hands or any other skin a ghostly blue glow! It's easy to do.
Glowing Hands - Method #1
Rub petroleum jelly on your hands. They will glow bright blue under a
black light. This is a great way to make any skin glow, including skin
on your face. Just be sure to avoid getting petroleum jelly in your
eyes, since it will sting.
Glowing Hands - Method #2
Rub laundry detergent on your hands.
They will glow very bright blue under a black light. It's not actually
the detergent that makes your skin fluoresce, so you won't get the same
effect from dishwashing detergent or most soaps. The brightening agent
added to prevent clothes from appearing dull and gray is the active
ingredient. Laundry detergent may irritate your skin, so you may wish to
put on plastic gloves before coating your hands with the detergent.
Rinse your hands under water when you are done, to remove the detergent.
Other chemicals also work. Irish Spring soap
will give you a green glow, although it won't be as bright as the blue
from the petroleum jelly or laundry soap. Tonic water will give you a
pale blue glow. Some plastic gloves will glow bright blue under a black
light. Yellow highlighter glows very bright yellow, but it will stain