Liquid latex is often used for special effects make-up and body painting applications. Liquid latex contains about one-third latex, two-thirds water (plus less than one percent ammonia to keep the latex from spoiling and to control the pH of the solution). Liquid latex is sold in jars ranging from 2 oz. through gallon jugs and the consistency is similar to latex house paint. Latex is a stable dispersion of polymer microparticles in an aqueous medium. It is found in nature, but synthetic latexes can be made by polymerizing a monomer such as styrene that has been emulsified with surfactants. Latex as found in nature is a milky fluid found in 10% of all flowering plants (angiosperms).
Feb 14, 2018 · It is not durable, if you compare it with liquid latex. But it's useful for beginners to master their skills. It is a good homemade alternative to liquid latex made by mixing crayola washable paints. Elmer's glue can be used to make zombies and other such masks. Also you Author: Ashmeet Bagga.