Ingredients for 1 oz Jagua Gel using Powder:
2.0 gr Jagua Powder
24 ml pure water
0.5 gr of Xanthan Gum
1.5 ml of essential oil
First, add 2.0 Jagua Powder to 24 ml of hot water (not boiling, just hot) and mix until the powder completely dissolves in the water; Jagua powder is 100% soluble in water. If you see natural sediment, you can use a small fine cloth as a filter and remove the sediment. Then when obtaining the clean liquid ink add the thickener 0.5 gr (Xanthan Gum) and stir slowly until you find the desired consistency; take a generous amount of time to stir it until the thickener does its job. Finally, add the 1.5 ml oil and stir again until you have a uniform gel that can come out of the needle. Now you can put the gel in an applicator or in a cone and let your imagination run wild making beautiful designs.
Due to the nature of the product, designs created with powder always dry quickly, and sometimes they usually create hard layers, this is normal!
You can also use our concentrated Jagua Powder to turn it into Liquid and prepare Gel or mix it with Henna and obtain different shades of colour (Henngua).