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Teens Have Invented The Best Form Of Self Care And It's Slime

By Jaime Lutz

Remember seeing commercials for Floam when you were a kid? It and other kinds of slimes are back in a big way with teens—but this time, it's all homemade, and colored like Tumblr aesthetic in a jar, and used for anxiety relief and ASMR. Basically, it's the most Generation Z thing I've ever seen, and I love it.

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Something about perfectly manicured hands mixing bead- and glitter-filled, squishy slime has the same calming effect on me as other weird internet trends like ASMR videos (or, if you're more disgusting than me—no shame in that—pimple popping videos).