clean skull

Submitted by glen on 5/14/02. ( ) 216.75.132.6

have been told that if you take 10 parts water to 2 parts bleach that this is all you need to bleach a bear skull is this true of am i better off useing a comm.make skull cleaner thanks for all the help you are all great for giveing your time glen

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Skull cleaning

This response submitted by superpig on 5/14/02. ( ) 152.163.189.237

I use 20% volume peroxide straight out of the bottle. Submerse the skull in it for 24 hours and then let it dry in the sun for a few days. Always gets them super white. Make sure you degrease the skull before bleaching though. For greasy skulls get a professional degreaser from the catalogs. You can get the peroxide in any beauty supply store. Comes in quarts or gallon bottles.


No Bleach

This response submitted by Mike on 5/15/02. ( ) 207.230.218.76

I wouldn't recommend bleach, it can eat away the bone. I purchased 40% volume H2O2(hydrogen peroxide)from the salon, they sold it to me for cost, my wife is a regular. I called a skull cleaning business, they recommended 13% H2O2, so I diluted it accordingly. Good Luck.


Watch the H2O2, its corrosive

This response submitted by Mike on 5/15/02. ( ) 207.230.218.76

forgot to mention, use gloves when handling the H2O2!


let the pro's at it.

This response submitted by . on 5/16/02. ( ) 65.56.145.21

call Skulls Unlimited.


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