Using any kind of flammable material around an open flame can be deadly. Do not leave a flame unattended. Work in a ventilated area. This is fire! I take no responsibility for anyone's ignorance, stupidity or carelessness.
My first attempt was using a small camp-stove-sized gas canister and a torch head I had hanging around. Talk about overkill...
I decided all I really needed was a candle flame, one that wouldn't shrink as I used it or leave soot all over everything. I also wanted to be able to use it in my
The second time around I simply lined the cap with foil to seal all but the center one, poked a hole through the foil with a toothpick, and shoved just the tampon STRING through.
Also, the photos show me replacing the old tampon because the 'wick' had gotten too short - figured it was the perfect excuse for an 'ible - but the new tampon did not have a braided string like the first one. I'm noticing the new one is burning down faster.
I'll post a separate 'ible on how to create cool recycled awesomeness like the bracelet shown below.
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