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ALCOHOL FREE ACTIVATOR 

Welcome to our How To ALCOHOL FREE ACTIVATOR Series. We have videos and a Q&A section below to demonstrate how easy it is to master the use of our state of the art ACTIVATOR. 

Alcohol free activator sets dry to the touch ie. rub free. Which you cannot achieve this finish using rose spirit. Now it’s possible to bag up your cookies without worrying about your lustre smudging onto the cello bags.

Large Surfaces
Make Paint using Alcohol Free Activator + Lustre:
- Dip your brush into the activator and apply a thin layer onto the surface. Less is best. The less back and forth with the activator the better! Using a Lustre Brush, apply lustre onto the wet area.
 - Once covered, use your dry Lustre Brush and brush away any leftover lustre. - You will need 2 brushes for this technique. One we and the other must be dry.

 Make Paint using Alcohol Free Activator + Lustre:
- Place the amount of lustre you need into your palette and add alcohol free activator. Mix until it forms a paint like consistency.
- This method is great for small surfaces such as raised fondant cookies and finer details. It works well on chilled Swiss Meringue Buttercream Cover

a Fondant Cake:
- Using our Wide Flat #5 brush apply activator in small sections with an upward stroke. Go over the wet area with a dry Wide Flat #5 brush and repeat this method once the whole cake is covered. Use the dry brush away loose dust.

Stencil with our Alcohol Free Activator:
- Dip your brush into the activator and apply a thin layer onto the surface. Less is best. The less back and forth with the activator the better! Using a lustre brush apply lustre onto the wet area.
- Securely hold the stencil on the surface as you brush the Alcohol Free Activator over the top. The stencil will become sticky and it will stay in place.
- Take your dry brush and dab your lustre over the stencil and brush away any loose dust. - When you are finished, slowly remove the stencil and admire your work of art !
- This method works on Ganache, Fondant and Buttercream. It will not work on Swiss Meringue Buttercream because of the oily surface.

Paint Powders & Alcohol Free Activator:
- Place the amount of paint powder you need into your palette and add alcohol free activator. Mix until it forms a paint like consistency.
- This method is great for small surfaces such as raised fondant cookies and finer details.
- This combination does not work on chocolate

Activator FAQs:  popular questions asked about our Alcohol Free Activator