Matt Walls aka MattyBoomBatty of ‘A.O.I Toys’ outta Convict Town aka Australia is a rare breed in the art toy scene – a man very much unafraid to tell it like it is. From initial challenges, to success and the issues in between.
Matt’s simple advice to burgeoning toy makers: “If you LOVE it, do it. If you don’t, stop…it’s that easy.”
(Picture below of a pile of ION Men by ‘A.O.I Toys’)
Most famous for his ION Men series of 7 part mini vinyl toys, he initial gained a foot hold in the scene, and experienced his first challenges and success, via his first company ‘Smash Tokyo Toys’.
So get up to date on Matt Walls history -with ‘Smash Tokyo Toys’; and future – with ‘A.O.I Toys’, by reading the Art Talk below…
Basics/Getting to Know
Name + D.O.B?
Matt Walls – Dawn of Time
City, State n Country you’re Repping?
Brisbane- QLD, Australia
Describe – a memory from three stages of yr life ….basically trying to piece together Mr. A.O.I’s pivotal moments. Concerts, art, action-figures, women, school, college… ANYTHING man.
* age 10 – pre pubes:
I saw this guy do a nudie run threw a hotel pool area then run into a pole and knock himself out.
Then all his friends FREAKED OUT and didn’t know how to deal with it so they left him there in the nud.
* age 15 – pube rage:
This guy used to bully the hell out of me so on the last day of school before two weeks holiday I took a frozen rat from biology class and put it in his locker and after holidays it had putrified the entire school.
* age 20 – acceptance of pubes:
At 18 my fathers’ secretary banged me then shared me with all her 35 year old friends. Freaked me out, she picked me up the first night I ever went to a night club and said “Heeeyyyy, I know you!”
Wait, did you want toy stuff?
(Picture below of some art depicting the many versions of the ION Men by ‘A.O.I Toys’)
“Give and not take.”
I don’t have any really…I suppose old shit like New Order, Van Halen, Electronic, Boxcar etc You know all these weird alternate station bands?
Well my car radio hasn’t worked for years and there’s no stereo in my house so I just don’t know any bands.
I used to meet a lot of famous bands and I’d never know who they were.
Favorite TV show(s)?
I don’t watch tv and when I do it’s a year later after the show was large…pisses people off.
I just finished Breaking Bad so now when I want to talk about it people are all “DUDE! That finished 10 months ago!”
Wow, this is going to date so bad.
Favorite sport(s) + teams?
Sp-ort? What’s that?
This’ll sound weird but I used to be a champion speed skater. Now my GF is a roller derby girl so I’m back into skating.
I’m still a skating LEGEND just old…and tired….and fat.
(Picture below of some red vinyl ION Men)
The Last Starfighter.
Favorite books and comics?
Stardust and The Dark Knight Returns.
Is the rise of ‘art’ toys an indication of the changing nature of ‘art’? OR just a bunch of nerds with too much $$$ and time?
Dude, how many “Art Toys” do you see running around these days? All I see are toys that guys paint their ideas on. they’re not “art”. Putting a cute monkey or a robot on a blank dunny is not art.
When I think of “Art Toys” I always think of Frank Kozik or Amanda Visell.
Something like Kozik’s Mecha Nana is what I think of as art….not a fucking skull Dunny, some blank with Marvel characters painted on it or a skull-headed leprechaun with “attitude” flipping the bird from The Bronx with three Zs in its name that some guy says is “designer”.
(Picture below of a white version of the Mecha Nana by Frank Kozik)
You mentioned in your ‘Top 5 Toys’ post, that your favorite toys are flesh vinyl – specifically the M1GO Godzilla 1973. Why the love of naked toys?
It’s stupid, but unpainted toys to me, have that whole “straight out of the vat and unsullied” vibe. Knowing what I know about production and the differences between big machine produced stuff in China and the small run produced vat sofubi in Japan it’s just a beautiful thing.
Unpainted collectors know what I mean…painted toys are hot but they’re not as raw.
(Picture below of 2 of Matt’s M1Go Godzilla’s)
What are your thoughts of the toy forum scene as a way for fans and artists to communicate? Is it a real ‘community’ or just a virtual locker-room shit talk?
I don’t know, I’m not really a forum guy.
I think forums have always been good for bringing people together since I remember what the world was like for collectors BEFORE the internet but they’re also a good place for trolls and rabble-rousers.
What does your wife/girl/woman/family make of the whole perpetual adolescence/Peter-Pan/man-child aspect of toy art + toy collecting?
I used to be married to someone who never supported a single thing I did, she couldn’t even tell you Seismic Ace’s name.
Now I have a crazy awesome roller derby girl who, while not into toys, appreciates design, form and function etc and is still filled with a childish wonder.
I dragged her to every toy store in Japan and then let her shop for a week, we balance out, plus I know women’s fashion and can shop with her for hrs…she loves it.
You hear those guys who say “My wife/GF HATES toys…” That’s bad man. I’ve been there, show them the door.
If you’re with someone who is totally intolerant of what you love, that’s the WRONG person for you.
Do you think once an artist has re-used a piece of pop-culture, it becomes harem for another artist to use it/spoof too? …I am thinking of ‘The Sucklord’ + ‘Boba Fett’; ‘The Mark Ultra’ + the hangman mask head; ‘Buff Monster’ and ice-cream etc.
Yep. It sucks balls too how people snap it up and pay ridiculous prices for it from dudes no one has ever heard of as well. Any fucking guy can stick a Stormtrooper or Darth Vader head on ANYTHING these days and people buy it.
If you’re not NY Super Sucklord FUCK OFF….
I made resin for years and I can tell you it was $1 a pour for 3 inches of resin and it’s NOT HARD. Joe Fucker punching out 30 figs an hr from lego moulds and trying to charge $60 a toy while pros are spending $15k making toylines at factory and struggling to sell them at $10 each.
Makes you angry man.
Wait, people are making ice-cream shit like Buff Monster? Weird….what a weird thing to want to go out and copy right!?
I like that Kris Dulfer guy and his Boba fett resin toys, guys like the Godbeast, you know, pros who have been slinging resin for years like Paul Kaiju but not just any guy who just throws shit together in their backyard and then runs around calling themselves a “toy designer”. It’s embarrassing.
In the end, if you have a good, original idea…people are going to buy it right?
I always said “Material shouldn’t matter, good design should matter.”
You and I have discussed privately about the issues you have faced breaking into the toy scene… Care to elaborate more for those at home?
Same issue everyone has DON’T MAKE A TOY JUST BECAUSE YOU LOVE IT because YOU WILL FAIL like the 3000 guys every year who release ABSOLUTE SHIT TOYS with no marketing, no advertising and no research all because they put it up on a forum full of their peers or showed it to some designer they LOVE who said “That’s awesome!”
Here’s the tip: “Toy Designers are professionals…they don’t run around telling people their ideas are shit.”
No one told me Seismic Ace was shit. They all said it was awesome and I should do it. It was shit.
I did it with no money, no ideas of how to design or make a toy, no research, no contacts in the toy industry, no skills and I did it because I loved it, thinking it was going to be the GREATEST TOY EVER MADE AND EVERYONE WOULD BUY IT AND LOVE IT. No one bought it and everyone hates it.
I can introduce you to 500 guys just like me with the same story and every guy who comes to us for advice doesn’t listen because they think their idea is the greatest toy ever made because Mark Nagata or Frank Kozik said it was cool on some forum somewhere this one time.
$10k later and there’s 1000 unsold toys in their garage or sitting in a warehouse somewhere.
5 guys make it in 2000, just because you think every guy makes it, doesn’t make it true or because you see EVERY guy getting an art show at TAG or every new sofubi guy gets o/night success. No, they are the tiny percentage of guys/girls all around the world who didn’t fail or give up…..that month.
Think I’m kidding? Go to spankystokes.com and go back 2 years and start going through it and look at all the toys you’ve forgotten about and guys you’ve forgotten about.
Why the change from your original name ‘Smash Tokyo Toys’?
It wasn’t working. When I switched to Japanese toys it was pointed out to me that the Japanese wouldn’t understand and would think we were “SMASH” from Tokyo.
(Pictures below of the Seismic Ace figure from ‘Smash Tokyo Toys’ – from sketches, to sculpt to released version)
Why the name ‘Any Old Ion’?
We’re NOT actually called Any Old Ion, We’re called AOI.
There’s a porn star in Japan called AOI and she’s a registered, licensed dealio so on the web page I threw the full name up on there in case I got sued.
It was one of those things, I think Spankystokes called us that in a write up once then EVERYONE started calling us Any Old Ion and now it’s stuck.
It’s A.O.I., easy to remember and if people ask what it stands for I say “This.” then they ask what it means… “I don’t know, it’s a play on ‘any old iron’.”
ANYOLDION is my PS3 name.
What was it like working with ‘Turbo Pistola’ on the sculpting for your ‘ION Men’ figures?
Great, he’s the greatest designer on the planet.
All the toy turnarounds were done by pencil old school without the use of computers at any stage.
We used photocopiers and ink to recreate how toys were made in the 60s. Don’t know if that was on purpose or because we’re shit but I’ve continued that with my paper inserts. No technology.
(Pictures below of some of the pencil sketches by Matt n Turbo Pistola for the ‘ION Men’)
What was it like working with ‘Siccaluna Koubou’ of Japan on the manufacturing for your ‘I.O.N Men’ figures?
The best, have you seen the crazy detail on those?
The Stroll head has a 1mm door on the back of its head with tubes and wires inside!
I went to Japan recently and went to the workshop with my lady and we had a really good poke around. We held some of the many toys Miyazawa has sculpted, looked at the iron molds and saw some wax sculpts etc….
I don’t think people have a full understanding of what these “master” artists do until you meet them. It was impressive.
(Picture below of Matt with Ricky Wilson aka ‘Velocitron‘ in Japan, being shown toys at the Siccaluna studio)
What is the back narrative to the ‘I.O.N Men’ figures?
Long and involved.
Basically the Nazis created Seismic Ace in WWII and trained 5 young super orphans to pilot him.
On their first mission the allies hit him with a mortar salvo and they were all killed because no super robots have seatbelts in early sentai so when they fall over how do the pilots survive right?
So the allies capture him, put in seatbelts, take off his head and replace it with a new head which costs 17 thousand dollars (it’s the 40s) and Centurion 17K is born.
The Japanese retaliate by building the first nuclear robot Kumatank (Beartank) but the war ends.
In 1990, Earth gets invaded by aliens with adaptive tech and the two robots are rebooted….and quickly trashed.
Japan reveals they have used the alien tech to build a brace of new robots…The ION Men, piloted by Flamingo Pilot G and her sisters Death Metal Babe 90, Sonic GoGun and Twister BooBuns….because only women have the skills to pilot 600ft tall metal death….of course.
It’s on like Donkey Kong.
How did you come to connect with ‘Lulubell Toys’ as one of the major sellers of your creations?
I asked, they said yes.
Wait, maybe Velocitron suggested it, then I asked, THEN they said yes.
It’s generally that easy. Usually you just approach a store and see if they are interested. A lot of stores will want to go through a distributor to buy your toys though. I have a distributor for Smash Tokyo Toys but I have to distribute ION Men myself.
Lulubell are the best place to sell sofubi so I jumped on it.
Matt Art + General Questions
Describe the method of making a ‘Any Old Ion’ piece? (dot point all o.k.)
– It’s hard, man….really hard.
– drill arm and head holes, maybe a min each one. One slip, bin.
– Put all joints together for entire run, maybe 1.5 hrs.
– Stick in heads…HOURS with bleeding fingers. Heads are spiky.
– Form up legs and torso. If inserting paper inserts, cut out inserts. Whole run of inserts…2 hrs cutting, 1 hr inserting.
– Doing special parts like capes 3 hrs.
– Whole run time – 6hrs maybe? Never all at once, if there are two people only 1.5hrs.
(Pictures below of Matt holding some parts of the ION Men)
Do you consider what you are making to be ‘art’, ‘design’, re-hashed crap?
Maybe original rehashed crap?
Dude, nobody has done what we did and nobody gives a shit.
Guys in America no one has ever heard of can release one mini tomorrow and go STELLAR o/night, get shows at TAG, be in all the magazines, get a fucking art card, get a Dunny, get three companies do toys with them and be completely gone next year and guys will whinge and bitch and whine ALL OVER THE INTERNET about how unfair it is.
Why is it unfair?
That dude’s success doesn’t effect me. I know EXACTLY why my stuff doesn’t sell and theirs does. It’s a fickle, small niche industry and a THOUSAND guys are releasing toys every day.
Maybe five guys make it large….not EVERY guy is making it big and even then there is no BIG unless you are super corporations.
If you LOVE it, do it. If you don’t, stop…it’s that easy.
I’ve got one more toy in me, then I’ll stop and wander the Earth like Bruce Banner.
When and why did you first start making ‘art’ (toys, drawings, paintings, anything)?
Duder, I can’t even draw with a crayon, I make toys and that’s it. I’ve never been a designer or an artist.
I’m that guy like every other guy who loved toys and robots as a kid who so desperately wanted to grow up and make toys.
I meet so many guys now who collect toys and they all say “Man, I would do ANYTHING to have my own toy;” and I tell them “So go do it, what’s stopping you?” and they can’t believe it, it blows their mind.
They all think it’s this unattainable thing or some secret society. Fuck it, anyone can do it.
I’m almost completely retarded, ask anyone in the toy industry and they’ll tell you….yet I did it, it was easy.
People come to me for advice now because I’m honest and upfront and I won’t try to convince you your idea is great and to go for it…I tell you the negatives first and there’s A LOT.
I dove straight in with no knowledge of what I was doing and got BURNED.
It took years of research and learning to get the ION Men right and I had to go to Japan to find out everything I learned about sofubi production was wrong…that was just last month.
Why + when did you decide to go in on the art hustle?
Never. I hate the Art Hustle. 😉
Wait…do you mean Designer Toys?
When TOY2RUSA announced their MiniQee production I thought it was a big opportunity so I wrote to them and said I wanted to be in the first lineup with my Beartank.
I commissioned a very famous designer to do the design.
I don’t even OWN that toy and I always find it ironic that aaallllll the guys who collect that artist don’t have my Beartank in their collection but pride themselves on their complete (xxxxxxxxxxx) collection of art toys by THAT guy but f#######kkkk me, they’ll NEVER buy my stuff!
(Picture below of the ‘Smash Tokyo Toys’ Beartank Mini Quee)
Any formal art training? Or pivotal moment/influence?
None, zip, nada.
I like robots, big, stupid Go Nagai looking robots who couldn’t possibly exist because they don’t have leg joints, or their transformations are impractical or seem to have weird proportions or wrong scales when they combine from vehicle to robot, that stuff.
I think that what Frank Kozik did for the toy industry was pretty inspired and his story is very interesting, I like the way he does business and how he got all his shit together and basically said “Fuck what everyone thinks, I’m doing this and I’ll stick to my guns regardless.” I like that.
“If you hated me then, you’re really going to hate me now.”
Favorite ‘other’ artist(s)?
Don’t have one….I collect M1Go and Super7 Mummy Gators only these days.
I respect all the guys/ladies who have all the skills I don’t, like sculpting and design, and I marvel at what they do but you know what? None of them talk to me or collaborate with me so I just get on with my own thing….It gets done when I can because it’s not a one man operation but I’m only one man.
Worst aspect of the contemporary art-hustle?
There’s a million other guys competing with you….being Australian and competing with Ashley Wood?
Being ignored by Ashley Wood? I don’t know…
(Picture below of a bagged n tagged ION Man/Men)
Best aspect of the contemporary art-hustle?
Doing what I want with my own toy line and expanding it because really, I’m not in it for money or fame….which is why I’m still around.
What, to you, are the best and worst aspects of being an artist in Australia – a place previous Art Talk subject Mr. Ray Ahn critiqued for being culturally barren and backwards?
In the toy industry….like any industry we are reviled by everyone else.
A HUGE toy designer said to me recently when I said “Dude, there are no big toy guys in Australia…” (thinking we were talking about sofubi)
“What about Ashley Wood?”
What about him?
Seriously, what has he done for Australian toy guys in Australia? I don’t know a single Australian toy guy Ashley Wood has even given the time of day to. Do you? Certainly not us indy robot guys. So who else?
All the big names I KNOW you are thinking of that I know… don’t live here anymore they live in the USA and dude, ***I*** live here and I’m telling you toys are dead.
5 years ago there were whole aisles for TFs and SW toys, now there are 1 metre spots.
The toy aisles are shrinking, collectors import everything, there are NO designer toys sold in stores, no sofubi and specialist toy stores open up here all the time and are gone in a year or two because people won’t pay AU$25 for a 3 inch Dunny they can get online for US$4.
What were the highlights and why from your recent trip to toy-mecha, Japan?
Nakano Broadway Mall and Shibuya Mandarake.
Japan was the most insane place, everything you have ever heard is true, no matter how far-fetched…probably not exaggerated at all.
I bought hundreds and hundreds of dollars of toys super cheap and I ate as much as I could and didn’t make a dent in my savings.
(Pictures below of the Seismic Ace keshi by ‘Smash Tokyo Toys’ x ‘Rampage Toys‘)
In your ‘Clutter: 5 Quick Ones’ interview you mentioned your day job working with terminally ill children. What does your job entail and what are some highlights n lowlights?
I’m a multiple-impairment specialist and I have various hats.
Right now I’m a teacher but because our kids are both seriously physically and intellectual impaired I am required to do a lot of Physiotherapy and hydrotherapy which can also require splinting kids, manipulation, certain other procedures like tube feeding, lifts etc occur depending on each child’s illness.
Not a lot of regular teaching gets done.
It changes from year to year depending on…circumstances…I suppose… is the delicate way of putting it.
Teaching kids to walk whose drs say it’ll never happen is a highlight, you can guess the lowlights.
Any collaborations on the horizon?
Uh….I’m doing minimum sprays with John Connor Trimmer of ‘A Colorful Monster’but not sure how we’re releasing yet. Either SDCC 2014 blowout or Designercon.
I like what I’m seeing from him so far.
(Picture below of the ‘Monsterforge‘ x ‘Smash Tokyo Toys’ Brains)
Any major projects you want to hype man?
Starting sculpts soon on new minis….
I’ve always wanted to do a female pilot for the robots and I have a cool idea for something that’s never been done so I’m on it.
There’s a bunch of pilots and we can just do one or two in different colors in this style I’m thinking of and I’m hoping there’s a certain niche crowd that will go BANANAS for it.
… many thanks for taking a look Benny! Matt’s honesty with his answers was damn refreshing and insightful!
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It is safe to consume 1-2 tablespoons of ACV every day.
To use as a hair wash
Mix half a cup of ACV with a cup full of water and rinse thoroughly on all the days before your hair drug test.
Works as an immunity booster
Easy to consume
Can be used for both urine and hair follicle drug test
Has no potential side effects if consumed in low doses
It may not be as effective as other detox methods
5. Home Remedies
While THC detox drinks and pills are effective methods of ridding your body of toxins, there are a few home remedies that can be helpful with the least amount of side effects. Some kitchen ingredients that, when used correctly, can help you pass a drug test. They expel THC toxins from your body. You can simply add these liquid detox drinks to your daily wellness routine for the best results.
Lemon Juice and water make for an excellent detox drink that can be easily prepared at home. The juice is rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, therefore making the detox method healthy and free of any side effects. It is used to flush THC toxins out of your body, and you are most likely to feel hydrated and refreshed after this.
Lemon Juice detox will effectively clean your pee from all the THC particles and help you pass the urine drug test with ease. This method does not work for blood, saliva, and hair follicle drug tests.
Please note that this THC detox drink usually works for only light Cannabis and THC users. If you are a moderate and heavy user, we suggest you go for alternative detox methods as lemon juice and water will only dilute your urine which may lead to your sample getting rejected.
How to use:
Add one tablespoon of lemon juice with 500 ml of water and mix well.
Drink this mixture 7-8 times on all days before the test.
Cranberry Juice and water
Cranberry Juice and water are one of the best THC detox methods that can be prepared at home. It has antioxidant properties that make it a trusted way to pass a drug test. But same as the lemon juice + water detox, this also works for light users. Also, cranberry juice water is not something that can help you pass a drug test on short notice.
This detox drink is easy to prepare and is quite healthy. It promotes gut health and is a low-calorie concoction. Make sure you drink plenty of fluids as a way for toxins to get out of your body through urine. This is why it is better to do this detox at home or in a comfortable place with easy access to the washroom. You also need to stay away from THC during this detoxification process.
How to use:
Add cranberry juice, preferably a sugar-free one to a glass half-filled with ice.
You can also add Apple Cider Vinegar for a tart flavor.
Top with diced fresh fruits if you like.
Drink almost two liters of juice the entire day.
Urinate as frequently as required to cleanse your urine of THC metabolites.
Note: Take a Vitamin B supplement after the Cranberry juice cleanses to make the color of your urine look normal. This will prevent suspicion and also your sample wonвЂ™t get rejected.
Good source of Vitamin C
Reduce the toxin levels in the blood
Have antibacterial properties
No side effects
It may not be as effective
What is Detoxification?
Detoxification is the process of ridding your body of harmful toxins such as drugs, THC, and other foreign elements. It is a natural process that can be induced through a detox program, a clean diet, or an exercise routine.
However, if you have a drug test coming up in a few days, itвЂ™s better to resort to other methods. You can try out detox drinks, detox pills, detox shampoo, or some home remedies. We will be discussing them in this article.
Got a drug test scheduled in the coming days but still havenвЂ™t decided on how to go about the THC detoxification process. We can help. Now that you know your options, let’s understand how we chose the best THC detox products for you.
Speed of results
You may not always have a week or two before the drug test. This is why you should choose THC detox products that provide effective results in a short period of time. We have compiled a list of products that work quickly. In addition, if you are a moderate or heavy user, you can select a THC detox kit based on the number of days until the test.
There is no scarcity of detox products in the market and when it is your career on the line, youвЂ™d want the most effective one. We have listed the THC detox products that have proven their potency over the years. These formulas are potent and reliable to help you pass the drug test.
When it comes to THC detoxification, we suggest products that are prepared with natural ingredients only. There shouldnвЂ™t be any artificial flavors, colors, or sweeteners. Moreover, these THC detox products should expel the toxins without causing any damage to your body. You should only go for safe and reliable brands.
Comprehensive detox programs
If you are a heavy or moderate THC user, a simple detox drink or pill may not be enough to help you pass the test. You may need to use comprehensive detox programs like Toxin Rid to completely cleanse your system and increase your chances of passing the test. They also include a home test panel so you can ensure if the detox was effective or not before the actual test.
Ease of use
We have suggested user-friendly THC detox products for those who may not have time to prepare them at home. You simply mix them with distilled water and consume them as directed. However, for effective results, make sure you carefully follow the instructions.
Customer reviews can make or break a product. While putting together this list, we went through several reviews to understand if it is actually effective. As a consumer, we recommend you read through them yourself as well before making the purchase.
Detox products are available in a variety of price ranges. But to be honest, some of them can be really expensive. We have included both expensive and affordable options in the list after extensive research. Choose the one that best meets your needs.
Types of Drug Tests
Although most workplaces ask for a urine drug test, some would want to take saliva, blood, or a hair follicle test. These are the four types of drug tests based on the biological sample you provide for testing. LetвЂ™s talk about them in detail:
Urine Drug Test
A urine test is the most common type. You provide a urine sample for this test, which is then sent to the laboratory. Professionals examine it for the presence of THC, opioids, opiates, alcohol, methamphetamines, and other substances.
Depending on your employer, this test can be either supervised or unsupervised. Urine is tested using indicators such as temperature, creatinine, color, and pH, which typically change over time.
Saliva Drug Tests
A saliva drug test is the quickest and easiest way to detect drugs. Also known as a swab test, it can trace cocaine, opiates, and methamphetamines. The test is most likely to detect marijuana if you have consumed it within the last 10 hours.
Blood Drug Test
Blood tests are a good old and reliable way of detecting drugs and alcohol in your system. It can detect alcohol from up to 24 hours ago and weed/THC from up to three weeks ago. It is used to trace marijuana, amphetamines, opiates, cocaine, nicotine, methamphetamine, and other drugs.
Hair Follicle Drug Test
Drug traces can be found in their hair follicles for up to three months (90 days). This is often the case with long-term drug users. To perform this test, a single strand or chunk of your hair is taken from the root or follicle. The results take longer to come out, and it cannot track drugs consumed in less than five days.
Marijuana, cocaine, opiates, methamphetamines, and PCP are all detected using this test. These drugs enter the bloodstream and are frequently deposited in the hair follicles.
How to Choose the Best THC Detox Kit?
We explained why we chose the THC detox products for you in the buyer’s guide above, right? Now in this section, we will help you understand the factors you should consider when selecting a detox kit. Take a look:
THC detox supplements, pills, and drinks are made for people who are either under or over a certain weight. For example, a 32 oz bottle of Rescue Cleanse is appropriate for users weighing more than 200 lbs.
The difference is usually of time. The detox process takes longer for heavier people as THC gets stored in the fat cells of our bodies. This is why they are recommended to opt for THC detox kits that need to be used for 10 days or more for a full cleanse.
People who weigh less than 200 lbs can opt for a shorter detox program because the detox works faster on them.
Metabolism is another factor that influences the length and type of detox you should pursue. A 48-hour THC detox solution should suffice for those with a quick metabolism. Users with a slow metabolism may require a 10-day or longer detox program.
It’s simple: faster metabolism equals faster toxin removal from the body.
Frequency of use
Cannabis users are classified into three categories: light, moderate, and heavy. The frequency with which you consume THC determines which THC detox product is best for you.
For instance: If you are a moderate or heavy user, a strong detox drink like Rescue Clean and a Toxin Rid program can help you cleanse your system.
If you are a light user, however, a short Toxin Rid program and even home remedies like lemon juice and cranberry juice water can be beneficial.
Underlying health conditions
Although the best THC detox kits are made with natural ingredients and are completely safe to use, they may not suit everyone.
For example, Caffeine is a stimulant and may not be suitable for people with heart problems. Furthermore, high-sugar THC detox products, such as cranberry juice, can cause diabetic patients’ blood sugar levels to rise.
If you have a pre-existing medical condition, it is best to consult a doctor before beginning any detox program. You should also thoroughly research the product’s ingredients to ensure you are not allergic to any of them.
Try the Following Methods if You DonвЂ™t Have Time for THC Detox
Cleansing your body off the THC metabolites using natural detox methods is a time-consuming process. Not everyone is given prior notice before a drug test. Therefore, they have to resort to the following alternative methods:
Drug test at home
Drug test kits can be purchased and kept at home to see if the THC detox is effective before the actual test. It will help you determine if there are traces of THC left in your system. You can test in the privacy of your own home. You do not need to get tested elsewhere or spend extra money before your employer’s test.
Cannabis remains in your system for at least seven days after consumption. Take the test as many times until you get a negative. These tests are usually accurate.
The kit is easy to use. HereвЂ™s how you can test at home:
Open the box and take out the marijuana test stripe.
Make sure the pouch is at room temperature before you open it.
Keep the urine sample ready.
Dip the end of the test panel with an arrow in the urine sample for 10-15 seconds.
HereвЂ™s how to analyze the result:
Two lines: The result is negative
One line: The result is positive
No lines: Invalid result, Retest with a new kit
Too late for a detox? Then, your last resort is synthetic urine. For those of you who don’t know, synthetic urine is artificial pee created in a laboratory. It resembles human pee in terms of color, smell, and appearance.
Synthetic urine contains real urine constituents such as uric acid, urea, creatinine, and so on. It is completely toxin-free, allowing you to pass the urine drug test. You can replace your natural pee with synthetic urine, and you’ll be fine. It can be difficult to sneak fake urine into the testing facility, but it is not impossible.
There are two types of synthetic urine:
Powdered Urine: This synthetic urine comes in powdered form and must be turned into pee by adding water to it. It is usually dehydrated urine that looks and smells like regular pee. It has a longer shelf life as compared to liquid synthetic urine. One disadvantage of this urine is that if not properly prepared, it can result in a failed drug test.
Liquid Urine: Also known as premixed urine, liquid urine is easy to use. It is suitable for sudden urine drug tests as you donвЂ™t have to prepare anything. However, you will have to warm it up before submitting the sample to the testing center.
Here are a few synthetic urine brands you can choose from:
A reliable brand, Test Clear uses dehydrated urine as its product. This means you get actual human pee just in the powdered form. It automatically has the real pee constituents like urea, uric acid, creatinine, etc. You just need to add water, warm it up and submit the sample.
Sub Solution powdered synthetic urine kit is one of the most popular products in the market at the moment. It is made of 11 chemical compounds, including urea, uric acid, creatinine, and others. It also includes a patent heat activator formula that quickly raises the temperature of the urine to match the body’s temperature.
Clear Choice Incognito Belt
Clear Choice is one of the best synthetic urine brands out there. Their urine comes in liquid form, making it easy to use. It’s difficult to sneak fake pee inside the testing facility, but this Incognito Belt will help you carry it without anyone noticing. To raise the temperature of the urine, use the heat pad that comes with the kit.
Quick Luck Fake Pee
Quick Luck Premium Synthetic Urine Kit has the term вЂњpremiumвЂќ in its name because of a reason. It comes in liquid form, thus saving you from the hassle of mixing. It is user-friendly and can be heated with ease before submitting the sample.
One of the most common reasons for fake pee being rejected is that it is not the proper temperature. The Urinator is a device that aids in the temperature regulation of your urine. It includes a powdered urine sample as well as an IV bag to sneak the urine inside the testing facility.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q. How to speed up the THC detox?
You can speed up the THC detox process by drinking plenty of water, eating fresh fruits and vegetables, and engaging in light exercise on a regular basis. You must also urinate frequently in order to flush drug traces from your system. However, make sure that these activities do not interfere with your detox program.
Q. Which is the most effective THC detox method?
A mixed detox works well for an effective THC detox. Detox kits contain a variety of THC detox supplements that work together to lower the toxin levels in your body. Toxin Rid is one of the best THC detox programs that can help you get the toxins out of your system completely. It consists of detox pills, detox liquid, and a dietary fiber supplement. Drink plenty of water and urinate frequently to flush the THC metabolites from your body. This will help you easily pass a drug test.
Q. How long does cannabis stay in your body?
Cannabis can be detected in your body fluids like urine for 3-30 days. It can stay in your hair follicles for up to three months.
Q. Do THC Detox pills work?
Yes, THC detox pills are most effective if you have 5-15 days before a drug test. They are one of the best THC detox products that have to be taken at regular intervals. Detox pills work by increasing the body’s metabolism and thus pushing toxins out of the body. You must take the pills for at least one day to achieve the best results.
Q. Should I change my diet while on a cleanse to pass a drug test?
Most THC detox kits come with dietary instructions and guides that work best with the cleansing process. Make sure you eat a clean and balanced diet and also indulge in light exercise for effective results.
Q. How can you detox from drugs while pregnant?
When you are pregnant, detoxing is more than just passing a drug test. Toxins in your body are harmful to the fetus and must be eliminated as soon as possible for your and your baby’s health. In this condition, traditional detox kits and products may not be the best option for you. Consult your doctor for advice on safe detox methods.
Q. How fast do detox pills work?
A good detox pill will clean your system of toxins in one to two hours and keep you clear for the next six hours.
Q. How is THC stored in the body?
As THC is fat soluble, it gets entrapped in the fat cells of our body. It then breaks down and enters the bloodstream. This is why it doesnвЂ™t get metabolized easily to make its way out with the waste products of the body. THC is most likely to stay longer in the system of people with a high body mass index.
Q. Is detox tea effective for Weed/THC?
Detox teas are diuretics, which means they make you pee more frequently. They aid in the cleansing of the kidneys, allowing you to pass a drug test. However, detox tea may not be effective in removing toxins from the body. Instead, it masks them so that the cannabinoids in the urine cannot be identified.
Also, it can cause the creatinine levels in the sample to fluctuate, which can alert the lab technician.
Q. How to pass a saliva drug test?
A saliva drug test is most likely to detect cannabis if you have consumed it within the last 10 hours. You can use Toxin Rid Mouthwash to pass such a test.
Take a sip from the mouthwash and swish it around your mouth for 15 seconds.
Repeat this process 2-3 times or until the bottle is empty.
Once done, take the test within the next 30 minutes.
Do not drink or eat anything during this time period.
As THC is a psychoactive component of Cannabis, it can affect your ability to work and function. This has led to many employers testing their employees for it. If you are an avid Cannabis user, it is a cause of great concern. There are several THC detox methods that can help cleanse your system before the drug test.
We have suggested to you the best THC detox products in the market using which you no longer have to worry about failing a test. Most of them work effectively and efficiently. The best part is that all the products are safe for use and wonвЂ™t harm your body in the long run. Get started on your THC detox as soon as possible for optimal results.
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