"Chemical burns, ruined clothes, 11 years, half a million dollarsâ€”it's not easy to improve the world's most popular toy. Yet the success of one inventor's quest to dye a simple soap bubble may change the way the world uses color" - Popular Science
It's what you've been waiting for. Inventor Tim Kehoe has created 'unnaturally beautiful colored bubbles"... and it only took half a million dollars of investment to create bubbles that don't burn your skin. The article includes a breakdown of the science.