Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Face Paint Recipes

Face Paint Recipes

These easy face paint recipes show how to make homemade face paint using common household ingredients. Mix and store in baby food jars or discarded film canisters. Be ready for your next kids party or dress-up event.HOMEMADE FACE PAINT RECIPES
Facepaint Recipe #1
1 tsp. Cornstarch

½ tsp. Cold cream

½ tsp. Water

Food coloring (variety of colors)
Mix together cornstarch and cold cream until well blended. Add water and stir. Add food coloring one drop at a time until you get the desired color.
Facepaint Recipe #2
3 tblsps. Cornstarch

1 tblsp. Flour

3/4 cup Karo light corn syrup

1/4 cup water

½ tsp. Liquid food coloring
Mix cornstarch and flour together in a bowl. Gradually stir in Karo syrup and water until smooth. Divide mixture into individual containers as needed and tint each one with the food coloring of your choice. Leave one batch untinted.
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Clown Make-up
Blend on a paper plate:

2 tblsp. shortening

5 tsps. cornstarch

1 tsp. flour

Dab of Vaseline
Add food coloring for various colors.
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Fake Blood for Halloween Party Make-up
Karo brand corn syrup

Red and blue food coloring

Milk
Add some red food coloring to the corn syrup, then just a drop or two of blue to get a more realistic dark color. Milk will make the blood appear more opaque and more realistic.
Note: This mixture is sticky and can stain clothes.
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More Fun Make-up Tips:
To lightly blacken faces, carefully burn a cork and when cool, rub on the face.
For a ghoulish look, add a dusting of flour to already made up faces.
For a stubbly bearded look, sprinkle tobacco over a thin layer of vaseline.