The Right Face Painting Supplies
When you decide to include face painting as an activity at a kids'
birthday party, school festival or community carnival, the most logical
place to purchase supplies seems to be the local craft store.
Your list includes some face paints, brushes, sponges and glitter ...
not too difficult to find locally, right?
Unfortunately, most local craft retailers do not stock the most
appropriate tools and supplies for truly safe Face Painting. You
may have seen other face painters using everyday craft paints, but this
is not the best paint to use for the safest and most attractive face
A child's skin is sensitive. To truly have a successful and safe
event (which means happy kids and happy parents), using the proper Face
Painting Supplies will make all the difference.
The only kind of paint that is truly safe to use for Face Painting is
FDA-compliant, water-based face paint. The packaging will say
"Face Paint" as opposed to "craft paint," "acrylic paint," or "tempera
paint." These types of paints, not specifically made for skin,
can cause serious allergic reactions to the skin including burning,
redness and irritation. Some craft paints could also stain skin.
Water-based Face Paints are easy to use, dry quickly and wash off
easily with soap and water. And the best part about authentic
Face Paints is that they are no more expensive that your average priced
The same principle applies to glitter. Craft store glitters
usually contain metal particles that can get into the eye and cause
abrasions and irritation. When utilitizing glitter at your Face
Painting events, choose cosmetic grade polyester glitter. An
alternative to glitter is to purchase "sparkle" Face Painting, where
the glittery glow appears right in the paint.
Although some major cities may have theatre supply or clown supply
stores that sell authentic, safe Face Paint, the best place to find the
largest selection of Face Paints in a range of prices is the Internet.
Face Painting can be a memorable experience for kids at parties,
festivals, carnivals or picnics. By using the proper tools and
supplies, you can be sure that the children will be part of a safe and
A selection of Face Paints and other Face Painting supplies can be
found at www.easyfacepainting.com/shoppe.
To provide you with some kids Face Painting
ideas, take a look at our Gallery of
Face Painting Examples.
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