Homemade Face Paint

Homemade face paint from KinderArt.com


Face paint is inexpensive when you make it yourself, and it’s safer than a mask that can obscure vision. Try these ghoulish recipes yourself!

Dressing up for Halloween is so much fun! Enjoy it even more knowing that you and your little goblins prepared their faces for the frightful night.

Homemade Bruises

You will need:

  • deep blue powder eye shadow
  • charcoal or smoke gray powder eye shadow
  • shimmery green powder eye shadow
  • make up brush

Using a blot of deep blue powder eye shadow, apply with a wet make up brush. Use your fingertips to add blots of charcoal gray and blue shadows. Touch up the edges with a shimmery olive green. Smudge the bruise to complete.

Homemade Blood

You will need:

  • 1/2 bottle of light corn syrup
  • very hot water
  • squirt of liquid soap
  • red food coloring
  • blue or green food coloring (optional)

Pour light corn syrup into a bowl and add hot water sparingly, adding and stirring until you have the right consistency. Add a squirt of liquid soap to make it the blood easy to clean off later. Tint with red food coloring. You may add a drop of blue or green if you like to make the blood a darker color. Store in the refrigerator until ready to use. Smear on as needed!

Copyright 2000, Amanda Formaro


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