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Face painting is the process or application of facial paint to an individual's face. The purpose of face painting is to be able to disguise oneself through art. Using face paint allows a person to become any character of... More »

Snazaroo, a maker of face-painting kits, offers a photo gallery containing stunning pictures of face-painting done by the company's customers. Parenting.com also offers a face-paint gallery, along with instructions on ho... More »

Some easy face painting ideas include superhero, princess and fairy. The simple technique involves sponging color on and outlining with black. Professionals recommend avoiding oil-based paints for face painting. More »

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Acrylic paint should not be used for face painting. It is not intended for prolonged skin contact. These paints have small amounts of ammonia and formaldehyde which can be irritating to the skin. More »

To apply giraffe face paint, sketch the outline, add the colors, contour and finish with details. Applying giraffe face paint takes approximately 30 minutes and requires black eyeliner, makeup sponges, a makeup brush and... More »

To avoid allergic reactions or other complications, only makeup palettes and paint that is specifically labeled as face or skin paint can be used for face painting. Acrylic and watercolor paints, even ones that are label... More »