How to Do Face Painting

Face painting is one among the fun and accessible activities. Face painting is equally famous among kids and adults and are usually conducted during festivals, picnics, birthday parties, fairs, corporate picnics, causal parties, charity fundraisers, family reunions, TV shows etc. you can ideas for face painting designs everywhere you look. Keep one important thing in your mind that always use good quality face paints as the skin on your face is sensitive and chemicals can give birth to skin problems. Try to avoid face painting if you have skin allergy.

Things Required:

Card Tables
Hobby Paintbrushes
Makeup Brushes
Makeup Sponges
Mild Facial Cleansers
Water-based Face Paint
4-5 wipes
Halloween Makeup Kits


  • 1

    Arrange all the tools of face painting on a small table before your start face painting.

  • 2

    Ask you model to sit down on the chair in a proper position. Your model can be anyone from your family, your friend, colleague, customer, or someone else. If you are doing your own face painting then, simply stand in front of the mirror go for it.

  • 3

    Now, pick up a towel and place it around the shoulders of your model.

  • 4

    Tie up the hair of your model properly so that it does not disturb your during face painting.

  • 5

    Wipe your model’s face clean with a moisture wipe, soft wet towel, or a wet tissue.

  • 6

    Grab a make-up sponge and gently apply the base paint over the entire face of your model.

  • 7

    Ask you model to look up and paint below his or her eyes.

  • 8

    Now, ask him or her to close their eyes and apply base face paint above the eyes.

  • 9

    Now, make any design that you like or you can ask your model about his or her requirement. You can make a design on one side of the face, on both side, in the area around the eyes and many more. You can make stars, flowers, butterflies, flags, animals etc; in addition to that, you can paint according to different occasions. Check out some face painting designs and login to you tube for some amazing and interesting face painting ideas. Additionally, you can get some more ideas from face painting contest.

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