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Post by eva_santi on Fri May 09, 2014 12:09 pm

so, am new in face painting.. and i want to older a kit with all the necessary thinks.. and i wonder what brand is the best for childrens and summer weather?? i dont want to bye something wrongfully.. i was thinking of snazaroo because is the only brand we have in cyprus shops and i use it once, seemed good but i dont know wether it is resistant to summer or if they bring contraindications to childrens.. can you help me??


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Post by fesspenter on Fri May 09, 2014 2:50 pm

Dear eva_santi:
Welcome to the Forum!
I am unsure as to what face paint is available in Cyprus. If Snazaroo is available, it is a fine base for face painting. Shannon Fennell uses Snazaroo, and she does wonders with it. I prefer other wax-based paints for line work: Cameleon, Diamond F/X, TAG.
In hot weather, I am loving Mehron's StarBlends as a base. I ordered all the colours...and find I use White, Red, Black and Green the most, in that order. The powders do not run the way face paint can run in the heat. I have been playing with DIPS, on sponges, which is an alcohol-based hybrid face paint that is easily removed with soap first, then water.

Other face painters will also chime in with their favourite hot weather paint.

Happy Painting!

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Post by Forest-Fairy on Wed May 14, 2014 4:23 pm

I'm sorry..... that was painful to read...

Umm pretty much all the brands are good for summer and kids save a few that are a bit melty in hot weather.

If you are just starting, get a snazaroo kit and have fun. Then later upgrade to something more professional.

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