How to Make Face Paint

Kids will love to make and create designs with this homemade face paint. It is fun to do and easy to wash off.

You will need

  • 1/2 tsp. cold cream
  • 1 tsp. cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp. water
  • Food coloring
  • Equipment:
  • Small paintbrush
  • Cotton balls
  • Soap
  • Water
  • Covered container
  • Diaper cream (optional)
  • Solid cooking shortening (optional)
  • Popsicle sticks (optional)
  • Plastic spoons (optional)

Step 1 Mix cream and cornstarch Mix the cold cream and cornstarch together.

Step 2 Stir with water Stir in the water and mix until you get a smooth texture.

Step 3 Add food coloring Add one drop of food coloring at a time until you get the desired color.

Step 4 Start painting Start face painting. Apply the makeup with a small paintbrush, cotton ball, or your fingers.

Step 5 Remove paint Remove face paint with soap and water. Store the extra paints in a covered container until the next painting party. Have fun and be creative.