Thu. May 19th, 2022

These easy face paint recipes show how to make homemade face paint with common household ingredients. Mix and store in discarded baby food jars or film canisters. Get ready for your next children’s party or fancy dress event.


Face Paint Recipe #1

1 teaspoon cornstarch

½ teaspoon cold cream

½ teaspoon Water

Food coloring (variety of colors)

Mix cornstarch and cold cream until well blended. Add water and stir. Add food coloring drop by drop until desired color is obtained.

Face Paint Recipe #2

3 tablespoons cornstarch

1 tablespoon flour

3/4 cup Karo Light Corn Syrup

1/4 cup of water

½ teaspoon liquid food coloring

Mix the cornstarch and flour in a bowl. Gradually add Karo syrup and water until smooth. Divide the mixture into individual containers as needed and color each with the food coloring of your choice. Leave one batch unstained.


clown makeup

Mix on a paper plate:

2 tbsp. shortening

5 teaspoons cornstarch

1 teaspoon flour

a touch of Vaseline

Add food coloring for various colors.


Fake blood for Halloween party makeup

Karo brand corn syrup

red and blue food coloring


Add a bit of red food coloring to the corn syrup, then just a drop or two of blue for a more realistic dark color. The milk will make the blood appear more opaque and realistic.

Note: This mixture is sticky and may stain clothing.


Funniest Makeup Tips:

To slightly blacken the faces, carefully burn a cork and when cool, rub it on the face.

For a ghoulish look, add a little flour to already made-up faces.

For an unshaven stubble look, sprinkle tobacco over a thin layer of Vaseline.


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