It always happens- last minute your child changes their mind about their Halloween costume or has a malfunction and needs to find something else. While running out to the store is an option, there is a simpler answer and an easy fix sitting right in your home cabinet! You can make some simple homemade face paint with just a few items you most likely have around the house! My making your own face paint you can be assured of the ingredients so no allergies are aggravated and it allows your child to be anything they wish! Turn them into a scary monster, a joyful pirate, a creepy skeleton or a wicked witch in a breeze.
- 1 tsp. cornstarch
- 1/2 tsp. water
- 1/2 tsp. cold cream *Shortening like crisco will work as well
- Food coloring (variety of colors)
- Sm. containers (one for each color paint)
- Sm. paintbrush
- Stir together the cornstarch and cold cream until well blended. Add water and stir. Add food coloring, one drop at a time until you get the desired color. Experiment with different colors. Pain on with a paint brush. Store in covered containers.