Children love having their faces painted! Whether it’s at a carnival, fair, or community fun day or at home just for the fun of it, it’s a definite favorite. There are many different things you can do with face painting. There are unlimited ideas when it comes to what types of designs you can paint. Here are a few tips when it comes to face painting designs, and a few things to remember.
There is no need to run out and purchase face painting designs with the amount of information available to you today on the internet. You can find free printable face painting pictures on some really great sites. From simple designs such as flowers and cherries, to elaborate and beautiful fairy, princess and superhero designs, children love each design.
When using paints and other decorative things on the face, you want to make sure that it’s all safe. You don’t want to use regular acrylic paints like some do, because they can actually irritate a child’s sensitive skin. Instead, go for a paint that is made specifically to go on the skin. This will keep the child a happy camper.
When using glitter to add to the effect of face paints, make sure you never use aluminum glitter. This can be extremely unsafe for the child’s skin and eyes, and it’s rather easy for a child to rub some of the aluminum glitter into his or her eye. Avoid this by using glitters that are safe for the skin, such as body glitter. There are many free printable face painting pictures that you can add glitter to and it will make the design stand out and be much prettier. The same thing goes for stick on jewels. Make sure that there is nothing in the glue or jewel that could irritant the skin.
A great idea is to learn how to face paint for your child’s birthday party. Professionals will charge up to $150 an hour to do this for you. You truly can save a ton of money by doing it yourself. If you don’t know what to paint look for free printable face painting pictures. Face painting really makes a birthday party special, and the designs that you paint will be priceless to the child. The children will really love having the designs on their faces.
Face painting is great fun for the child being painted and the one doing the painting. It can be an inexpensive, artistic and fun way to celebrate sports teams, school spirit, birthdays, and even holidays!