Want to paint your body? Or someone elseīs? Here are articles that cover makeup and liquid latex body painting.
Black Henna Warning
Watch out for henna artists who claim to be using "black henna." This may be a clue of misuse of hair dye, a powerful skin irritant.
Body Painting and THE PILLOW BOOK
Peter Greenaway tells the story of Nagaiko, whose father would paint her name on her face each year on her birthday. Grown up, she searches for a lover who will do the same, and for a way to leave her mark on the world.
Body Painting Books
This temporary body art form has been brought fully into the modern age with glow-in-the-dark makeup and airbrushes. Pictures and how-to guides for full body painting or makeup.
Body Painting with Makeup
Whether a solid color or an elaborate pattern, body painting is a temporary way to experience total body art. Transformation through the use of makeup is one of the oldest body art techniques in the world.
Body Painting with Makeup, Henna or Liquid Latex [offsite link]
Great information and pictures about face and body painting. Makeup, henna and liquid latex painting discussed.
Body-Painting Sports Fans
Celebrating their teams with flying colors are the body-painting sports fans. Learn how to easily turn your face or torso into a piece of sports apparel! (and then wash-up relatively easily)
Henna Body Painting
What is henna? Learn the basic history of this ancient form of body painting, also called mehandi.
Homemade Body Paint
Whether you are trying to entertain a birthday party full of seven-year-olds, or keep boredom at bay on a summerīs afternoon, body painting can be lots of fun for kids. And itīs quick and easy when you make your own paint!
Horror Halloween Face Painting
A bit of face paint is one of the best ways to make a quick costume for Halloween. Here are some easy and low-cost costume ideas suitable for kids and adults. Be a skull, vampire or zombie.
Ins and Outs of Liquid Latex
Two issues of liquid latex body painting explained: dealing with body hair for artistic application and comfort, plus how to get out of your liquid latex later.
Jagua Body Paint
Jagua is a South American tradition of body art, using a type of fruit juice as a temporary skin stain. Learn more about the history of jagua body painting.
Liquid Latex Body Painting
A new twist on the age-old practice of body painting is liquid latex. Utilized in movies and music vidoes, this paintable rubber can be used for costumes and worn out dancing in clubs.
Liquid Latex Costuming
Liquid latex can be combined with some fabric clothing items or pre-made latex clothing to create custom costumes or clothes, or temporary clothing effects and decorations.
Liquid Latex Tricks and Tips
Application tricks and tips for liquid latex body painting, including advice for working with multiple colors.
M.A.C. Deck of Cards Project
The M.A.C. cosmetics company produced a unique deck of cards, featuring body paintings, as an AIDS fundraiser.
Making Your Own Henna Paste
Basic instructions and a recipe for making your own henna paste.
Pregnant Belly Body Painting
Pregnant women shouldn't get their hair dyed, shouldn't get pierced and shouldn't get tattooed. For those looking for a body art boost during this time, their growing bellies offer up a perfect canvas for some painted, temporary body art.
SoBe Body Paints Their New Flavors
For the launch of their new zero calorie beverage flavors, drink company SoBe decided to go with almost zero clothing. The commission a pair of painted skinsuits to be worn and modeled by Twilight actress Ashley Greene.
Super Simple Halloween Face Paint
Face paint is one of the best ways to make a quick costume for Halloween. Here are some tips for classic face designs such as a clown, a cat and a butterfly.
Temporary Holiday Body Art
Want to add a bit of color or sparkle to your look for the holidays? Here are some quick tips and suggestions for doing temporary body art for parties and winter events.
The Art of Bindi
The wearing of Bindi, colorful forehead dots, originally comes from India but are now often seen worn as fashion accessories. Learn more about the history and traditions of Bindi.
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