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Homemade Makeup - Creative recipes - Educatall

Homemade Makeup


  • 2 tablespoons of vegetable shortening
  • 1 tablespoon of cornstarch
  • 4 to 6 drops of food colouring
  • Small makeup sponges or brushes 


  1. Combine vegetable shortening and cornstarch in a small bowl.
  2. Add 4 to 6 drops of food colouring (using too much may stain skin).
  3. Apply to face or body using sponges and/or brushes.
  4. The makeup can easily be removed using lukewarm water and soap.
  5. You may add sparkles for a shimmery look.


**Why not paint faces like Indians???

**Why not plan a body painting activity for a beach party?

Have a pool handy for quick cleanup!



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