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Pearl Teal By TAG – Review 24th August, 2012

A sample swatch on a pearlised teal by TAG

Since my last post on face paints it is without a doubt that I have fallen in love with the Diamond FX range of face paints.  Jumping onto them from using Snazaroo, I’ve not regretted the change at all.  That’s not to say that I haven’t come across some flaws with the DFX range, for example from their Essentials Range, the Red isn’t quite so red it leans towards and… (read more)

Pottery Fun .. Painting by Nipples 17th August, 2012

Plates using a breast imprint for the basis of a design

This isn’t related to anything face painty, but it’s painty of a kind.  Some pottery fun (for ladies) and something different, if like me you haven’t been before. Painting by nipples in aid of The Rosemere Foundation and Breast Cancer Awareness at Fired4U.  I’d seen this in passing before and thought .. “What a great way to do some pottery painting, hang on .. with my nipples?” .. the nipples… (read more)

Brushes For Your Kit 13th August, 2012

Face painting brushes #4 rounds review

I would like to claim that I’ve used every single brush under the sun to fully write this blog article with 110% conviction, however my budget doesn’t allow for such experimental notions.  So in saying this, this is a review of 3 different brands of a #4 round brush. By no means am I saying that my opinion is definite, as each brush is unique to each of us painters… (read more)

Sponges For Your Kit 8th August, 2012

High density sponges cut in half for face painting

Sponges can come in a variety of shape, texture and form (density) but you’ll soon find them a handy addition to your kit. Whether they’re sponge mops for making the perfect circles to using them to apply your based colour to your design.  Different textures allow for different effects.  They can be used for a bearded face (stipple textured), snake scale or dry skin effect (sea sponge type texture). With these round… (read more)

My Secret Is Out .. 20th July, 2012


Just like something precious or in my case it’s more like a spoilt little naughty girl who’s not willing to share her dollies.  This blog piece is an article about these 5 ladies who have been a huge inspiration to me and my face painting journey thus far. With the power of social media and the likes of YouTube and Facebook, knowledge is out there.  Yes it is true that… (read more)

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