Halloween Face Painting Made Easy

Published 10/30 2013 05:11PM

Updated 10/30 2013 05:17PM

Our good friend Melissa came back today to show us some other tips and tricks to get your face paint looking as scary as possible this Halloween. She left us with some great recipes to use for your ghastly guise!


Basic Blood recipe

2 T. corn syrup
2 drops red food coloring
1/2 t. cocoa

Mix and make to color and thickness desired. 

Thinner Blood
Add 1-2 T. water to desired consistency and put into a spray bottle. 

Thicker Blood
Use the basic recipe but add 1-2 T. corn starch to thicken. 

Scab recipe
Use Thicker Blood recipe and 2 T. add school glue to desired texture. Stir in 1-2T. dry oatmeal or dried minced garlic/onion to add chunkiness. 

Recipes courtesy of Melissa Green

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