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We will be closed for the Christmas period through to the New Year to enjoy the festive season and hope you will be doing the same!
Our closing dates are the 21 st of December until the 8 th of January.
Orders and questions between these dates will not be seen until the 8 th of January when we return revived and refreshed!

Facepaint UK Blog

Welcome to our Blog, stuffed with information and some timeless step by steps. This is also where we keep all the articles that once graced the Member pages of The Mirror, our online magazine at the previous Facepaint UK website. They date from 2005 onwards, so some are a little outdated in style or content, but some are not! It would be such a shame to lose this invaluable resource and slice of history, so we have transferred them all as they are, warts and all!

Inside The Reference Library Easter

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Reference Library We have shelves and disks groaning with accumulated ideas for facepainting and product information. When you're groaning with frustration, let us know - a groan shared is a  ..

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Meet a Grown Up Face Painter!

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

This article is from November 2006. Not all facepainting is for kids and parties or even body painting for commercial promotions, there is a whole world out there of extreme make up tha ..

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Christmas Party Quiz

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Test yourself with the quiz we had at our Christmas Party (held at The Oval hence the oval orientated questions!). No Prizes, it's just for fun. 1. What sport is played at the Oval? ..

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How much to charge?

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The most common question we get asked is "How much should I charge?" There isn't an easy answer to this as there are so many variables. If you decide on an amount per hour, what if someone ..

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Inside The Reference Library Summer 06 Whacky requests

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Reference Library We have shelves and disks groaning with accumulated ideas for facepainting and product information. When you're groaning with frustration, let us know - a groan shared is a  ..

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Carnival!

Monday, March 13, 2017

London School of Facepainting students were invited to form a team to do make-up for a costume band at Notting Hill Carnival. Bibi had already done make-up for the wearers of the  ..

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To CRB or not to CRB that is the question?

Monday, March 13, 2017

I am sure it is not just me, but recently I am being asked if I have a CRB check when agencies approach offering work. Well no, I haven't. I used to have one when I worked as a teacher, but that w ..

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Rain Forest Butterfly Step by Step

Monday, March 13, 2017

Rain Forest Butterfly by Caro Childs This Butterfly design has a jungle feel to it, I wanted to get away from the usual 'across the eyes' technique with attendant problems of symmetry  ..

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Mermaid Island Step by Step

Monday, March 13, 2017

How Far Can You Go With the Ubiquitous Desert Island? by Caro Childs I still love doing Desert Island scenes, they are always popular and have a wow factor, but they can get a bit boring ..

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Clown Girl Step by Step

Monday, March 13, 2017

CLOWN GIRL by Caro Childs I don't know any face painters who really like painting clowns, so when I saw Bibi's beautiful little girl clown I thought I would have a go - and take photos for this ..

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