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With only a few colours and some simple strokes, it is easy to create designs that children and adults will love. With practice, you can learn to create incredibly detailed works of art.

Essential Tools:

  • At least three primary colours (red, yellow and blue) plus black and white.
  • A high density sponge.
  • Brushes for finer details. Both natural and synthetic brushes are suitable.
  • A Bowl of water to rinse sponges and brushes.
  • Optional: A stipple sponge for mottled effects.

Why Snazaroo:

Snazaroo is the world's favourite face and body paint for professionals and amateurs alike. High pigment colors that go on easily and dry quickly.

Made in the UK from approved ingredients which comply with E.U, FDA and USA regulations. Skin friendly and non-toxic. Hypo allergenic. Fragrance Free. Not tested on animals.


Snazaroo is safe for all ages, however we recommend face painting for children 3 years and over. If painting younger children, we recommend a small motif on cheek, hand or arm.