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Halloween Face Paint

Contributed by: Phyllis A.


  • 2 tsp. white Crisco
  • 5 tsp. cornstarch
  • 1 tsp. white flour
  • glycerin
  • a few drops food coloring
  • cocoa


Mix shortening, cornstarch, flour and a few drops of glycerin. (This is available at drug stores and acts as a stabilizer and plasticizer.)

Blend together until smooth and divide into smaller bowls, so you can add drops of food coloring or a little bit of cocoa in each bowl for different colors. Spread onto little trick-or-treaters faces with your fingers.

Face painting eliminates the need for a hot, sweaty plastic mask and kids can always see where they are going without obstruction.

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