#Makeitmonday – EcoSparks Festival Face Paint

 

1OO% Plastic Free Recipe

Whatever festival you’re getting excited about this summer whether it’s Latitude, Bestival, Womad, Reading & Leeds or even the BBC Proms, on your packing list should definitely be glitter! Here at the SoapKitchen HQ we’ve got you covered, what better way to carry on with this month’s #plasticfreejuly than our super simple recipe for glitter body paint. You can add whatever colour you wish to match those fabulous outfits you’ve been planning!

 

Equipment you will need:

60ml Glass Jars and Aluminium Lids

Appropriate Measuring Spoons

A Mixing Utensil

Paintbrushes

 

Ingredients:

*These measurements are to make enough for 1 pot of glitter face paint only*

1tsp Pecogel

1tbsp Aloe Vera Moisturising Gel Base

¼tsp Glycerine

1tsp EcoSparks

 

Step 1

Grab your mixing bowl and add 1 teaspoon of Eco sparks.

Step 2

Add 1 teaspoon of Pecogel to the mix and stir in thoroughly.

If you’re not familiar with this ingredient, Pecogel is a film former that when added to your face paint mixture, will create a water-resistance film to stop your fabulous designs from smudging or sweating away.  A perfect addition to the mix you’re going to be partying all day.

Step 3

Add in your ¼ teaspoon of Glycerine and continue to mix.

Step 4

One last ingredient and you’re done! Add in your tablespoon of Aloe Vera gel. Mix all this together and voila, you are festival ready! This will be enough paint to share around, so spread the glitter magic.


To create more colours or glitters, just repeat these steps and transfer to its small container for storing. You can paint these on free-hand with your paintbrushes or we have stencils available online also.

If you use this recipe and love it, why not show us your photos!? You can tag us on Instagram using @thesoapkitchenuk or post them on our facebook page, let’s see your glitter paint in all its glory. 

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