super scabs - Scary Halloween Costume Makeup Application

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What is a good costume makeup technique for creating scabs?

super scabs - Scary Halloween Costume Makeup Application

These dance costume make-up ideas are non-toxic but none of the recipes are meant to be eaten. CAUTION! Some of these will stain some clothes. All will wash off your skin with soap and water. EQUIPMENT: Two paintbrushes Small saucepan (if using a microwave, you will need a glass 1-cup measuring cup) INGREDIENTS: Cornmeal Corn syrup Red or brown water colors or makeup blush or rouge One envelope unflavored gelatin, like Knox brand. DIRECTIONS: 1. In a small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over ¼ cup of cold water. Let stand one minute. Then stir over low heat until all of the gelatin is completely dissolved. (Microwave Directions: In a 1-cup glass measuring cup, sprinkle one envelope gelatin over ¼ cup of cold water, let stand 2 minutes. Microwave on HIGH {Full power} for 40 seconds, stir well, then let stand 2 more minutes until gelatin is completely dissolved. Let it cool completely before using!) 2. Paint or smear a thin coat of corn syrup on your skin the shape you want your scabs to be. 3. Cover the syrup with a thick layer of cornmeal. Let it sit for 2 minutes, then carefully tap off the excess. 4. Use the paints or makeup to color the cornmeal patches. 5. With a paintbrush, paint the COOLED gelatin mixture over and around the scab. Do this VERY GENTLY so you don't brush off the cornmeal. (The gelatin "seals" it in place).

   

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