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    30 Quick & Easy Face Paint Ideas for Teens: Tutorials & Videos

    Face painting isn't just for small kids, teenagers love them too! If you're looking for some quick & easy face paint ideas for teens, you've come to the right place! We've compiled 30 of our most popular face paint designs that are perfect for teens and adults alike!

    For the most part, teens won't like the same designs as small children will. If you're a professional face painter, it's important to have options not only for kids, but for teens and adults as well. This way, you can broaden your clientele and make more money. Let's take a look at 30 quick & easy face paint ideas for teens!

    30 Quicks & Easy Face Paint Ideas for Teens

    #1. Personalized Steampunk Arm Design

    Steampunk Arm Design

    Teens love anything that's personalized for them, so this steampunk arm design is just perfect, especially for boys! See the full tutorial here!

    #2. Glow in the Dark Skull Face Paint Design

    This glow in the dark face paint design is easy to make, but it's so much fun, and teens will absolutely fall in love with this design! It'll take a little longer to do than most designs, but if you have a smaller line or some extra time, we highly recommend it! See the full tutorial here!

    #3. Kittycorn With Bling Centerpiece Design

    Kittycorn With Bling Centerpiece Design

    This blinged out cat face paint design is great for tween and twin girls as it's colorful and sparkly all in one! A quick design to do, and for an extra added bonus, don't forget to add the horn! See the full tutorial here! 

    #4. Floral Dreamcatcher Face Paint Design

    This is another design that teen girls will absolutely love and it's a floral dreamcatcher face paint design! It features lots of colors and it's the perfect spring design! See the full tutorial here!

    #5. Minecraft Face Paint Design

    Minecraft Face Paint Design

    For the Minecraft lovers, we have this awesome Minecraft face paint designs that's great for teenage boys and girls alike - basically anyone that's a fan of the game! See the full tutorial here!

    #6. Lace Mask With Gems 

    For the more sophisticated teen girl, this pretty little lace mask with gems is just right! Perfect for Halloween, or a birthday party! See the full tutorial here!

    #7. Shark Face Paint

    Shark Face Paint Design

    For the teens that love sea creatures, this hammerhead shark face paint design is a really great one! It's fast and easy to do, and teens will love it! See the full tutorial here!

    #8. Graffiti Skull Design

    Great for Halloween, this graffiti skull design was made for teens! Works for both boys and girls! See the full tutorial here!

    #9. Coral Flaming Face Paint Design

    Coral Flamingo Face Paint Design

    Who doesn't love an amazing flamingo face paint design?! This easy to replicate flamingo design is fun and colorful, and perfect for teen girls! See the full tutorial here! 

    #10. Frozen Butterfly Face Paint Design

    Frozen Butterfly Face Paint Design

    This is an absolutely amazing design for teenage girls and adult women alike! Perfect for the holidays or just winter in general! See the full tutorial here! 

    #11. Devil Emoji Face Paint Design

    Devil Emoji Face Paint Design

    It's no secret that teens love to text, and in doing so, also use emojis...a LOT! So why not take inspiration from this devil emoji face paint design and give your teen clientele an emoji of their choice? There are hundreds to choose from! See the full tutorial here!

    #12. Simple Rose Skull Face Paint Design

    Simple Rose Skull Face Paint Design

    A skull face paint design is always a hit, with not only teens, but kids and adults alike! It's quick and easy to do, and can be modified to your client's preferences! See the full tutorial here!

    #13. Halloween Zombie Unicorn Face Paint Design

    Halloween Zombie Unicorn Face Paint Design

    Perfect for Hallowee, this zombie unicorn mashup is super original and teens and adults will line up for this design! See the full tutorial here! 

    #14. Dragon Arm Design

    Dragon Arm Design

    For teenage boys, this dragon arm design is always a hit! It's quick and easy to paint, and best of all, can be modified to fit your client's needs! See the full tutorial here! 

    #15. One Eyed Unicorn Face Paint Design

    This fun and colorful face paint design is the perfect one for teenage girls! It's got a unicorn, lots of color, and of course, stars! See the full tutorial here!

    #16. Ant-Man Face Paint Design

    Ant-Man Face Paint Design

    For the Marvel fans, we have this amazing Ant-Man face paint design that's great for kids, teens, and adults alike! See the full tutorial here!

    #17. Tribal Flames Face Paint Design

    This tribal flames arm tattoo face paint design is very popular with teenage boys, and it's actually easy to do as well! See the full tutorial here!

    #18. Flaming Skull Face Paint Design

    Flaming Skull Face Paint Design

    This flaming skull design is great because it can be done on the face, the arms, or even the legs! See the full tutorial here!

    #19. Futurama's Bender Face Paint Tutorial

    Bender Face Paint Design

    Sick of face painting the same designs over and over again? Why not offer your clients something different, like this Bender design? Better yet, learn how to face paint other cartoon characters as well such as Bart Simpson, Family Guy, or whatever teens are into at the time! See the full tutorial here!

    #20. Alien Eye Face Paint Design

    This space alien face paint design is a great alternative to masks and characters! For the teens that love anything space or alien related, this is the perfect design! See the full tutorial here!

    #21. Arm Mandala Face Paint Design

    Arm Mandala Face Paint Design

    This arm mandala face paint design is great for both boys and girls, as well as adults! See the full tutorial here!

    #22. Full Face Mermaid Face Paint Design

    Full Face Mermaid Face Paint Design

    If you've got the time for this design, this full face mermaid face paint design will appeal to teen girls. See the full tutorial here!

    #23. Cute Witch Face Paint Design

    Cute Witch Face Paint Design

    A great choice for teenager girls, this cute witch face paint design is super fast and easy to do, and will surely impress your clients! See the full tutorial here!

    #24. Personalized Graffiti Arm Design

    Personalized Graffiti Arm Design

    Here we have another personalized design, and this time it's a graffiti design, which is great for both boys and girls alike! See the full tutorial here!

    #25. Freehand Glitter Tattoo Design

    Freehand glitter tattoos are SUPER impressive, especially for teens! You can make any design you want and then add the glitter on top. The best part? A freehand glitter tattoo will last for a few days, and therefore clients will pay more. See the full tutorial here!

    #26. Broken Heart Face Paint Design

    Broken Heart Face Paint Design

    For the love torn teens, we have this broken heart design that will look great on arms and faces! See the full tutorial here!

    #27. Butterfly Mask Face Paint Design

    Butterfly Mask Face Paint Design

    This adult version of a butterfly mask is perfect for teens, and can also be customized to your client's needs. See the full tutorial here!

    #28. Guitar Face Paint Design

    Guitar Face Paint Design

    For the teen rockers, we have this super cool rockin' guitar face paint design which can go either on the arm, leg, or face! See the full tutorial here!

    #29. Musical Rainbow Face Paint Design

    Musical Rainbow Face Paint Design

    In keeping with our music theme, this musical rainbow design is great for teens and adults. Customize this design with different colors according to your client's needs! See the full tutorial here!

    #30. Christmas Ornaments Face Paint Design

    If the holidays are near, this Christmas ornament face paint design is a unique and different spin from the usual Christmas trees and snowmen designs! Easy to do, colorful, and great for teens! See the full tutorial here!

    Let us know in the comments below which face paint design is your favorite! If you're looking for more face paint ideas, check out our blog!