How to Face Paint Rainbows and Clouds!

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Follow along with this simple step by step tutorial and learn how to create a rainbow and clouds face paint design!


Medium #4 Round Brush
Small #0 Round Brush
1″ Flat Brush
High Density Hydra Foam Sponge
paper towels or cloth
water container
(optional) Spray bottle with water
(optional) Baby wipes
Bad Ass Mini Stencils – Shooting Star

Colors used in this picture:

Diamond FX Essential Black
Diamond FX Essential White
Diamond FX Split Cake – Small Neon Nights


1. Starting with the rainbow split cake, and a 1″ brush, load the brush generously by adding a tiny bit of water, and working the brush back and forth over the split cake.  Start at the middle of the forehead, pull the brush over the face, and curve around the side. Repeat and add another ribbon on the forehead and on the cheek.

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2.Now using the white paint, and a #4 round brush, paint clouds by adding a series of circles at the end of each rainbow.

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3. Now using the star stencil, the white face paint, and a hydra sponge you’ll want to add quick and easy stars to the design. Load the sponge generously with the white face paint.Next Hold the stencil flush against the face, position the stars to follow the curve of the rainbow. Ponce the white paint onto the stencil. Lift carefully.

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4. Finally, using the small round brush, and the black face paint, outline the design. Start with the clouds, and add circular outlines over the clouds. outline the stars as well. Add some cosmetic grade Glitter and you got a great and easy design!

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