It's much more fun to paint faces instead of paper. While your family may not be the Klum-Samuel clan, you certainly can share in their passion for face paint. Transform your tots into their favorite characters using a homemade medium that costs just pennies. Since practice makes perfect, there's no need for a makeup artist. A pair of pudgy lil hands, a mug, and an imagination are all it requires.
Take one tablespoon of shortening and two tablespoons of cornstarch and mix together until smooth, then add a dash of food coloring to your liking. Then use makeup brushes, a sponge, or the pads of your fingers to apply it to your child's face.
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