Combine body art media for more rich, versatile, expressive and imaginative works of body art.
Combine safe, skin-friendly media that are formulated to work well together. To do this, you must have a good understanding of cosmetic chemistry and skin, or purchase supplies from a source that has already done the research for you.
|You will need:
|Clean the person's
skin thorougly. This work won't last as long if applied to
oily or dirty skin.
Put a few drops of Temptu temporary tattoo paint on a clean plate. Pour a little isopropyl alcohol in a shot glass to clean your brush.
|Start a paisley
pattern with Temptu temporary tattoo paint. Apply the paint
with a small brush.
Follow the same general instructions for Temptu temporary tattoo paint as are HERE.
can add as many colors as you wish. All Temptu temporary tattoo colors
may be blended or may be used separately on the same work.
The paint will dry quickly, but remain slightly tacky.
If your brush becomes thick or tacky with paint, clean it with isopropyl alcohol, or wipe the brush with an alcohol prep pad.
gilding powder onto the Temptu temporary tattoo paint. Mica
gilding powder will bind with the Temptu resin-based temporary tattoo
paint to create a waterproof, durable body paint.
Brush away the excess powder with a blusher brush.
If you plan to use acrylic emulsion medical adhesive based gilding paste for the next steps, it is important to finish the Temptu temporary tattoo paint with mica gilding powder, NOT talcum powder or metallic powder.
|Rub the gilding
powder into the paint
Mica gilding powder will bind to the Temptu temporary tattoo paint and make it more durable and waterproof.
The pigment in the gilding powder will add shimmer and color to the paint.
Becoming Moonlight® gilding paste or Pros-Aide® Cream
with a cone, outlining the gilded temporary tattoo design.
Follow the same general instructions as are HERE.
|Shake body glitter
over the gilding paste. Brush away the excess with a soft
Click HERE for additional details about this process.
|Add more detail lines by applying Becoming Moonlight® gilding paste or Pros-Aide® Cream Adhesive with a cone. Then, brush on glitter or gilding powder.|
|Brush away the
excess glitter and gilding powder with a soft, fluffy brush.
Apply gems with the instructions HERE using dots of skin-friendly adhesive.
|Now, you have a
durable, water proof, shimmering pattern on skin.
The pattern should stay perfect and beautiful for three days, then start to wear, depending on skin, placement and TLC of the art work. After five days, the design will not be as pretty. Remove the gilding paste lines by rubbing with the sticky side of scotch tape. Remove the Temptu by rubbing it with baby oil.