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Unread 05-01-2018, 06:54 PM   #1
KuruttaKanashii
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Eyeshadow over body paint?

I'd like to use some eyeshadow over my white Mehron Paradise AQ bodypaint, both for contouring and for beauty makeup. I'm having trouble with it not sticking, so I'll wind up with only the faintest hint of the color I'm trying to apply. It's happened with a few different brands of eyeshadow, too. Any advice on something to help it stick?
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Unread 05-02-2018, 08:23 AM   #2
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Are you using a primer under everything?

Also, try sealing your body paint before applying the eyeshadow.
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Unread 05-04-2018, 06:15 PM   #3
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I'm not sure what to advise, as the times I did body paint for Amethyst I was able to use eye shadow for eyes and contouring just fine and I was also using a water-activated paint. I didn't use a primer and only sealed after all my makeup was done. Maybe it's just drying too fast, have you tried just using a little more water for more blend time?

Or I guess if you're wanting to put it on "over" the body paint once that dries, it could be an issue of it not sticking to a non-skin surface. I'd imagine the body paint isn't as porous as actual skin (though certainly more porous than regular paint) so maybe the sealing suggestion would help.
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