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Unread 11-26-2007, 03:14 PM   #1
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Anyway, I'm planning on buying, at the very least, kryolan foundation and sealant, because goodness knows I do not want that white to come off my face over the course of the con, but I'm loathe to buy additional colors (the red and blue,) if only because it adds up quick, and I'd be using such a very small amount.

My search-fu is failing me today, so I'll ask- what would be an alternative method to make the designs on her face? For some crazy reason my brain keeps saying eyeshadow, but something tells me that is a bad idea x.x
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Unread 11-26-2007, 07:38 PM   #2
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Well, it's not the worst idea, it's just often not the most opaque stuff in the world, nor is it nesisarily the strongest holding. If you use sealant overtop, it may be just fine, but the only way to be sure is with a makeup test. The better quality makeups from places like MAC and sephora would be fine most likely, but you'll end up spending every bit as much as if you use professional stage makeup.

One thing that does stick out with this character that I see is the lip. That bit of shine that you see should be replicated with makeup. If you omit the lip highlight, it will look flat and black, and not round and cute like with this character.
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Unread 11-27-2007, 07:37 AM   #3
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Ben Nye face make-up (Clown) is what I've seen used for her face. I don't think eye shadow would be liquid enough looking.
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Unread 11-28-2007, 01:11 AM   #4
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Have you ever tried Detailz by Mehron? They are just like liquid liners and come in a variety of colors (including red and blue). It is very easy to control and use. A lot of my clients swear by this stuff. It is great for detailed (hence the name) designs with sharp points and curves, etc.
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Unread 11-28-2007, 08:46 AM   #5
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I may actually try that, but I think I may go see if I can hoof it and find it in a store around here. I'm a bit afraid shipping will bump it up enough in price that I might as well have ordered the kryolan!

Or maybe check out the ben nye...
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