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Unread 07-14-2016, 08:25 AM   #1
mustbeaweasley
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Best Body Paint Fixative?!

I'm using Mehron Paradise paint for my body painting and need a good strong fixative as I'm going to be in the paint all day. I looked at matching Mehron with Mehron, but their fixative seems rubbish from the reviews.

Any suggestions?

Thanks.

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Unread 07-18-2016, 01:34 PM   #2
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Hey! So the best water- based paint sealer is Final Seal by Ben Nye- http://fxcosplay.com/products/ben-nye-final-seal

I would recommend spraying a layer of this on the skin and let it dry before you apply the paint. This is going to create a barrier between the natural oils of your skin and the paint. Then apply the paint, let it dry, and add another layer of final seal on top. This is going to lock in your paint and make it last all day until you use soap and water to wash it off!

Here is a great video on how to apply paint to a large area to make it look smooth and even and incorporates the Final Seal method I was referring to- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p98_WrOkUdc

Hope this helps!
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Unread 07-31-2016, 09:13 PM   #3
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I say Kryolan Fixing Spray is by far the best on the market. That said when I have a hot outside event I use Mehron Sweat Barrier before Kryolan I reach for and it works great.

Do note that manufacturers do make their product to compliment each other. Ben Nye does not make a classic face paint. The make a pressed powder foundation which has talc on it and the Final Set is made to work the that makeup. Most face paints are semi-moist cakes with glycerin, so (IMO) Mehron Sweat Barrier works great with Paradise Face Paint. For extra umph use it under and over the face and body paint. Mehron Skin Prep Pro is also great.
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Unread 08-01-2016, 09:38 AM   #4
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Here is a link to the BenNye Magicake, which IS their line of water-based face paint
http://sillyfarm.com/shop/shop-by-br...-nye/magicakes

So the Final Seal is totally complimentary to "traditional face paint". Ben Nye also makes liquiset- which you can use in place of water to activate your paints and get an extra seal to them.

Mehron (the manufacturer of Paradise paints) also makes a setting spray if you believe manufacturers make their product to compliment each other - http://sillyfarm.com/shop/cosplay-sp...ixer-spray-2oz
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