What's scarier than a cat costume without painted whiskers or a vampire without fake blood? A study by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics found that many children's face paints contain toxins or heavy metals, even when labeled as "safe" or "nontoxic." So before you buy petroleum-derived, heavily packaged, possibly toxic Halloween makeup from the store, think DIY.
The recipe below is 100% edible and non-toxic. In fact, it's made out of food!
Recipe: Natural Halloween Makeup
- vegetable oil
- natural colors (see below for color ingredients)