Vegan face paints are a great option for those customers or users that are concerned about animal welfare. If you are looking to buy vegan face painting supplies to use on your next event, to play with your kids, to create your next cosplay costume, or for your next viral YouTube video, you should read the post below to find out which brands are vegan and which ones aren't.
The great thing is that most professional face paints brands are vegan, and none of them are tested on animals.
Vegan Face Paint Brands
Jest Paint is a great source for vegan face paints. You can feel confident buying from our vegan face paints selection knowing that you will only be using cruelty-free products at your next event or while playing with your own kids or students.
The only professional face paint brands that are not vegan that we know of are Mehron StarBlend face paints, FAB, Superstar, Grimas, ProAiir Inks, Endura, Mikim FX, Kryolan, Graftobian, Elisa Griffith, Snazaroo and some Ben Nye products and that is because they use lanolin, carmine, beeswax or shellac. Although sheep do not get killed to obtain this ingredient, vegans oppose the use of any animal byproduct and hence we can't call these brands vegan.
Brands like Fusion Body Art, Global Body Art, Diamond FX, TAG Body Art, Cameleon, Wolfe FX Paradise, and Kryvaline are all vegan since they contain no animal byproducts of any kind. Ruby Red is also vegan with the exception of their UV colors that use shellac as part of their formula and their natural formula that uses beeswax. Graftobian face paints are vegan except for those colors that contain red pigment since some of those might have carmine in them according to the label. That same criteria applies to Kryolan products since their label says they might contain carmine. Also, the new line of cosmetic grade UV colors by Kryolan has shellac as an ingredient, so they would not qualify as vegan either. ProAiir Hybrids, ProAiir DIPS and VIBE are all vegans as well.
Fusion Body Art & FX - Rainbow Cake | Mermaid Tale 50gr by Jest Paint
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by Fusion Body Art
Product Code: FBALSC110
What Fusion Body Art and FX colors are in this cake?
UV Neon Pink, Prime Light Yellow, Pearl White, Pearl Lime, UV Neon Teal, Pearl Blue
What are the dimensions of this product?
The outer measurements of this standard 50gr container, including the lid are: 2 9/16" by 2 2/16" by 1/2" .
What is Fusion Mermaid Tale 50gr cake best for?
Fusion Body Art & FX Rainbow Cake - Mermaid Tale is part of our Mermaids and Unicorns collection of rainbow split cakes, designed by Anna Wilinski and Santi Massano from Jest Paint, to recreate wonderful mermaid and unicorn inspired designs. Mermaid Tail is made from bright yet soft and gentle colors that might even give you a slight retro look. Don't be fooled by its name, you can do more than just mermaid crowns with this cake, as it looks great also for butterfly and fairy wings, as well as princess crowns. It’s perfect for your cosplay characters, Halloween costume parties, carnivals, fundraisers etc. All Fusion Neon colors are black light reactive! They will not glow in the dark without a black light. Please note: the USA FDA has not tested these neon pigments for cosmetic use yet. Read further down for more information.
How to apply and remove Fusion paint?
Add water to your brush or sponge and then load the paint onto your tool, rather than spraying the paints with water. Sweep your tool across the Split Cake until you have created a light creamy paste. You want the paint to be fully loaded, but not drippy. Remove paint with soap and water.
How to store Fusion Body Art & FX Rainbow Cakes?
Fusion Body Art & FX cakes should be stored in a dry and cool place away from a direct source of light. Let your paints air dry before storing away.
What else should I know about Fusion Body Art and FX paints?
Fusion paints are not tested on animals and they are vegan, hypoallergenic, and perfume, parabens, and lanolin free to reduce the risk of allergic reactions. Neon colors are made with pigments that have not been approved by the FDA to be used in cosmetics (the FDA has not tested them yet for cosmetic use) They have been independently tested and determined safe for cosmetic use by independent labs. Following FDA guidelines, they are labeled as a Special FX product. Fusion Body Art & FX paints are manufactured in China under the direction of the Fusion Body Art & FX team in Australia. Check out the bottom of the Fusion Category Page for tons of extra info on this amazing brand!
Though determined skin safe by independent labs, following FDA guidelines these colors are labeled as follows: Special FX Product - Prosthetic Paint (for professional use only) - Not a cosmetic Product Apply product to prosthetic appliances, bald caps, clothing, etc to create a glowing effect that will be even brighter under black light. Use contrasting colors to achieve a chromadepth or 3D effect. Because this product can stain other surfaces, please avoid contact with carpets, fabrics and upholstery. Use within 12 months of opening the package. Access Fusion Body Art MSDS here
Ingredients: Calcium Carbonate, Acacia Senegal Gum, Glycerin, Polyvinylpyrrolidone, PEG-32, Water (Aqua), may contain: Iron Oxides (1332-37-2)(CI77491), Titanium Dioxide (CI77891), FD&C Yellow 5 (CI19140), FD&C Red 40 (CI16035), FD&C Blue 1 (CI42090), Ultramarines (CI77007), D&C Red 7(CI15850), Mica (CI77019), Aluminum Powder (CI 77000) and non toxic neon pigments. Made in China.
¿Qué colores Fusion Body Art y FX hay en este envase?
UV Neon Pink, Prime Light Yellow, Pearl White, Pearl Lime, UV Neon Teal, Pearl Blue
¿Cuáles son las dimensiones de este producto Fusion Body Art & FX?
Las medidas externas de este envase estándar de 50gr, incluida la tapa son: 6,50 cm por 5,39 cm por 1,27 cm
¿Para qué es mejor Fusion Body Art & FX Rainbow Cake - Mermaid Tale 50gr?
Mermaid Tale es parte de nuestra colección rainbow split cakes de Mermaids and Unicorns, creados y diseñados por Anna Wilinski y Santi Massano de Jest Paint para recrear maravillosos diseños inspirados en sirenas y unicornios. Mermaid Tale está hecho de colores brillantes pero suaves que incluso pueden darle un ligero aspecto retro.
¿Qué más debo saber sobre las pinturas Fusion Body Art y FX?
Las pinturas de neón Fusion no contienen perfume, parabenos o lanolina para reducir el riesgo de reacciones alérgicas. Las pinturas Fusion son veganas y no se han probado en animales. Los colores neón están hechos con pigmentos que no han sido aprobados por la FDA para su uso en cosméticos, pero se han probado de forma independiente y se ha determinado que son seguros para uso cosmético por laboratorios independientes. Siguiendo las pautas de la FDA, estos colores están etiquetados como un producto FX especial para su uso en prótesis, ropa, etc. Los productos Fusion Body Art son excelentes para tus personajes de cosplay, fiestas de disfraces de Halloween, carnavales, eventos para recaudar fondos y más.
Non Vegan Ingredients: What to Look For?
Most animals by-products used in cosmetics are lanolin, carmine pigment, shellac, and beeswax. All four of those ingredients should be listed on the ingredients list if they are part of the product's formula, so it should be fairly easy for you to determine if your product is vegan or not.
PETA Certification for Face Paints
Some companies go an extra mile and get their products listed on PETA's website, although you have to understand that PETA does not do any kind of onsite verification or testing to prove a product is indeed vegan. They just ask the manufacturer or distributor to complete and sign a form indicating that their product is indeed vegan. So, you are relying on the manufacturer's claims, since there is no extra level of verification on PETA's part.
Paradise Face Paint Pro A - 12 Color Basic Palette By Mehron
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Product Code: MHPA100
This is a great kit for those who are ready to face paint like crazy! You can keep the lids off for and easy and fast set up :)
The product includes:
Case Dimensions: 12.5"x 10" x 1"
12 professional size Paradise AQ colors (40gr each): Black, Red, Dk. Blue, Orange, White, Yellow, Dk. Green, Dk. Brown, Teal, Lt. Green, Dk. Pink and Purple.
- Black Plastic Case
Foam Insert to help keep your paints secure, organized an to add it adds a professional touch to your kits appearance!
Natural vs Vegan Face Paints?
Are natural and vegan face paints the same thing? No, they are not. Natural face paints are usually those made with no artificial dies. They tend to look dull and be very oily as they rely on naturally occurring ingredients that have not been refined to be used with this purpose. A lot of natural face paints are actually not vegan because they use beeswax as a base ingredient. Some brands can be both vegan and natural, but the results we have seen from natural face paint brands are not the ones that professional face painters are usually looking for. These brands are also very hard to use with a face painting brush for details, and they tend to be oil or grease-based, rather than water-activated, so they are harder to work with. If you are working with a very specific group of customers that only use natural products, or you are a parent/painter interested in this kind of product, a simple Google search will bring up several brands. Make sure to check their reputation before buying so that you get a product that really meets your needs.
Final Notes on Vegan Face Paints
Although not everyone feels the need to only work with vegan products, we think it is great that most brands are indeed vegan, and we love to be able to give our Jest Paint customers the chance to choose vegan face paints for their kit.
You will find that some events, in particular, might require you to only use vegan products, so it is important for you to always have some vegan face paints on your kit. This is particularly true when working with animal shelters, pro-animal organizations and environmental groups.
If you have any other questions about vegan face paints please leave us a comment below, we would love to hear what you have to say and answer any questions you might have.