Beginners Guide to Using Prosthetic Makeup

prosthetic makeup

Prosthetic makeup, also knowns as SFX makeup, transforms the appearance of an individual by adding new features to their body. From horns to zombie teeth, prosthetic makeup is usually made of latex, silicone or a soft plastic material. Applying prosthetics is an artform and challenges even the most professional FX makeup artists. However, with practice, […]

Top 7 Special Effects Makeup Artists to Gather Inspiration & Ideas from

Special Effects Makeup

Isn’t special effects makeup amazing? From blood and gore through to fairy-tale princess, the power special effects makeup has to transform anyone’s appearance is simply magical. Whether you’re using fake blood, prosthetics or modelling clay, the power literally is in your hands! When seeking inspiration for the makeup to wear for Halloween, a themed corporate […]

Halloween Makeup Ideas Which Shock & Scare!

Forget wearing a plastic mask because we’ve got the best Halloween makeup ideas for you to experiment with this October! Gory and gruesome, horrifying and scary, we’ll share our top ideas on makeup to ensure this Halloween is one you’ll never forget! Top Halloween Makeup Ideas for Kids & Adults Do you find yourself eagerly […]

Day of the Dead Sugar Skull Makeup

Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead and Sugar skull makeup has been on-trend and hot for Halloween for the last few years. We have reason to believe it will be popular this year too! Are you game to give this super easy look a go yourself too? Want a Day of the Dead makeup that you can do […]

Tinsley FX Transfers – JUST ADD WATER!

Tinsley FX Transfers

The Magic Brush are currently stocking Tinsley FX Transfers to get us all ready for Halloween 2017!! So its September already, which means The Magic Brush is beginning to get hyped up for Halloween next month. To kick it off we are introducing Tinsley FX Transfers! We are loving playing around with these transfers as […]

My Top 5 Professional Face Painting and Body Painting Supplies

Wolfe FX White & Black I love the paint quality, vibrancy and consistency of the Wolfe White & Black. It allows for beautifully controlled, flowing lines. The Wolfe White can be used either as a base by using a small amount of product on a sponge but it can also be used for opaque line-work […]

The Magic Brush Halloween Prosthetics

We are excited to announce The Magic Brush’s new range of Prosthetics – great for your Halloween costumes!Do It Yourself Halloween and Costume Makeup effects at your fingertips! Our prosthetics can be used on the face and body. They are easy to apply and you can purchase pre-painted or in a pack! Just select your […]

Our Secrets to Preparing for a Professional Competition in Face Painting & Body Painting

Here’s an image of our work from The World Body Painting Festival in Austria, 2015 Theme – Games People Play, Category – Special FX Makeup – 7th Place Artist – Samantha Fernandes, Model – Samantha Rebecca Krauchi Photographer – Andrea Peria So you’ve just come out of Makeup school and you want to take part in your first […]

We Are Passionate About The World of Makeup, Practice Makes Perfect!

Here at The Magic Brush, we are passionate about the world of makeup, the universe of transformations. The art of transforming people into characters. The crazier the better, we love bizarre and ridiculous makeups! Just let your imagination run wild! We are the best people in the business to run the online shop, we are artists passionate about […]

Dreaming of an Enchanted Forest, Fairy Party?

Fairy Parties are quite on trend these days and a very popular theme with the little ones. Fairy dresses, fairy party supplies, fairy face painting and much more, we show you how to put together the perfect enchanted kids birthday party! We found the most gorgeous Woodland fairy party box over at Remarquable Wonder! Their Woodland fairy party […]

Simple Face Painting Ideas Using Colour Theory

Creatives with a the trained eye or those displaying artistic talents pick colours that complement each other effortlessly. But what about for those lacking artistic flair and imagination? That’s where we introduce the fool-proof method; the colour wheel, to help you paint up a storm using simple face painting ideas & techniques. Fun fact – did you know that the original colour […]

Our New Web Store – Buy Face Paint Online

You can now Buy Face Paint Online in New Zealand via the Magic Brush Shop! Our professional team of artists at The Magic Brush love face painting and have been providing face painting and kids entertainment in New Zealand, particularly Auckland since 2003! We love the creative outlet it provides to our artists and it is […]