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 […]

Easter Celebration Ideas, Party Decorations & Entertainment

It feels like this leap year is passing us by at lightening speed with Easter sneaking up on us early this year! With Easter only 4 weeks away, it’s time to organize those family & friend get-togethers, relax and soak up the last of the summer sun. So, with that in mind, we have put together the ultimate Easter […]

The Face Art Beginner’s Guide to Set-up

The Face Art Beginner’s Guide to Set-up Now that you’ve got your face painting kit sorted, what’s next? We will share a few handy tips & tricks we have learnt over the years to help with your set-up and hygiene. Follow these step by step tips and you will be on your way, learning to face […]

The Beginner’s Face Paint Kit For Under $50

Have you ever watched professional face painters work their magic in under 2-3 minutes per child and wonder if it was possible for you to do the same? The answer is yes, it is! The trick is in the great quality product we use. We would love for you to start face painting, so we have […]