Best cosplay body paint!
If you didn’t know, makeup is a huge part of cosplaying. While technically not mandatory or necessary in order to cosplay, makeup can do wonders for you. Not only does cosplay makeup make you look better overall, the products also help you stand out in cosplay photos. So for many cosplayers, makeup is essential for them.
In particular, body paint is one of the fun things you can do for cosplay. Legendary characters such as Homestuck or Raven from Teen Titans, they involve some body paint. But in terms of brands, which ones are the best for doing cosplay body paint? That’s what we’ll talking about today!
In this post, I’ll give you the 5 best cosplay body paint brands you should use. With these brand names, you can never go wrong. These products are from a variety of price ranges, so I’m sure you’ll find one that suits you best.
Without further ado, let’s get started!
Kryolan is one of the top brands for cosplay body paint. Having been around since 1945, Kryolan is a well-established makeup brand. They are known for supplying products for professionals such as for TV or film. So you can bet Kryolan products are high-quality! They have everything cosplay-related you could ask for, including eyeshadow, foundation and of course body paint!
Mehron is a huge brand name for cosplay in general. But they are also known for having great cosplay body paint products. in particular, their Paradise Makeup AQ is one of the best for body painting. It’s high-quality and blends well with every tone you could imagine. Mehron in general is known for their superior quality in their makeup products, hence why a lot of cosplayers rely on their stuff!
3. MAC Cosmetics
This one I know a lot about! MAC Cosmetics is a huge brand of makeup in general, not just cosplay. Not only can you find their products in many different stores that sell makeup, but Mac also has their own brand name stores as well! Chromacake is one of the products they have for body painting. The brand is known for being inclusive and diverse, catering to all races and genders with their variety of products. That means you can find everything you need with MAC Cosmetics for cosplay when it comes to makeup!
4. European Body Art
If you want to go all out, then you’ll definitely want to try out European Body Art. Their products are more expensive but the products are very good quality and long-lasting. European Body Art is a brand I would recommend!
Snazaroo is a very budget-friendly body paint brand for cosplay. They are based in the UK and have a lot of great products for both your face and for your body. Snazaroo has over 50 colors to choose from!
To summarize, here are the 5 best cosplay body paints you should try:
- MAC Cosmetics
- European Body Art
And there you have it; 5 brands you can use for your body paint project. I hope you found this post useful.
If you enjoyed this post, check out my other articles related to makeup:
- Cosplay Makeup For Beginners: A Complete Guide
- 10 Anime Cosplay Makeup Ideas You Should Do!
- 30 Cosplay Makeup Tips To Make You Look Fabulous
When contouring body paint, it is important to vary the colors since body paint doesn’t have natural variations like skin does. I use matte eyeshadows in dark shades for my contouring and light shades to highlight.
Which brands are you willing to try? Let me know in the comments below!
My name is Roger Senpai. I’m a cosplayer that’s been in the community for well over a decade now. I’ve traveled all over the world to Anime and Comic conventions and hosted my own cosplay events. Now I’m writing articles for new and experienced cosplayers like you to help inspire, save you money and improve your cosplays!