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Make costumes stand out with face paint.

Struggling for World Book Day ideas?

You'll find penty of inspiration in our guides. A fantastic fox, a fire breathing dragon or a fairy from far far away? Unleash your creativity and bring stories and characters to life.

Palette Kits

Our themed face paint kits include at least 8 different face paint colours, a brush, sponge, stencils and a booklet of easy-to-follow guides to help ensure a stunning transformation every time.


With our simple to follow face paint guides a stripey t-shirt is easily transformed into a bee or zebra costume. Or add some black dots to a plain white t-shirt for a spotty dog adventure!

A kit for every occasion

Mini Starter Kit

Create up to 300 faces. A world of imagination awaits and our face paint guides are there to help you along the way. This easy clean box contains:

  • 6 colours
  • 2 high density sponges
  • 3 different brushes
  • 1 glitter gel
  • 1 Step by step guide

Have fun creating different designs for animals, pirates, princesses, dinosaurs and more!

Ultimate Party Pack

Our most colourful pack yet and contains a bigger selection of colours and sparkle accessories than our other palette kits


  • 10 Colours
  • 2 Sparkle Colours
  • 2 Glitter Gels
  • 2 Brushes
  • 4 Sponges
  • 1 Full-colour booklet of step-by-step face painting guides

Custom Face Paint Palette

Choose your favourite colours from our range of 54 shades with 8 empty slots for you to personalise your very own face paint palette.


Our face paint is ideal for sensitive skin and being water-based it's as easy to take off as it is to put on.

DIY Costume Ideas

Lion Mane Tutorial

Make any lion costume standout with a mane made from yarn and card.

Dinosaur Costume Tutorial

Using some old clothes and felt, create a full dinosaur costume.

Pirate Hat Tutorial

Use an old hat to promote your pirate costume to captain.