The Best Face Painting Kits For Kids (And Adults!) For Channeling Artistic Expression

by Bailey Cox
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Face painting kits spell out summertime F-U-N, and face painting for kids (and adults!) is a trend we hope never goes away — even if you’re currently social distancing. While it’s a staple at any outdoor event like carnivals, festivals, school fundraisers, and zoos, consider bringing the make-believe magic to your own backyard. Watching little kids’ faces light up with excitement as they eagerly flip through the book of designs is like watching someone decide on their first tattoo. To tiny humans, getting their faces painted is a very big deal and requires careful thought. No costume or dress-up session is complete without face paint, a wild hairstyle, and some bright nail polish if you really want to go all out. And while face masks and face shields may interfere with their artistic expression for now, there’s no reason you can’t channel your inner arteest in the comfort and safety of your own home. They may mess it up a bit in the kiddie pool out back or by stuffing their face with ice cream, but hey, it wouldn’t be summer without it.

We narrowed down some of the most popular face paints on Amazon to our top 9 picks. Some kits are excellent if you’re on a budget and are only planning to use the kit once in a blue moon. Some others include high-quality paints you’d find the pros painting with at the festivals. In any case, every kit came highly reviewed by customers who praised the paint quality given the low prices. You won’t be finding expensive kits here — each paint set comes in under $25. And while most kits provide a couple of their own brushes, it’s never a bad idea to pick up a set of your own!

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