Liquid Latex Ben Nye 16oz

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Ben Nye Liquid Latex is what professional makeup artists use to create realistic, special effects.

The secret of successful Hollywood makeup pros for decades, it's used so often you've likely seen it hundreds of times on the big screen. Now, you can have the same high quality, professional liquid skin makeup used in Hollywood.

What you can do with liquid latex

You can use Ben Nye's liquid latex for a variety of skin effects and for total body coverage. It makes an excellent makeup for creating natural aged skin. If you have a character who has been injured in a fire, this is the perfect stage makeup. The latex can be used to form blisters and wounds from burns. It's also excellent to have in your makeup kit for sealing nose and scar wax. But you really have no limits. One of the best uses of liquid latex is for creating custom facial prosthetics. It can be easily molded into noses, ears or whatever type of costume appliance you need. For this reason, it's excellent to have on hand at all times. And we stock large sizes so you have it ready in bulk.

You can use liquid latex to cover your actor or cosplayer and paint the latex after it has dried. This can be used to create skin tight clothing effects or "nude" characters. Combine liquid latex with our other makeup products to see what kind of creative effects you can make.



Tips for using liquid latex

Always use small amounts of liquid latex as it dries quickly. Pour a small amount into a dish for application, only as much as you expect to use in three minutes or less.

For creating prosthetics, try mixing a small amount of flour in with your latex to thicken it. You will be able to shape the latex into an object that can be applied to your model or actor. If using a mold, a rubber or silicone mold will often create a cleaner shape. Whatever material your mold is made of it's recommended to brush the surface with two to three light layers of latex to prevent air bubbles and sticking. Dying liquid latex can be done safely with food coloring. You may want to look for food coloring gel. This can be easier to remove from skin than regular liquid food coloring.

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