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Face Painting UK
Tumshies Face Painting, provide professional face painting for all types of events.

Corporate events are our speciality, our face painters are available for shop openings, product launches, company fun days and film premiers, the possibilities are endless.

We also regularly provide facepainters for private functions including birthday parties, weddings and christenings.

Facepainting is great entertainment for all the family. Watch children and adults faces light up as we transform them into butterflies, tigers, super heroes, monsters and princesses. A crowd often gathers as people stop and watch.

Contact us now for more information on how we can help create interest and excitement at your event.

Face painting in Forest Hill, Dulwich, East Dulwich, Sydenham, Lewisham, Honor Oak, Brockley, Beckenham, Bromley, Catford, Canary Wharf, Deptford, Grove Park, Peckham, Horniman, Crystal Palace, Camberwell, Clerkenwell, Islington, Clapham and all surrounding areas of South London, South East London, South West London and Kent.

Face painting in London, uk, Forest Hill, Dulwich, East Dulwich, Sydenham, Lewisham, Honor Oak, Brockley, Beckenham, Bromley, Catford, Canary Wharf, Deptford, Grove Park, Peckham, Horniman, Crystal Palace, Camberwell, Clerkenwell, Islington, Clapham and all surrounding areas of South London, South East London, South West London and Kent.

Tumshies face painting specialise in children’s entertainment in London, Kent, Surrey, Essex, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Canary Wharf, Beckenham, Bromley Deptford, Honor Oak, London Bridge, Clerkenwell, Wimbledon, Tooting, Balham, Tulse Hill, Herne Hill, Camberwell and all surrounding areas of London.
Tumshies face painting regularly work for corporate events, birthday parties, promotions, Halloween, weddings, Christmas parties, fundays, carnivals, theatre, fetes, anniversaries, company parties, store openings, book stores, themed parties, night clubs and premieres.

We are award winners in face painting and body art and can also supply funky hair, temporary tattoos, glitter tattoos, balloon twisting, balloon modelling, fake wounds, nail art, theatre make up, costume characters and chocolate fountains. We are also able to face paint a company logo into a design and can supply clowns, magicians, living statues, roller babes, body art, body painting, jugglers, story telling and just about anything to do with children’s entertainment, children’s parties, corporate events, promotions, company parties, Christmas parties, face painting at weddings, store openings, nightclubs and premieres.

Tumshies work with a number of other face painters all of the highest standard, ensuring that no matter how big the occasion or corporate event our team will deliver the best face painting possible.

We have full public liability insurance, and ensure all our face painters continually meet our exacting standards of quality, health and hygiene, manners, and personality, ensuring your party, corporate event, promotion runs smoothly.

Tumshies face painters will arrive approximately 30 minutes prior to your event or funday taking place. Allowing plenty of time for our face painters, temporary tattooists, magicians, costume characters, fake wound modellers, nail artists, funky hair stylists, roller babes, jugglers or body artists to set up.

Tumshies face painting operate all year round we can regularly be seen working at craft fairs, festivals, fetes, theatres and at numerous promotional events. We pride ourselves in our ability to be able to work with any organisation or events company. Our face painting promotions are hugely popular and often incorporate logos or particular company designs into the face painting character being done at the time. Children love getting their faces painted and we can combine any combine any combination of our events together to create an individual program best suited to your promotional or party needs.

Our balloon twisting is also increasingly popular and our balloon modellers can often be seen at store openings working alongside our face painters. Balloon modelling can be anything from a dog to a hat of a gold fish blowing bubbles and is especially good as give-aways for just about any type of event.

Numerous stores have used our services for openings or product launches and we often work with events companies, events organisations, promotional teams, local authorities, London councils, and the fire brigade.
Our face painting organisation is growing rapidly and we work all over the uk.

Our Glitter tattoos are bright and colourful and we can also use uv colours which are particularly good for nightclubs. They last for up to 4 days if looked after and can really add that extra bit of sparkle for your face painting event.

Tumshies face painting in London has been hugely popular for numerous social events and hospitality organisations. We pride ourselves on our punctuality and work ethic whilst always working to the highest standards for our clients
The paints we use are all eu and fda approved and include snazaroo, wolf brothers, paradise and numerous others. All of our face paints can be removed with mild soapy water or baby wipes.The paints are totally safe however you can ask for a patch test first just to ensure there is no adverse reaction to the skin.

We also work in all the major london boroughs such as facepainting in Camden, islinghton, hampstead, Chelsea, Kensington, enfield, haringey, hackney,ealing, croydon, hammersmith, Fulham, Lewisham, Westminster, Putney, Lambeth, Southwark, tower hamlets,

Wandsworth Clapham, Greenwich, barking, and swiss cottage.
Face paint is an artistic application of cosmetic "paint" to a person's face. There are special cosmetic "paints" made just for face painting; people should ask before having face paints applied what kind of paints are being used.
From ancient times, it has been used for hunting, religious reasons, and military reasons (such as camouflage and membership in a military unit).
Especially in modern times, it is a common entertainment at county fairs, large open-air markets(especially in Europe and the Americas), and other locations where children and adolescents are. Face painting is very popular among children at theme parks, parties and festivals throughout the Western world. Though the majority of face painting is geared towards children, many teenagers and adults enjoy being painted for special events, such as charity fund raisers.

There are many kinds of face paint, including:
Designs that include the emblems of favorite sports teams, cartoon characters, and other designs that are "cute" or otherwise appealing to the young.
Dramatic designs that appeal to all ages.

Costuming designs which transform the wearer into someone/something completely different.
Designs that endeavor to color the face in such a way to indicate solidarity with a cause, usually the outcome of a sporting contest or membership in a group.

Most theme parks have booths scattered around where a person can have a design painted on their face. A similar activity is the application of "instant tattoos, which are paint or ink-based designs that are put on as one unit and removed by means of water, alcohol, soap, or another mild solvent
Use in military

A soldier applies green face paints as camouflage.

It is common in militaries all over the world for soldiers in combat scenarios to paint their faces and other exposed body parts (hands, for example) in natural colors such as green, tan, and loam for camouflage purposes.

Body paints
Modern face and body paints are made according to stringent guidelines, meaning these are non-toxic, usually non-allergenic, and can easily be washed away. These are either applied with hands, paint brush, and natural sea sponge, or alternatively with an airbrush. Liquid latex may also be used as body paint and allows for better perspiration, however care should be taken to avoid the painful removal of hair when the latex is pulled off.

As for Mendhi natural brown henna dyes are safe to use; however, synthetic black dyes can cause serious skin allergies, and require patch tests before the actual paintings commence. Jagua is a dark indigo plant based dye that is safe to use on the skin and is approved for cosmetic use in the EU.

Whatever the type of body paint (the same is true for cosmetics ), should the skin show any sign of allergy, one should immediately cease using it. Moreover, it should not be applied onto open wounds, nor should it be applied too close to the eyes. It is not advisable to use paints or products which have not been formulated for use on the body as these can result in serious allergic reactions.

Manufacturers of widely available professional body and face paint include: Kryolan, Mehron, Snazaroo, Wolfe Face Art & FX, Ben Nye and Fardel.