Last October, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer (D) raised the alarm on toxic face paint. Schumer warned:
Every Halloween we worry about the candy we’re putting in our kids’ mouths but nowadays, we need to worry about the face paint we’re putting on our kids’ faces. Toxic Chinese chemicals in children’s Halloween makeup and face paint is a scary thought, and yet, often times, parents don’t even know what’s in these products. When it comes to the kind of makeup our kids slather on at Halloween, lead, nickel and cobalt do not belong, and so, I am urging the FDA to unmask the ingredients that are often left off of the packaging.1)https://www.schumer.senate.gov/newsroom/press-releases/schumer-reveals-halloween-makeup-on-store-shelves-could-pose-serious-danger-to-children-halloween-products-from-china-often-contain-hazardous-chemicals-like-nickel-and-lead-that-are-left-off-of-ingredients-but-can-make-kids-very-sick-senator-urges-parents-to-be-wary-not-use-halloween-makeup-made-in-china-pushes-fda-to-investigate-dangerous-ingredients-often-hidden-to-consumers2)http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2015/10/does-your-halloween-facepaint-have-toxic-chemicals-it/
Check out these safer Halloween natural face paints, or you can make your own with our face paint recipes.
Go Green Organic, Vegan Face Paints
Safely use these cream-based Go Green Organic, Vegan Face Paints with no fear this Halloween.There are 15 colors available.
Only vegetable byproducts were used making this great addition to any professional kit.• GREEN OFFICE CERTIFIED ORGANIC: Safe for use around the eyes, nose and mouth for all ages. Ready to apply without the addition of water simply apply. Absolutely NO LEAD OR DYES.
Natural Earth Natural Face Paint Kit
The Natural Earth Natural Face Paint Kit contains six colors and three bamboo applicators. It is made in the USA from organic ingredients.
Our Face Paint is certified non-toxic, and it is free of nano particles, heavy metals, parabens, phthalates, formaldehyde, petroleum-based pigments and animal products.
Kooalo Organic Face Painting Kit
These kits contain enough paint for 15-20 children. The Kooalo Organic Face Painting Kit contains five colors.
Don’t want to take any chances with allergic reactions and exposure to unsafe chemicals?
With our certified organic face paint, you can have a great time painting – with a clean conscience
– These paints are hypoallergenic and non toxic.
– All colors are LEAD FREE, PARABEN FREE, and CRUELTY FREE (no animal testing)
– Safe for eyes, lips and sensitive skin
– Comfortable to wear for hours, and lets your skin breathe (does not clog the pores)
Bayleaf Botanicals Organic Premium Face & Body Paint
There are 28 colors in the Bayleaf Botanicals Organic Premium Face and Body Paint set.
NON-TOXIC: FDA cosmetic compliant with a child toy safety rating for Moms. VEGAN. HYPO-ALLERGENIC. FREE OF PARABENS, NUTS, GLUTEN, FRAGRANCE, LATEX or any ingredient that might pose an allergy concern. No animal testing of any kind. This water-based and water-activated product mixes easily on the sponge or brush. It will dry to the touch in under 1 minute. Relax knowing your face paint will stay on all day without cracking or irritation. FULL COVERAGE. Easy on, easy off, safe for all ages.
PROUDLY AMERICAN MADE face and body paint. All ingredients and packaging are sourced in the USA .
Honest Abe Halloween Organic, Non-Toxic Eco Water-Based Face Paint Kit
12 colors and 12 stencils comes with the Honest Abe Halloween Face Paint Kit. Just dip a brush in water, then the paint to apply these natural Halloween face paints. The manufacture states this face paint is safe for babies, but I would follow sunscreen recommendations and not use on a baby under six months old based on sunscreen recommendations.
YOUR CHILD’S SAFETY IS OUR #1 PRIORITY: Our full face paint kit is Non-Toxic, Hypoallergenic, Paraben-free, ALL Organic Ingredients. Safe for even the most sensitive skin. The perfect full face paint for baby, kids or adults!
Why choose Halloween natural face paints?
In 2009, the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics found one out of ten face paints tested contained lead. Six out of ten face paints contained nickel, cobalt, and/or chromium. The products with the highest levels were made in China.3)https://www.safecosmetics.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Pretty-Scary.pdf.
Look for Halloween natural face paints made in the USA and/or made from all natural, organic ingredients like those mentioned above. Let the scare in Halloween come from the trick-or-treating, costumes, and haunted houses…not the face paints.
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