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Airbrush makeup uses the same technology as automotive painting and artistic airbrush artists. It can be applied professionally before a special event, or you can use it in your home airbrushing kit. Making your own airbrush makeup foundation gives you the ability to save money on otherwise expensive commercial cosmetics. The beauty of this recipe is that it allows you to apply it in any fashion, even if you don't have access to a home airbrush kit. Using premixed foundation in your formula makes it easier to complete and use.

Add the liquid foundation to the plastic bottle.

Add the coconut oil, polysorbate 20 and distilled water to the bottle.

Secure the lid, and shake the bottle rapidly for a minute so the solution can mix thoroughly.

Add the mica pigment and kaolin clay to the mixed solution. Choose a blend of mica pigments that match the color of your foundation. Shades of ivory, beige, pink, tan and others serve as useful colorants. Kaolin clay, a light colored clay, provides the mixture with skin-wrapping capabilities.

Secure the cap once again and shake the bottle vigorously for two minutes.


Use the liquid makeup in your airbrush device or use any other applicator to apply the mixture.