Choosing the right paint is difficult due to the wide selection of products paint stores offer today. However, it is important to choose the right paint for your project. Choosing liquid latex is best idea because Liquid latex paints are the top sellers in paint stores today. They go on much more smoothly than did in the past. They also dry more quickly. Latex paint is actually a Canadian invention but it comes from the latex ducts of a Heave tree; Heave trees are primarily located in Southeast Asia and Brazil. Liquid Latex is a form of rubber paint that does not contain petroleum products so it is the perfect choice for body or cloth paint because it will not clog your pores or keep you from perspiring. Liquid Latex has very little odor. This also means less volatile organic compounds to harm the environment. And clean-up is easy; all you need is a little soap and water. But remember Liquid latex is not edible and should never be consumed or placed inside of the body.
Liquid Latex can be applied many different ways: Dripping, pouring, dipping, painting, spraying, and silk screening, just to name a few. It dries within 5 to 10 minutes and usually found in neutral flesh tones, it can be mixed with coloring to achieve any skin color or texture. Using disposal brushes (that are available in many different sizes and can be bought in most paint or hardware stores) is recommended because it is useful when mixing, swirling, spattering the liquid latex and also useful to make a precise design. It is also recommended to use shine spray after applying liquid latex to prevent from the possible adhering.
Liquid Latex is non-toxic and comes in a wide variety of colors for all of your needs. Liquid Latex can be used to create or enhance that perfect one of a kind costume for Halloween, movie productions, special effects makeup, comic or SCI-FI conventions, fetish wear and face painting parties or painting your face and body to show support for your favorite sports team. Liquid Latex will not stick to non porous surfaces and therefore is an excellent choice for making masks or replicas from plaster or metal molds. It will adhere permanently to clothing and is a great choice for silk screening.
Yes, usually it is safe but it is always better to test before trying liquid latex. You should always test on a small area to see if you have a reaction to it and if so discontinue its use. People who have sensitive skin, allergies to ammonia, sulfur, should avoid using liquid latex. It can also cause irritation, delayed hypersensitivity, and immediate hypersensitivity to some people. It’s also a wise idea to keep the latex out of eyes, nose, ears and all internal body cavities.