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How to re-hydrate dried up (water based) face paint

Re-Hydrate Dried Up (Water Based) Face Paint

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Make sure it is water based paint for this, NOT grease paint. I am using some old Kryolan Aquacolor makeup that has been dried up for years! I transfer my paints into these screw together jars.

Make sure it is water based paint for this, NOT grease paint. I am using some old Kryolan Aquacolor makeup that has been dried up for years! I transfer my paints into these screw together jars.

Let it sit 5 minutes or so and soak.

Let it sit 5 minutes or so and soak.

Beautiful! Wet enough to instantly load your brush with a single dip. Soft enough to mix your own colors with ease.

Beautiful! Wet enough to instantly load your brush with a single dip. Soft enough to mix your own colors with ease.

Just dip and paint! This is as wet as I let mine get...usually it's somewhere in between. But this works great to refresh your paints if they are dry & you are preparing to paint again.

Just dip and paint! This is as wet as I let mine get...usually it's somewhere in between. But this works great to refresh your paints if they are dry & you are preparing to paint again.

The end! You can find these Kryolan paints and handy screw-together storage jars at Paintertainment.com

The end! You can find these Kryolan paints and handy screw-together storage jars at Paintertainment.com

  • Your dried up paint (water based)
  • Stirring tool (I use a small screwdriver)
  • Water
  • Paper towels or wet wipes