Mehron Makeup Clown White Professional Makeup

Last updated date: October 25, 2019

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Mehron Makeup Clown White Professional Makeup

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We looked at the top Halloween Makeup Kits and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Halloween Makeup Kit you should buy.

Update as October 25, 2019:
Checkout The Best Face Paint Makeup Kit for a detailed review of all the top halloween makeup kits.

Overall Take

Whether you're going for "funny ha-ha" or "funny scary," this white makeup base can help out. Its high pigment count creates a lasting white base. You can also become a comic book character, sugar skull or anything else you can dream up.

In our analysis of 56 expert reviews, the Mehron Makeup Clown White Professional Makeup placed 3rd when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Mehron Makeup The Mehron Story: Mehron Makeup has been the leader in professional makeup for over 90 years. Our products are used on the runway, stage, and movie sets around the world. Mehron Makeup is proud to offer distinct professional products for each of our three major makeup segments: beauty, body art, and performance. Proudly made in the USA since 1927. Mehron Clown White Makeup Mehron Makeup Clown White 2.25 oz Consistency in quality and coverage are what makes Mehron’s Clown White the first choice of professional clowns and mimes. This super smooth, ultra-white cream covers efficiently without dryness or cracking, even under the most demanding performance conditions. Mehron uses a high concentration of titanium dioxide and formulates the base to a smooth, easy to work with consistency. Available in a variety of convenient sizes. How to Use For easy and smoothing application, warm Clown White in the palm of the hand before dabbing onto the skin. Apply with a foam applicator or fingertips using a “patting” technique to eliminate streaking. Set with Colorset Powder using a Powder Puff. The first choice of professional clowns and mimes Efficient coverage without dryness or cracking Holds up even under demanding performance conditions Specially formulated to be smooth and easy to work with Proudly Made in the USA since 1927 Mehron Clown Makeup

Expert Reviews

Expert Summarized Score

6 expert reviews

User Summarized Score

1,168 user reviews

What experts liked

It's one of the most popular choices because it's so versatile — reviewers have used it for clown costumes, comic book characters, sugar skull makeup, and more — plus it's especially long-lasting when covered with a layer of baby powder. It has rave reviews — one customer, who often works with face paint, called it "The best white paint in my life." The only downside is, apparently it's so long-lasting, it's hard to get off.
- Bustle
September 10, 2019 | Full review
The credibility of Mehron is not even a question. With its history in such famous and Broadway theatricals, no one’s questioning the quality of these products. What makes these face paints so different from the other ones in the market is primarily its pigment count. With high pigment count, these face paints will look more vibrant and poppy in any sort of lighting condition. The paint is also oil based. Therefore, the application of the paint will be smooth and hassle-free. It’ll also be less likely to react with skin cells, causing any sort of adverse reaction.
April 30, 2019 | Full review
Consistency in quality and coverage are what makes Mehron s Clown White the first choice of professional clowns and mimes. This super smooth, ultra-white cream covers efficiently without dryness or cracking, even under the most demanding performance conditions. Mehron uses a high concentration of titanium dioxide and formulates the base to a smooth, easy to work with consistency. Available in a variety of convenient sizes.
- Gist Gear
September 30, 2019 | Full review
Overall, this is a high performing white face paint that is recommended by professionals. Its highly pigmented color is second to none. Just know that this is an oil-based white face paint, so clean up will be a bit more extensive.
- Createlet
January 7, 2019 | Full review
Available in three different sizes, the Mehron white face clown paint is one of the quality white face paints available in the market. Having been used in multiple Broadway productions such as Lion King and Shrek, the Mehron Clown white paint is an oil-based paint that is quite popular. Its popularity can be stemmed to its high pigmentation that results in a bright white outcome. The paint can be used on purchase as it does not need water to activate.
- Secret Asian Man
April 30, 2019 | Full review
I bought this excellent Mehron Clown White to compare it with another well-known brand. Flawless. I love this clown white. It goes on well, wears well, and has unbeatable coverage. This is good stuff! If you need clown white, you can't go wrong with this Mehron Clown White. I'm very pleased with the product, and I'd buy it again for sure (most likely will, if lots of clown gigs continue to come my way!)
- Clown Antics

What experts didn't like

It is a little costly.
April 30, 2019 | Full review
Cleaning of the paint can be tasking as it requires more effort.
- Secret Asian Man
April 30, 2019 | Full review

An Overview On Halloween Makeup Kits

The most important part of dressing may be your costume. Anyone can buy a witch’s hat or a store-bought mask and call it a day, but diving into some face paint will really set your look apart. Don’t be intimidated if you’ve never stretched your creative wings with makeup before. Even a few small details or a dusting of glitter will elevate your costume.

There are several types of makeup kits, but the most popular makeup kits are either colorful palettes of face paint or upgraded kits with latex and fake blood for special effects. The face paint kits come with a rainbow of colors, a few brushes or sponges and usually a container or two of glitter.

The paint itself will be water-based, oil-based or alcohol-based. Water-based paints are easy to apply and remove, but may run if you get sweaty while trick-or-treating. Oil or grease-based paint is tougher to work with and tougher to remove, but it has better staying power. Alcohol-based (or alcohol-activated) paints will last through almost anything, but they’re expensive and very difficult to apply.

Special effects makeup kits also come with paint palettes, but the colors are closer to skin-tone shades for realistic burns, scratches and wounds. They also come with fake blood, modeling putty, fixatives and prosthetics.

Face paint makeup kits are fun for all ages. Take a look at our Tips & Advice for the nuts and bolts of buying these fun accessories.

The Halloween Makeup Kit Buying Guide

  • Only use paint that is designated for use on your skin when creating your look. Using crafting paint, markers or decorative glitter can cause unpleasant skin reactions.
  • Be mindful of any skin sensitivities you may have before you break out your brushes and sponges. Non-toxic paints can still cause a skin reaction if they contain ingredients that you’re sensitive to. Test out your paints on a small patch of skin before you paint your entire face.
  • Brush quality matters, but the brushes that came with your set should be fine for small or simple jobs. If you want to go for something more complex, look for a set of mixed flat and round artist’s brushes.
  • You can use sponges to cover larger areas, but standard makeup sponges might absorb too much paint. Cut a car sponge into small pieces for an inexpensive option.
  • How you remove your face paint is just as important as how you apply it. You can use plain soap and water, or baby shampoo, for water-based paints with no sealant. If you used oil-based makeup or sprayed a sealant on top of your makeup to help it last, you’ll need to use a combination of baby shampoo, cold cream and makeup remover. Don’t use baby wipes or rub too hard — this can cause skin irritation.
  • Most special effects kits come with spirit gum remover, which takes off prosthetics. Make sure your kit has some before you add your fake wounds!