Beautiful Body Paint Inspiration for Your Next Music Festival

Beautiful Body Paint Inspiration for Your Next Music Festival
Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) at Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015. (Photo by: AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

Heading to a festival or fair this fall? While glitter, metallic tattoos, and body jewels may have you covered, there’s also room to be even more adventurous and rock some body paint. To get your creative juices going, we scoured Instagram for some cool ideas. From face paint to henna tattoos, these pieces of body art will definitely help you make a statement and have some creative fun.

1. Dia de los Muertos Skulls

AZUL MUERTE #sugarskull 💀 Using 💀 @fxcosplay_ FAB body paints , 💀Shaded with @meltcosmetics Dark Matter Stack eyeshadow in Unseen and Dark Matter 💀WIG: @rockstarwigs SONG: Make Me … By: Britney Spears @laurag_143 @vegas_nay #vegas_nay #laurag_143 @makeupfanatic1 @universodamaquiagem_oficial @vegas_nay @wakeupandmakeup @diytop @hudabeauty @makeupslaves @allmodernmakeup @videosfashions @instagram @hairmakeupdiary @tutorialsvideo.s @glamvids @fashiontutorials @styles.tv @melformakeup @glamour_guide_ @makeupcoach @video.great @styles.video @video.tutorial @nikkietutorials @powerofmakeup @videostutorialz @videosdamoda @fashionclip.s #videofashions #powerofmakeup #styles #makeuptutorial #wakeupandmakeup #hudabeauty #vegas_nay #laurag_143 @tutoriaisinspirations @beautyqueens4ever #beautyqueens4ever #luvekat#skull #skullmakeup #diadelosmuertos

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Halloween and Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) are creepin’ closer and closer. But Dia de los Muertos skulls are totally timeless. Check out the easy to follow video tutorial.

2. Sunshine

As the warm days fade away, give your face an extra glow with sunshine face paint. You’ll be radiating brightness at the fest. All eyes will be on you.

3. Animal Prints

#festival #festivalbodypainting #parklife

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If your legs are feeling a bit bare, adorn them with a colorful, animal-print masterpiece. Wear it with a skirt to really show off the artwork.

4. Henna

Nothing looks cooler than a crazy-cool henna hand piece. No accessories are needed. Just let the henna shine on its own.

5. Psychedelic Colors

If you’re feeling a little funky, opt for a colorful piece of art on your hands instead. It’s subtle, but statement making.

6. Blooming Flowers

Painting tattoo #body #bodypainting #facepainting

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Rocking a backless shirt to the fest? Consider decorating your back with a beautiful blooming flower artwork.

7. Dreamcatcher

Draw your own beautiful dreamcatcher body paint piece with this helpful YouTube video tutorial.

8. Glow in the Dark

#brillo #light #fluor #colours #efectosespeciales #fx #bodypainting #amazing #job #happiness #nice #workhard

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Whoa. Just whoa!

9. Basic

All-white body paint designs also create a really beautiful look. From your arms to your legs, it’ll really make the intricate artwork pop.

10. Whimsical

Body art doesn’t just have to be one thing. Get creative, color outside the lines, and decorate your body with whatever designs are calling you. The more eclectic the mix, the better.


Going bold with face and body paint? Please share pics with us @Ticketmaster.

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