Liquid latex products are widely used these days as body paint. The main reason why they are preferred over other kind of body paints is because of their durability and stability as well as duration. Other types of body paints often get rubbed off and smudge too on fabric which leaves stained and dirty clothing. This was the main reason why many people didn’t preferred to use body paints at all. Use of liquid latex for body paint is making it popular. The best thing about liquid latex is that when it dries, it doesn’t has above mentioned issues.
People who have sweating problems have also found liquid latex as good body paint as it doesn’t smudge off but only gets removed when you remove it by peeling or tearing it. Even when you remove it completely, there is no residue as left over unless like earlier types of body paint. Though the time which is lasts entirely depends on certain factors like how thick you have applied it, what activities you are doing when you are having paint on your body. But still one can easily take it to last many hours before it starts separating from the skin. To be true, if you have applied liquid latex on your body then who can be wear that body paint for unlimited time as it will cling to your body for a very long time. It has been seen commonly that people wear body paint for a day or night. Another plus point with new generation body paint is that you can easily wear them in water.
Liquid latex body paints lasts many hours and one can easily do many activities including performances and photo shoots. But however it is important to first test it out if your body is allergic or sensitive to body paints. You can easily do it by using a patch-test on a small surface of your skin. Though it is very rare and mostly people don’t have any allergy to latex but still it is advisable to do a test first as few people have reported skin irritation and other related symptoms when they came in contact with this body paint.
One should be careful that in applying body paint too. If you apply it on or over hairs then you might face difficulty in removing it and also you might have to bear pain too. The reason for this is because wet latex will try to bind itself permanently to hair. The same is seen in the case of fabric too. The only way left to remove latex body paint from hair is to pull it off. This is defiantly going to be painful and can rip some hair off your skin. Those who do waxing are well aware of this discomfort. The best advice would be to clear any hair present in that area where you are planning to apply body paint. One can also trim them in case you are not comfortable with shaving them off.