Makeup FX How‑To's

Smooth-On's wide variety of platinum cure, skin-safe silicone rubbers are used to create realistic skin effects. Ecoflex® and Dragon Skin® super soft silicones have become the industry standard for creating silicone masks and more. Adding SLACKER® additive creates a 'deadened' gel-like silicone perfect for realistic applicance movement. Ecoflex® GEL is 'pre-deadened' and makes a superb appliance filler. Dragon Skin® FX-Pro can be used as a membrane, or is soft enough to be used as a solid prosthetic appliance. Skin Tite® certified skin-safe silicone can be used to build up wounds and scars directly on the skin or as an adhesive for cast silicone appliances.
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Making Blood Effects With The Ultimate Blood Kit®

Making Blood Effects With The Ultimate Blood Kit®

The Ultimate Blood® Kit is the most realistic and versatile liquid blood system available anywhere.

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How to Make a Silicone Gel-Filled Zombie Prosthetic

How to Make a Silicone Gel-Filled Zombie Prosthetic

How to create a silicone gel filled appliance, paint the piece, and adhere it to the actor.

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Making a Quick Silicone Wound Prosthetic

Making a Quick Silicone Wound Prosthetic

Making and applying professional quality wound prosthetics.

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Using NOVOCS Gloss and Matte Silicone Solvents

Using NOVOCS Gloss and Matte Silicone Solvents

This video outlines how to use NOVOCS gloss and matte, and the main differences between the materials.

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Fake Wound How-To Demonstration

Fake Wound How-To Demonstration

Jon N. demonstrates how to make a silicone wound directly on the skin using Smooth-On's Skin Tite® Ultimate Wound Kit.

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Creating a Zombie Makeup Using Silicone Rubber

Creating a Zombie Makeup Using Silicone Rubber

Smooth-On fan Leo V. shows how to make and apply a zombie makeup using the Ultimate Zombie Kit.

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How To Make a Wearable Fake Leg Wound Effect

How To Make a Wearable Fake Leg Wound Effect

Smooth-On fan Jon N. shows how he uses our silicone to make a wearable fake leg wound effect.

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Making a Zombie Makeup Using The Ultimate Zombie Kit

Making a Zombie Makeup Using The Ultimate Zombie Kit

In this makeup effects tutorial video, we create a Halloween zombie character using Smooth-On's Ultimate Zombie Kit.

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Making a Face Wound with Glass Debris

Making a Face Wound with Glass Debris

Skin Tite® is a versatile two-component silicone rubber product that can be used as an "On Skin" Sculpting Medium.

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Making an Arm Wound with Glass Debris

Making an Arm Wound with Glass Debris

In this makeup effects video, we demonstrate how to make a fake cut or making a wound using Skin Tite on-skin silicone rubber.

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Creating a Special Effects Makeup Burn Scar

Creating a Special Effects Makeup Burn Scar

Skin Tite® is a versatile two-component silicone rubber product that can be used as an on-skin sculpting medium.

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Creating a Slashed Throat Halloween Makeup

Creating a Slashed Throat Halloween Makeup

Learn how to do a slashed throat makeup just in time for Halloween using professional-grade skin-safe silicone.

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Making Fake Wounds and Scars Directly On The Skin

Making Fake Wounds and Scars Directly On The Skin

Wounds, Scars, and other gore makeup effects can easily be simulated using Skin Tite®

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Ripped Face FX Makeup Tutorial

Ripped Face FX Makeup Tutorial

This effect is created using Ecoflex® 00-35 silicone, thickened with Thi-Vex®.

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Making a Silicone Gel Filled Appliance With Q-Ballz™

Making a Silicone Gel Filled Appliance With Q-Ballz™

How to create a silicone gel filled makeup prosthetic appliance using Q-Ballz™ and Ecoflex® GEL materials.

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