This black is a softer black, more like a charcoal color. It is a great option for bases since it is a more gentle color than the strong black.
This is Global Body Arts New Line of Water Based Face Paint - Apply with a dampened sponge or brush. We recommend that you apply water to your brush or sponge and then load the makeup rather than spraying your paints. This line of makeup may require a bit more water than other brands. The first time you use some colors you might need to work the color until your break the "waxy" barrier. All standard colors are really nice for blending and line work. All standard colors are made with FDA compliant ingredients and are hypoallergenic. These paints contain no perfume to reduce the risk of allergic reactions.