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Putting on a Scary Face

Safety tips for Halloween makeup

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 30, 2002 (HealthDayNews) -- Need some scary makeup advice?

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has a Web site that provides tips and advice for children and parents on the use of Halloween novelty makeup. Here's where to go to find the Web site.

The site is written in a child-friendly way and explains different kinds of makeup, such as fluorescent and luminescent. It also provides information on how to avoid skin or eye irritation when wearing face paint and other makeup.

More information

There's more about Halloween safety at the National Safety Council.

SOURCE: U.S. Food and Drug Administration, news release, October 2002
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