Recital Makeup 2022

Dancers faces are bright and animated but on stage their small more delicate features can fade and be hard to see. A little makeup on these tiny performers applied correctly can go a long way to keep them looking their age and looking their best on stage.


Children are not at ease with someone poking around their eyes, and hate keeping still for any length of time. Mascara, liner, and lipstick can prove particularly difficult. Here are a few easy make-up techniques that have worked well for me to keep these tiny dancers looking great and feeling more comfortable.

Make up ages 3 - 6 

Make up ages 6 and up