Fondant/gumpaste Cosmetics

Business By Olenmetra Updated 12 Mar 2013 , 11:21pm by milkmaid42

Olenmetra Posted 12 Mar 2013 , 7:27pm
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I need a video tutorial for fondant or gumpaste cosmetics (lipstick, nail polish etc.). If not a video, I need a detailed manual with Picts..  PLEASE and THANK YOU in advance!!!

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Annabakescakes Posted 12 Mar 2013 , 7:45pm
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I really think you can do it without one! You look at a make-up cake, and all the colors and shapes. Tint your gum paste in all the colors you will need. If a black color is for all the pieces that would be plastic, tint about 100 grams or gum paste black, if it is for a lipstick or nail polish, tint about 20 grams pink or red. For a single blusher or eye shadow, 10 grams or so. 


Then look at the shapes of the base pieces. The eye shadow rectangle? Make a black rectangle about 4 mm thick, by rolling it out, and then cutting it to shape with a cutter. Is the lipstick a cylinder? Roll out a fat tube of black, cut off the top and bottom to make it flat...


I could go on and on, and I have never seen a tutorial. I did do a make-up cake, I just did it, with no pictures to look at, at all. Look at your own make-up for inspiration, or google "make-up cake".

Mrs Minki Posted 12 Mar 2013 , 8:14pm
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Hi i agree with Anna i am a hobby baker and i did a make up bag with edible make up and i just got my own make up infront of me to use as a guide and found this much better than i would of done watching a video online etc :) 

Practice makes perfect x

milkmaid42 Posted 12 Mar 2013 , 11:21pm
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Hi Olenmetra,


Like Anna said, you can use your own make up as a model. I did that with my vanity cake. I also found help with this tutorial:


Here is a picture of the cake I made and maybe it will help you with the other elements. I am always on the lookout for things I can re purpose for caking and found the plastic insets that came in a box of men's toiletries perfect for making the perfume bottles. The make up brush is just gumpaste and I scored it with a wire brush to get the bristle effect. 


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I hope this helps you,



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