Due to variance in the display of colors across different monitor types, color swatches may not be an exact match to actual product. Use for reference only. Skin Illustrator is designed to create a variety of different effects, even covering tattoos or coloring hair. It can be used on foam latex, gelatin, plastic, and silicone appliances. The high pigment content provides rich color tones that stay in place and last all day. Skin Illustrator colors can be activated with a spray or dab of 99% alcohol to apply and it requires very little touch up other than an occasional powdering. Whether you use a brush, air brush, sponge or stipple technique, the versatility of Skin Illustrator can fix a problem or keep one from happening! The colors from this palette can be custom blended together with other Skin Illustrator colors from other palette sets. Skin Illustrator also be easily blended with other brands of alcohol activated colors and palettes. The Dark Flesh Tone Palette (designed as the follow-up to the original Flesh Tone Palette) completes the entire range of flesh tones. When used along with the FX Palette and Flesh Tone Palette, the Dark Flesh Tone colors will allow the artist to duplicate virtually any skin tone, no matter how light or dark. The Bamboo 1 and 2 colors are warmer yellow base tones than the Lao 1 and 2 in the original Flesh Tone Palette. This significant difference gives the artist an even wider range of tone variations when blending colors. Other warm base tones include Chocolate, Espresso 1 and 2, and Midnight Brown, the darkest of the base tones. Burnt Sienna, Golden Ochre and Red Oxide are all adjusting colors that alter the base tones in different ways, providing an endless array of color possibilities.By mixing Midnight Brown with the Black tone from the FX Palette, the deepest ebony tones can be obtained, creating rich natural colors that are not gray or ashy. When mixing Midnight Brown with Bamboo 1, you begin to create taupe colors, which are great for use as character shading colors. Coral Blue is a gentle wash / tone adjuster that will provide a cooling effect, and different than the other blue tones found in the original Flesh Tone palette. The Dark Flesh Tone colors are also great for defining hairlines and filling in scalp patches. The Coral Blue and Burnt Sienna are also fabulous for covering up beard shadow. The palette colors must be activated with 99% alcohol, such as Telesis ISO GEL, Skin Illustrator Slow Activator, or REEL Creations 99% Alcohol Developer, to apply and requires very little touch up other than an occasional powdering. Removal is easy with PPI's Telesis Super Solv, or Telesis Makeup Remover. DO NOT USE 70% alcohol, MEK, acetone, water, or any other solvent, as you will not achieve maximum color saturation. To use, simply saturate the top surface of the color well with the 99%, then work a brush or swab on the top of the surface until it liquefies. It then can be applied with a brush, sponge, swab or even a disposable mascara wand.