Disguise Stix is an ultra-mild, soap-based face paint on a stick--the most popular face paint made in America!
To use: Each stick supplies enough coloring for a minimum of 5-7 complete faces per stick in a formulation that is usable and safe on both skin and hair, applies easily and washes off of and out of anything with just ordinary bar soap and water.
The story: The Disguise Stix were originally invented by a doctor in Madison, WI in the late 1950s, who had the idea to create a temporary hair coloring allowing a person to disguise their grey hair. When the idea was presented to a professional photographer, my father, Gratton Coffman, after whom the company is named, he saw the possibilities for face and body painting, which was just coming into vogue in the early 60s.
In consultation with a team of cosmetic chemists and other industry professionals, Dad developed a safe, non-toxic formula which could be applied to the skin and hair for face and body painting of any type imaginable. All the while, he wanted to be sure that the product would wash out easily when the time came.
My brothers and I spent the years of our youth disguising ourselves not only at Halloween, but for school plays, dress-up, in-home theatrical performances, picnics, carnivals, birthday parties, etc. The traditions continue today with our children and now even with my grandchild. Millions of Disguise Stix(R) have been sold to children of all ages across the globe bringing smiles, amusement and amazement to all. That's the saga of the product we like to refer to as, Fun on a Stick!
- Eric G. Coffman, President, Graftobian Ltd.