Heat-resistant makeup

New recipe for camouflage face paint could protect soldiers against burns from bomb blasts

By Sid Perkins, 12:23 PM September 7, 2012

When you hear the word “makeup” you may think about the stuff your sister uses to cover a zit or what your aunt uses to camouflage wrinkles or dark spots. But sometimes makeup serves to hide not a facial imperfection but rather the whole face. Consider hunters and soldiers who may paint their faces a mix of green, brown and other natural colors to blend into the environment.

Now, researchers have developed a new type of camouflage makeup for troops. Its added advantage: It helps protect s...

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