Dauphines of Bristol is the leading supplier of top-quality makeup and wigs. We have been in the theatrical business for a generation providing theatres, operatic societies, drama groups, facepainters and the public alike, with water-based makeup, cream makeup, camouflage, brushes, glitter, wigs for theatre and day wear. You name it, we supply it. Dauphines supply Nationally and Internationally to professional and amateur theatres, theatrical/operatic societies, television, catwalk, films also fashion for everyday use.
If you are looking for a wig, why not try our sister site 'wigsbristol.com'.
Dauphines retail outlet.
We are based at 7 Cleeve Road, Downend, Bristol BS16 6AD. Click here for full details.
P & P to overseas destinations is likely to be/may be incorrect. Customers will be informed and permission given before payment is taken.
We have another site called 'Wigs Bristol' where we have quality fashion wigs for everyday wear. We also have wigs for those who suffer from alopaecia or who are having chemotherapy. We are happy to see people in our showroom. Please remember to make an appointment if you wish to try on a wig or come in for a consultation. We are also happy to speak on the telephone - 0117 9560805.
Aquacolor Make-up Kit is an excellent individual kit containing Kryolan's Aquacolor as a foundation plus liner, blusher, eye shadow, eyebrow pencils, lip rouges, hair mascara, water soluble spirit gum, FX wax, FX blood, liquid latex, crepe hair, make-up brushes, sponges and make-up manual, all in a handy transparent zip-bag. Kits are available in Light Caucasian, Dark Caucasian, Light Ethnic, Dark Ethnic and Olive.
Ideal for TV Film and close inter-action, for example at a party, to form a clear coloured scar. It draws the skin to form the shape. Very effective.
Leichner Kamera Klear is now known as Camera Clear. This excellent product comes in many fashion colours. Apply with a sponge or your fingers. Because of its formula this product needs to be powdered.This product is being discontinued. Vitacolor is taking its place.
Grimas Make-up Sponges are used for applying all kinds of make-up. Make-up Sponges are available in a round shape (60x30mm, individually packed) and a rectangular shape (40x40x30mm, in packs of 3).
The choice of whether to use a rounded or a rectangular Make-up Sponge is a personal one. The advantage of the angular Make-up Sponges is that there are 3 in a pack, making them relatively cheap. For reasons of hygiene, you should not use the same sponge on more than one person.
Diamond FX is a waterbased product that is highly pigmentated . Best washed off with soap and water.
A professional product.
Grimas Cake Make-Up is a very matt basic make-up. It is used for cosmetic make-up (television, film and photography) as well as for large and small-scale theatre. Cake make-up is ideal for large areas of the body (e.g. for ballet, body-painting or facepainting. Cake make-up is available only in 35-grams. There is a large range of colours of cake make-up: black, white, off-white, grey and a wide range of skin shades, from light to very dark skin. the skin should be clean. You could use Grimas Cleansing Lotion. If the skin is somewhat dehydrated or sensitive, you can apply a thin layer of Grimas Under Make-Up Base once you have cleansed the skin. Do this a few minutes before applying the cake make-up to ensure that the under make-up base has been completely absorbed into the skin. Do not use any greasy creams under the cake make-up. Key to colour chart: B1 - beige 1; B2 - beige 2; B3 - beige 3; B4 - beige 4; B5 - beige 5; B6 - beige 6; D8 - for dark skin; D12 for dark skin; GO - Neutral light; G1 - Neutral women - G3 - Neutral men; G4; J3; J5; LE - Light eqyptian; DE - Dark egyptian; OA - Old age; PF - Pale flesh - N2 - Dark brown; N3 - Warm dark brown; 001 - White; 003 - Broken white; 101 - Black; 102 - Light grey; 1001 - dark brown; 1002 - Stage women; 1002 - Stage women; 1004 - Chinese; 1005 - Stage women; 1006 - Middle aged woman; 1007 - Old age; 1014 - Dark brown men; 1015 - Light brown women; 1027 - Stage men; 1033 - Stage women; 1040 - Gypsy, light brown; 1043 - Chocolate; 1075 - Brick red; 1124 - Stage colours increasing; 1125; 1126; 1521 - Corpse colour.