Have you changed your mind about something? It happens. No problem! You've got 30 days to submit a claim for return. Our 30 Day Happiness Guarantee is offered in addition to your rights under Australian Consumer Law for Damaged or Faulty Items.


We want you to be happy with your purchase so if you receive an item that you don't love, or if you have changed your mind, we are pleased to offer you the opportunity to return it in line with our Returns Policy Terms and Conditions.

** If you've received a damaged, broken, or faulty item - please refer to our Faulty and Damaged Product Policy instead (below).

Our change-of-mind policy is offered in addition to any rights you have under consumer laws.

Our 30 Day Change of Mind Returns Policy, Terms and Conditions are outlined below in FAQ format.

To be eligible for a return, your items must be in top condition, that is: new and unused, in the original packaging.

Returns Policy Terms and Conditions

How do I return an item?

Please read through the FAQs below before making a claim, to determine if your request is eligible for Change of Mind.

Next, reach out to us via the orange help desk icon on the bottom right of your screen. You can also email us

This must be done within 30 days of receiving your item/s.

To assist us in processing your claim, please include your order number and brief details about what item/s you would like to return.

Our customer support team will respond within 1 business day to confirm your request and provide simple instructions for the next step.

What if I've used the item? Can I still return it?

Short answer is: no. The returned item must be unused, un-opened and in it's original packaging. Basically, "AS NEW" condition. This will include any plastic sleeve packaging, and/or seals intact (if applicable).

Strictly no returns on used cosmetic items, for hygiene reasons. This includes face paints, glitter creams, glitter gels, face paint brushes, sponges, pressed powders, etc

That means, if you receive an item - and decide you don't want or like that particular colour or brand, you must make that decision BEFORE you use or sample it.

Sampling or using a product prior to returning will void our change of mind return offer.

All items are quality checked by our team before we ship them, and returned items will be inspected by our team before any credit is processed.

We reserve the right to deny any returns claim if the product/s do not meet our return policy requirements

Under no circumstances will we issue credit before we have received the item/s and determined they are in "AS NEW" condition.


We're a small business and we're doing our very best to provide you with premium quality products and service, at the best prices, every day. Our margins are tight.

We offer you 30 Day Change of Mind Returns as a courtesy because we genuinely want you to be happy with your purchase. We are not required to offer returns for change of mind under Australian Consumer Law. We will gladly exchange any unused products for store credit, no questions asked. But if you use it, you keep it.

Who pays the postage for Change of Mind returns?

Please choose carefully. If you have questions before ordering, please reach out to our friendly team for assistance. We're here to help.

Return postage is the responsibily of the the customer and will not be refunded from the original order. 

Refund, exchange, or store credit?

Should you wish to return individual item/s from your order, we are happy to exchange for store credit equivalent to the amount you paid for the item/s at the time of purchase.

If you accept store credit, we will waive the $10 admin and processing fee.

The credit will be applied to your store account.

Store credit for returns does not expire.

The credit will be applied to the sub-total of your next order, automatically (please log in before heading to the checkout).

Alternatively, we can issue you with a digital gift card, instead.

If you request a refund (instead of store credit), this will incur a $10 admin and processing fee.

Refunds, less our $10 admin processing fee, will be made to the original payment method for the order.

We do not refund gift cards or gift certificates, under any circumstances.

How long does it take to process a return?

We do our best to process returns as fast as possible.

We will respond to your claim request within 1-2 business days

What happens if the item I receive is faulty, broken or damaged?

If the item you received is faulty or, has arrived damaged, please let us know when you submit your return claim and we'll get back to you with an action plan.

Faulty or Damaged items are covered by a separate policy (see below)

You may be asked to upload some photos of the damaged/faulty product.

What if the item I received is not what I ordered?

Our packing pixies work hard to ensure orders are processed quickly and accurately, however from time to time, even our packing pixies make mistakes.

If the item you received is not what you ordered, please reach out via our help desk as soon as possilbe and let us know so we can sort it out for you. Uploading a photo will help speed up the process.

We'll arrange to send the correct item within 1 business day, at no cost to you.

My order didn't arrive in time for an event... can I return it?

We process and ship our orders without delay. Generally, they are delivered within our timeline estimates. But due to unforseen circumstances beyond our control, this is not always the case.

If your order arrives too late for your event, and you no longer need it... you can return the entire order in the original satchel, unopened... as "Return to Sender" .

In this situation, we can offer you a refund instead of a store credit and we will waive in admin and processing fees.

We do not refund shipping fees.

Note that in almost all cases, we subsidise the actual cost of shipping. Our customers never pay full price for shipping (ie what the carrier charges us).

if you received 'free shipping' with your order, that means we paid for your shipping (it was not free for us), and we reserve the right to deduct the actual shipping costs we incurred from your refund.

The amount will vary depending on the size and weight of the parcel and shipping method selected.

This cost will be no more than the actual freight cost we incurred, capped at $30 within Australia and $65 for International orders.


We strive to offer premium quality products and service at the best prices every day. We will exchange or refund any item that arrives with a fault or damage that affects its use. This will be at no additional cost to you.

Under Australian Consumer Law, you can choose a refund or exchange if an item has a major problem. This is when the item:

❌ Has a problem that would have stopped someone from buying the item if they had known about it;

❌ is unsafe;

is significantly different from the sample or description; or

❌ doesn’t do what we said it would, or what you asked for and can’t be easily fixed.

If you receive an item from us that meets the definition above, we ask that you report it to us as soon as possible and no later than 60 days from the delivery of that item.

I received an item with a cracked lid. Will you send a replacement?

For quality control purposes, our packing team inspects goods prior to shipment.

Despite our best efforts to package our goods securely for transport, occasionally you may receive an item with a broken or cracked lid. Sometimes this may be a minor, cosmetic imperfection, and occasionally it may be a completely broken lid.

We assess each claim for damaged items on a case by case basis.

If we determine that your item has a defect on arrival that prevents you from using the item as intended, then we will offer you a credit, exchange or refund on that item.

We don't offer replacement lids or refunds for minor imperfections that do not affect the performance of the product.


  1. Damage resulting from improper use;
  2. Damage resulting from misuse, or accidents;
  3. Damage caused due to modification.

Due to the nature of the goods we offer for sale, claims on damaged items will not be accepted if more than 60 days have passed since you received the item/s, or if the item appears to have been mis-used in any way.

It is your responsibility as a consumer to inform yourself of proper use.

Always read and retain the product label and follow instructions carefully.

While we provide a number of free resources to assist, you should be guided by your own independent research.

Note that:

    • Water-activated face paints require only a very small amount of water! Do not add more than a few drops or the face paint may become oversaturated.
    • Do not expose face paints to extreme temperatures (eg leave them in the sun or in a vehicle for extended periods) as they can melt
    • Rinse your brushes, don't soak them and never dip or soak your brushes in alcohol to clean them. This can cause the glue in the ferrule to dissolve and the bristles to fall out.

50 000 customers

Since 2013, more than 37,000 Australians have made Face Paint Shop Australia their first choice for quality face paint and body art supplies. We have built our reputation on premium products, fast order processing, and 5-Star customer service and communication. With a massive range of over 1500 quality face paint and body art products, and more than 3500x 5 Star reviews, you can be confident that when you shop with Face Paint Shop Australia, you're shopping with Australia's leading specialist retailer of face paint and body art supplies.