Colorful Butterfly Face Painting

Colorful Butterfly Face Painting


Young female with a colorful butterfly face painting.

“What do butterflies eat?” it is often wondered. Part of a butterfly’s mouth is a straw-like area called the proboscis. The butterfly actually drink or sip nectar through their proboscis. They obtain the nectar, which is a sugary liquid, from flowers like verbena, butterfly bush, zinnias and many, many others.