How to Assemble your SP-40 Airbrush Gun:
Using airbrush wrench (part 24) or your fingers, place the brass nozzle on the front of the airbrush gun.
Screw on the nozzle to the tip of the airbrush gun until securely tightened.
Screw on the nozzle cap.
Screw on the needle cap.
Hold your airbrush gun in your hand at a 45 degree angle. Insert the trigger lever in to the body. Make sure it resembles an "S" when inserted.
Place the trigger in the body making sure the piston goes through to the bottom of the airbrush gun. Insert the needle chucking guide behind the trigger lever.
Slide the spring over the needle chucking guide.
Screw on the spring case, twisting clockwise.
Gently insert the needle.
Screw on the needle chucking nut.
Screw on the handle.
Your SP-40 Airbrush Gun is now assembled!
How to Use your SP-40 Airbrush Gun:
Attach the airbrush gun to compressor hose using the metal screw-on connector with conical base attachment.
Drop makeup into airbrush cup. For use with airbrush foundation, start with 4-6 drops of makeup. For blush, highlighter and other colors, start with 3-4 drops.
Turn on compressor and bring airbrush gun up to 4-6 inches from face.
Begin makeup application. Always start by releasing air first, pressing down on trigger to release air. Next, pull back on trigger to release makeup. Make sure the air is on at all times during application.
Begin airbrush makeup application. Pull back on trigger for makeup control.
Apply airbrush makeup in small circular motions. Keep moving and watch carefully so as not to overspray. It is important to stop periodically and review your work.
Move the airbrush gun 4-6" away from the face as necessary and adjust the dial pressure on the compressor as needed.
How to Clean your SP-40 Airbrush Gun:
Flush the airbrush gun between colors, using a cleaner appropriate for the formula in use.
- For silicone/oil-based formulas use S/B Airbrush Cleaner
- For alcohol-based formulas use Alcohol 99%
- For water-based formulas use water
Add a few drops of cleaning solution to the cup.
Using a cotton swab or small brush, swish the cleaning solution around the cup.
Spray the solution through the airbrush gun onto a tissue or into a cleaning pot.