Pointe Paint

Do you want to learn how to dye pointe shoes or matte pointe shoes with Pointe Paint?  Check out this video!

Pointe Paint is the first product introduced by PointePeople™.

Pointe Paint is a convenient, portable and water-based solution for dyeing and matting your satin dance shoes or canvas technique slippers. No more Sharpies! Whether you want to dye your satin or canvas shoes for a photo shoot, competition or a show, Pointe Paint is your number one solution.

What's your Nude? Dyeing ballet shoes to match your skin tone should be easy! We have just added 7 nude Pointe Paints to our collection so you can spend less time on matching your shoes to your skin tone and more on perfecting your technique.

See below for beautiful art on pointe shoes done by Anneke Nahkies @recovering_enpointe using Pointe Paint


I am so happy with the results of these pointe shoes. They look absolutely stunning. I love it."

Ashley Lew, @ashleylewofficial

I am always looking for products that will enhance my students’ ability to present themselves in an aesthetically beautiful and professional manner. Pointe Paint is one such product – it delivers vibrant colors with minimal mess, and is simple to apply. Thank you PointePeople for filling a need in the ballet world and helping us all look gorgeous in the process!

Melissa Mahady, Instructor and Director, Young Dancers Program, Kingston School of Dance

I've never found a pancake that was pale enough without being orange! Love it!!"

Kathleen Dahlhoff, Dancer at Cincinnati Ballet

Can't wait to try new colors! Several shoots in April and need to dye shoes interesting colors!  Great products! Seriously love it!  Quick and easy!"

Kali Kleiman, @kali_kleiman

I am in love with how my pointe shoes turned out and can't wait to use them for my upcoming photo shoot! I will definitely be using more Pointe Paint in the future!"

Elizabeth Marsh, @ballerina.elizabeth

How Pointe Paint works


The bottle is equipped with a well-secured cap.


The high quality sponge, is attached to a valve, which prevents the paint from flowing unless firmly pressed.


To apply Pointe Paint, dab the sponge 2-3 times on the shoe and use gentle, long strokes to paint.