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A 3 oz. Bottle of Spirit Gum

Spirit gum is an adhesive, made mostly of SD Alcohol 35-A (the solvent, or "spirit") and resin (the adhesive, or "gum"), used primarily for affixing costume prosthetics such as wigs, merkins, or false facial hair. It has been manufactured since the 1890s, and has long been a standard tool in theatrical performances where prosthetic makeup or affixed costuming is used. It has also often been used in burlesque, in affixing pasties.

Ingredients: Isopropyl Alcohol, Rosin, Copal, & Silica

Spirit Gum formulas vary from brand to brand. While some Spirit Gum formulas may use raw materials of suspect origin and may be considered “toxic”, others, like the brand pictured in the article, use purified pharmaceutical grade raw materials that are frequently found in solutions that coat medicine tablets and capsules, and are not toxic.

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:20:13 -0700

Cover brow with Spirit Gum and Plasto Wax. 2. Using Flash Color in white, yellow, green, and black, sculpt the left side of the face making sure to leave the lower jawline empty where it will be defined in red. 3. Keep the same rules as you would for ...

Access Hollywood

Access Hollywood
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:54:59 -0700

Step 3: Peel latex teeth from the paper plate and start to glue them to the skin along the lips and cheek inside of the wound area using Spirit Gum Adhesive. (available at Halloween, party stores or drug stores). Step 4: Mix up another small batch of ...

Pacific Daily News

Pacific Daily News
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:23:17 -0700

You'll need some basic face makeup -- eye shadow, gel eye liner and pencil, foundation, etc. The extras could include some skin adhesive, such as spirit gum, lots of white paint and some fake blood. Right now, most stores are selling Halloween makeup ...


Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:03:44 -0700

Apply a thick coat of spirit gum adhesive to the dotted line you've just marked on your face and then do the same on the back side of the zipper. Place the zipper on the dotted line, gently tapping it along its length with your fingertip. Hold zipper ...


Sat, 26 Jul 2014 05:30:51 -0700

But after everything, all the joy, all the freedom, all the swagger — you still have to get home and take your costume off. And that's how I learned this very important lesson: If you forget the spirit gum for sticking down your bald cap, don't try to ...

CBS Local

CBS Local
Sun, 26 Oct 2014 21:08:07 -0700

You might know Dan Campbell from The Wonder Years. That's The Wonder Years the band, not The Wonder Years the show that made adolescence painfully awkward on celluloid. But you might also know him from Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties.
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:14:15 -0700

Posted by ILOVEVOTTO on Thu, Oct 16, 2014, at 5:25 PM. Terrific write-up and thank you for your column. It brightens my little corner of the world. I played the role of "Rabbi" in my high school musical.The Spirit Gum caused my face to have a violent ...

The Patriot-News - PennLive.com

The Patriot-News - PennLive.com
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:09:32 -0700

She'll also be helping create realistic injury effects for a local Operation Prom event. Operation Prom stages a mock car crash and rescue scene to educate students on the dangers of drinking and driving. When she's not playing with spirit gum and ...

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