3D make up is essentially prosthesis. You will generally use 3D makeup in television, movies or on stage. You can alter your appearance completely with the help of 3D makeup by creating a scar on your face or by adding more facial hair, a fake nose or anything that comes to your mind.
Special makeup materials are applied like gelatin, silicone and latex. You can easily peel off foam latex but ii is very difficult to remove other types of 3D makeup.
One type of adhesive that is used during the application of 3D makeup is Spirit Gum. It is very difficult to remove this kind of adhesive. You should know how to remove 3D makeup properly and then do it properly. If you again want to use the parts of the makeup then you need to know well how to remove 3D makeup.
You can reuse any prosthetic appliance with spirit gum. The correct type of remover can help you in knowing the correct techniques of how to remove 3D makeup. You can purchase spirit gum remover from any costume or make up store. You can also buy a spirit gum remover online.
Materials You Will Require in Removing 3D Makeup
You will need to gather all the materials for removing 3D makeup. You will require a gentle soap, clean washcloths, warm water, swabs and cotton balls. You can also opt for alcohol by rubbing alcohol on your skin instead of the spirit gum remover. You should also keep a good moisturizer also on hand. It is very necessary for you to know how to remove 3D makeup properly.
Knowing How To Remove 3D Makeup
You should have the knowledge of how to remove 3D makeup. To remove 3D makeup you will have to swab the prosthetic. You will have to swab the cotton in the spirit gum remover. You will have to dab this right on the prosthetic where the prosthetic meets your skin. You should be sure to dab the cotton close to the border. This will make the spirit gum soften.
You will then have to rub the cotton swab which has been moistened forwards and backwards. You should use another swab when the swab becomes very dirty. When the 3D makeup lifts off from your skin, then the edge should be dabbed with a cotton swab dipped in the remover which will help you in lifting up the 3D makeup.
You should then remove the entire spirit gum. You will have to dip in a cotton ball in the spirit gum remover. Then you should wipe off the spirit gum that is on your skin where you had attached the prosthetic. You should know well how to remove 3D makeup.
You should then wipe off your skin completely. You should dip a clean cloth in warm soapy water. The excess liquid should be wringed out. The area of your skin should be gently wiped out from where the prosthetic was removed. This will help you in eliminating from your skin any traces of the spirit gum remover. Then you will have to wipe off your skin with only warm water to remove the soap from your skin.
You will need to moisturize your skin. To remove excess liquid you will have to dab your skin with a clean cloth which is dry. Then you will need to use a good moisturizer on your skin. This is a very important factor which you should know of how to remove 3D makeup if you have rubbed alcohol to remove the spirit gum.
Tips and Warnings that You Should be Aware of
You should know well the procedures of how to remove 3D makeup. All the traces of spirit gum should be removed. While removing the spirit gum you should not rub your skin might be irritated by the spirit gum.
You should not dip a cotton swab which has been already used in a spirit gum remover. This will lead in contaminating the clean spirit gum remover. You should always keep the remover of spirit gum away from children and eyes. You should keep in mind the tips and warnings while learning how to remove 3D makeup.
Nose Putty Cannot be Reused
You cannot reuse nose putty. You should still be very careful while removing nose putty from your face. You should take some length of dental floss and then wrap the dental floss with your fingers.
Then you should insert the dental floss under the nose putty’s top edge. You should gently move the putty from your face till the putty comes off completely. It is very important for you to be careful and know properly how to remove 3D makeup.
A Fake Beard Can be Used Again
You can use a fake beard again if you can remove and clean it properly and carefully. You will have to insert a cotton swab in the spirit gum remover. The cotton swab should be gently rubbed over a small spot on the beard’s outer edge till you can pull away the beard.
You should insert the fresh cotton swab that has been dipped in the spirit gum remover and put the cotton swab between the beard and your face. You should rub the swab of cotton back and forth till the spirit gum softens. You should use a fresh cotton swab if you require more spirit gum remover. You should keep on rubbing the dampen swab of cotton underneath you beard till all the edges of the beard are freed. You should understand properly how to remove 3D makeup.
It is very essential for you to remove the 3D make up after your show or program is over. If you want to reuse your 3D makeup like your beard for your next performance then you will have to remove the 3D make up carefully. It is also very important for you to use the correct spirit gum remover or else it might have a bad effect on your skin.
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