spirit gum


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spirit gum

n
(Hairdressing & Grooming) a glue made from gum dissolved in ether used to stick a false beard, etc, onto the face

spir′it gum`


n.
a glue used in fastening false hair, as a beard or mustache, to an actor's skin.
[1890–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spirit gum - an adhesive solution made of gum and ether and used to attach false hair to skin
adhesive, adhesive agent, adhesive material - a substance that unites or bonds surfaces together
Translations

spirit gum

nMastix(gummi) m
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You can use liquid latex or spirit gum to do this - or even false eyelash glue.
Joel's first mask was a latex face piece he would stick to his face with spirit gum and wear when he was alone.
Test the actor for sensitivity to spirit gum by applying a small amount of it to the inside of the wrist and waiting fifteen minutes.
When applying facial hair, always follow the principle of Less Is More, especially regarding the use of spirit gum adhesive.
I have TF - Team Fagin - pit-stops during the show for water, glue and spirit gum to make sure everything is in place.
The whole story is bound together by recurrent concerns, the vexations of seedy rehearsal rooms and shortages of money but also the dedication to learning lines, developing characterisation, mastering complicated stage business and overcoming unexpected hazards such as being allergic to the spirit gum that fixes on false moustaches.
And y ou stick them on w ith spirit gum which,after a while,can make your face feel sore.
He said: "First I have to stick my wig on with spirit gum so that it doesn't move around during the performance, then I shade in the bags under my eyes and at the sides of my nose to make it look even more crooked.
The midsummer heat had worked chemical changes on the spirit gum, which was stored in one of our college vans, and we found ourselves with a spirit gum crisis shortly before our actors were due to take their places.
Amber paints sticky spirit gum along my hairline to seal the transparent ends to my head.
SUPPLIES NEEDED: Spirit Gum (Kryolan Mastix is recommended), Powder Puff