As a general rule of thumb, spirit gum is best used for lightweight applications such as facial hair, however there are some on the market that can be used for heavier applications.Click to see full answer. Beside this, is spirit gum safe for face?Spirit Gum is made of toxic materials and is not edible. It can be loosened from the skin (or any other surface) through the use of an acetone-based remover.Furthermore, what glue can you put on your face? In theater traditional skin safe adhesives are spirit gum (mastic), matte spirit gum, liquid latex, thickened latex and although flexible collodion is intended to be a sealer it has been used as a light duty adhesive. Similarly, it is asked, how do you remove spirit gum from your face? Dip a cotton swab in Spirit Gum Remover or rubbing alcohol. Dab the swab on the Spirit Gum. Continue swabbing with the remover or alcohol. Apply Spirit Gum remover to a cotton ball. Dampen a clean cloth in warm water and a gentle soap. Dry the now-clean area of skin. What can be used instead of spirit gum? Substitutes for Spirit Gum Liquid Latex. The same liquid latex that is poured into molds for casting is sticky enough to use as a prosthetic adhesive. Silicone Adhesives. Silicone adhesives are the only glue appropriate to use with prosthetics made from silicone rubber. Benzoin. Contact Cements. Collodion.