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Re: [IP] skin prep



Hi,

My friend with a pump uses Avon's "Skin So Soft" spray to
help remove extra adhesive around her sites.



- --- David Thomas <email @ redacted> wrote:
> There is another product, called "Remove"  which is also
> manufactured by
> Smith+Nephew which is subtitled as "Universal Adhesive
> Remover Wipe" that
> you can use to get the tape off after using the Skin Prep
> to get it to stick
> better.  I use it and while it is still a pain, and often
> difficult to get
> it off, these wipes tend to make it easier, as they
> dissolve the adhesive on
> the tape.  Just peel a corner, then wipe and drip the pad
> into the area
> between the tape and your skin, and pull.  Remove  has
> the Smith+Nephew
> number 403100 on it.  As for the "barrier" it makes it
> sticky, but also acts
> as a barrier so that the adhesive sticks to the sticky
> substance left by the
> Skin Prep and not so much to the skin, thus decreasing
> irritation and
> allergic reaction to the tape.
> David
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Julie Britt <email @ redacted>
> To: <email @ redacted>
> Sent: Friday, May 21, 1999 12:37 AM
> Subject: Re: [IP] skin prep
> 
> 
> > i don't mean to sound like a total dummy, but what do
> you mean when you
> say
> > it forms a "barrier" between the skin and the tape? 
> the prep i use has
> > adhesive properties in it...it's sticky after it dries
> and hels the tape
> > stick better.  is this what you mean?  it is a huge
> pain to take off
> though.
> > if anybody has suggestions on how to alleviate that i
> would appreciate it.
> >
> > julie
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Mary Jean Renstrom <email @ redacted>
> > To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
> > Date: Thursday, May 20, 1999 8:01 PM
> > Subject: [IP] skin prep
> >
> >
> > >>
> > >>> I use a skin barrier by Smith + Nephew called Skin
> Prep that creates
> > >>> a barrier between the skin and any tape. I let it
> dry then insert a
> > >>> SofSet and whatever tape they send with that.  I
> have not had any
> > >>> itchies or welts.
> 
> 
>
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