: a solution (as of gum arabic in ether) used especially for attaching false hair to the skin
Examples of spirit gum in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebMortician's wax, putty, spirit gum, and grease paint.
Kirbie Johnson, Allure, 20 Nov. 2021 According to Taylor, creating the faux nose with spirit gum was the most difficult part of the process.
Zoë Weiner, Teen Vogue, 13 Oct. 2018 Making your hand look like it's been hacked off requires spirit gum, cotton balls and whole lot of red face paint.
Zoë Weiner, Teen Vogue, 8 Oct. 2018 Give your face a base coat with primer, then glue a zipper onto your face using spirit gum.
Zoë Weiner, Teen Vogue, 8 Oct. 2018 To start of the bloody brilliant liner, Theenaart painted on spirit gum (a.k.a. a makeup adhesive) in the shape of winged eyeliner.
Devon Abelman, Allure, 13 Oct. 2017
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