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Medical adhesive that sticks to skin, but not hair?


As a hirsute individual, I beg the world's makers of medical tapes and band-aids to work on an adhesive that is decent at sticking to skin, but does not stick well to hair.

Not being versed in the adhesive chemistries of these things, I don't know how difficult this is, but if one can be found, many people would thank you.

Failing that would be an adhesive with a simple non-toxic solvent that unbinds it, which could be swabbed on while slowly undoing tape.


Have you tried NexCare by 3M? Awesome. They're hard to put on, but once on they stay, and when they come off they don't pull your hair.
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