What is Micropore paper?

3M Micropore Tape is a latex free, hypoallergenic paper tape that is gentle to the skin yet adheres well and leaves minimal adhesive residue upon removal. The tape is highly breathable to maintain skin integrity and allow moisture to escape without reducing adhesion.

What is micropore tape used for?

Micropore Paper Tape — Commonly used to secure bandages and dressings to skin without leaving a sticky residue, micropore paper tape is hypoallergenic and can be used long-term, without fear of skin irritation. Its adhesive sticks to skin, underlying tape, or directly to dressing materials.

Is paper tape the same as Micropore?

Medical tapes go by a lot of different names. Paper tape is often referred to as Micropore® tape, and transparent tape or plastic tape is often referred to as Transpore® tape.

Can I use paper tape for lashes?

3M Medical Paper Tape 3M Hypoallergenic Micropore Paper Tape is used to tape down the lower lashes before applying lash extensions. It can be used on its own, or in conjunction with Lint Free Collagen Gel Pads.

What can I use instead of Micropore?

In the 3M lineup, the closest substitute for Micropore is their Transpore tape. There are actually two versions of this tape, a wound-dressing version which acts more like Micropore, and a surgical version.

How do I use Micropore?

Micropore tape has the lowest adhesion to dry skin of all the 3M medical tapes. However, it has the highest adhesion to skin that is damp and then dries. You may increase adhesion by gently but firmly pressing the tape to the skin (or tubing) or dampen the skin with water, pat dry, and then apply the Micropore tape.

How do you use micropore paper tape?

Can you shower with 3M micropore tape?

You can shower or bath with the Micropore tape on and it dries off fairly quickly afterwards. As it starts to peel off you can remove it and replace it with a fresh strip. After one month the Micropore tape has done its job and it is time to start scar massage.

What kind of tape is micropore tape?

A hypoallergenic paper tape that is gentle to the skin yet adheres well and leaves minimal adhesive residue upon removal. An economical, general purpose, breathable surgical tape. Not made with natural rubber latex.

What is micropore tape made of?

Micropore consists of a conformable, non-extensible non-woven fabric manufactured from 100% viscose, coated with a layer of an acrylic adhesive. The tape is easily torn to length. Once applied to the skin, Micropore will withstand limited exposure to water without losing all of its adhesive properties.

What kind of tape do you use for eyelashes?

Micropore Tape
Micropore Tape – surgical tape is used for covering the lower lashes or to tape the eyelids during Eyelash Extensions application. Micropore tape is also used for protection of your jade stone from damage with Adhesive during Eyelash Extension procedure.