Learn to Use Pros Aide Adhesive
"The Original" Liquid
to Create Shimmering Waterproof Body Art


Mehron Metallic Gauntlets

Apply Pros-Aide Adhesive "The Original" Liquid with a brush, then dust it with glitter, gilding powder, or Mehron Metallic powder to create long-lasting waterproof body art. 

Apply liquid Pros-Aide with a brush; a sharp #2 brush works well.  As you paint, remove drying adhesive from your brush by wiping it with an alcohol pad or rinsing in 91% isopropyl when the adhesive gets gummy or difficult to brush. 

Liquid Pros-Aide can be applied with a cone, but it is runny and difficult to work with. 


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Pros-Aide
 
 Pros-Aide Adhesive "The Original" Liquid

Pros-Aide Adhesive hardens when frozen.  If you are in an area which is presently has below freezing temperatures, please call us so we can arrange appropriate shipping! 1-855-MEHANDI

Purchase Pros-Aide "The Original" Liquid: 1 oz bottle = $7.99 #3903

Purchase Pros-Aide Remover = $7.99    #3905
  
Create body art with Pros-Aide Adhesive
"The Original" Liquid

Do you want to do shimmering body art with Pros-Aide Liquid? You will need the following:
  • 91% isopropyl alcohol for general clean up
  • Pros-Aide Liquid
  • A little cap to hold a small amount of Pros-Aide Liquid
  • Aquarellable pencils for sketching the design on skin
  • A disposable plastic plate
  • Several fine brushes
  • Alcohol wipes to keep your brushes and fingers neat
  • A blusher brush or a wide, flat brush for glitter and powder
  • Paper towels or tissues for clean up
  • Glitter, metallic, and gilding powders 
  • An undisturbed work area that can be easily cleaned
Stuff to work with
A drop on a bat2

Put a drop of Pros-Aide Liquid onto the top of a clean, dry cap (such as the twist-off cap from a bottle) and adhere the cap to the disposible plate. 

This will help keep the adhesive secure so it doesn't tip over.  If this adhesive spills, it makes a sticky mess that is difficult clean up.  Do everything you can to keep yourself and your work area tidy.

Keep the bottle of Pros-Aide Liquid closed so the adhesive will not dry out, and to avert accidents.
a few drops

Use a straw as a pipette to pick up a few drops of Pros-Aide Liquid from the bottle; drip the liquid into the cap. Use only a few drops at a time, so it won't dry out before you can paint with it.  Dry glue cannot be thinned out and reused.
ASK EACH CLIENT IF THEY ARE ALLERGIC TO BAND-AIDS OR ADHESIVES BEFORE YOU APPLY THIS PRODUCT.  

This product does not contain latex, but some people are allergic to adhesives.  Do not use this product on any person who is allergic to band-aids.

If you get this product on clothing, rinse it out with 91% isopropyl alcohol before it dries.  Soap and water will not remove Pros-Aide Liquid from clothing.

A neck, chest, face, back, belly, arms and shaved legs are ideal places to apply Pros-Aide Liquid Adhesive.  If you apply this product to hairy skin, removal will be as difficult as getting bubble gum out of a cocker spaniel's ear.

You can remove dry adhesive from skin by rubbing it with the sticky side of scotch tape.

This brushwork technique is nothing lke applying henna with a cone.  If you haven't done this before, follow these instructions and practice on yourself before you try to work on someone else.
pencil first

Before you apply this body art, clean the person's skin.  Remove lotion, sunblock, and anything else that might spoil the pattern.

Dampen the skin slightly with a moist cloth or spray bottle.  Sketch your pattern lightly onto damp skin  with an aquarellable pencil.  Pros-Aide liquid dries transparent very quickly, so it is difficult to keep track of what you're drawing, and some guidelines will help.

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Paint in the Pros-aide

Use a small brush to apply the pattern.  As the glue dries on the brush, wipe away the dry bit with an alcohol pad. 

Click HERE to purchase a #2_259 Round Taklon Brush
Let the glue dry2

The glue will begin to dry quickly. If your lines are thin, the glue will be dry in five minutes. When the body glue becomes completely transparent, and you can't see any more white, it is dry enough to apply glitter. 
Brush on glitter

When the glue is completely dry and transparent, brush glitter on, and brush away excess.  Brush very lightly to spread the glitter exactly where you want it to go.

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More color2

 Do you want a design with many colors?  You can brush in more colors, but the colors may blend together.  
First clean-up

Brush away the excess with a wide brush or a blusher brush, or a soft dry, washcloth.  Rinse off excess glitter, metallic powder, or gilding powder and the aquarellable pencil outline with your water spray bottle and a paper towel.   Water will not disturb the pattern! 
add more

Do you want to add more, clearly separate colors?  Apply more glue and let that dry. 
More colors

When your second glue application is dry, brush in another glitter color.  
cleanup  again

Brush away the excess with a blusher brush or a wide, flat brush.
all done!

No more worries about aftercare!   The person can put clothing on over this body art.  The person can shower, and the art will not come off!  This body art will last between three and ten days, depending on how the person takes care of their art.

Click HERE to purchase glitter for body art.
clean the brushes

Clean your brushes with 91% isopropyl alcohol any time the Pros-Aide Adhesive seems to be dragging  at the brush, and when you set your brush down for a few minutes. When you are done, clean your  brushes thorougly with isopropyl alcohol.  Dried glue can not be removed from brushes.
more cowbell

Brush gilding powder with Pros-Aide Adhesive "The Original" Liquid for shimmering effects. Click HERE to purchase gilding powder.  The darker the skin, the more dramatic the effect!
Gauntlet detail

You can use Mehron Metallics with Pros-Aide Adhesive "The Original" Liquid.  Click HERE to purchase Mehron Metallics.

You can add gems with Pros-Aide Adhesive.  Click HERE to purchase gems.