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Jenn Callum

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Started On : 28-Jul-2005 at 11:00:01 PM, #Views : 2009

Topic Subject : RE: alginate on face?

Thanks Todd and Marilyn!

Understood about the straws, heh. I have a better grasp of things now, and
will be trying it this weekend (my model for this evening cancelled on me).

Much appreciated!

--Jenn

At 06:00 PM 7/28/2005 -0400, you wrote:
>NEVER use straws!!! Ever!! 1. They deform the nose and will ruin your
>lifecast (unless you are going for a flared nostril look), and 2. If you
>accidentally bump the straw with any part of your hand, you will cause
>considerable pain and a real good nosebleed for your subject, especially if
>you use plastic straws. Just be careful to keep the nostrils clear. It's
>really easy if your alginate is mixed correctly. It should not be runny; it
>should stay where you put it. Don't use your finger to clear blockage if it
>does occur; use a Q-tip or small popsicle stick, or ask your subject to blow
>out forcefully to clear (being careful NOT to breathe in the alginate
>first!) the blockage. Good luck.
>
>Todd Debreceni


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