The Tape Lab is evolving the stick to skin face tape market by introducing creative designs, new stick to skin materials, and our advanced converting technique know-how. We can customize the adhesive and carrier to give the user a perfect product for their needs. For example, we offer stretchable polyurethane backed tapes to give the consumer a soft feel on the skin.
Face Tape Materials
Face tape is usually made of an acrylic or silicone adhesive that is carried on a polyurethane, cloth or non-woven carrier and is usually breathable and hypoallergenic.
Typically, face tape is designed using gentle medical grade acrylic adhesives coated on a sturdy carrier or facestock (cotton or non-woven, polyurethane). However, there are so many new medical grade silicone tapes that The Tape Lab sources that are soft to apply and take off with no ouch moments when stretching or tugging of the skin to get it in position. They go on gently and remove gently yet have a tremendous amount of holding power for both small and large areas of the skin. Utilizing gentle acrylic and silicone adhesives with extended liners makes it easy to apply the product and later remove the adhesive with minimal and reduced skin trauma.