What is the best cosmetics glue?

When it comes to choosing a cosmetic glue it is super important to get it right so you don’t damage your skin. There are plenty of skin-safe cosmetic glues available on the market but they don’t all do the same thing and if you are new to the world of cosmetic glues it can be a little overwhelming. To help cut through all the noise, here are the best cosmetic glues.

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SaleBestseller No. 1
NYX PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP The Brow Glue, Extreme Hold Eyebrow Gel - Clear
  • Instant Brow Styler: This non sticky and transparent brow glue gives you extra strong, 16 hour extreme hold instantly, allowing you to style brow hairs and hold them in place for limitless looks
  • Stick It to Your Brows: Our first instant brow styler with up to 16 hours of extreme hold is transparent, flake resistant, and dries down non sticky with a natural finish, for limitless brow raising looks
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  • Discover NYX Professional Makeup: Try all of our professional makeup products today from eyeshadow, eyeliner, and false lashes to liquid lipstick, lip gloss, primer, concealer, setting sprays and eyebrow makeup
Bestseller No. 2
Narrative Cosmetics Water-Based Acrylic Adhesive for The Skin, Non-Toxic Professional Bonding Glue for Makeup, SFX, Prosthetics, 2 Oz.
  • SAFE FOR YOUR SKIN: Water-based, non-toxic formula is safe to apply on all skin, including sensitive areas, without any irritation
  • STRONG BOND: Highly water-resistant adhesive provides a strong bond for long periods without irritation
  • PROFESSIONAL QUALITY: Dries clear for a flawless finish; Suitable for bonding prosthetics, medical devices, and hair goods to the skin for cosplay, Halloween, theatre, film, SFX, and other performance arts
  • EASY TO USE: Shake well, brush onto clean, dry surfaces, and press together for 10 seconds to adhere; Apply multiple layers for a stronger bond
  • MADE IN USA: Manufactured in a FDA-licensed, cruelty-free, and vegan-approved facility
SaleBestseller No. 3
Chunky Holographic Body Glitter I 16 Colors + Glitter Glue for Face Glitter Makeup, Hair, Eye & Fine Glitter Eyeshadow - Perfect for Halloween, Slime, Resin, Tumblers, Craft, Cosmetic & Nail Art
  • BRIGHT COLORS - We offer high-quality eye glitter with high pigment concentration, iridescent and holographic shine. Perfect for Pride Makeup, Halloween costumes, Glitter Eyeshadow, Face Paint, Euphoria makeup or eyeshadow glitter
  • 16 OPTIONS - Our body glitter for women comes in 16 sparkle colors including pink glitter, blue, purple, silver, gold, yellow, green & more. A rainbow glitter set of loose glitter.
  • SKIN SAFE - Create any look you want with holographic glitter! Whether it be face glitter, hair glitter, nail glitter, eye makeup glitters our chunky glitter makeup is skin safe. Face glitter gel included.
  • CRAFT READY - Our glitter for crafts works great as glitter for resin, glitter for nails, slime or glitter for tumblers! We are here to help with your next project.
  • MULTI-PURPOSE - Whether it's chunky glitter for tumblers, craft glitter, nail art glitter or just a mix of fine and chunky cosmetic glitter makeup we have everything you need. Make your next next event sparkle
Bestseller No. 4
Treasure Gurus 2pc Combo Pack Spirit Gum Remover Face Glue Halloween Costume Prosthetic Makeup Adhesive
  • Easily apply and remove costume makeup and prosthetics with this 2-piece set of spirit gum and adhesive remover
  • Face glue is waterproof and perfect for Halloween costumes or for stage and screen
  • Brush on a little bit of the spirit gum and stick on a fake nose or apply a beard and transform into character
  • Easily remove adhesive residue with the included adhesive remover
  • Combo pack includes 0.125 fl. oz. of spirit gum and 1 fl. oz. of adhesive remover
Bestseller No. 5
Bdellium Tools Professional Makeup Brush SFX Glue Brush Set 7 PC. With Ziplock Pouch
  • Bristles fashioned to withstand most strong makeup and cleaning solutions
  • Brush adhesives resistant to most solvents
  • Professional eco-friendly makeup brushes and 100% cruelty-free
  • All sustainable bamboo handles, vegan soft synthetic bristles, and aluminum ferrules
  • Package includes 7 SFX brushes and 1 pouch only
Believe it or not, the best skin-safe cosmetic glue is the glue we all used as kids, Elmer’s Disappearing Purple School Glue Sticks. A staple beauty item for drag queens for decades, Elmer’s Disappearing Purple School Glue Sticks are completely non-toxic and washable and in the world of cosmetics, they can be used to glue one’s eyebrows down to allow for makeup application over the brows, followed by drawing on your own custom brows.

Best Eyelash Glue

For the best eyelash glue, look no further than KISS Strip Eyelash Adhesive. KISS Strip Eyelash Adhesive is a formaldehyde and latex-free adhesive that is completely safe to use around the eyes so you can apply your eyelashes of choice. KISS Strip Eyelash Adhesive comes with a brush applicator that allows you to more accurately apply the glue to your lashes without any clumping. KISS Strip Eyelash Adhesive has a super strong hold that will last all day, has alow in its formula so it is soothing on your skin, and it can be reused on the same lashes again and again.

How to Glue Fake Eyelashes

Best Cosmetic Glitter Glue

If you are looking to adhere glitter to your body, look no further than Karizma Beauty Peel Off Chunky Glitter Glue. Karizma Beauty Peel Off Chunky Glitter Glue is gentle on the skin and can be used on the face as well as the body, leaving large, chunky glitter behind after application and can be peeled off at any time. Perfect for concerts or parties, Karizma Beauty Peel Off Chunky Glitter Glue comes in a variety of colors and sizes.

Best Cosmetic Spirit Gum

The best cosmetic spirit gum is Mehron Makeup Spirit Gum. Mehron Makeup Spirit Gum is perfect for all types of costume makeup, from wigs to prosthetic noses and more. Mehron Makeup Spirit Gum is made with alcohol and resin and can be removed with the remover made by Mehron along with soap and water. If you are looking to step up your next Halloween costume, look no further than Mehron Makeup Spirit Gum.
The best skin-safe cosmetic glue is Elmer’s Disappearing Purple School Glue Sticks. The best eyelash glue is KISS Strip Eyelash Adhesive. The best cosmetic glitter glue is Karizma Beauty Peel Off Chunky Glitter Glue. And the best cosmetic spirit gum is Mehron Makeup Spirit Gum.
Lash glue should never, ever be applied directly onto the eyes because it can get into your eye and the best-case scenario there is that it hurts a lot and the worst-case scenario is that you can damage your vision. Lash glue is safe to use around the eyes, but you should never risk getting it into your eyes.
Yes, Elmer’s Disappearing Purple School Glue Sticks can be used for applying glitter to the skin, but you are likely better off with a cosmetic glitter glue because the glitter will last longer.
Humidity does loosen up KISS Strip Eyelash Adhesive, but it will last the whole day, just be aware of touching your eyes too much as to not accidentally remove them.
Slowly. Start by grabbing the edge of the Karizma Beauty Peel Off Chunky Glitter Glue and once you have a good grip, you can slowly peel it off all in one go.
No, Mehron Makeup Spirit Gum both applies and dries in an amber color.

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