Re: my 2 too

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Posted by Maureen on September 4, 2002 at 16:02:20:

In reply to: Re: my 2 too posted by Angie on September 4, 2002 at 13:47:50:

Hi Angie,

It took me a while to stop "flattening out" my applied paste during
the process of applying the lemon and sugar sealant. I use a q-tip
and had to start allowing the cotton on the q-tip to unravel a bit
and then use the straggly end as a brush to apply the sealant. If
not, I tended to flatten out the paste and therefore thicken the
lines. The biggest culprit I found, though, was the wrapping at
night. During sleep I would rest my hand on something and because of
the environment the paste was in that kept it soft and moist, this
would guarantee flattening out and fattening up those lines. Also,
just the warm and cozy environment of sealing and wrapping can cause
the paste to soften and spread.

I also found a difference between the fineness of the lines when I
pulled rather than drew the lines using an applicator bottle. The
lines pulled, layed on the skin at a very narrow point. The lines
drawn...with the tip sometimes touching the skin...layed on the skin
in a more flat way. Hope that makes sense. Sometimes the pulled
line does not even seem to be touching the skin sufficiently, but it

If you are pulling a thin line and it still seems to spread out, you
might want to use less oil or thicken the paste just a bit to prevent
spreading. Especially if it is spreading without being wrapped or

Hope some of this is helpful.



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