1. Brush on Cinema Secrets Halloween FX Spirit Gum to the back of any area where the Gouge Set is touching the skin. Cinema Secrets Spirit Gum may also be applied directly to the skin, especially on larger pieces.
2. Hold the Gouge Set appliance against the skin to determine proper placement and press into place. Although most of the appliances can be worn in several places, it is best to check for proper alignment of some pieces. Edges may be trimmed for a better fit. For best adhesion, remove the Gouge Set and use the appliance itself or your index finger to ‘tack’ the spirit gum, by tapping it with a rapid up and down motion. This will cause the spirit gum to become extremely tacky. Then firmly press the piece back into place.
3. Using a cotton swab or brush, apply Cinema Secrets Blood Gel to any area you desire to have a thick gooey look. For a more realistic look you can add Cinema Secrets FX Blood, to give you a freshly bleeding look.
For less noticeable edges: After applying the Gouge Set to the skin, stipple the edges of the appliance with a thin coat of Cinema Secrets Flesh Latex, using a small piece of white latex sponge. Allow this to dry before applying a second coat. A hair dryer set on low will help speed up the drying time. Powder the dried latex when finished.
To add bruises and trauma: Using the Cinema Secrets Injury Stack and a small piece of Black Stipple Sponge, stipple with an up and down motion a small amount of: Corpse Yellow, Bruised Red, and Undead Purple. Apply the makeup from the lightest to darkest colors, starting with the yellow in the center of the bruised area and following with the red and purple around the outside edges. Using a piece of white latex sponge blend the colors outward from the center. Powder, with Cinema Secrets Lite Touch Powder, this will help prevent the makeup from rubbing off easily. Dust off excess powder with damp towel or tissue.
Scrapes and Road Rash: Begin by using the Cinema Secrets Injury Stack and a small piece of Black Stipple Sponge. Overlap, using streaking/scraping motions, a small amount of the Bruised Red, Undead Purple and Black makeup. Powder, with Cinema Secrets Lite Touch Powder, this will help prevent the makeup from rubbing off easily. Finally, using the Cinema Secrets Blood Gel and a Black Stipple Sponge streak the blood on top of the makeup.
Removal: Before removing the Gouge Set, the excess blood should be wiped off using a paper towel and warm water. Using a small brush or cotton swab work a small amount of Cinema Secrets Makeup/Adhesive Remover under the edges of the Gouge Set. Be careful when working around the eyes, to not get any remover or blood in the eyes. Once removed, remove any residual adhesive/makeup, by rubbing more remover into the area. Rinse the skin using a towel and warm water. To use the Gouge Set again, clean the appliance with soap and water or a small amount of alcohol. Let dry and store in an air tight container (Zipper lock bag), out of direct sunlight.