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More info about Solvents and Removers

A solvent and a remover are often used with hairpieces to remove any glue or tape used to hold the hairpieces in place. While they are both used to remove adhesive or tape residue, there are some differences between the two:


   – A solvent is a chemical that is used to dissolve other substances, such as glue or tape.

   – It is used to dissolve and soften the glue or tape, making it easier to remove the hairpiece from the scalp.

   – Solvents can be composed of various chemical compounds, including alcohols, acetone or oils.

   – Some solvents can be more aggressive and more suitable for removing stubborn adhesive or tape residue, but they can also irritate or dry out the skin. Therefore, caution should be exercised when using them.


   – A remover is specifically designed to remove glue or tape residue from the scalp or hairpiece.

   – Removers are usually milder than solvents and often contain ingredients that hydrate and soothe the skin to prevent irritation.

   – They are designed to be effective in dissolving glue or tape residue, while at the same time being kind to the skin and hair.

In general, solvents are more potent and can be more effective at removing stubborn adhesive or tape residue, but they should be used with caution due to their potentially irritating properties. Removers are generally gentler and gentler on the skin, but they may be less effective with very strong adhesive or tape residue.

These Solvents and Removers are available in our shop and in case it’s sold out, there is almost aways an alternative available. Let us know when you have questions: