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Topic: Unexpected problem with moisturizer.
Message: Posted by: MeetMagicMike (Sep 25, 2018 03:22PM)
I've been doing magic and twisting balloon for many years. Over time my hands became dry and it was problem with sleight of hand. I found a moisturizer that realle helps (Amlactin).

The problem is when I use it balloon twisting becomes very loud and squeaky. To the point where I'm worried about annoying diners.

Not sure how to handle this. Anyone have similar issues?
Message: Posted by: alergy (Sep 28, 2018 10:42AM)
Not experienced this yet..

I have used cotton gloves, this mitigates squeeking significantly
When you stretch your inflated balloons, I sometimes wrap the balloon in a small flap of material
Apron, t-shirt etc
Message: Posted by: MeetMagicMike (Oct 1, 2018 09:28PM)
I worked the restaurant tonight without using moisturizer and they were as quiet as usual.
Message: Posted by: Bangsplat (Dec 8, 2018 07:32PM)
I have a question about the Amlactin - does it make your fingers sticky, and how do you find the smell? (The smell is the biggest complaint on Amazon.)

My hands are so chronically dry that I have real trouble handling cards. And I have lots of allergies which prevent me from using many moisturizers. I've found Cetaphil works for me but after a while it gets the cards sticky and I have a whole different problem. So I'm looking for an alternative.