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  • Nexcare™ Absolute Waterproof Tape
  • Nexcare™ Absolute Waterproof Tape

    • From the #1 leader in U.S. hospital tapes
    • Strong adhesive stays on during water activities and exercising
    • Provides cushioned protection to help prevent blisters
    • Secures gauze and dressings
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    Moves with you and keeps on sticking, even in water. Made with the same materials as Nexcare™ Active™ Flexible Foam Bandages.

    • From the #1 leader in U.S. hospital tapes
    • Strong adhesive stays on during water activities and exercising
    • Provides cushioned protection to help prevent blisters
    • Secures gauze and dressings
    • Conforms comfortably to fingers, wrists, and elbows
    • Flexes and stretches with your body
    • Breathable design for added comfort
    • Hypoallergenic
    • Size: 1” x 5 yrds or 1.5” x 5 yrds
    • Color: Tan
    • Not made with natural rubber latex
    • Made in the USA
    Attribute Name
    Product Type
    1 in. x 180 in., 1.5 in. x 180 in.
    Sizes Available
    (Cat# 731): 1 in x 5 yds, (Cat# 732): 1.5 in x 5 yds
    Use For
    Bathing, swimming, exercising, preventing or protecting blisters, securing gauze
    Customer Reviews
    Nexcare™ Absolute Waterproof Tape is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 431.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic, it gave me my life back Last fall , I had a "surprise" illeostomy . I felt like my life was over as my bag was always leaking and coming off , and my favorite hobby was swimming, and I thought that was ended forever. I was afraid to go out in public incase I had a leak , and all the products the ostomy nurse gave me didn't help at all . THIS TAPE WORKS ! It is truely water proof . It has stopped the ostomy leaks, I can go out in public with confidence and I can swim for HOURS if I want. And when I go to remove the tape , it doesn't take all my skin with it like most other adhesives do. THANK YOU FOR THIS PRODUCT
    Date published: 2012-08-14
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from This tape is TOTALLY Waterproof!! I am so glad I discovered this real Waterproof tape, as it has actually saved me money in a specific way. I use a weekly medication skin patch, that never seemed to stay on my skin for a full week, so I needed to buy and use more patches. Since the patches cost me $10 a piece, the cost was beginning to add up. Since I discovered this waterproof tape, I am able to cover the medication patch with a piece of waterproof tape and make the patch actually stay on for the full week. Considering I shower daily and do a lot of swimming in an indoor pool, this says a lot about the tape's waterproof properties. Thank you - I love your tape!!
    Date published: 2011-08-24
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from wonderful product I have had orbital decompression surgery on both my eyes. My eyes protrude and eyelids do not cover them at night. I was advised to tape them both shut while sleeping due to the extreme drying out. I tried every product I could trying to find one that actually would do the job, and I finally found one. Nexcare tape!! It is soft and flexible allowing me to put my face into a pillow without pulling off the tape or being so stiff that I would pull it off during my sleep. It is wonderful. I am so happy to let you know how this tape has actually helped me in such a great way. I don't know what I would do without it. Please never stop making this product.
    Date published: 2011-07-31
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from The only tape we use Although I am sure that it was not the intended use for this product, my daughter only uses this tape to tape her toes for pointe work. She is a ballet student and has tried many different products for protecting and cushioning her feet and toes while dancing en pointe. Nexcare's absolute waterproof tape is the perfect fit! The stretch and cushion of the tape, as well as its secure hold allow her to properly tape her feet and toes and be able to dance comfortably. She is protected from blisters and tears on her skin. We have drawerfuls of it and she would never consider changing products. You may not have intended the product for this, Nexcare, but thank you for your wonderful product!
    Date published: 2012-12-29
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Thumbs Up I've had a thumb with "issues" for years and tape my thumb to prevent soreness several times a week. I've found that this foam tape works exceptionally well and it keeps it secure and in place. The tape is comfortable, stays put and I can keep it on for days at a time, even while showering without worrying about it coming off. Most importantly, my wife doesn't complain about it being rough or scratchy while holding hands. This tape gets a thumbs up from me!
    Date published: 2011-07-03
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Double the Width! I want to write a review of this product so the manufacturer can improve this product by reading the cons of this product. I use this waterproof First Aid Tape for Eczema on my lower leg, i have to seal my lower leg every time when I shower, and I have to buy this product often because this is the only waterproof tape I use that's effectively seals away from the water when showering. Since I use it often, Imagine sealing the lower leg with this tape and you're trying to sealing it perfectly so the water can't enter into your wounds, I found this tape's width not wide enough, if the width is double as wide, then I can seal my lower leg quicker and waterproof my lower leg when showering.
    Date published: 2012-08-09
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great! I love this tape! I recently injured a toe, but adhesive strips never want to stay on, so I secure them with 2 pieces of this tape - One piece around, the other over the top. It acts like a cushion, so when I accidentally bump into something, it doesn't hurt as bad. It stays on, keeps the bandages dry, and is easy to remove. I have also reused a piece when I had to remove it to adjust or change the bandage. Other tapes stick to themselves, making reuse mostly impossible, but this tape can be easily separated from itself. I also use this tape over the rough edges on my desk to prevent my arm from being scraped. It molds nicely to the curves, and unlike other tapes, it doesn't come off until I remove it.
    Date published: 2016-01-22
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent I recently had surgery which led to a permanent colostomy bag. I have what I'm told is the newest one piece drainable bag. The adhesive itself is Durahesive. When taking it off to change it doesn't pull your skin. But after showering the edges lift and harden and do not remoisten. This allows for water to penetrate the bag and possibly burst. I use the NEXCARE ABSOLUTE WATERPROOF around the edges and it really moves with my body. Your company should make a colostomy bag with this tape. It is much thinner, moves with me and really is waterproof.
    Date published: 2013-01-30
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