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It is difficult or painful to remove adhesive

It can be difficult or painful to remove your ostomy appliance when it is adhered strongly to the skin. Removing the appliance too roughly or too frequently can break down the top layer of the skin, leading to pain and irritation. See below for recommendations.


Brava® Adhesive Remover Brava® Adhesive Remover

Quick and easy removal of adhesives

The adhesive remover that makes a difference

Brava Adhesive Remover lessens the chance of trauma on the skin by allowing easy removal of the baseplate and any leftover residue – without compromising the adhesion of the next product.

Brava Adhesive Remover is available as a spray and also as a convenient wipe.

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Brava® Skin Barrier Brava® Skin Barrier

An invisible friend for the skin

Shields against output and adhesives

Leakage and adhesives can cause a variety of skin problems. Brava Skin Barrier leaves a thin breathable film on the skin that protects against potential damage but does not affect the adhesion of the next baseplate.

Dries in seconds

With Brava Skin Barrier, a new adhesive can be applied almost immediately so no inconvenient delays.


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IMPORTANT! If you have any concerns – such as skin problems or how to use new products – you should always consult your stoma care nurse.

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  • If you’re still experiencing problems despite following the two above action points, a less sticky type of adhesive might help you. Please call Consumer Care on 0800 783 1434 for further guidance. 

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