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As horrible as it sounds, somehow we tend to run into
this problem one way or another. Donít panic though, it can be fixed.
With a little bit of creamy peanut butter, rub into the gum-tangled
area. Now, with a wide-toothed comb, pick to remove the peanut butter
along with the gum. Donít hesitate to use more peanut butter if
necessary. The gum may be tough to remove with just one application.
Keep in mind that you must use creamy peanut butter and not crunchy
Another alternative would be to use Wesson or salad oil.
Oil is used to soften the gum and to make it less sticky. This is a
perfect way to comb out the sticky foreign object.
You might find that the peanut butter had left a
lingering smell. Be sure to wash your hair with shampoo right after all
the gum is out. This way you can prevent any smells.
As tough as it sounds, it can be fixed! Since water alone
runs off of this oily substance, what can be used? Itís something as
simple as cornstarch. All you have to do is apply a small amount of
cornstarch into the hair (make sure you donít rub it in). The cornstarch
will absorb some, if not all of the Vaseline. After applying the
cornstarch, make sure you shampoo your hair out with a good clarifying
Most, if not, all of the Vaseline should be removed. If
not, simply repeat the steps.
Itís as simple as wiping a softening sheet like Bounce
through the hair! Chemicals in the softening sheet will remove odors as
it makes contact with the hair.
For odors that linger and stubborn to get rid of, try
rinsing your hair in undiluted tomato sauce. Although, if you have
damaged or porous blonde hair, this might not be such a good idea. It
can cause your hair to be slightly stained. Make sure to ask a
professional hair stylist.
Somehow we make simple mistakes and find paint in our
hair. No worries about that though, since most paint in the market these
days are water-based and can simply be washed out with water and
shampoo. If for some reason the paint does not wash out, it would be
best to call the store where you bought the paint from for any
Before resorting to paint remover, always read the bottle and make sure
that the solution is safe for the skin and hair. Any average paint
remover can damage the hair and irritate the skin.
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