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zigi




 
 
 
 

Post  Thu, Jul 05 2007, 4:15 pm
my dd has gum in her hair, we don't have gum at home I have no idea where it came from Rolling Eyes any way does any one have any ideas how to get it out without cutting her hair? thanks!
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cindy324




 
 
 
 

Post  Thu, Jul 05 2007, 4:34 pm
sorry, but I don't think there's a way around it...it's gonna have to be cut out. Try to pull out as many strands as possible then cut of what absolutely doens't come out.
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Tefila




 
 
 
 

Post  Thu, Jul 05 2007, 4:38 pm
Don't CUT use oil any oil would work prefrebly cooking oil though. IT WORKS then use vinegar diluted to get rid of the grease been there done that, hatzlocha Tongue Out
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str




 
 
 
 

Post  Thu, Jul 05 2007, 4:40 pm
You could also try peanut butter which is gonna make the gum come.
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brooklyn




 
 
 
 

Post  Thu, Jul 05 2007, 4:45 pm
Use ice to freeze the gum, it should come right off.
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sunnymom




 
 
 
 

Post  Mon, Jul 09 2007, 12:09 am
I know the peanut butter and ice sound weird but they really work, I remember my ma doing it to us when we were younger...
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greenfire




 
 
 
 

Post  Mon, Jul 09 2007, 10:03 am
yes indeed ice, peanut butter, vaseline, slowly take out as much hair as you can ... then you might have to cut just around whatever cannot come off ... but just be patient ...
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DF79




 
 
 
 

Post  Mon, Jul 09 2007, 10:10 am
peanut butter always works
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zigi




 
 
 
 

Post  Tue, Jul 10 2007, 11:07 am
thanks every one! it came out. I didn't have any vinegar though I used dish washing liquid and it worked.
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greenfire




 
 
 
 

Post  Tue, Jul 10 2007, 11:07 am
so no haircut ... whew ... glad it did!!!
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zigi




 
 
 
 

Post  Tue, Jul 10 2007, 11:15 am
I was trying to grow her hair out, she has very short hair it would have looked odd if I cut it
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