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How to remove chewing gum from hair

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How often have the children come to you with gum lodged in their hair? Quite often it happens to girls with long hair whilst perhaps blowing bubbles and they burst covering their face and hair. There has been many a time when the only way is to use scissors to cut it out. However this will no doubt ruin a hairstyle! This How To will tell you of an easier way to remove it.
What you'll need: 
One jar of peanut butter. It does not matter if it is crunchy or smooth.
Apply about a tablespoon of the peanut butter to the gum. Work into the affected hair and gum with the fingers. Leave to work for about five minutes. Then work again.
At this stage you should be able to see that the oils in the peanut butter have started to break the gum down. Wash the hair in your normal shampoo. All offending gum should wash away.
In the rare case that it has not worked then repeat again.
This is such a cheap and easy solution to a very sticky problem that every parent should know about it.
Please make sure that any person who uses the peanut butter has not got a peanut allergy.


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