What's Stuck in your Hair?
Get Expert Advice on How to Handle the Worst Tress Tragedies: Gum in your Hair, Tangled Brushes, and More!
Hair Dilemma #1: Gum Stuck in Hair
Perhaps your first grader decided it would be a good idea to fall asleep with gum in her mouth and her pink bubble gum has ended up in her blonde hair. Or, perhaps you’re the one who’s gracefully gotten your chewing gum stuck everywhere. Regardless of who’s to blame, here are a few suggestions on how to get that gum out:
Hair Dilemma #2: Tar or Tree Sap in your Hair
Hair Dilemma #3: Round Brush Caught in Hair
Your hairstylist uses a round brush all the time. It should be easy for you to try it, too. Right? Wrong! While giving yourself the perfect blowout, you got your brush caught in your hair.
Solution: Using a rat-tailed comb, slowly pull out your hair strand by strand from the brush. This works best if you have someone else helping you. Do not try to pull it out all at once or you risk damaging your strands. Be prepared to do this patiently, it could take up to an hour or more.
Hair Dilemma #4:Vaseline in your Hair
While some of these solutions aren’t the quickest fix, they are the most effective. I hope you’ll never have to endure any of these hair traumas, but if you do, you now know how to solve any distressed tresses!
Article Written By: Kristle Jones; Kristle has over 5 years experience in the beauty industry, ranging from makeup to hair and everything in between. She is the author of 101 Bridal Beauty Tips, which you can find here.