What is the best way to get gum out of hair?

Jump to Last Post 1-13 of 13 discussions (13 posts)
  1. mikielikie profile image65
    mikielikieposted 7 years ago

    What is the best way to get gum out of hair?

  2. Loafycakes profile image66
    Loafycakesposted 7 years ago

    Ice works pretty good. I have had gum in my hair a few times and it worked.

  3. Leslie_Siegel profile image78
    Leslie_Siegelposted 7 years ago

    Ice or Peanut butter worked for me a lot, Also, mixture of Vinagar and salt will dissolve, or terpintine you use for oil paintings, or just CUT it out.

  4. mindyjgirl profile image80
    mindyjgirlposted 7 years ago

    read my hub on fixing boo boos, its in there http://hubpages.com/hub/fixing-boo-boos peanut butter!

  5. T.Y._Hudson profile image61
    T.Y._Hudsonposted 7 years ago

    read my hub about a guy who catches foot clap! It's "not" in there, but I figured that this question was geared towards advertising yourself!
    I'm gonna have to say that the best way to get it out is using a pair of scissors.

  6. 2005Fleet profile image59
    2005Fleetposted 7 years ago

    From my experiences either ice, peanut butter, or baby oil.

    The baby oil works the best I think.

  7. Glynis Burke profile image56
    Glynis Burkeposted 7 years ago

    Hair cut smile

    Or pb or mineral oil or ice, as previously stated by those who came before me.

    If it was bad, I didn't put us thorugh the stress of trying to get it out.

    New Do time.

    In the end, it was the losing of her long tresses to save the day hair cuts that taught her the lesson: no sneakin' into bed with bubblegum in your mouth young lady!!

  8. what_say_you profile image57
    what_say_youposted 7 years ago

    ice has never worked for me....but I have been successful with peanut butter and baby oil. good luck.

  9. The Quiz Master profile image73
    The Quiz Masterposted 7 years ago

    Ice, freeze the gum and it will crack up and be easily removed without pain.

  10. profile image48
    Beatrixstarposted 7 years ago

    I found that plain flour worked wonders on my daughters very long hair, rub the flour into the gum until it's dry and crumbles, brush it out and then wash hair as normal, no tears....

  11. profile image0
    mommyloves2writeposted 7 years ago

    Mayonnaise or peanut butter.  The oils will loosen the gum

  12. profile image0
    Gigi Thibodeauposted 7 years ago

    The one time I had gum in my hair, I used peanut butter to get it out, and it worked!  Ice sounds like a good idea, too.  Maybe it would be less painful.  smile

  13. s.carver profile image70
    s.carverposted 7 years ago

    Peanut butter, well covered in these answers already, has always been one of my go-tos. The other is glycerin, which also works well.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)