How to Get Silly String out of Your Hair

Three Methods:Baking soda and vinegarConditioner and baking sodaPeanut butter

Silly string tangled up in your hair can be awful. Here are some suggestions for getting it out.

Method 1
Baking soda and vinegar

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    Rub baking soda over the part of the hair where the silly string is sticking.
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    Follow this by rubbing vinegar into the silly string.
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    Rinse out.

Method 2
Conditioner and baking soda

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    Cover the affected hair thoroughly in conditioner.
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    Comb about 1 tablespoon of baking soda through the conditioned hair where the silly string tangles are.
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    Rinse off under the shower.
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    Add another round of conditioner. Leave to set for 10 minutes, then comb through.
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    Rinse off.

Method 3
Peanut butter

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    Work a handful of peanut butter through the affected area of hair. This is messy but the oiliness will help to lift out the silly string.
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    Comb through. The silly string should comb out.
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    Have a shower and shampoo and condition the hair as usual.

Tips

  • Also known as "aerosol string", it's a polymer based resin.
  • A little WD-40 can also do the trick but be very careful using it on a person - dampen a cloth first and run that through the affected area of hair, without touching skin. Rinse immediately and shampoo as usual.

Warnings

  • Use of silly string is banned in a number of places. Probably because it sticks to everything...

Article Info

Categories: Hair Remedies