How to ACTUALLY get glue out of hair

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How to ACTUALLY get glue out of hair

It's easy when you know how...

You are reading this because you/someone you love has got glue in their hair. It happens to the best of us, don't worry. Firstly, take a big, deep breath and secondly, do NOT reach for the scissors - you don't need to cut off any hair!

Phewww, now that you definitely get to keep your hair and/or your little one can go to school without rocking some sort of mullet, here is your cheat sheet on how to remove the glue from your hair...

So, how do I get glue out of my hair?

Cover the affected area with oil. Don't reach for nail varnish remover or a hairspray-drenched cotton pad, or risk damaging your hair. Oil is your friend now. Rub some oil (we like Egyptian Magic oil) over the bits of glue and leave for up to an hour. Then shampoo your hair as normal. The pieces of glue should glide out with gentle combing, but don't force it, otherwise your risk damage. Ahhhh. Now get on with watching that Netflix documentary with a nice cuppa tea.

What about putting ice cubes on the glue? Would that work?

If soaking the hair in oil doesn't work, then the internet reckon holding ice cubes on the glue will help it harden, making it easier to break off. Worth a try, eh!

What about hair extension glue?

Again, rubbing oil into the affected area will help loosen the glue, making it easier to comb out. We advise leaving the oil on your hair for up to an hour, before washing it out to ensure the oil is able to penetrate the glue.

Volia! Glue-free hair!

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