I know how it feels if the chewing gum stuck in your hair,clothes or in shoes.So I have brought few simple yet effective remedies to remove clung chewing gum.
We love chewing those tasty chewing gums because there’s a kid in all of us. Chewing gum has its own advantages when it comes to the topic of health.
They act as an appetite suppressor and also maintain the acid level in the stomach, thus easing the digestion of food. They reduce the stress level and make you less anxious. And as we all know, they clean our mouth fresh.
But, what if these sticky gums get stuck on your clothes?
What if they cling to your hair?
Well, you surely don’t want to go bald because of one chewing gum! So here are some easy home remedies that will help you solve these problems.
10 Ways to Get Rid of Stuck Chewing Gum At Home
This is the simplest method to remove the stuck chewing gum from your hair, clothes, carpets; bags, shoes etc. take an ice cube and wrap it in a cloth, then put in on your hair. Remove the gum with your hand once it becomes cold.
White vinegar is very helpful for removing the chewing gum from your clothes. Put some white vinegar on the part where the gum is stuck and then remove it by using a toothbrush.
Blow the hot air from the hair dryer over the stuck chewing gum till it becomes supple. Then, pull it out with your fingers. This is a great home remedy for removing the chewing gum that is stuck!
Take some cooking oil, like peanut or mustard oil, and put it on the stuck chewing gum. Rub it a little and then remove it by pulling it with your fingers. You can also use a comb to remove the gum.
Apply some petroleum jelly or Vaseline on the stuck chewing gum. Rub it a little and then pull it out with your fingers.
Peanut butter can help you get rid of the clung chewing gum from your hair. Simple apply a little peanut butter on your hair and then wash it thoroughly under the tap water.
Hand lotion being oily removes the stuck chewing gum from your hair very easily. Apply the lotion on your hair, and then rub it with your fingers. Wash your hair under the tap water. This method can leave your scalp oiler than before.
To avoid this you can repeat the above process simply by replacing the lotion with a mouthwash.
Sand helps you to remove the soft and supple gums, like the ones that get stuck to your shoes and slippers. Put some sand on the clung chewing gum and rub it with the help of a stick or a toothpick till the gum is removed completely.
Mayonnaise makes it easier to remove the stuck chewing from your clothes. Apply a little mayo on the gum and remove it with the help of a comb or just pull it out with your fingers.
You can put your jeans or other items in a polythene bag and put it in the freezer till the fabric becomes cold. Use a knife to remove the stuck chewing gum. This is a good method for removing chewing gums from delicate fabrics.
So no more worries!
You don’t need to cut your hair or buy a new pair of jeans.
These are the best and the simplest solutions to your chewing gum problem.