Best way to get pine sap out of hair?

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  1. Minerva

    Minerva Platinum Member

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    So I was putting through the trails and tapped a pine tree and some pine cones starting a fellin' like I was a felon. Guess that's what I get for not putting my helmet on!

    Anyways I have this sticky ass pine sap in my hair. It's just plain nasty and my fingers get sticky just from touching my hair. :| This stuff sticks better than glue! :Q

    I don't think shampoo is going to work. My brother said to use goo gone. Yeah right now I know why his hair looks so bad. :p
     
  2. waffleironhead

    waffleironhead Diamond Member

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    peanut butter? works on gum.
     
  3. JJ650

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    Alcohol will help. It's worked for me when I have it on my hands. Not sure about hair though.
     
  4. xSauronx

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    you could try nair, instead...

    alcohol, goo gone probably really would work, so would gasoline, i expect, maybe WD-40....all sorts of fun stuff to try! :p
     
  5. Killmenow

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    Nuke it from orbit.
     
  6. tw1164

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    scissors
     
  7. PottedMeat

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    This always works...


     
  8. Savij

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    Rubbing alcohol will work...not sure what it will do to your hair :-/
     
  9. Chryso

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    Are you sure that is pine sap and your brother isn't playing a trick on you?
     
  10. lxskllr

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    Time... It would be best to just wait it out. You might end up screwing up your hair if you put a bunch of stuff on it.
     
  11. ivan2

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    why, it will prob look like a dingleberry by the time that it can be taken out.

    try mineral spirit, it's milder.
     
  12. lxskllr

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    It should be gone after a week of regular showers/shampoos. I've gotten a little bit of sap in my hair before, and tons on my hands. I can't get it off using mechanics soaps or anything. I just deal with it until it's gone.
     
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    :laugh:

    isnt this the girl who had a brother grabbing her ass? you may be onto something...
     
  14. BoomerD

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    Mineral spirits or turpentine should do the trick.
     
  15. lupi

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    This is why we need an in thread poll capability;


    1) Yeah, it was pine sap. :D

    2) Carefully describe how it happened so I can adjust my dream tonight.
     
  16. Tremulant

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    "pine sap"
     
  17. DAPUNISHER

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    Yet another of the many uses for baking soda.
     
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    ...hahahahahahahaha
     
  19. SonnyDaze

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    Try mayonnaise.
     
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    I bumped into one a few weeks ago and had this happen, I used shampoo/conditioner , rinsed, repeated about 5 times and brushed in between. Still didn't feel completely gone but I was drunk and tired so I went to bed.

    Remembered the next day and the hair felt fine.

    So Shampoo + conditioner and a little time.
     
  22. Dirigible

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    This.

    Rubbing alcohol (isopropyl) will dissolve pine sap. I dunno if it would have side effects on hair, but I use it when there is sap on my clothes or myself.
     
  23. skyking

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    I use regular butter to get pitch out of my dog's fur. He gets into it all the time.
     
  24. dr150

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    Velcro
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    ......or Shamwow
     
  25. Old Hippie

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    I've used gasoline for bubble gum removal from my hair.

    Didn't smell the best but worked just fine for a quick fix.