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My 2 year old put a whole jar of vaseline in her hair. Anyone know how to get it out?

I have tried cornstarch and that doesn't work, so after doing some research online I thought I would ask here before I try anything else. Anyone have the answer? Help!

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peace1234

Asked by peace1234 at 12:11 AM on Oct. 9, 2010 in Kids' Health

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Answers (17)
  • my 2 yr old did the same thing i had to wash her hair with shampoo like 50 times...lol have fun mama its an initiation to 2yr olds...lol
    iNk-FrEaK

    Answer by iNk-FrEaK at 12:13 AM on Oct. 9, 2010

  • Maybe dish washing soap? Or just baby shampoo and warm water.
    kimsardo

    Answer by kimsardo at 12:13 AM on Oct. 9, 2010

  • lol my 2 yr old put diaper rash cream on her face today all over lol good luck with that one!
    kstn415

    Answer by kstn415 at 12:19 AM on Oct. 9, 2010

  • Oh no! I would try lots and lots of baby shampoo. GL Momma!
    MommaofH2

    Answer by MommaofH2 at 12:21 AM on Oct. 9, 2010

  • Here's some tips I found:

    http://www.creativehomemaking.com/cleaning/removing-vaseline-from-hair.shtml

    MommaofH2

    Answer by MommaofH2 at 12:22 AM on Oct. 9, 2010

  • Dish soap. It will dissolve the grease. Might take a couple of hair washings. Regular shampoo isn't going to cut the grease well enough.
    karamille

    Answer by karamille at 12:23 AM on Oct. 9, 2010

  • dish soap
    cielo1

    Answer by cielo1 at 12:25 AM on Oct. 9, 2010

  • Use Dawn! That's what we use in grooming to get greasy dogs clean, it works wonders!!!
    SarahLeeMorgan

    Answer by SarahLeeMorgan at 12:27 AM on Oct. 9, 2010

  • Try a lil vinegar in the baby shampoo. It cuts grease and not harsh
    stepho345

    Answer by stepho345 at 12:32 AM on Oct. 9, 2010

  • Dawn Dish soap
    motherofhope98

    Answer by motherofhope98 at 8:03 AM on Oct. 9, 2010

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