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Hacks related to the cleaning, maintenance and styling of hair.

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How do I untangle matted/knotted hair

My hair is severely knotted.Just two days ago, I got my first hairbrush since 2013. My hair has a bunch of small knots and one huge knot in the back. My first idea was to cut my hair to donate to ...
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Removing gum from hair (Head hair, beard or mustache)

I mis-chewed, and ended up with gum stuck in my beard. How can I get it out? Shaving off the beard is an absolute last resort.
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Clean hair from vacuum brush

I own a roomba and while its cool and saves time and everything, cleaning the counter rotating brushes inside it is bothersome. I have long hair. I usually open the roomba and remove the brushes, ...
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How do I trim my facial hair symmetrically and the same every time

First off, this isn't about trimming techniques or Dos and Don'ts. I use a similar electric trimmer to the one the OP posted in the following question: What to do if your shaver broke halfway through ...
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How do I remove hairs from a caster wheel on a roller chair?

My roller chair is now immovable since there is somehow HAIR, which is about 3 feet (9 dm) per strand, rolled and tangled into all 5 wheels. Below is a picture of the chair: MSRP for this chair: $625....
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How to cut your own hair?

With most of the World's citizens no longer being able to visit the hairdresser for quite some time, we need to know how we can cut our own hair. This is particularity a problem for those people who ...
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What is the least painful and most effective way to keep chest shaved?

Current state of the art for a defibrillator is to use pads with sticky (think duct tape sticky) in place of the hand held paddles we are used to seeing on TV. Without going into a lot of detail, I ...
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