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Old 03-18-2012, 07:02 PM   #6
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I wouldn't start boiling hair gel to remove humectants, LOL. To do it right you'd need a distillation apparatus. Not very practical for home use! Sally's has "Salon Care" gel, one or 2 of which don't have glycerin and have pretty decent hold, I understand. Most of the things in hair gel won't tolerate high temperatures - I don't know if they'd just break down immediately or change texture or what (hockey puck, anyone?) but I am pretty sure you wouldn't have "hair gel" when you're done.
Rats, now I'm really curious.
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