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Removal of Cactus Spines From the Skin - REI

REMOVAL OF CACTUS SPINES

FROM THE SKIN

REI



POPULAR METHODS:

TWEEZERS TAPE GAUZE TEETH GLUE



PULL WITH TEETH

0% OF SPINES REMOVED

PLUS FRIENDS LAUGHED AT YOU



ADHESIVE TAPE

30% OF SPINES REMOVED

MAJOR IRRITATION CAUSED



ADHESIVE TAPE MORE TIMES

30% OF SPINES REMOVED

MAJOR IRRITATION CAUSED (MORE TIMES)



ELMER'S GLUE WITH GAUZE

63% OF SPINES REMOVED

NO EXTRA IRRITATION.

AND BEAUTIFULLY MESSY.



TWEEZING

76% OF SPINES REMOVED

NO EXTRA IRRITATION

FROM THIS TIMELESS CLASSIC.



TWEEZING PLUS GLUE

95% OF SPINES REMOVED

NO EXTRA IRRITATION

AND BEST RESULTS.



*Reference: Martinez TT; Jerome M; Barry RC; Jaeger R; Xander JG. Removal

of cactus spies from the skin. A comparative evaluation of several methods.

American Journal of Disease of Children, 1987 Dec, 141(12):1291-2.

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Effectiveness of different methods commonly used in extracting cactus spines from skin.
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