Valiant but ultimately futile, indeed! :)


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Posted by Paul Cerra on June 20, 2002 at 02:35:00:

In reply to: Here's what I do. posted by Lauren on June 18, 2002 at 21:51:06:

: [snip] Then reroll the cone and as soon as you get the hole
: right, pounce on it with some tape. First tape down the corner of
: the plastic on the outside of the cone, then use a smaller piece of
: tape very close to the hole to secure it. Then tape the rest of
the
: outside seam in a valiant but ultimately futile attempt to keep it
: from leaking.

Ain't it the god's truth!! ;) I swear, despite my best efforts, my
cones always leak after a few days (I don't have a clientele so I can
make a cone last a week or more.) I've used industrial-strength
packing tape, and this still happens. I'm not sure if its the
essential oil or the lemon juice (or neither, or both), but I think
something eventually disolves the adhesive on the packing tape. I'm
going to have to try the Heather/Kenzi et al. triangle method (I use
rectangles or squares), because if I could solve this problem, I'd
truly have the perfect henna tool (for me, anyway!)

-P

 


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