Nail polish is the perfect way to complete any outfit and there truly is a style and finish to suit any occasion. From glossy orange and matte pink to sparkling silver and deep red, the range of colors is endless
The most important thing to remember when you experience a little spillage is to act fast, the quicker you attack a stain, and the more likely you will be able to remove it. Here we show you how to remove nail polish from clothes easily and effectively:
Advice for Removing Nail Polish Stains on clean cloths, space, floor sheets-
- Check the care label of your item to see what type of fabric you are dealing with, this will help you to determine the correct stain removal method to use.
- Remove nail polish on clean cloths– First, if the stain is fresh, gently remove as much excess nail polish as possible.
- Do not rub, but gently dab the nail polish stain with a clean cloth.
- Prepare a space to clean your item of clothing place the garment on top of an old, clean towel or rag.
- If it is safe to do so, gently apply a small amount of nail polish remover to the stain with a clean sponge or cloth.
- Products like hairspray can often perform as a good alternative to nail polish remover. Always remember to try on a test patch first and, if in doubt, take the item to a professional dry cleaner first.
- Not all nail polish removers contain acetone, and you can buy non-acetone nail polish remover. However, the main active ingredient in non-acetone removers is ethyl acetate, which is also a highly flammable solvent, so always be careful when using it.
- Rubbing alcohol is a surprisingly useful household ingredient and can be used to help remove nail polish from clothes.
- Test it on a small area of the garment first, and then gently apply with cotton buds and blot away the polish as before, using a clean white towel or kitchen paper to help soak up the stain.
- Blot nail polish stains – never rub the stain as this can push the nail polish further into the fibers.
Here is some homemade tips for Remove Nail Polish-
Remove Nail Polish by Lemon Juice and Vinegar-
Use white vinegar, or a vinegar solution mixed with lemon juice, to fight nail polish. Vinegar is an acid and all-purpose, all-natural cleaner around the house. So it makes sense that it could be used to strip away nail polish. For added effect, squeeze in half a lemon, or even some orange juice, to get powerful citrus cleaning power as well.
Remove Nail polish by Toothpaste-
Use some basic toothpaste to scrub away polish. A dollop of toothpaste is all you need. Then start scrubbing with an old toothbrush or a paper towel. In general, white toothpastes work best as they lift and pull the color off your nail.
Remove nail polish by Hydrogen-peroxide-
Mix two parts hydrogen peroxide with one part hot water and soak for 10 minutes. This means that, if you use roughly one cup of hot water, you use two cups of hydrogen peroxide. Soak in the hottest water you can find, lightly working the nails with your free fingers,
Use to Another Nail Polish that will not dry too quickly-
Nail polish dries due evaporation of the solvents it contains. Applying the second coat effectively softens these same solvents. This allows the polish to return to a liquid state and be wiped away. The best type of polish for this method is thin and slow to dry.
Remove Nail Paint by Body Spray
If you are running out of nail remover, consider your body spray for getting rid of your nail color. Place the bottle of the spray in such a way that its nozzle remains only a couple of centimeters away from your nail. Now, spritz it on the nail and wipe off the nail color by using a cotton ball.
Remove Nail Paint by Warm Water and Dry Cloth
This is another natural way to get rid of nail color that you can easily give a shot. Take some warm water in a bowl and put your fingers in it. Once the old polish becomes soft enough take the fingers out of the water and rub the nails gently with the dry piece of cloth. The nail paints will come off effortlessly. However, be careful about the temperature of the water so that you don’t end up burning your skin.
There are several different ways to properly remove nail-paints and stains. for more details read our blogs.