Nail Polish Stain Removal Solutions


Nail polish stain removalThis is your step by step guide to nail polish stain removal from clothes, fabrics, carpets and upholstery. Do you do your own nails? If so, there is sure to be a time that you have spilled nail polish on your clothing or carpet. The only way to keep from having nail polish accidents is to do your nails naked in the backyard. Below are solutions on how to remove nail polish stains from clothes & fabrics and removing nail polish stains from carpets & upholstery.

Description: A cosmetic lacquer that dries quickly and that is applied to the nails to color them or make them shiny. Fingernail polish often contains four or five chemicals the U.S Environmental Protection Agency calls potentially harmful.

Fashionable ladies (and even some gentlemen) apply nail polish at all times of year, particularly when special occasions are on the agenda. However, during the warm months of spring and summer, when sandals are standard attire, the chances of having to remove nail polish stains double. You can find yourself needing to get rid of nail polish stains from almost anywhere if hands or feet are used too soon after application.


Nail Polish Stain Removal from Clothes & Fabrics

Solution 1:

1. Apply nail polish remover to the back of the stain while laying the fabric on white absorbent towels. Replace towels frequently.

2. Rinse and launder.

Solution 2:

1. Soak one pad of cotton wool or similar in amyl acetate.

2. With the solvent pad under the stain and a clean pad on top, dab the stain.

3. When some of the stain has transferred to the top pad, turn it over so its clean side is in contact with the fabric and repeat.

4. Change the top pad and continue working until no stain comes through.

5. Wash as usual.


Nail Polish Stain Removal from Carpets & Upholstery

Solution 1:

1. Blot up as much polish as possible with a tissue or anything handy.

2. Test the effect of non-oily nail polish remover on an inconspicuous part of the carpet.

3. If there are no ill effects to the carpet pile, apply the nail polish remover with an eye dropper or a non-silver spoon, blotting immediately after each application.

4. If regular nail polish remover does not work, buy straight acetone at a beauty supply house, pretest again, and apply as directed above.

5. If color staining remains, apply hydrogen peroxide to bleach or lighten the stain.

Solution 2:

1. Dab the stain with non-oily nail polish remover on a cloth.

2. Sponge with mild detergent (1 teaspoon neutral detergent – that is, no alkalis or bleaches – in 1 cup lukewarm water).

3. Finally, sponge with clean water.

Have you reached nail polish stain removal success? I hope so!


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