Who hasn’t happened to drop a drop of Nial Polish staining, for example, mom’s precious carpet? What a disaster and, above all, what anxiety!
Don’t despair just because you accidentally spilled some nail polish on your skirt, desk, or wooden table, that doesn’t mean the stain must stay there forever.
The important thing is to act quickly, especially since most formulas contain chemicals and solvents (such as ethyl acetate, butyl acetate, or alcohol) that can remove any surface if left there long enough.
The faster you act, the sooner you’ll break up the stain behind, then. Also, while you may be tempted to take solvent in any scenario, it can sometimes make matters worse. Better to use other products that, fortunately, you already have at home.
Look at ours simple solutions to remove nail polish stains from everything – and we mean everything.
How to remove enamel from wooden surfaces?
First rule: do not use nail polish remover on the wood, it will ruin the finish and leave new stains, perhaps even worse. Don’t panic though, because there’s actually a really easy way to fix. Just spray the nail polish stain with plenty of hairspray, let it sit for about 20 seconds and then wipe it off. You may have to repeat the process a few times, but it’s much, much better than having mottled furniture like a Dalmatian’s coat.
How to remove nail polish from fabrics?
It is probably one of the most common situations and it could be complicated. Nail polish remover can affect the color of some fabrics, so test before using it. If you use solvent, be sure to wash the fabric immediately afterwards. What is the best option and with guaranteed results? Take the garment to the laundry, dry cleaning takes away the nail polish.
How to remove nail polish from hair?
If you were in a hurry and ended up ruining your nails by smashing fresh polish on your hair, the solution is pretty simple. If the nail polish is still wet, take some acetone-free solvent and run it down your hair. If it’s already dry, gently apply some conditioner or oil to your hair until you can get the bits of nail polish off.
How to remove the nail polish from the carpet?
The first thing to consider: what color is your carpet? If it’s clear or white, use acetone-free nail polish remover. If it’s dark and you don’t want to risk it losing color, then try hairspray or rubbing alcohol and then blot the nail polish with a sponge or paper towels. If it’s a super fine rug, run straight to the laundry.
How to remove nail polish from jeans?
Don’t rub the stain – this can cause it to settle into the fabric and make things worse. Instead, grab a plastic knife or an expired credit card to scoop up the excess polish. After removing as much nail polish as possible, take them to the laundry.