While you may be wondering how to clean up spilled nail polish just out of curiosity, I know that youâ€™re probably upset because you just spilt polish all over your favorite sweater or skirt. Fortunately, you can clean nail polish stains on clothing, even after its dried. You can even remove nail polish from clothes that have been washed and dried. So, read on to learn how to remove nail polish from fabric.
Step 1: How to Clean Up Spilled Nail Polish
If you spill your polish on something, clean up as much as possible before it dries. Use plastic spoons to scoop up as much polish as you can. Keep changing to a clean spoon every time and work from the outer edge in until you have removed all the wet polish.
Step 2: Removing Nail Polish from Clothing After it has Dried In
To clean nail polish stains on clothing, you need a large bottle of non-acetone nail polish remover and lots of paper towels. Place a folded towel under the spot in question and pour a little remover on it. Let the remover sit for a few minutes and then dab it off with clean paper toweling. Do this over and over, being careful to work from the edge of the stain inward so that you donâ€™t spread the spot and changing both the towels over and under the spot. Keep working until no more nail polish is transferring to your towels.
After you remove nail polish from clothes, always wash the items as usual to remove the polish remover.
Now, just because you know how to remove nail polish from fabric, this doesnâ€™t mean you should polish your nails while wearing your best dress. No, the best time to apply nail polish is right after you shower, before you get dressed. After all, itâ€™s much easier to get polish off skin than off fabric.Print This Article