How Do You Remove Tie Dye From Your Skin?

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To remove tie dye from the skin, start by washing with soap and water and repeating several times. If this does not work, exfoliate the skin with a pumice stone or other type of skin scrubber. To complete this task, you need hand soap and a pumice stone or loofah. The entire process takes anywhere from a few minutes to a few days.

  1. Wash using soap and water

    To remove tie dye from skin, first try washing with water and hand soap. Repeat this process several times.

  2. Scrub hands with a pumice stone

    If the dye was not removed simply by washing, exfoliate the skin by using a pumice stone, a loofah or another type of skin scrubber. Scrub your hands with the chosen skin scrubber, making sure not to remove too much skin. Only the upper protective layer of dead skin cells should be removed. If you scrub too hard, you might damage your skin. Wash the soap off your hands and dry them thoroughly.

  3. Repeat steps as required

    If soap and water or scrubbing the skin does not work, continue to repeat the steps. The dye should be gone in two to three days at the very longest.