Acetone, alcohol, hydrogen peroxide, bug spray, and hair spay remove nail polish from fabric. Acetone is a good option if the fabric does not contain acetate or triacetate, otherwise acetone will melt the fabric. It is safe to apply acetone on denim, cotton, linen and silk. It is safer to perform a spot test to avoid ruining the fabric. Try applying acetone in a small portion that is not visible.Continue Reading
There are also non-acetone polish remover available on the market. These are safe to use in removing nail polish from fabric, hair, upholstery and carpet.
Rubbing alcohol and hydrogen peroxide are options readily available in most households. They are perfect for light fabrics. Doing a spot test is also necessary to make sure their bleaching effects do not destroy the fabric. Hair spray is also good for removing nail polish from wood. Always rinse hydrogen peroxide off from the fabric with cold water.
Dry cleaning solvent can also remove nail polish successfully. Carefully blot it into the fabric with the use of sponge or an eye dropper. In all these home remedies, it is always easier to remove nail polish while it is still wet. Bringing the fabric to the cleaners may be the best and most practical solution.Learn more about Laundry
Clean polyurethane fabric by cleaning the area with a microfiber cloth, treating the fabric with a polyurethane-safe cleaner, using rubbing alcohol for stubborn stains and rinsing the fabric with soapy water. You need an all-purpose cleaner or hairspray, a micrbofiber cloth, rubbing alcohol, soap and water.Full Answer >
To thin nail polish, add nail polish thinner or clear nail polish to your nail polish bottle. Nail polish remover also works, but often creates clumps.Full Answer >
To remove gel nail polish, soak the nails for an adequate amount of time in an acetone-based nail polish remover, then gently remove the polish. If you try to pry or peel the polish off, you are likely to cause significant damage to the nails. To remove gel nail polish, you need acetone-based nail polish remover, soak-off pads or cotton balls and aluminum foil.Full Answer >
Nail polish remover can be created by placing two or three drops of nail lacquer thinner into a bottle of nail polish. Running the bottle of nail polish under hot water can also thin the polish.Full Answer >