Remove nail polish from fabric by testing the fabric with acetone, placing the garment over a clean towel and applying acetone with a cloth or cotton swab. Apply hydrogen peroxide to remove any remaining color from the fabric. Wash the garment using your normal laundry detergent to complete the process.Continue Reading
Locate an inconspicuous spot on the garment, and place a small amount of acetone on the fabric. If the acetone causes a color change or melts the fabric, the stain is likely permanent and can't be removed.
Use folded paper towels or a clean cloth to protect the area. Use acetone, which is included in most fingernail polish removers, blot the nail polish, and dissolve it. Apply the acetone with a cotton swab, cotton ball or small towel, depending on the size of the stain. Use a dry paper towel to absorb excess acetone from the fabric as quickly as possible.
Blot the stain with a 3 percent hydrogen peroxide solution to remove any remaining color from the material.
Wash the garment, making sure to follow the manufacturer's care label.