How to Get Nail Polish Out of Hair

Whether you like it or not, some nail polish will always fall off. But, accidentally getting nail polish lacquered to your desk, couch, skirt, or even your hair doesn’t mean that it needs to stay there. When you act much faster, the better off you are going to be and you can be sure that your hair won’t remain bearing the remnants of your nail polish.

Removing Nail Polish from Your Hair

Every time you are in a rush, it is quite amazing how your nail polish ends up in the most unwanted places. Today, you will learn about how you can get nail polish out of your hair. In case the nail polish is wet, you can apply some acetone-free nail polish remover. This is because acetone tends to be needlessly harsh on hair. Soak a paper towel with the acetone-free nail polish remover then run this through the affected hair strands to remove the nail polish from there. Wet your wide-toothed comb then brush a bit of water through the hair to get rid of the remaining traces of the nail polish remover.

Removing Dry Nail Polish from Your Hair

The good news is that dry nail polish is not that hard to get off your hair. With your fingers, you can apply a conditioner on your hair with the dry nail polish. The dry nail polish will start peeling off. If it fails to work, you can put a small amount of acetone-free nail polish remover and the job is done. Don’t forget to rinse off your hair once you are finished.

Removing Nail Polish from Your Child’s Hair

Whether your child accidentally gets nail polish on his hair when you were not looking or you touched his hair way before your nail polish has dried up, wet nail polish often ends up on children’s hair. Although it is easy to remove nail polish from your own nails using the usual commercial nail polish remover, it may be a bit harder to get it out of a kid’s hair because of their delicate and fine hair. Good thing there are other methods you can try.

First, isolate the hair strands covered with the nail polish then place an ice cube on these. Try chipping the hardened pieces of nail polish from the hair strands of your child. This should be done until you have removed as much nail polish as you can. Go to the second step if there is still any remaining nail polish on your kid’s hair.

Apply mineral oil or baby oil on your fingers. Massage this gently on the spots with nail polish. Pull on the polish carefully by running down your fingers through the hair strands. Continue the process if the polish comes out until most of the polish has been dislodged. If there is still remaining polish in your kid’s hair, the next step can be done.

Apply a small nail polish remover amount on a cotton ball or cotton swab. Dab this on the hair of your child until you remove the nail polish. Rinse out the nail polish remover’s traces or the rest of the substances you used for removing the nail polish.

Christine Keller
Christine Keller
I’m Christine Keller. I love writing articles about Nails! Please contact me if you want to suggest something or just to say Hi!

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