STAIN REMOVAL GUIDE: Nail Polish

Painting your nails makes your hands look fabulous, but if you spill the nail polish on your rug it would ruin its look, and removing the stain can prove to be a really frustrating one! 

When it comes to removing nail polish, the typical cleaning methods may not work as well as you would like. But by following our steps outlined below, you will be on your way to get nail polish out of the rug.

If you have the same issue with other kinds of beauty products, please make sure to visit the make-up and lipstick stain removal guide.

 If you would like to use baking soda as an alternative method sprinkle it over the area to cover it thoroughly.

1. Equipment Needed

Plain Vinegar  │  Water  │  Butter Knife  │  Baking soda  │  Terry Cloth 

2. Steps 

1.

Begin by removing any leftover nail polish by using your butter knife.

2.

Wet the stained area entirely with ordinary vinegar and then place a paper towel soaked with vinegar also on top of the stained area and let it sit for ten minutes. 

3.

Now scrub very gently once the vinegar has had a chance to sit, and then rinse the area with water or another wet and clean cloth. 

4.

 In case you would like to use baking soda as an alternative to get the nail polish off the rug, sprinkle it over the area to cover it thoroughly.

5.

Then use some ginger ale and pour it on top of the area and let it soak for ten minutes. You can then scrub gently to remove the nail polish from the rug. Then rinse it with cooled water.

6.

Lastly, prop the rug up so that both sides can dry correctly.

Congratulations, Now you have accomplished to remove the nail polish stain off your rug!

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