Methods to Remove Nail Glue Off Clothes

Because of its strong adhesive properties, nail glue is perhaps the toughest thing to remove off clothing. However, it is not impossible and you remove it from fabric yourself.

How to Remove Nail Glue Off Clothes

Now a days, girls can’t manage to give a proper shape to their nails. In order to avoid indulging in any of the fuss related to nail shaping, they usually lay their hand on false nails.

Why Nail Glue is So Strong?

For maximum staying, the false nails require strong adhesive nail glue. Thus, a Mani kit must contain a reasonable and good quality nail glue that keeps the charm of the false nails in the long run.

Nail glues with wide range of adhesive power are available in the markets. Just like gel nail polish, nail glues have a quick drying power and superior adhesion for providing charms to the false accessories.

Nail glue is attributed the title of Super glue or Crazy glue. It is also known as “Cyanoacrylate adhesive” or “CA”. This crazy glue sticks the artificial nails permanently for weeks.

Oh!! It sounds really good for the nails but at the same time it proves to have an awful impact on the clothing. The reason is that it contains treasure trove of strong compounds.

Wait! There is no need to let out the sigh of despair if you are worried about the detrimental effects of nail glue on fabrics.

2 Proven Methods of Removing Nail Glue from Clothes

Hush, Hush! I have got some of the ways by which you can easily remove the nail glue off clothing. You need to give the instructions a deep insight in order to make your fabric as good as new.

You may either choose the acetone method or if you want to remove the nail glue without acetone, you can opt for the simple soap and water method for attaining the goal. The choice is simply yours!

Acetone Method

Step # 1: Nail paint remover contains an essential ingredient Acetone. Put a little amount of acetone nail polish remover on a cotton swab. Mop this swab on a small part of the fabric in order to ensure that acetone doesn’t harm the strength and color of fabric.

Step # 2: Use the cotton ball to dab the glued region on the clothes. Protect the surrounding areas of the fabric as much as possible otherwise the glue will extend a huge part of the clothes and make them look greasy. Acetone will help to loosen the consistency of the glued region and will soften the glue, thus, enabling the glue to separate from the clothes.

Step # 3: If you notice that the hard texture of the glue has softened, then take a knife or a tweezer. Try to scratch the glue away with the help of these instruments. If tweezers don’t serve the purpose, then try to remove the glue with the help of an old toothbrush. But make sure that the fabric is acetone-safe and using the brush will not spread the acetone sideways.

Step # 4: When you are done rubbing the glue, then drop the fabric in the laundry. A final wash to the complete fabric will help to get rid of certain deposits and residues.

If you are having a sensitive skin, then try to avoid using acetone because it causes the skin to dry out. If you have any cuts or bruises on your hand, then it is possible that acetone may cause itching on the infected area.
Handy Tip
The best way to avoid direct contact with acetone is to wear Gloves. They will serve as a protectant against acetone and you may easily carry on the task of removing glue off the fabric.

One more thing: if you are tired of applying nail polish again and again, give acrylic nails a try!

Soap and Water Method

Step 1: Take the glued stained fabric and put it in the basin that is filled with clean, cold and soapy water. Leave it in the basin for a few minutes until the you feel that the glue has softened.

Step # 2: Then take out the fabric out of the basin and put it on a flat surface so that you may easily scrub the glue with a toothbrush. Continue doing so, until the sticky glue leaves the fabric.

Step # 3: If the stain is stubborn enough then dip the toothbrush in a liquid detergent and apply it on the glue. This may help to remove the glue off the clothes.

Step # 4: Rinse, Rinse and Rinse the fabric in cold and clean water. Use a good quality laundry detergent in order to make the clothes look clean and fresh as the original one.

Done in a Flash!

You will never be disappointed by the results of any of the above-mentioned methods. All you need to do is to check the nature of the glue on the clothes. It will define easily the method that you should opt for removing it from the fabric.

Once the cleaning session is done, you can hang your dear clothes back in the closet!