No matter where they are deposited, ink stains, often stubborn and difficult to clean, require special treatment. Annoying when they become encrusted on the skin, they are then difficult to remove and at the cost of numerous washes. Certain tricks, however, make it possible to overcome it effectively.
We, therefore, offer you quick and straightforward tips below to help you remove ink from your hands and skin.
1. Soapy water to start
The very first thing to do if you stain your skin with a pen or even printer ink is to wash your hands quickly.
Soapy water is the first thing to do to remove ink from your hands. If you have just stained, the soap should be enough to remove any ink.
2. Nail polish remover to remove ink
Another quick and useful tip for removing ink from your fingers, for example, is to use a nail polish remover.
- Soak a cotton ball or a small cloth with the solvent and rub the ink stain.
- Then rinse your hands with soapy water to finish.
You can also use acetone diluted with a little water to remove ink from your hands quickly.
3. Rub the ink stain with bleach
Although bleach is a very “powerful” product, it can be used to remove ink from the skin effectively.
Here’s how to use it on your hands:
- Soak a rag in bleach and rub the ink stain.
- Rinse hands with water to remove all traces of bleach.
Use this tip only on fingers and hands, never to remove ink from the face … Never.
4. Remove ink on hand with hydrogen peroxide
Another popular product used on Curiosity Insight is hydrogen peroxide for a multitude of tips and tricks.
Here’s how to use it this time to clean up ink on your hand:
- Pour a little hydrogen peroxide in a basin of water.
- Dip your hand in it for a few minutes and rub (use a soft brush to remove the ink from the skin altogether).
5. Remove ink stain with alcohol
Alcohol is an effective solution for removing ink from the hands, face, or elsewhere on the skin.
The alcohol swab is the best solution for this tip!
- Soak an alcohol swab and rub the ink on your skin.
- Then rinse with soap and water to finish.
If you are using the alcohol swab to remove ink from your face, be careful with your eyes.
6. Use oil for ink stains on the skin
As with other types of skin spots, oil is a good tip for removing everything effectively, as well as being safe for the body and face.
So how do you remove an ink stain with oil?
- Soak a cotton ball or rag in olive oil and rub the stained skin.
- Rub until the ink completely disappears.
7. Marseille soap as a natural cleanser
WHAT you still do not have Marseille soap at home? Marseille soap is, of course, top-rated for doing your homemade laundry but also for removing a multitude of stains, including ink!
- Rub the ink stain with a little water and Marseille soap.
- Then rinse your skin to remove the soap and find your beautiful, spotless skin.
8. Rub the skin with baking soda
If you’ve smeared your fingers with printer ink, you know how hard it is to get it completely gone!
Fortunately for you here is a tip to completely remove the ink from the printer cartridge on the skin:
- Mix equal amounts of water and baking soda to form a paste.
- Rub the ink stain with this paste until the stain disappears from the skin.
You can replace the water with lemon juice to make it even more effective against ink stains.
9. Remove the stain with lemon juice
Lemon juice is a very effective 100% natural stain remover and yet very little used today.
Here is this tip based on lemon juice:
- Gently scrape your ink-stained skin with a pumice stone.
- Once the excess ink has been removed, rub the skin again with a cloth and lemon juice.
- Add a little baking soda or table sugar for more efficiency.