If you have been painting your nails, or maybe your daughter has, and a bit of nail polish has spilled on the upholstery – or maybe you just brushed your nails up against the wet upholstery….. it doesn’t matter.
You can work out any type of nail polish stains using these cleaning tips.
If you have spilled a large amount of nail polish, you will need a spoon or butter knife to scrape up as much of the excess nail polish as you can.
Blot with a paper towel if need be to get all the excess liquid off of the upholstery so you can focus on just that stain. Using your nail polisher remover wet a cotton ball or paper towel and dab at the area where the nail polish stain is.
You need to remember to keep changing your towel / cotton ball, and rewetting so that you can dab at the stain with a clean towel.
Repeat until you are unable to bring out any more colors or the stain is gone.
If you still find some coloring left in the upholstery, make a solution of water and clear bleach free liquid detergent and spray this on the stained area.
Blot the moisture out using a clean towel. Repeat with the water and detergent as long as you are bringing additional coloring out of the upholstery.
Rinse the upholstery using a clear water spray.Spray the upholstery, blotting and repeating until you have removed all of the coloring from the upholstery.