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Removing Nail Polish Stains From Silk

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Fingernail polish is not easy to remove from this delicate fabric. This guide is about removing nail polish stains from silk.
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By 0 found this helpful
July 29, 2014

I have an ivory silk comforter that I purchased about a week and a half ago. It came in the mail, and I've already spilled a pink substance on it. It looked as if it was nail polish. I took a cotton ball and dipped it 1/4 of the way into nail polish remover, if you dab it and rub slightly, it should come out. I then took another cotton ball and dabbed some cold water onto the missing stain, this just took the majority of the polish remover out of the silk. Hope this helps!

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Anonymous
May 2, 20160 found this helpful

nope didnt help

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April 28, 20050 found this helpful

I just got nail polish all over my new silk skirt. What should I do?

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By guest (Guest Post)
July 11, 20050 found this helpful

i have a 100% cotton skirt and polish remover is not working on it...what should i do!!

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By guest (Guest Post)
January 21, 20060 found this helpful

Wipe up deposit. Treat with amyl acetate or acetone, not oily nail polish remover! Flush out with white spirit. Remove colour traces with methylated spirits. If washable article, rinse. Wash as usual.

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By guest (Guest Post)
October 15, 20070 found this helpful

a bottle of nail polish broke in my designer bag.

got any ideas?

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By guest (Guest Post)
November 11, 20070 found this helpful

I got nail polish on my new shirt what do I do?

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By guest (Guest Post)
May 3, 20080 found this helpful

Nail polish remover didn't work at all for me!

What is "awesome" ? I live in CA. Where can I get it?

Thanks!

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By guest (Guest Post)
July 2, 20080 found this helpful

I got blue nail polish all over a pink 50%silk and 50%cotton dress. That dress was so expensive. How do I get the stain out with out messing up the dress? Help!

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June 14, 20140 found this helpful

How do I remove nail paint from a silk saree?

By pallavi

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By 0 found this helpful
February 17, 2011

How can I get nail polish out of a silk formal dress?

By Judy from Leighton, AL

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Anonymous
February 17, 20110 found this helpful

Here are instructions for removing nail polish from silk.

http://home.how  lish-stains1.htm

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June 21, 20130 found this helpful

I got nail polish on my silk dress and it dried out. I can't get it off. What do I do? It's really expensive and brand new.

By Kaitlyn

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November 30, 20120 found this helpful

Red nail polish splashed on my delicate silk blouse. I took it to the dry cleaner, he said it may cause damage because it is very delicate. So I am so upset because it is expensive. It is just a little stain. Is there any solution?

Thanks.

Victoria

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February 17, 20110 found this helpful

How do you remove nail polish on chiffon, silk and satin material?

Corinne from Malta

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Nail Polish on Silk

ouch, be extremely careful but try putting clear nail polish right onto of the colored polish(this will soften it) and pull it up. (05/31/2009)

By Steph Kit.

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