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Removing Spray Adhesive From Hands

I have been using spray adhesive for some different crafts lately. I have noticed once it gets on your hands, it is stuck quite well. You can't use rubber gloves, because all you'd do is stick to your project.


Last week, I had been working on a project using spray adhesive. When I went to scrub my hands I couldn't get it off. I used Dawn dish detergent and a scrubby pad, but I still had quite a bit of residue. I found a bottle of lotion and liberally added it to my hands and rubbed it in for about a minute. I washed and rinsed my hands and the residue was gone. Finding this little remedy after battling to get it off made my project much more enjoyable.

By Gem from VA

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October 8, 20111 found this helpful

Use a manageable amount of petroleum jelly to massage into your hands before using then wipe off the excess. Makes glue and paint on your hands much easier to clean off.

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November 26, 20160 found this helpful
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Mineral Turpentine gets it straight off without much rubbing

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September 9, 20160 found this helpful

MINERAL OIL. Dissolves it immediately.

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October 12, 20160 found this helpful

A true pro-tip! I had loads of adhesive on my wrist and wondered if my little Tisserand Sweet Dreams roller would work and it did!

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October 18, 20160 found this helpful

OMG, thank you so much. I am helping my daughter with another school project and the spray adhesive wouldn't come off no matter how painfully raw I scrubbed my hands. No word of a lie, I used baking soda, SOS pads, Dawn, Makeup Remover. You name it nothing worked and my hands hated me. LOL I just came on to see what will work and saw your post. I am definitely going to try this! :)

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July 9, 20170 found this helpful

Goo B Gone is amazing! I just had that happen last night and tried everything then read goo b gone and it's all gone! Yay!

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August 4, 20170 found this helpful

That method didn't work for me. I looked around the house and found some Bissel boost with Oxy.. you add to your carpet cleaner.
Worked great! Just rubbed my fingers together under running water, as it turned itself into little balls of non sticky goo.

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