How to Clean Tie-Dye Off Your Hands

By Cristina Garcia

Tie-dyeing popularity has made a comeback, and people tie-dye clothing for fun at home. It's easy to tie-dye, and even easier to end up with dye all over your hands. Even if you wear with rubber gloves, the tiniest hole can lead to a dye disaster. It looks messy, but removing the dye from your hands is simple.

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Bright colors are normally used when tie-dyeing.

Step 1

Wash your hands with warm water and hand soap.

Step 2

Scrub your hands with a pumice stone and exfoliate the skin carefully. Only the upper protective layer of dead skin cells should be removed. Do not scrub too hard, you might damage your skin.

Step 3

Wash the soap off your hands and dry them thoroughly.

Step 4

Repeat these steps if there is still dye on your hands. Use a toothpick to remove any dye on and under your nails. Wash your hands again.