When we are renovating our homes, we sometimes get to use a spray to paint the walls so that they look great. In the process of spraying, your hands can get in contact with the spray, and it can be difficult for you to remove it. However, that does not mean that you should not spray your house. Let us look at how you can remove spray paint from the skin just in case you got in contact with the paint.
Olive oil is usually used for cooking but in case you have paint on your skin, it can be the best home remedy for removing paint on your skin. Apart from olive oil, any natural vegetable oil can be great for removing paint from the skin. Apply a small amount of olive oil on the part where the paint is then rub it slowly and gently. You will notice that the paint is coming off.
Dish soap can also be used to remove paint from the skin. You can apply a tiny amount of dish soap to your hands then rub them together in case the paint is in your palm. This method is however not very effective when it comes to stubborn paint. You will need to look for a diffrent alternative.
Nail Polish Remover
Nail polish remover is great when it comes to removing paint from the skin. Nail polish remover contains strong elements that when they get in contact with paint, will easily remove it. The same way it is used to remove nail polish is the same way it will work to remove paint from your skin.
Alcohol and nail polish remover has acetone which is a strong component that can remove paint. Start by applying a small amount of alcohol on a cotton ball then rub it against the part of the skin where the paint is. Rubbing alcohol will loosen the paint particles which will eventually remove the paint permanently from your skin.
Coconut Oil and Baking Soda
Start by pouring coconut oil into a tiny bowl then add some baking soda to the bowl. Mix the two until you get a soft mixture. Rub tiny bits of the mixture on your skin where the paint is. It should work wonders after a few minutes. You can use olive oil if you do not have coconut oil.
If you have stubborn paint on your skin, you can use a paint thinner to remove it. This method is very effective, and it will remove the paint in seconds. Make sure you wear a mask when applying the paint thinner. The paint thinner is made of components that can easily break down paint even if the paint is dry.
Next time when you are at home trying to renovate your house, you should feel free to paint the walls. If it happens that you get paint on your skin, simply use the methods mentioned above. Make sure to always wear a protective cloth before starting the painting process. You can get an expert if you have no experience.