How to Remove Hair Dye Stain

How to Remove Hair Dye Stain

 

People who color their hair know the problem well. Hair dye can run onto clothes, sofas, or even the floor if it hasn’t dried sufficiently. Its stains can be stubborn if treated with the wrong product.

Baking soda with vinegar gives excellent results. However, removing a hair dye stain is possible by applying lemon juice or vinegar as soon as the stain has been removed.

Cleaning a hair dye stain from leather

Hair dye sometimes rubs off on a leather jacket or sofa.

To remedy this:

– Dilute rubbing alcohol with water.

– Gently dab the mixture onto the stain with a cotton swab.

– Again, apply a small amount of turpentine to the area with a cotton swab.

– Rinse with a slightly damp sponge.

– Dry with a hair dryer.

– Treat the leather with a suitable balm to restore its shine.

Caution: turpentine is dangerous. Please open the windows before handling them and wear gloves. Test the turpentine on an inconspicuous part of the fabric beforehand. If the material crumbles, discontinue the use of this product.

On suede or nubuck

– Spray with hairspray.

– Wipe with a damp cloth.

Another effective detergent is ammonia.

Removing a hair dye stain from fabric or clothing

How to Remove Hair Dye Stain

Products such as ammonia or hydrosulfite can help remove a hair dye stain from fabric or clothing. These are dangerous products, so wear gloves and open the windows before using them.

On a synthetic fabric

– Pour baking soda with white vinegar on the stain.

– Let it soak in until an air bubble forms.

– Rub the fibers together.

– Rinse.

Other effective detergents: hair spray, ammonia, hydrogen peroxide (white linen), and 5% hydrosulfite.

On cotton

– If the cotton is white, dab a tissue soaked in hydrogen peroxide on the stained area.

– If the cotton is colored, rub the stain with a cloth soaked in 5% hydrosulfite.

– Wash with clean water.

Other effective detergents: hair spray, ammonia, hydrogen peroxide (white cloth), and bicarbonate with vinegar.

On jeans

– Sprinkle the stain with baking soda.

– Add a few drops of vinegar.

– A bubble should form after a few minutes.

– Rub the stain with a cloth.

– Immerse the jeans in water.

Other effective detergents: hair spray, ammonia, hydrogen peroxide (white linen), and 5% hydrosulfite.

On linen

– If the linen is white: rub with a cloth soaked in hydrogen peroxide.

– If the linen is dyed: dab the stain with a cotton cloth moistened with 28% ammonia.

Other effective detergents: hair spray, bicarbonate with vinegar, and 5% hydrosulfite.

On silk

– Pour baking soda and white vinegar on the area to be treated.

– Wait for a water bubble to form.

– Rub with a cloth.

– Sponge.

Other effective detergents: hairspray, ammonia, hydrogen peroxide (white linen), and 5% hydrosulfite.

On satin

Dab the stain with a cloth soaked in 28% ammonia.

Another effective detergent is acetone.

On velvet

– Dab the stain with a cotton cloth containing acetone.

– If traces remain, rub them out with sandpaper.

Another effective detergent is ammonia.

On wool

– Put a mixture of baking soda and vinegar on the stain.

– The solution produces an air bubble.

– Rub the fabric.

– Wipe with a wet cloth.

Other effective detergents: hair spray, ammonia, hydrogen peroxide (white linen), and 5% hydrosulfite.

On goat or sheep hair or skin

– Pour baking soda on the stain.

– Add vinegar.

– As soon as an air bubble forms, scrub with a brush.

– Wash the brush and remove the residue with the damp brush.

– Vacuum.

On natural fur

– Brush in the direction of the fur with a used toothbrush soaked in 28% ammonia.

– Wet with a clean cloth.

On synthetic fur

– Sprinkle the stain with vinegar mixed with baking soda.

– Let it work.

– When an air bubble forms, rub the fibers together.

– Rinse.

Removing a hair dye stain from wood

A hair dye stain on wood can be hard to remove if you don’t clean it up quickly.

On white or waxed wood

– Rub this stain with a cloth soaked in acetone.

– If resistant:

◦ Rub with a ball of steel wool.

◦ Add white spirit to the detergent.

On painted wood or teak

– Place a cotton ball containing acetone on the stain and rub.

– If unsuccessful:

◦ Erasing the remainder with a square of sandpaper.

◦ Then dab with a cloth dampened with white spirit.

Cleaning a hair dye stain on a floor or wall

Depending on the substrate, the detergent to remove a hair dye stain on a floor or wall will not be the same.

On natural fibers (sea rush, jute, coconut) or carpet

– Pour baking soda with vinegar on the area.

– Wait until an air bubble forms.

– Rub with a cloth.

– Sponge with a bit of water.

On linoleum or tile

– Dab a cotton pad soaked in turpentine on the stain.

– Sponge.

– Wipe off.

On wallpaper

Dab the stain with a cotton cloth containing diluted ammonia.

Note: If the stain is persistent or the wallpaper is not washable, it is indelible.

Removing a hair dye stain from skin

To remove a hair dye stain from skin

– Rub the stain with a damp cotton ball dipped in cigarette ash.

– Rinse off.

Another effective detergent is an astringent product such as an acne cream.

List of detergents for cleaning hair dye stains

– White vinegar

– Baking soda

– 90° alcohol

– Ammonia

– Sandpaper

– Steel wool/iron wool brushes

– White spirit

– Turpentine

– Hair spray

– Hydrogen peroxide

– Acetone

– Hydrosulfite powder

– Bottle of astringent skin lotion

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