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Old 05-21-2011, 03:06 AM
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After you have washed your hands with soap and you still have ink on them, you could try lava soap - it has bits of pumice in it. Hair spray is also a good one. Spray the area and leave for about 10 seconds and then wash it off with warm soapy water. Be careful not to break the skin if you do decide to use a very weak solution of bleach after that - and moisturise your hands thoroughly.Hope it works for you.
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Old 05-21-2011, 03:46 AM
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I have not read all the replies but, try dry hand cleaner or peroxide.
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Old 05-21-2011, 03:53 AM
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Nail polish remover and hair spray are made with acetone. They both remove ink but it sounds like the ink has soaked into the dry layers of skin. These will shed over the next few days so relax.
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Old 05-21-2011, 04:08 AM
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W-D 40 takes most anything out and even helps those sqeaky joints. Try that!!
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Old 05-21-2011, 04:40 AM
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Hairspray works to get ink off fabric. I would think it would work on skin also. Try it.
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Old 05-21-2011, 05:22 AM
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Hair spray did not work on the ink. It has faded some, but now my hands just look dirty. Thanks for all the suggestions.
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Originally Posted by Olivia's Grammy
I know this has been addressed before, but I didn't need the info then. I tried searching, but can't find the info I need.
My ink cartridge broke open. I have blue ink all over both hands. I look like a Smurf.
I've tried Windex, GooGone and alcohol.
Melaluca Tee Tree Oil Takes Permanent marker off
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Old 05-21-2011, 06:08 AM
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believe it or not hair spray works great. Got ink on a lace table cloth and i put a clean whit rag under it and sprayed with hair spray and blotted resprayed and blotted and repeated until it was completely gone then rinse in cool water
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Old 05-21-2011, 06:22 AM
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If you find something that works, will you please let us know?
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