How Can I Remove Hair Dye Stains from My Skin

Dyeing or coloring of hair is a good way to easily get a change in look or to get rid of the gray hair. But unfortunately hair dyeing done inappropriately could not only damage your hair but leave behind another consequence of harming your skin. The stains caused from hair dye on the skin may sometimes be very harsh in its effects and the worst is that some stains are very stubborn to be removed.

Now you have come to the right place to get some remedies which are purely home based and could help you to get rid of the nightmare of stains associated with hair dyeing.

  • One of the known best remedies is to go for a nail polish remover. Soak a ball of cotton and try to remove the stains by rubbing on them for few minutes.Ofcourse cares should be taken to apply in small patches and kept away from eyes since removers contain lot of chemicals which makes them give strong fumes.
  • Toothpaste is also another safe and easy home remedy to remove stains of hair dye especially light colored stains, though it might not work effectively on all skin types. Simply take required toothpaste and rub on the stained skin area and wash off.
  • Try baking soda. After wiping the excess moisture of the stain using a damp cloth, take a small amount of baking soda and rub the skin like you do scrubbing. It could also be mixed with equal part of dish wash liquid preferably which has lemon. It works!!!
  • Stain can sometimes remove stain. While in shower some left over dye can be applied on the stained areas of the skin and rubbed for a while. Then wash away using soap or shampoo.
  • Cigarettes are not always harmful. Here is a good quality of cigarette ashes. The ashes can be collected and rubbed over the stains which can do wonders in removing the stains from the skin.
  • A cuticle remover which is available from general medical store can be used on tough stains. Be very careful as it could even rub off your skin.
  • There are hair dye removers available in commercial markets. Try them.
  • Vinegar contains acidic acid which helps in removing dead skin cells and provides a cleanser to the skin and thus considered to be good in removal of hair dye stains from skin.

It is widely believed that prevention steps are easier than remedy. One can take enough care before dyeing the hair so that need not get hassled about stains. Try and apply generously Vaseline or a layer of petroleum jelly or baby oil around hairline, ears, neck and other places which could possibly be touched while dyeing. Finally don’t forget to try and remove the stains immediately after you wash your hair failing which the dye could actually go deep into your skin making it impossible to remove it further.