15/09/2020 - News

HOW TO REMOVE SUPERGLUE FROM YOUR FINGERS

Bostik DIY Australia blog remove super glue
You've fixed what you needed to, but now you've got super glue stuck to your fingers - here are 7 household items that help remove it.

Baking Soda & Coconut Oil

Mix equal parts coconut oil and baking soda and apply to skin. Soak the affected area for 10-15 minutes, and gently rub with your hands.

Margarine or Butter

Apply butter or margarine to the bonded area - as it softens, fingers will begin to peel apart from each other.

Olive Oil

Olive Oil is even great for working your super glued fingers loose. It might take a little longer, but if there’s nothing else around it’ll work all the same.

Lemon Juice

Lemon juice can work on affected skin and materials to loosen the hold of super glue. Rub onto skin with a cotton swab or with an old toothbrush onto material.

Peanut Butter

The oil content in peanut butter can breakdown the bond in super glue. Chunky peanut butter can even work as an abrasive to make the process easier.

Paint Thinners

Naturally a solvent, paint thinners can work to break down super glue and allow the stuck parts to work free.

Nail Polish Remover

Ensure your nail polish remover contains acetone. Acetone is the ingredient that will breakdown the adhesive agents of super glue.

 

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