- Step 1: Blot the area Blot the nail polish with a paper towel.
- Step 2: Put nail polish remover on stain Put nail polish remover on a cotton ball or paper towel and blot the stain again.
- TIP: If the nail polish remover contains acetone, test a small area of your carpet first.
- Step 3: Wash with soap and water Wash the area with soap and water once the stain is gone.
- Step 4: Get old stains out Get dried stains out of the carpet by first spraying the area with water.
- TIP: Never use bleach on carpets.
- Step 5: Use a plastic knife Use a plastic knife to scrap the polish out of the carpet.
- Step 6: Put hydrogen peroxide on stain Put hydrogen peroxide on a cotton ball and dab it on the stain.
- Step 7: Let it sit Let it sit for 30 minutes. Keep applying until the stain is gone.
- FACT: In 1992, two inventors in New York City patented a nail polish that dries in less than a minute and is tough enough to be worn for two or three days.
You Will Need
- Nail polish remover
- Cotton balls
- Spray bottle
- Plastic knife
- Hydrogen peroxide