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How to Get Super Glue Off Your Skin

What happens when the toughest super glue gets on your skin? These tips will get you unstuck in no time.


  • Step 1: Soak in soap and water Soak the bonded area in soap and water for a few minutes.
  • Step 2: Use nail polish remover Put acetone-based nail polish remover on a cotton ball or swab and apply it directly to the glue.
  • TIP: Never apply to lips or eyes.
  • Step 3: Wash with soap and water Wash the area with soap and water once the glue is gone.
  • Step 4: Apply lotion Apply lotion to soothe your skin. Keep the super glue away from children.
  • FACT: During the Vietnam War, super glue was used to seal minor wounds.

You Will Need

  • Soap and water
  • Nail polish remover with acetone
  • Cotton ball or swab
  • Lotion

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