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How to Get Fingernail Polish off of Skin...

Does anyone know what I can use to safely remove children's fingernail polish off of my 5 year olds skin? Last night she painted both legs from her knees right down to her toes! By the time I saw it, it was already dried! I have tried fingernail polish remover and it didn't work, also worried about the harshness of it on her skin. I have also tried letting her soak in the tub and then using a bath sponge to "scrub" it off. No luck there either. Has anyone else ever had this problem and if so, what did you do?
Thanks Moms,

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try olive oil. it works for removing ink pen off skin.

AHH! My eldest did the same thing when she was two- only it was her face & hands she covered in hot pink polish. Non-Acetone remover worked, and yes, it can be harsh, and yes, it's not fun to slather your child in, but it does get it off!

Mine followed up her performance a week or two later by doing the same thing with LIQUID PAPER!!!! Hopefully, yours won't seek an encore!

Good luck!

I would just leave it. It will eventually come off after every bath. You could just let her soak and then gently scrape it off.

Non-acetone polish remover should be gentle enough to not harm her. I see you said you tried that, so I'm not sure why it didn't work...

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You recieve "the funniest story of the day" award from me!

good luck, I agree with the advice of the other two lady's

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