How to get fabric dye off skin (Easy & Fast DIY)

You have finished dyeing your clothes and you notice that you have dye stains left on your hands, don’t worry because today I will teach you “how to get fabric dye off skin” and you will get all those ugly stains off in a super fast and easy way.  

You’ve probably tried many times to get the ink stains out by washing your hands over and over and over again and this really doesn’t work. Hand soap doesn’t usually have the necessary ingredients to get a substance like ink out. 

But no more grumbling because I’m going to show you the best solution with ingredients you have at home.

Let’s get those stains out! Let’s find out how to remove tie dye from skin!

how to get fabric dye off skin

How to get fabric dye off skin (Easy & Fast way)  

Tie-dye is a very useful technique for dyeing garments in which you must tie them with thread or rubber bands and then dip them in colored water. It is really an ideal method to decorate your custom-made clothes but the only detail is that it is very possible to stain your hands with ink.

Anyway, you can keep dyeing all you want as today I will share with you the best way to clean your hands of ink and you don’t have to spend any expensive products.

You just need to have a little time to repeat the process a couple of times, and your skin will be super clean!

Let’s see what we will need for “how to remove tie dye from skin “.

how to remove tie dye from skin

Essential materials:

  • Coconut oil
  • Toothpaste
  • Liquid dish soap
  • Baking soda

Step by step of how to get tie dye off skin:

  • Step#1

    The first thing you should do is put coconut oil on your hands or on the area where you have the stain and rub it to get the color out. 

    Then let it dry for about 5 minutes.
  • Step#2

    Then you are going to take some toothpaste (one drop is enough) and massage it all over your hands or parts of your face. 

    Here try to do it very fast and rinse it off, because toothpaste is a bit aggressive and can irritate your skin or even hurt it (if you usually have allergic reactions, do not use toothpaste).
  • Step #3

    Then you will remove the toothpaste, dry yourself and repeat this procedure at least 3 times.
  • Step#4

    Now put on some liquid dish soap and a pinch of baking soda, massage, and rinse (you can repeat this step a couple of times).
  • Step #5

    Each time you repeat the process you will notice that your hands are getting cleaner and cleaner. If you notice that you are drying out your skin, you can apply moisturizer after you finish. 

Now you know how to get tie dye off your hands!

Here you can watch a step-by-step  about how to get tie dye off skin:

Don’t forget to treat your skin with gentleness and care! Remember that your skin is a very delicate part of your body, so don’t rub or massage with force.

I’m sure that with this “how to get dye off hands” tutorial, your hands will be super clean, soft and free of dye, so it will be your great tip to dye all the clothes you want.

Go ahead and try it and share this step-by-step about how to get fabric dye off skin!

See you in the next tutorial to learn How to do reverse tie dye.

Happy crafting!

You can do it!