How to Remove Hair Dye from Skin

Use a make-up remover wipe to remove the dye from your skin.

Place some non-gel toothpaste, such as Colgate Regular Flavor Toothpaste, on a damp cloth and rub the dye stain in circles.³ Rinse and repeat until the stain is removed.

Rubbing alcohol can be effective for removing hair dye stains from clothing. If you don’t have rubbing alcohol, try hair spray, which contains alcohol.

Lemon juice is often effective for removing dye stains from skin.

Vinegar can also be effective for removing the dye from your clothes. Dilute the vinegar if desired and soak your hands in the vinegar solution for several minutes.

Rubbing fresh hair dye on the dried hair dye areas on your skin can sometimes freshen the stain for easier removal. If the stains aren’t coming out with the above methods, try freshening the stain and then remove it with one of the methods above.