How To Remove Ink Stain on your Nurse White Uniform


Ink would probably be the second of the top things that we cannot avoid to stain on our nurse white uniform. From unwittingly carrying a leaky pen in our pockets, mindlessly wearing an uncapped pen around our necks down to unconsciously writing on our nurse white uniform when emergency cases come; these are just the few common occurrences that happen on a daily basis. Worst comes to worst when your shift hadn’t even started yet and you’re already filled with so much ink stains plus by the time you get home, your washing machine just doesn’t cut it. How to remove ink stain is totally a pain in the ass!

In such cases when you do fall victim to these dreaded ink stains, don’t panic. Ink stain removal is undeniably simple. You’ll be even surprised that the ink stain remover used on this trick can actually just be found in one of your cabinets. No need to buy!

Acetone / Nail polish remover as ink stain remover

Acetone is an extremely polar substance and very good solvent. Acetone dissolves almost all organic compounds and because inks and stains of organic nature are designed in a way as to only be dissolved by like substances, thus making ink no challenge. On the other hand, nail polish remover is essentially non pure acetone, so there is a very similar effect.

How To Remove Ink Stain on your Nurse White Uniform

Two things to note:

  1. Act fast
    The quicker you tackle a fresh stain, the easier it will be removed.
  2. Blot, don’t rub
    This can cause the stain to spread.

Now nurses, how about bringing a small acetone bottle for your next duty? Just in case, we can never know!

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