Introduction: How to Get Super Glue Off Your Fingers

Hi guys I am going to show you how to easily get dried up super glue off your fingers it is surprisingly easy.

Step 1: What You Need

You will need:

1. Super glue (if you are looking at this you probably already got it on your fingers)

2. Salt

3. Water

Step 2: Apply the Salt

Dip your fingers that have super glue on them in water then put a small pile of salt on the super glue add some more water on the salt and rub the salt firmly in to the glue for about 1 minute it should look like a white paste.     

Step 3: Wash Your Hand

Wash the salt off your hand and the glue should be all gone.

Comments

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n.ambrocio made it!(author)2017-06-08

this method did not work. I used a razor to scrape it off. I am only 10

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DennisJ41 made it!(author)2017-06-17

If you're only 10, maybe you ought not play with razors. Ask your parents for help next time.

Also, you can usually peel it off just fine with tweezers or teeth, it just takes a while.

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Monkeyzrkool made it!(author)2017-06-09

I used soap and warm water, work pretty well, Andy I used my long nails to get the glue off wasn't that painful I feel for you. I am only 12

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DennisJ41 made it!(author)2016-11-29

So, I craft a lot. And my latest project left several whole fingers
covered in super glue on the backside(the rough side) because I'm clumsy
and working fast. Okay, fine.
I tried this, thinking that maybe the salt would soften or dissolve the super glue.

... well it worked. But the salt didn't remove the superglue by dissolving or softening.
Something
shortly about me. I have psoriasis which is a genetic illness that
means your skin falls off before it's fully done regenerating the skin
underneath it. So in times of "outbreak", my hands or whatever else are
covered in exposed semi-generated skin in the form of rashes, and my
skin is sensitive.
And I just roughly exfoliated my hands with kitchen salt and proceeded to rub it into exposed rashes.
That was, mildly speaking, not that fun.
So
while this works, do not do it if your skin is very irritated or you
have cuts or rashes......... unless you can take some pain.

On the plus side, my hands look great.

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StacyJ27 made it!(author)2017-06-17

Unfortunately this process did not work for me, but it did work for my daughter. I believe the process is right, though. I'm a Type 1 Diabetic, and a lot of things don't work for me because of the Diabetes. My daughter got great results from it, Thank you so much!

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PhilipH44 made it!(author)2017-03-02

Did work and worked well thanks

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carole.cull.5 made it!(author)2015-02-06

This did not work, in spite of making two attempts!

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PhilipH44 made it!(author)2017-03-02

Try again........I know it has been two years, but no harm in having another go ;-)

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GraciannaD made it!(author)2016-08-21

It worked for me, i soaked my hands in hot water for a while then i dried them off, and then i dipped the glue spots in water and rubbed the salt on for a minute and lastly washed my hands ???

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Gititnow made it!(author)2016-04-16

chew your fingers off

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31JULIA.WALKER made it!(author)2017-01-23

JUST PICK IT OFF YOU THUMB SUCKING BABYS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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CraftyGurl4Life made it!(author)2017-02-19

WELL DUH! Dont u think people would if they could smh.. maybe you should use common sense thinking before saying things :]

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KVSBUNNY made it!(author)2017-01-30

yo Julia, lighten up! I'll probaby try this soon, noth that I'm trying to stick my fingers together . . .

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Dangerbay2 made it!(author)2017-01-14

The glue I was using had 'alpha ethyl cyanoacrylate' and polymathy methcrylate'. Acetone did not work, soaking in hot soapy water did not work. This worked wonderfully and fast! Glad I don't have psoriasis though.

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VincentL102 made it!(author)2016-11-13

It worked! The key is keeping the glued fingers in motion.

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GillianK6 made it!(author)2016-08-31

Hi everybody!

I figured out another way to get super glue off my fingers! All you need is water and a bowl of salt. Just rub salt all over your fingers and then your hands, then wash off the salt. Repeat the process until your fingers feel smooth or until you run out of salt in the bowl. If this doesn't work, grab a knife and slice off your fingers and fetch a gauze. In just a few days, your fingers will grow back... and there will be no more super glue on your hands!

Thanks for reading this message from me!

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Simonoffs made it!(author)2016-05-13

Searched through all ways, some would work, and some wouldn't, so I found

the one to work in anyway, when you get your hands all over with super glue. You can also check out, there' a step by step guidance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XgI6PBx8n8k

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Makinu916 made it!(author)2015-03-13

I dont think you need to add the glue as a step. kind of threw me off I thought you had to use it somehow. going to try it now

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Gititnow made it!(author)2016-04-16

Duh!

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Cluts made it!(author)2016-03-21

#did not work

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Gititnow made it!(author)2016-04-16

cut your fingers off. Apply band-aide

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sexyd0lphin30 made it!(author)2016-03-30

Hey Guys, try soaking your fingers or if it's something that is a place you cant soak try this you can also try get a damp cloth soaking in acetone fingernail polish it has to be acetone wet the cloth or towel paper down Squeeze it over the glue and soak continue doing this until it feels that I'm a licensed cosmetologist I know this will work it may take a couple applications be patient depending on how much you have on it will vary on how long will take you to get this off.
Have a good day!

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SolitaD made it!(author)2016-04-16

Polish remover got my fingers unstuck but the salt and water took all the glue off in less than 3 minutes

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SolitaD made it!(author)2016-04-16

Thank you! It worked like a charm!

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DaintreeR made it!(author)2016-04-14

Thankyou, there was a fault with the bottle and when I tipped it up it all spurted out over my hands - I soaked them straight away in hot water and detergent but this did not do much, then tried your salt - used cooking salt and it has now brought most of it off and yes, my hands feel softer. I just poured alot of salt into my hands and added a bit of water and rubbed and rubbed - great tip - thankyou!

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MckenzieD1 made it!(author)2016-04-09

lol. I just put my fingers in salt water and rubbed them together for a couple of minutes

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Cluts made it!(author)2016-03-21

#did not work

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sexyd0lphin30 made it!(author)2016-03-30

Cluts, I'm sorry it may did not work as well for you it doesn't give you the right to be disrespectfull DestinD1 who's trying to give advice I know it does matter how much glue you do have on rather it works good for ANYONE! Try soaking it in acetone fingernail polish Im a licenses Cosmetologist and I know for a fact it does work but once again you got to work with it... it's not just going to miraculously come off It's a process ok.. I hope this helps and I hope you have a wonderful day!

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Cluts made it!(author)2016-03-21

#did not work

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DestinD1 made it!(author)2016-03-28

Cluts have you tried to use larger grain salt? Regular fine grain salt will not work as effectively. If your fingers got all glued up like mine, you will need the salt that is larger grain. Next you need to dampen your fingers over a bowl pre-filled with warm water. Next take the salt and pre-scrub your damp fingers. You need to work in the large salt grains to break up the glue. Rinse and repeat.

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mlockec made it!(author)2016-03-27

Worked perfectly! And left my hands baby soft too! Used fine all-natural sea salt. Thank you!

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DawnH48 made it!(author)2016-01-23

Thanks I thought my fingers would be stuck together forever!

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Mstoweinc made it!(author)2016-01-19

It works very well but the fine granulated salt works best. I only had sea salt which only removed the rough edges of the glue. After getting some regular salt I was able to remove the rest of the glue.

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KevinB159 made it!(author)2015-12-23

It didn't really work but it did get some of it off of my wife's hands at least.

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ChristinaM54 made it!(author)2015-12-18

Ty worked!! Also bestie had a cut she didn't know about I laughed

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FnckD made it!(author)2015-12-07

I just tried this & it worked great!! Use the mosr corse salt & put alot on the glued fingers & keep rubbing, rinse & repeat as needed!! Ty

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RyanO1 made it!(author)2014-08-22

i must done it wrong and or im just an idiot for getting super glue thegreen little tube all over my hands lol thx though

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JanaC4 made it!(author)2015-11-04

lol :D same here

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ZamuB made it!(author)2015-10-21

used a lot of salt and hot water but after ten minutes of scrubbing my fingers with salt, it worked like a charm and i had a lot of glue on my hands!

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NickF10 made it!(author)2015-06-03

Shiiiiit! Hhhmmmm... Welll it didn't quite work out for me! Either cuz the only salt my pops has is Morton(R) Lite Salt "mixture" 50% LESS SODIUM THAN TABLE SALT... lol, or, cuz i guess it just dosen't work out for everyone! Tried it out and the tips of my fingers still look like The THING from Marvel Comics.

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JonahV made it!(author)2015-03-27

can u do the same thing to get it off of otter box screens?

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Makinu916 made it!(author)2015-03-13

worked a tiny bit but not much so I'm guessing KRAZY glue is different from super glue.

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itsazoo2011 made it!(author)2015-03-03

Thank you! It was very easy to do and worked great!!!!!

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brenda.bowmansulaiman made it!(author)2015-02-16

it worked thank you I almost had 2 fingers stuck together this got the glue off my fingers, it didn't make the paste doesn't matter it worked !!! Thanks

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manrajbirs made it!(author)2015-01-31

It worked!!thanks

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manrajbirs made it!(author)2015-01-31

I tried it but it didn't make white paste

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Meggy870710 made it!(author)2014-12-06

I tried nail polish remover, acetone. Didn't work hardly at all, tried the salt and took maybe 15 minutes to get it all off and it covered my thumb and hand from the tube spurting it all over. THANK YOU!!!!

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yellowbird1988 made it!(author)2014-11-13

wow thank's E1 for t6he Info tried the salt and water my father got it But he was in a hurry But took almost all of it off

Thank You for telling me about Nail polish Remover and Butter works well other's said Thank So much added this to my list of thing's to try

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hannahm2 made it!(author)2014-10-06

thank you that was very helpful

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tyris.nelson1 made it!(author)2014-08-08

that works got it all off my fingers

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