How to Get Super Glue Off Your Fingers

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Introduction: How to Get Super Glue Off Your Fingers

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

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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.

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    67 Discussions

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    CynthiaF37
    CynthiaF37

    3 months ago

    I just scrub super glue off with a fresh sos pad. It works and you don't even have to scrub very hard.

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    eurotrash2k
    eurotrash2k

    1 year ago

    It didn’t work for me.

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    BinkyM1
    BinkyM1

    1 year ago

    I can’t imagine what effect salt has on cynaoacrylate, no matter how hard I try. My (much less painful) method for removing CA from my hands: I rub the nearest oily substance into it. These include live oil, peanut butter, bacon fat, chicken fat, corn oil, azulene oil (used after waxing my legs), makeup remover, etc. Loosens right up, and no pain from rubbing salt into abrasions. It’s so easy that I don’t bother getting irritated by gluing myself together anymore.

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    BethL61
    BethL61

    1 year ago on Step 3

    you are a super genius. I was suppose to make noodles for an ill friend and decided something just had to be glued first. glued my midle and ring finger from nail to hand together. acetone didn't work. salt and water and 1 minute exactually worked. thank you sooooo much.

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    Justin36
    Justin36

    1 year ago on Step 3

    salt and water forms a paste? what salt r u eating dude?

    I’m found that using a nail file or a foot stone to work alit better than salt and it also didn’t sting nearly as bad and the salt

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    learnedone
    learnedone

    2 years ago

    Okay guys, I was gluing a ceramic plaque using gorilla glue and it ended up all over my fingers, so since it was too late at night, I simply washed my hands and didn't bother to try and take it off. My hands felt rough and yucky in the morning, so I tried your salt magic and..... voilà!! Not only did the glue come off, but I got a great exfoliation in the process. My pretty hands felt super smooth! Yaaayyyy....

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    aftabbd
    aftabbd

    2 years ago

    "Really worked" ........rub the salt slowly-firmly in to the glue for about 2 minutes..Thanks to "Turbofish in Cleaning"

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    n.ambrocio
    n.ambrocio

    2 years ago

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

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    DennisJ41
    DennisJ41

    Reply 2 years ago

    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
    Monkeyzrkool

    Reply 2 years ago

    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
    DennisJ41

    3 years ago

    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
    StacyJ27

    Reply 2 years ago

    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
    PhilipH44

    3 years ago

    Did work and worked well thanks

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    PhilipH44
    PhilipH44

    Reply 3 years ago

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

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    GraciannaD
    GraciannaD

    Reply 3 years ago

    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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    Dangerbay2
    Dangerbay2

    3 years ago

    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
    VincentL102

    3 years ago

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