How to Get Your Fingers Unglued Painlessly

Unglue your fingers easily and quick with common household items.
Unglue your fingers easily and quick with common household items. (Image:

You have to be careful when dealing with fast drying epoxies and Krazy Glue. Most of the common mistakes when using these products are accidentally gluing your fingers together or a finger to an object we are working on. If you or your child glued their fingers together, I will show you how to fix the problem in this article

First off don't panic! It can be frustrating, embarrassing and even scary to a child whenever human skin and fast acting glue is involved. The good news is there are many common household chemicals that can be used for quick dissolution of the bonding substance.

Nail polish remover can do a great job of turning Krazy glue and some epoxies into mush. Whenever you glue your skin to something try a couple of days of this very common hygiene product. If after liberal application and it proves not to be enough, move on to the step below

Higher strength acetone or paint thinner will most likely get the job done but you must make sure you are in a well ventilated area before you break out the rough stuff. These chemicals are not very skin friendly so use at your own risk. As soon as your skin is unbounded from the glue, wash your hands and or the affected area thoroughly making sure to wash off all chemical residues from both the glue and paint thinner.

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