Uggs are a unisex type of boots made from sheepskin with a fleeced interior and tanned exterior. If you've accidentally gotten paint drips, splatters or overspray on your Uggs, you'll need to use great care during the removal process, or you'll almost certainly cause at least minor damage to the sheepskin. Don't aggressively scrape or scratch the paint, or you'll likely remove some of the boot fibers; instead, utilize a certain type of solvent that will break down the paint and make it much easier to clean.
Things You'll Need
- Plastic masking sheeting
- Old towel
- Rubber gloves
- Plastic cup
Spread plastic masking sheeting over a horizontal concrete surface, such as a porch, driveway or patio. Prevent potential messes due to pooling by placing an old absorbent towel on top of the sheeting. Set the Ugg boots on top of the old towel.
Put on a pair of rubber gloves.
Pour turpentine into a plastic cup. Fill the plastic cup to no more than 1/3 capacity.
Dip a rag into the turpentine; wring excess turpentine back into the cup. Dab the paint with turpentine until the unwanted paint is saturated.
Immediately cover the Ugg boots with plastic masking sheeting to prevent premature evaporation.
Wait three minutes before removing the sheeting. Gently wipe away the liquefied paint using another rag dampened with turpentine. Massage the paint in a circular motion.
Repeat the removal process until the Ugg boots are free from paint. Wait 30 minutes for the turpentine to evaporate.