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Trading in your salon coloring sessions for an at-home boxed dye job will save some cash. But it can have a different kind of cost. Dyeing your hair yourself is a messy business, so it's likely you'll end up with some hair dye on your skin. If you don't wipe if off immediately with a wet washcloth, it will be a bit harder to remove. Don't freak out because you have black streaks on your forehead or a big red swipe of dye on your arm. A few home remedies will do the trick to make the hair dye disappear.
Scrub the hair dye off with soap. Regular hand soap, dish soap, body wash or facial cleanser will do. Just put a dollop of the soap onto the dye-stained skin, then scrub with a damp nail or skin brush. Wipe the dye and soap off with a towel. Do this a few times until the dye is gone.
Massage toothpaste onto the stained skin. Sounds strange, sure, but it's effective. Just rub a thin coating of plain white toothpaste onto the dye spot. Stay away from abrasive types, as these can irritate your skin. Leave the toothpaste on for a few minutes, then wash it off with a washcloth and warm soapy water. Do it again if the dye is still there.
Rub some ashes onto the dye stains. Use your fingers to scrub some cigarette or fireplace ashes onto your skin. Leave the ashes on for a few minutes, then wipe off the ashes, along with the dye, with a washcloth and warm soapy water.
Spray hairspray onto your skin, let it sit for a minute or two, then wash it off with a washcloth and warm soapy water. This trusted hair-hold product will get the dye off in no time.
Household lubricating spray is another product that will get hair dye off your skin. Spray it onto your skin (watch out for your eyes if the dye is on your face), leave it there for a few minutes, then rinse it off with a washcloth and warm soapy water.