How to get your hands clean easily

by Susanne
(Sweden)

Hi, I started to paint with oil-paint to get my right hand back to function again after a stroke. It was hard to use the brush during the whole painting so I had to use my fingers instead.


My hands were full of paint when the painting was finished and it was hard to get clean again.
Then I thought that oil-paint has oil in it so I tried to use olive-oil from the kitchen and I rubbed it into my hands and then I washed it out in the sink with soap and water and my hands were totally clean.

It even works to take oil on a piece of cloth and rub it anywhere you get paint, for example brushes, trousers, floors, table etc.
Good luck with the oil.

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Nov 08, 2010
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Swee!
by: Anonymous

Cool! I've got to try that sometime!I always mess up my hands painting, and its like, impossible to get off.

Jul 08, 2010
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Nearly every kitchen oil would do
by: Tod

Great advice. Actually, vegetable, corn or other plant-originated oils of all grades from kitchen would do for the purpose. Probably, they may be a bit cheaper alternative for the olive oil. And of course, they are usually hundred times healthier for your skin than the thinners.

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