Does hand sanitizer stains go away? Because the main ingredient in most hand sanitizers is alcohol, you can use it to treat anything that rubbing alcohol can typically tackle. That means you can trust it to get rid of pen marks, hot sauce stains, grease, grass stains and makeup of almost every kind—including lipstick.
How do you remove hand sanitizer residue? You’ll find the process very similar to cleaning up hand lotion. Start with the basics: carefully scrape up the excess sanitizer. Even though many hand sanitizers have a measure of alcohol in their makeup, take a small amount of isopropyl alcohol and apply it onto the stain using a cloth or paper towel.
Can hand sanitizer damage clothes? While sanitizer doesn’t technically stain them, it can cause damage to your clothes. Why? Because some sanitizers contain bleaching properties in them and can remove the fabric color from spots it lands on.
What is the fastest way to remove stains from clothes? Sponge the stained area with a dry-cleaning solvent; let it air-dry. Soak the stain in a solution of one cup of liquid laundry detergent and a few drops of ammonia (Caution: Never mix chlorine bleach and ammonia – the resulting fumes are hazardous) for at least 30 minutes. Launder using liquid laundry detergent.