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Chuckthefucklebrothers Fri 04-Apr-14 09:05:49

Does anyone know how I can get hair dye off my (new) bathroom Lino?

I could cry! confused

Beanymonster Fri 04-Apr-14 09:08:23

Baby wipe? It got sharpie out of my sofa cushions.....

Countrywalks Fri 04-Apr-14 09:08:26

No experience but the first thing I would try on a small patch is Cif on a clean cloth . Good luck

CautionaryNameChange Fri 04-Apr-14 09:11:43

If it's still wet, zap it with hairspray pronto to stop the stain from setting. If it's already stained, I'd cover it with a babywipe and leave it for an hour before trying to wipe it.

Bunbaker Fri 04-Apr-14 09:12:08

Toothpaste? It works on getting stains off the bath.

Chuckthefucklebrothers Fri 04-Apr-14 09:13:10

Baby wipe, of course! Why didn't I think of that?? Thanks grin

dannydyerismydad Fri 04-Apr-14 09:16:06

Toothpaste can be good at removing some stains, then remove the toothpaste stain with WD40

Chuckthefucklebrothers Fri 04-Apr-14 09:28:28

Then what do you use to remove the WD40 stain? wink

Didn't have much luck with the baby wipes, but have squirted it with some Flash (the one with bleach in) & it has faded quite a bit. Now pale pink splodges rather than full on red!

Plastic dust sheets on the floor next time I think. Thanks again x

curiousgeorgie Fri 04-Apr-14 09:31:51

An 'it works' cube works for anything.

crazykat Fri 04-Apr-14 09:31:54

You can buy hair dye remover for hair (can't remember the name) but its designed to remove hair dye from hair and take it back to the natural colour. Boots sell it but its about £11, I'm sure other shops will sell it but I've not looked. It might be worth a try. I keep meaning to get some as I got a bit of dye on my carpet like an idiot.

ilovepowerhoop Fri 04-Apr-14 09:43:02

this is why I always stick towels on the floor when dying my hair!

Chuckthefucklebrothers Fri 04-Apr-14 09:46:55

It's nearly gone!

I did have a towel on the floor - it had shifted a bit where I opened the door & of course, the tiny bit of exposed floor was where the drips went.

ilovepowerhoop Fri 04-Apr-14 09:48:24

I got hair dye on the door once and didnt notice until I moved my head to check the sides - it was a bigger to get off too (it was a foam one and must have flicked it when applying to my hair)

Chuckthefucklebrothers Fri 04-Apr-14 09:54:52

So easy to do isn't it? This is a dye I haven't used before & is a bit runnier than usual (that's my excuse anyway).

Krazy - those carpet cleaners you can hire have all different types of stain removers that go with them - might be a bit late to save your carpet now but may be worth a try? (Or failing that, strategically placed rug??)

Chuckthefucklebrothers Fri 04-Apr-14 09:59:17

Well my hair is a lot less red than the floor was! Still it's an improvement on orange with grey roots what it was smile And now I have bleach marks on my towels...

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