At some point in just about everyone’s life, you’ll find that you have to deal with a magic marker stain. Most of the time, the magic marker stain is on clothing, and when you stain a favorite piece of clothing, it can feel like a disaster. However, not all hope is lost. With some of these tips for getting a magic marker stain out, you might just be able to save your favorite clothes from a permanent stain.
One of the most popular methods for removing magic marker on the clothes is to use hair-spray. Spray the affected area until it is wet and then rinse under cold water. If you catch the mark fast enough, you might be able to remove it in this simple fashion. You can repeat to remove more of the ink from the garment until the stain is gone.
You can also try rubbing alcohol to remove the magic marker. Use a clean cloth to dab the affected area with the rubbing alcohol. Keep adding the rubbing alcohol to the site until it is wet and then let it sit for about half an hour. You can also use nail polish remover if you do not have any rubbing alcohol at the house. It works in much the same way to remove magic marker as it works to chemically break down the ink and dilute it.
You might have to try these methods several times on the same garment to remove the stain entirely. Keep in mind that the magic marker is supposed to be permanent. Even with the best tips in the world for removing a stain, there is always a chance that it won’t all come out. Still, with these tips you have a fighting chance!