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­Nail polish is a really frustrating substance to remove once it has stained your clothing or a surface in your house. But if you have a few common household items at hand (like a wet or dry spotter), and know what you're doing, you can usually find a way to work them out.

Stains from fingernail polish require a hands-on approach. For every surface you need to clean, here are some proven stain removal methods to get rid of nail polish for good: