How to Get Bleach Off Hands

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How to Get Bleach Off Hands

Bleach on my hands is one of the worse things that can happen to me because concentrated bleach damages the skin on my hands. Just washing off the bleach off your hands isn’t good enough because it will leave the bleach smell. Getting bleach off your hands immediately as soon as it gets on it should be the first thing that comes to your mind.

Getting bleach on your hands can be prevented in the first place, though, and you should take the precautions that I will also show you so that you can prevent getting the smell of bleach and the bleach on your hands itself. So let us begin with those step by step methods.

Can Bleach Damage Your Hands?

The short answer is yes! Bleach is a toxic chemical that is very acidic and should never be on your hands or get into your body. It’s ok to be on your hands for a few seconds, but you should wash it off immediately.

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The Method to Get Bleach Off Your Hands:

The methods below are personal methods that I had used when I got bleach on my hands to remove the bleach and the smell of the bleach all together.

1. Using Warm Water An Dish Soap To Get Bleach Off Hands

A method similar to this should be the first thing that comes to your mind, but you might have used cold water. Warm water helps to break down the bleach so that it can be washed off your hands easily if the bleach isn’t on your hands for too long. When using this method, use the dish soap that you have in your kitchen.

Start by washing off the majority of the bleach off your hands underneath the kitchen or bathroom faucet for a minute or two with just warm water. Pour a generous amount of soap into your hands and rub it together for another minute.

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Now place your hands underneath the faucet and turn the water on to a temperature that’s hot to where you can tolerate it, and wash your hands off. Use a piece of paper towel to wipe your hands clean.

 

2. How to Get Bleach Off Hands With Rubbing Alcohol

rubbing alcohol on countertop

Using rubbing alcohol to get bleach off your hands is another amazing method that you can use immediately as you see the beach on your hands. When using the rubbing alcohol, you can either pour some of it on your hands or spray some if it’s all already in a spray bottle, let it sit on your hands for a few minutes to soak in properly and neutralize the bleach.

Once you are satisfied that it is soaked in properly, you know I can wash your hands off with some cold water on the knee, the kitchen faucet, our bathroom faucet. Simple dryer hands off with a piece of paper, towel, or microfiber cloth, and your hands should be bleach free.

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3. How to Get Bleach Off Hands With Hydrogen Peroxide

Hydrogen peroxide is similar to use in rubbing alcohol. All you need to do to use hydrogen peroxide is to pour some on your hands, rub it in for a minute or two and then wash your hands off properly with warm or cold water. This might take a few tries, but if you continue to do it, you will eventually get the bleach off your hands and the smell of the bleach as well.

 

4. Using Hand Sanitizer To Remove Bleach From Your Hands

using hand sanitizer to get the bleach off your hands is a quick method you can use to prevent the bleach from damaging your skin if you’re not able to wash off the beach properly. to use this method, you need to wash your hands off with some water to get the majority of the bleach off and then pour a generous amount of hand sanitizer on your hands.

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Once the hand sanitizer is on your hands for a few minutes, just leave it on some more than wipe your hands off properly, and your hands should be clean. Use this method if you’re in public and you think you have got bleach on your hands a hand sanitizer should be in most public bathrooms in your bag, so use that one.

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Final Thoughts:

As mentioned in the first paragraph that you should immediately try to wash the beach off your hands, even with some water. This will be much better than leaving it on your hands to dry, but if you have access to some of the liquids above, use them to take the beach off your hands fully, I will also list some articles relating to bleach, including one that’s dedicated to getting the smell off bleach off your hands with over 7 different methods.

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