How to Get Gorilla Glue Off Your Hands

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How to Get Gorilla Glue Off Your Hands

Gorilla glue is one of the strongest glues out there, and it is known for that. Because of how strong it is, you wouldn’t want it to get in your hands because it can somewhat make you feel uncomfortable with the rough feeling. Getting gorilla glue off your hands isn’t that hard if you follow the right procedures.

Glue reacts to heat and oil in a negative way if too much is added. The methods I will show you will include using some oil base substance to help loosen the glue off your hands. The method I will show you works all the time so let us get started.

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Below will be a step by step guide of methods I have personally used to get any glue off my hands, even gorilla glue.

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Short Answer To Remove Gorilla Glue From Your Hands:

Immediately pour some rubbing alcohol or nail polish remover on the area of your hands and let it sit for a minute, then wipe it with a cloth or paper towel until it comes off fully. Read below for a more in-depth method of how to get it off your hands.

1. How to Get Gorilla Glue Off Your Hands With Baby Oil

As I have mentioned in the paragraph above, glue reacts negatively when it comes in contact with oil. Any glue needs a dry clean surface to stick, and if baby oil is on your hands, it will not stick to it. Even if the glue is in your hand’s already, the baby oil will get it off.

Step 1. Get a bottle of baby oil or even olive oil and pour a generous amount into the palm of your hand. Rub your hands together for one minute so that the oil can be absorbed faster. Let your hands stay like this for 5 minutes.

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Step 2. Once the 5 minutes are up, you can start to pick the glue off your hands the oil will soften the glue and also the areas that it was sticking to on your hand, which will make it easier to come off. You can even wash your hands while doing this with some warm water, and the glue should come off with a few tries.


2. How to Get Gorilla Glue Off Your Hands With Goo gone

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Goo gone is a well known product that can be used to loosen a lot of things that have glue residue or sticky. Goo gone is similar to use in WD-40 to remove the gorilla glue from your hands, but the goo gone is much stronger and smells less toxic.

Step 1. Take the goo gone bottle and spray some on the area of your hands that has the gorilla glue stick to it. If you didn’t buy the spray version of the bottle, just pour some out on the area.

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Step 2. Let the goo gone sit on your hands for 5-10 minutes so that it can start working on the gorilla glue. Once the time is up, check the glue on your hands to see if it is soft enough to pick or scrape off with your fingers. If it is, you can do so or try to wipe it off with a piece of paper towel or a microfiber cleaning cloth.

Step 3. Your hands might feel a little greasy because of the goo gone, so you will need to wash them off with some dish soap. Dawn dish soap will work the best because it will break down the grease from the goo gone.


3. Using Rubbing Alcohol To Get Glue Off Your Hands

When it comes to rubbing alcohol, you can do so many things with it, including cleaning different areas in your house where bleach can be used. Rubbing alcohol can actually break down the properties that make glue stick together, so this will make it perfect for removing from your hands.

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Step 1. Take the bottle of rubbing alcohol and wet a portion of a microfiber cleaning cloth. This will make it so that you can use the cloth to wipe the glue on your hands without having to pour rubbing alcohol on your hands continuously.

Step 2. Once you wet the cloth, lightly rub the wet part over the glue on your hands until you feel it coming off. This might take some time, so wet the cloth again if it feels like it is getting dry. Do this until your hand is gorilla glue free.


How To Get Gorilla Glue Off Hands: Wet Gorilla Glue 

Getting wet gorilla glue off your hands is the easiest thing to do because it hasn’t dried up as yet. Do so this all you need to do is wash your hands off with warm to hot water, and it will get the glue off your hands.

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How To Prevent Gorilla Glue From Sticking To Hands

Preventing gorilla glue from sticking to your hands is the best thing to do because it will prevent this from happening to you, so follow these methods next time.

. Wear a gloves when you are using gorilla glue or any glue

. Run your hands with olive oil or baby oil so that the glue cannot stick to your hands if it gets onto it.

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Final Thoughts:

Gorilla glue is a strong glue, and you should try to remove it off your hands as soon as it gets on it dries. Gorilla glue drives really fast, and within less than a minute, it can stick to your hands, so follow any of the methods above and remove it from your hands if it is wet or dries it up.

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