So you've decided to use some of your newfound downtime to do repairs around the house and freshen things up. That's great! What's not so great is when you end up with paint on your skin that you just can't get off no matter how hard you scrub.

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If you're looking for a relatively easy and chemical-free way to remove paint from your skin, reach for cooking spray.  That's right- cooking spray or even general cooking oil does an amazing job of getting paint off skin with little effort.

  • Apply a liberal amount of cooking spray or oil to your hands.

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  • Make sure to really work the oil into your skin. As you do, you'll notice the cooking spray/oil take on the color of the paint that's on your skin.

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  • Rinse your hands and apply more oil. If the paint is stubborn, grab an old rag and use it on your skin. You'll want to use a rag you don't care about because the paint color will transfer to it.

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  • After all the paint has come off your skin, wash your hands with soap and water until the oily feeling is gone.

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