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How to Remove Makeup Stains

How to Get Makeup Stains Out of Practically Anything

How to Remove Makeup Stains

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You might already know to use a cotton swab dipped in makeup remover to clean up makeup errors and smears on your face. But what do you do if a spill has gotten on your favorite shirt, the carpet, or the bathroom tiles? Don't panic — we're here to save the day with solutions for remedying a variety of makeup messes including lipstick-stained collars, self-tanners gone awry, and foundation splattered across the floor.

In all cases, make sure to treat the stain immediately and don't throw the item in the dryer. The heat could set the stain and make it much more difficult to remove.

— Additional reporting by Jessica Cruel
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