Here's How to Remove Fun Dip from Your Fingers
If you're anything like Chrissy Teigen, not even an upcoming appearance on the Grammy red carpet can deter you from enjoying the simple pleasures of Fun Dip. But as we all know, dyed fingers is the unfortunate price to pay while devouring the candy stick and colored powder concoction.
Since flesh-eating-virus-green skin clashes with diamonds and a designer dress, the supermodel-turned-cookbook author took to Twitter for advice on how to remove the lingering food dye. Responses ranged from the helpful to the downright hilarious, which got us to thinking: How is one truly able to enjoy the delicious, albeit messily interactive snack before a major public event?
After doing some research of our own, we've rounded up seven ideas that should forever enable you to go dip without a care.
Make Fun Dip Fun Again
Dye got you down? Click through for a list of tried-and-true removal tips.
Salt and Lemon Juice
Mix it with salt to create a scrub and say goodbye to green. Just make sure you don't have any paper cuts!
Like coconut oil, alcohol is the solution for many things in life. Be sure to sanitize responsibly.
Nail Polish Remover
We don't know how to feel about putting acetone directly on our skin, but we do know that nail polish remover is strong AF. Plan to have some lotion on hand to cure any dryness or first degree burns.
No word on whether a whitening toothpaste makes more of a difference, but smelling minty fresh all day long is guaranteed.
It promises a streak-free shine, which is suitable for fingers donning ginormous diamonds. My Big Fat Greek Wedding has also taught us that the household cleaner works on almost anything.
Dish Soap and Baking Soda
If all else fails, go with old faithful and get scrubbing. Baking soda's chemical properties can magically scientifically clean a million things and dyed skin happens to be one of them.