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Sharpie Marker

Any ideas on how to get it off my toodler's face and my lap top?

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Asked by LoLLiPoPm0m at 11:02 AM on Nov. 27, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • rubbing alcohol works great on sharpie markers. where on your labtop is it though? i dont know that id put rubbing alcohol on my screen.

    Answer by Jaxsmommy09 at 11:04 AM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • My son wrote all over his hands with a sharpie and scrubbing him with baby wipes took it off. not sure about the lap top.


    Answer by Shines3 at 11:04 AM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • Trace over it with a highlighter then wipe it away. I'm referring to the laptop not your LO's face.

    Answer by sweetpea1217 at 11:06 AM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • baby wipes, warm soapy washcloth in the bathtub. it isn't that hard to get off skin. as for the computer, live and learn - i have never attempted to remove my own marker mistakes from mine.

    Answer by annanonnymommy at 11:08 AM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • Rubbing alcohol isn't going to hurt your screen. It's actually ideal for cleaning LCD displays because it evaporates so quickly.
    The chemicals in sharpies are non-polar. Anything water based is polar, so it's not going to be effective. Acetone, however, is also very polar. Acetone-based nail polish remover will remove sharpie from almost everything. You won't even have to scrub - the acetone will just melt it off.

    Answer by Jenny-talia at 11:18 AM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • acetone is non-polar. that's what i meant.

    Answer by Jenny-talia at 11:18 AM on Nov. 27, 2010

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