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How do I get permanent black marker off my daughters arms?

tattooShe got hold of a sharpie marker.YAY. :/ Theres so many dots on her arms and hands she looks like a dalmation. I just hope it comes off before Sunday...she has a short sleeved Easter dress :(

 
kimberlyinberea

Asked by kimberlyinberea at 6:39 PM on Apr. 21, 2011 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • actually you can try alcohol. Depending on how long ago she did it it may help it to fade quite a bit. Been there, today even!
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 6:44 PM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • Pretty sure you have to let it wear off.
    Chloesmom1126

    Answer by Chloesmom1126 at 6:40 PM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • Slowly, over a couple of weeks. Sorry!
    SWasson

    Answer by SWasson at 6:43 PM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • Isn't baby oil suppose to help with removal of that kind of stuff? I don't know, if you have some, give it a shot. Come back and let us know?
    hopeandglory53

    Answer by hopeandglory53 at 6:45 PM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • Baby wipes work wonders. They take off a lot of things, try it.
    ItsJustMe1017

    Answer by ItsJustMe1017 at 6:50 PM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • Magic Eraser? Just kidding. I think marker has to wear off over several days.
    meooma

    Answer by meooma at 6:56 PM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • baby oil or rubbing alcohol will help
    zoejains_momma

    Answer by zoejains_momma at 6:58 PM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • Kids will be kids. BOTH of my children managed to give themselves a black eye DAYS before their first birthday's. Ironically they both did it with the help of the bathtub, right in front of me/Daddy.

    Just smile and say you've got a Dalmatian for Easter.
    Rosehawk

    Answer by Rosehawk at 6:58 PM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • Rubbing alcohol. I've did the same thing as a child and this is what my mom used.
    layh41407

    Answer by layh41407 at 7:45 PM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • Rubbing alcohol also takes green sharpie off daddys lcd tv...before he even knows about it. Actually rubbing alcohol takes perm marker off of most anything even clothes.
    daina82

    Answer by daina82 at 7:55 PM on Apr. 21, 2011

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