Nail Polish Remover Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Exploding Pens In The Washer Are No Longer An Issue

Exploding Pens In The Washer Are No Longer An Issue
Soeren Stache/picture alliance via Getty Images
Soeren Stache/picture alliance via Getty Images

If you’ve ever left a pen in a pants pocket or even the breast pocket of a shirt before tossing it into the wash, then you know the following mess is horrible: an exploded pen’s ink covering the surface of the washer drum.

Thankfully, there is an easy way to remove the annoying stain before tossing the clothing into the laundry — nail polish remover. Take a washcloth, soak it with some nail polish remover, and then show that stain who’s boss.