Clean Pen Marks Off Your Hands with a Teabag

Clean Pen Marks Off Your Hands with a Teabag

Whether you’ve got ink blots on your hands from working too hard or snagging that cutie’s number at the concert last night, there’s a better way to scrub it off than plain old soap and water. Use a cool teabag instead like my friend James in the video above. For more urawaza, see my previously posted five secret Japanese tricks to make life better.


  • This cure for ink is brilliant! 5 mls of black epson ink had spilled on my desk and hands and I thought I was stuck with black hands for weeks! Tried Solvol soap, metho, nail polish remover … I was desperate. Thank goodness for Google, the tea bags worked instantly! And yes, I let my tea bag cool first! I am a coffee drinker – now I know there is a use for tea bags after all! Thank you thank you thank you!

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