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How to Remove Sticky Elastoplast

Updated February 21, 2017

Elastoplast is a company that manufactures plasters (bandages). There are different types of plasters made such as fabric, plastic, waterproof and kids. A plaster is made using a sticky substance so the plaster sticks to the skin and covers the wound. Once the plaster is removed, sticky residue is left behind on the skin. The residue can easily be removed from the skin with just a bit of baby oil.

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  1. Remove the plaster from the skin by pulling it off. Throw the plaster in the garbage can.

  2. Dip a cotton ball in baby oil.

  3. Rub the cotton ball on any residue. Allow the oil to sit on the residue for five minutes.

  4. Wipe the baby oil and plaster residue from the skin using a damp washcloth. Repeat as many times as necessary to remove all sticky residue.

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Things You'll Need

  • Baby oil
  • Cotton ball or swab
  • Wash cloth

About the Author

Kallie Johnson began her writing career in 2009, contributing to various online publications. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She enjoys writing home and garden topics and considers herself an expert on do-it-yourself home improvement topics.

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