If your need nail polish stain removal from washable fibers such as nylon, linen, cotton, or spandex, then you should begin by scraping the excess nail polish from the surface. You should use acetone on the affected area but test a small area in an inconspicuous place first.
This should be allowed to stand while the nail polish stain removal is taking place. The pad should be kept moist during this process. The stain should be flushed once this is done with a dry-cleaning solvent and allowed to dry.
Here's another video suggesting several ways to remove nail polish stains from carpet.
The video below suggests using hydrogen peroxide, a paste of and water, a stain remover formulated to remove nail polish, or non-acetone based nail polish remover to get out these stains from your carpet.
Although the video suggests using only non-acetone nail polish stain remover, as I explained above I recommend using acetone for .
It is true, however, that acetone can damage or harm your carpet fibers so first do a patch test in an inconspicuous area to make sure it will not harm your carpet before proceeding if you use an acetone based remover.
The same is true, of course, of non-acetone based nail polish remover too, so apply the same precautions with it also.
In the video the man used one of the to help remove the carpet stain.
Carbona Stain Devils are a brand of stain remover that comes in many formulations, each of which is designed to remove a different type or group of stains. It is Stain Devil #1 that is designed to remove nail polish stains, along with gum and glue.
Please note that although the person in the video suggests using this product for carpet, it is designed for washable and dry clean only fabrics. Therefore, use it on a carpet only with caution.
So, those are the tips I've gathered so far for removing nail polish from carpet. I'd love to hear even more suggestions from you though, if you've also found either a product or method that is effective. You can , and I'll add it to the page.