How To Clean Resin Cups

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Cleaning resin cups can be a daunting task, but it’s important to keep them clean to look their best and function properly.

This guide will walk you through cleaning your resin cups, which starts by wiping down the outside with a damp cloth.

Use a cleanser if necessary, but be careful not to use too much as this could cause the material to become sticky or streaky.

Rinse thoroughly with warm water before drying off completely and storing it in its designated place.

What You’ll Need

All you need is a clean, damp cloth and a mild soap or cleanser to wash the front of your resin cup. Before using a cleanser:

  1. Be sure that it is non-abrasive and won’t cause damage to the plastic.
  2. If you’re not sure, try applying a small amount to an inconspicuous spot on the exterior of your resin cup first.
  3. If no damage appears, proceed as usual with washing your resin cup.

How To Clean Resin Cups

Step One:

  1. Wet The Outside Of The Cup First, use a clean sponge or rag to wet down the outside of the cup, being careful not to soak it completely.
  2. Squirt a small amount of soap onto the damp area and use your sponge or rag to scrub the soap in a circular motion.
  3. Be careful not to apply too much pressure, as this can damage your resin cup and cause it to leak.
  4. Rinse and repeat if necessary.

Step Two: 

Clean The Inside Of The Cup Now, flip your resin cup over so that you can clean the inside of the cup. Wet the inside, so it’s damp, adding a small amount of soap if desired.

Scrub again with a sponge or rag in circles for 1-2 minutes until all visible dirt is gone from both sides of the cup. Once finished, rinse well with water before setting it on a flat surface to dry completely.

You should avoid drying cups directly on a towel or other fabric because tiny fibers may get stuck in the cup and damage it, causing it to leak.

Step Three:

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  1. Dry And Store When your resin cups are clean and dry, you can either store them or use them again.
  2. Store your resin cups in their designated spot so they’ll be ready for future use. If you’re planning to reuse them, check with your material supplier to determine how long they need to sit after washing before you can use again.
  3. Make sure that you don’t leave any soap residue behind-this could cause issues when using the cup later on.

What Is Resin, And How Does It Differ From Other Materials?

Resin is a plastic material used to create many products, such as garden furniture, tool handles, and lighters. People often use it as an alternative to glass because it’s shatterproof and doesn’t need polishing. For artists, they can use resin for making charms, figurines, and jewelry with a polished appearance similar to glass.

Tips For Cleaning Resin Cups

Cleaning resin cups is not the same as cleaning porcelain figurines. Please avoid the use of strong chemicals because they could damage the material.

Never pour resin down your drain because it could end up contaminating the local soil and water. If you want to get rid of any leftover product, find a facility that can dispose of it properly or seek guidance from your local waste management office.

Do not share resin cups with others as they carry invisible bacteria.

Always let your cup dry before storing it in its designated place, as this will prevent accidents from happening. 

Brush down damp or dirty areas with a soft toothbrush until they come loose and dispose of them properly afterward.

Rinse thoroughly with lukewarm water after using a mild soap. To dry, set on a paper towel or leave out in an open space.

Let the product completely dry and store it in its designated area once the surface is clean and free from moisture. 

Why Is Time Spent On Cleaning Resin Cups?

Cleaning resin cups help keep them looking their best and prevents dirt from building up. It also ensures that any residues from previous uses will not contaminate your piece of art. Though most people want to use professional-looking materials – after all, you wouldn’t want the result of your hard work ruined by dust and other debris.

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What Should I Do If The Outside Of My Resin Cup Is Dirty?

If you have covered the outside of your cup in the dirt, wipe it down with a damp cloth. Use lukewarm water and mild soap (such as dishwashing liquid) for this task. Ensure to rinse thoroughly before drying and storing it in its designated space. 

Do I Need To Clean The Inside Of My Resin Cup?

You don’t need to clean the inside of your resin cups. The plastic material holds liquid, and it takes care not to soak up any unwanted residues from previous uses. Similar to resin molds, it is important never to use chemical solvents or harsh cleaners on anything that has come into contact with the product.

What Should I Do If There’s Dirt In Between Layers Of Resin?

If you notice some grime between two layers, brush gently with a soft toothbrush until it comes loose and set it aside for proper disposal later on. You can also put on disposable gloves before doing this task and protect the area you are working in by covering it with paper towels or a drop cloth.

How Do I Store My Resin Cup?

Always make sure your cups are dry before storage. Set them on a paper towel in an open space for faster drying if you need to. Store it in its designated place after the surface is completely dry and free from any moisture.

What Should I Do If The Inside Of My Cup Is Sticky? 

If you notice your cup has become sticky, clean it with a mild degreaser before using soap and water. These cleaners are available from hardware stores and you can add them to warm water for this task. Remember not to let cleaning solvents enter the resin, as they could make it become soft or even melt it.


If you don’t clean your resin cups, they won’t look or work as well as they should. Fortunately, it’s a simple process that only a few minutes and requires minimal supplies.

When cleaning your resin cup, remember to start with wetting the outside and then moving to the inside before drying it completely; this will ensure maximum longevity for your cup.

Afterward, store it or reuse it depending on what you need or prefer. By taking care of your resin cup like this, you’ll prevent any dirt from building up over time and can keep them looking their best for years to come.