nail polish remover is designed to strip off paint color, what else do you think it does?
In this case, the paint finish of the AirPods mesh stripped off from the chemicals.
Can you clean AirPods with acetone?
You never should have used acetone to clean them. It is a strong solvent and you are lucky it didn’t dissolve them. The acetone probably stripped the final finish off of them and there is no way to restore it, sorry. How to clean your AirPods and keep them clean!
What can I use to clean my AirPods?
Clean your AirPods and AirPods Pro
- Wipe them clean with a cloth slightly dampened with fresh water and dry with a soft, dry, lint-free cloth.
- Allow them to completely dry before placing in the charging case.
- Do not attempt to use them until they are completely dry.
How do I make my AirPods shine again?
Step 2: Use alcohol and cotton to clean the AirPods/charging case. Repeat Step 1 if scratch marks remained. Step 3: To turn the sanded matte surface to a shiny surface, follow the next step. Step 4: Wet the surface with cotton and water, use P3000 sandpaper to gently polish the surface.