Stain Removal: Tips to Remove Stains From Clothes


1) Oil Stain Removal

The normal washing program cannot remove oil stains. Use one of the following methods to remove oil stains:

Dishwashing liquid: Apply dishwashing liquid to the stain and let it absorb for a while.

Talcum powder: Wet the stain and sprinkle talcum powder on it. Leave it to soak and wash.

Lemon juice and salt: Pour a little lemon juice on the stain and sprinkle a good amount of salt on top to absorb it. Wipe off the salt from the garment.

2) Sweat Stain Removal

Light garments, in particular, usually get yellow stains over time. Try the following:

Rinse-Aid: Spray the rinse aid on the stain and let it absorb.

Vinegar: Dab or spray white vinegar on yellow stains.

Dishwasher tablets: Dishwasher tablets in the washing machine can easily wash away yellow sweat stains on clothes.

3) Remove Blood Stains From Clothing

Bloodstains are tough to remove from clothing. The way to remove them depends on how old the stain is.

Removing fresh blood stains from clothing → Soak the garment in cold water as soon as possible. The stain will dissolve in the cold water overnight.

Removing old blood stains on clothes → Mix a tablespoon of salt in a bowl of cold water; after soaking for a day, wash the clothes with the normal program.

How to Remove Blood Stains — How to Get Blood Stains Out of Fabric
Blood Stains

4) Removing Red Sauce Stains

Eating spaghetti bolognese or red curry can also cause red stains on your beautiful blouse, but here’s what you can do to get rid of them:

Milk soap or dish detergent: Lubricate the stain with one of these substances and let it absorb.

Biotex: Soak clothing with red sauce stains overnight in a tub of Biotex.

5) Removing Mud Stains

The following steps can be used to remove mud from your clothes.

-Do not put muddy clothes directly into the washing machine. It may cause clogging of the filter.
-Allow the mud stains to dry.
-Remove sand from the clothes.
-Apply a small amount of dishwashing detergent to the muddy area and use a toothbrush (or other small brush) to make circular motions gently.

To properly remove the mud, soak the clothes in warm water with a small amount of Biotex or detergent for several hours. After the soaking time is over, use a wet toothbrush to brush off any remaining mud. Again, it is essential to move the fabric before removing the mud stains gently.
Wash the garment according to the washing instructions.

5) Removing Red Wine Stains

Red wine stains are not easy to remove, but the following tips will go a long way.

White Wine: Pour a little white wine on the red wine stain and then wipe it off.

Salt: Dry the stain and sprinkle salt on it. This will absorb the wine. Let the salt dry before you put it in the washing machine.

Glace: Spray the glace on the clothing to absorb it.


 Red Wine Stain
Red Wine Stain

6) Removing Toothpaste From Clothing

Toothpaste stains are harmless. A quick brush with cold water and they disappear like snow in the sun. Until the stain dries up, then the white stain remains. What to do?

Iron: Iron over the stain. The toothpaste stain should become less noticeable.

Warm water: Instead of cold water, use a bucket of warm water to soak the stain.

Green liquid soap: This is especially useful for old toothpaste stains. Pour a small amount of green soap over the stain, rub gently and let it sit for 30 minutes. Then wash with your normal program.

7) Getting Rid of Sunscreen Stains

With summer days comes the sunscreen stains. Here’s how to get rid of them.

Green Soap: Use green soap and lukewarm water to lubricate the stain so that the soap becomes liquid. Let it sit for a few hours, and then rub the stain with your fingers. Then wash according to the instructions to completely remove the yellow stain from your clothes.

Benzene: Put a small amount of benzene on a cotton ball and apply it to the sunburn stain. The stain will fade considerably and, in most cases, disappear. Then wash the clothes according to the instructions.

Do you have a brown stain on your clothes instead of a yellow stain? Then you probably have a self-tanning agent in your sunscreen. Everyday products cannot remove these self-tanning stains. To remove such stains, purchase a special stain remover.

Do you have other tips when it comes to removing stains from clothes? Share it with us in the comments below!

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