Clothes - Common Stain Removal

Eventually, stains find their way onto just about every item of clothing. Learn how to rescue your favorite sweater from ruin. Remember to always test a small area first (if possible) to make sure it doesnīt cause even worse harm to the fabric.

Blood
Tend to the injury first of course! If you can then get to the stain before itīs dry, you should be able to get it out with cold, salted water. If you canīt get to it until itīs dry, get a diaper wash forumla from the store and use that to wash it.

Fruit Juice
Be sure to work on these when theyīre still wet. Just blot with lukewarm water.

Ink
All inks are different of course. Most can be broken up by alcohol, though. Take some rubbing alcohol and blot carefully at the stain.

Lipstick
Donīt use water! Instead, soak a paper towel in vegetable oil and let it sit on the stain for about 10 minutes. Then blot the stain out.

Wine
You need to hit wine stains while they are still wet. Simply blot with warm water and they should come out.


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