Have you ever experienced that gut wrenching feeling you get when you’ve realized that you accidentally spilled something that will undoubtedly leave a stain? And the worst part is no matter how much effort you put trying to remove it, it still doesn’t come off – sometimes we even end up ruining it more than it was. I definitely understand the frustration that you get spending half of your time worrying that you have ruined your favorite shirt and spending half of it trying to remove it. But seriously, removing stains should not take a lot of your time and effort. So, to help you out, I have gathered the best stain removing hacks that will make your life so much easier. Not only are these hacks easy to implement but they are also very budget-friendly.
So, whether you’re trying to save your favorite shirt or if you just want to fix your expensive top, these hacks will certainly help out. Check them out now!
Whether it’s cooking oil or grease from the engine, oils tends to be one of the most difficult stains to remove. Luckily though, there is still a chance to save your clothing but you need to act fast if this happens, quickly grab a piece of chalk – the chalk needs to be white, then be sure to cover all the parts of the stain, use strong strokes working from the center of the stain outward. Then wash as usual.
If you don’t have any white chalks within reach, you can also use baby powder, make sure to cover all parts of the stained area then let it soak up the oil overnight.
Easily remove those white stains surrounding the armpits of your clothes with this trick. If it’s still a fresh stain, the fastest and most effective option is by using dryer sheets. Surprisingly, rubbing those with dryer sheets seems to lift them out really quickly however, for older ones, you can soak it overnight in a solution of 2:1 white vinegar and water, then wash as usual.
White clothes are always the best. It’s often considered as our go-to outfit, since it’s very flexible, you can just pair it with just about anything. Unfortunately, with overtime use, sweat stains starts to show and becomes really difficult to remove. So if this happens, use this trick. Simply squeeze some fresh lemon in water and gently rub the mixture on the stained area. Lemons contain antibacterial and whitening qualities that help reduce yellow stains and odors in clothing. Easy, fast and simple!
Another tricky stain to get rid of. If you have accidentally smudged your lipstick on your favorite top, the fastest and most effective option would be is to quickly wipe the stain away using baby wipes. The alcohol in the wipes will do all the work for you.
However, if you don’t have those available, another trick would be to use a washcloth dipped in rubbing alcohol.
Coffee and tea stains can be difficult to remove especially if you don’t wash the stains immediately. Here’s a trick, to easily remove those coffee stains, simply sprinkle baking soda on the wet stain and rub it all over. Baking soda contains minerals that makes it a great stain remover.
This is one of my most frequent accidents, ink stains can basically happen anywhere. And often times, we think that our ink stained clothes are totally ruined and that there is just no way of saving them. So if this happens, try this trick, create a mixture of 2 part whole milk and 1 part vinegar then let the clothes soak overnight. This mixture will certainly lift out those ink stains, and is totally a lifesaver!
Whether it’s on your work shirt or any other favorite shirt, collar stains can be easily be removed with this simple hack. Simply pour a little shampoo onto the collar – any type of shampoo will do, then rub the collar together then rinse and launder as usual.
Removing those persistent stains from your favorite clothes should not be difficult. Thankfully, there are a lot of hacks that will help us save so much time, money and effort. So try these today and let me know what you think!
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