How to remove stains from your favourite garments without dry cleaning?
Dry Cleaning is expensive and laborious and results in the release of much chemicals into the environment.
Here are some quick tips for removing those stains from clothing without having to run to the dry cleaners every time.
Use a tape to remove dry stains i.e dirt, chalk or powder foundation. Place a piece of tape onto the stain and peel it off. Repeat this until the stain is gone.
FOOD: OIL-BASED STAINS:
You can use club soda or soda water to remove an oil-based stain, rinse the stain out from behind the fabric. If the stain is a coffee stain, sprinkle some salt onto it first, and use club soda or soda water to rinse it out. You can also using Baking soda or cornstarch on stain by applying a generous amount over the stain and leave it on for sometime, then just dust it off. The powder will have absorbed the stain.
Try Hairspray to remove blood stains. First rinse it from behind the fabric, then wipe it off with a damp piece of cloth. If the blood stain is old or dry, soak the stain with hydrogen peroxide. Hairspray also works on lipstick, mascara, and other oil-based makeup stains. Simply spray the stain with hairspray and wait 10 minutes. Blot the stain off with a damp cloth.
RED WINE STAINS:
To remove Red wine quickly just pour some salt on it. Wait and relax for 5 minutes, then rinse it.
Lemon or hydrogen peroxide (bleach) to work sweat stains. Simply pour some lemon juice or hydrogen peroxide onto the stain, leave it to dry overnight, then rinse it out the next morning with water. It also works on stubborn juice stains.
Try out these hacks and let us know if it worked for you.