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Sweat stains are super common, but also very hard to remove.
But, if you’re embarrassed by those yellow pit stains on your white T-shirt, worry not! I have a simple sweat stain solution that you can make at home.
Just mix together a solution of one-third dish soap and two-thirds hydrogen peroxide.
Apply the solution to the stain, scrub with a dash of baking soda, and leave for two hours. Then, run the treated clothing through the washer and dryer (or leave to air dry, if needed).
That’s all it takes to get rid of those tricky sweat stains once and for all!
Lipstick is fun to wear and quite beautiful, but not on your clothes!
If a lipstick stain is making you blush, you need to check out my make-at-home stain solution.
Rubbing alcohol is all you need to remove lipstick from clothing. Just take a cloth or rag and wet it with the alcohol.
Gently apply it to the stain and use a blotting motion.
Then, rinse the alcohol out of the fabric using cold water and wash the clothing as you normally would.
What’s the best DIY solution to remove nail polish stains?
Nail polish remover, of course!
Acetone is used to remove dry nail polish from your nails, and it can be used as a stain remover as well.
When using acetone to remove a nail polish stain, be sure to turn the shirt or pants inside out first.
Use a rag dampened with acetone to blot the stain until the nail polish starts to come out. Rinse the fabric with cold water, repeat the process using a new rag if needed, and launder the article of clothing as usual.
Red wine is a dreaded stain in clothes.
But, I have good news.
With just a bit of baking soda and scrubbing, you can get rid of red wine stains for good.
Before applying baking soda to the stain, blot it with a wet cloth to get out as much of the wine as possible. Then, put a dash of baking soda onto the stain and leave it for about three minutes.
Blot the stain again and watch as the baking soda lifts wine from the fabric!
If you’re a coffee addict like me, you know how frustrating coffee stains can be!
Thankfully, I have an at-home remedy that will remove this type of stain like a charm.
Simply combine equal amounts of white vinegar and dish soap to form a solution. Gently rub it into the stain, lightly scrubbing with a laundry brush if needed.
Once the stain is lifted, rinse out the solution with cold water and run the garment through the laundry.
Voila! The coffee stain is no more.
Accidents and injuries happen, it’s just a fact of life.
So, if you find yourself with a blood stain to remove, break out the baking soda!
It’s an easy DIY stain remover for dried blood.
First, rinse the stain with cold water to get out as much blood as you can. Then, create a solution of one-third baking soda and two-thirds cold water.
Apply the solution to your stain and let it sit for about an hour.
Just rinse out the baking soda solution and see the blood stain disappear.
Ink From A Pen
If you find an ink stain in your favorite outfit, there’s no reason to fret.
Rubbing alcohol is a super easy stain remover that you can use to get that stain out ASAP.
Start by pouring a small amount of rubbing alcohol onto the stain. Then, take a clean rag and blog at or gently rub at the ink stain until it begins to lift from the fabric.
Wash the clothing in cold water and repeat until no ink remains.
Ketchup and Other Tomato-Based Substances
Everyone, but especially busy moms, will understand the struggle of removing ketchup stains.
Luckily, a simple at-home hack exists to remove set-in stains from ketchup and other tomato-based substances.
To get out your most stubborn tomato stains, simply grab a bottle of dishwasher detergent. Dampen the stain with cold water, then pour on a bit of the detergent and scrub gently.
If you’re having any trouble getting the tomato out, work at the stain with an ice cube or a rag wet with white vinegar.
You’re not going to believe how easy it is to remove a tough grease stain with one at-home solution: Hairspray!
Whip out a can of this beloved hair product the next time you’re stuck with a tough grease or oil stain.
All you have to do is spray the stain with hairspray, gently rinse, then launder as usual.
The grease stain will be gone and your clothes will be wearable once more!