TIP TUESDAY: DIY STAIN REMOVALS

 

It happens to everyone, even the CHIC-est of them all! LUCKILY, we’ve got tips to share on how to remove those horrible stains using what you already have.

Remember: Always treat the stain BEFORE laundering. Heat will set a stain so use COLD WATER when treating.

Olive Oil –>Baking Soda

1. Blot the stain for excess oil.

2. Apply baking soda and let set for for 5-10 minutes. The baking soda should turn a brownish color from the soaked up oil.

3. Remove dried baking soda from stain.

4. If stain is heavy, repeat steps and then throw in the wash on cold.

Coffee –> Dishwashing Detergent

1. Squirt clear dishwashing detergent onto the stain and rub gently.

2. Allow detergent to set for approximately 15 minutes.

3. Rinse with cold water.

4. Add 1/3 cup of vinegar to 2/3 cups of water

5. Blot stain with the vinegar/water mixture.

6. Rinse with cold water then throw in the wash on cold.

Red Wine –> Vinegar:

1. Dab the stain with a damp cloth (do not rub stain)

2. Using white vinegar, pour onto a cloth (not the stain itself) and dab at the stain.

3. Let vinegar set for 5-10 minutes and rinse in cold water.

 

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