It hurts when your favourite dress gets stained, specially when the stain seems stubborn.
However, some simple stain removing methods can be tried at home to regain the spotless look on clothes.
Here's a stain removal guide to help you bid adieu to those nasty spots.
Soak the stained area for about 15 minutes in a solution of warm water and half a teaspoon of detergent powder. Rinse it with water. Rub lightly after applying some alcohol before rinsing it again. Then, dry it in open.
Use hydrogen peroxide to remove blood stains from clothes. However, do a patch test on the fabric before using it for stain removal.
Anti-static wipes are ideal in removing deodorant stains from clothes.
Scrap off the extra remains with the help of an old toothbrush. After this, use a dry spotter on the stain and cover it with an absorbent pad. Leave it for a while to let the stain be soaked into the pad. Wash it and use an effective dry cleaning solvent to remove any residue.
Vinegar is considered effective for removing grass stain.
Treat the stain with a pre-treater or a good stain remover. After this, make a solution with detergent powder and water and rub the area lightly. Go for a normal wash.
Rub a few drops of eucalyptus oil on the stained area and see the grease vanish.
You can put the cloth in the freezer or rub ice cubes on the gum to harden it. When it's hard enough, use a butter knife to scrap the gum gently out of the cloth.
For fresh ink stains, soak it in milk to see the ink dissolve. For old ink stain that doesn't go, spray the area well with a hairspray and then wash it normally.
Use a soft white cloth to dab the stain with denatured alcohol. Then, treat it with a good quality detergent. Use a stain stick if the lipstick mark has seeped in.
Use white chalk to absorb the oil stains from clothes.
Salt, the most common ingredient found in kitchens, absorbs red wine stains well.
Prepare a solution with one part of salt and two parts of lemon juice. Dab the stain with this solution and leave it in the sun for two to three hours. Now, wash it normally for a spotless finish.
Soak the stained cloth in a solution made from peroxide, baking soda, and water in the ratio of 1:1:1. Leave it for 30 minutes before rubbing it softly with an old toothbrush to get rid of any residue. Wash and rinse to see the stain gone.