Removing ChapStick stains from clothing involves scraping away any excess lip balm remaining on the cloth, treating the fabric with a prewash stain remover and washing as usual. Avoiding machine drying the garment until the stain is gone prevents heat setting the stain. If the stain remains after air drying, repeat the prewash treatment and wash cycle until it is gone.Continue Reading
Good Housekeeping also suggests blotting any stain remaining after the first laundering of the garment, using a dry cleaning solution and white cloth. They recommend continuing to blot with dry portions of the cloth until the stain disappears.
About.com suggests using WD-40 to dissolve the stain and dishwashing detergent to remove the oily stain left by the WD-40. They recommend placing a folded, color free paper towel behind the stained portion, spraying the solvent onto a clean white cloth and dabbing the stain from the front and back. Rubbing dishwashing liquid into the stain loosens it so the paper towel absorbs it. Once the stain disappears, laundering the garment according to the label directions should remove any remaining traces.
Garments with a "Dry Clean Only" label require the services of a professional dry cleaner. Pointing out the stain before cleaning allows the dry cleaning specialist to pretreat before dry cleaning, improving the chances the stain is removed.Learn more about Stain Removal
Remove coffee stains from linen or cotton fabric by blotting the excess liquid, pretreating with a laundry stain remover, rinsing with water, applying rubbing alcohol and rinsing again. Allow the stain to air dry, and check for remaining residue. Once the stain is gone, launder normally.Full Answer >
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One way to remove rust stains from clothing is to thoroughly saturate the rust stain with mild dish soap and water, then blot the rust away with a clean white cloth. Remove any additional rust stains with a mild mixture of ammonia and water.Full Answer >
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