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How do you remove lipstick from clothes?

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To remove lipstick from clothes, scrape away any lipstick on the surface, lay the item on a paper towel with the stain facing down, dab a stain remover on the back of the stain and use a paper towel to apply pressure to the stain. Repeat this process until the stain is removed.

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  1. Scrape the lipstick

    Remove any excess lipstick by scraping it off the clothing with a butter knife. Do not rub it in.

  2. Lay the item on a paper towel

    Place the clothing item on a clean paper towel with the stain facing down.

  3. Apply a stain remover

    Use a clean paper towel to dab a stain remover on the back of the stain.

  4. Put pressure on the stain

    Place a second clean paper towel over the stain remover, and press down on the back of the stain. Repeat this process with new paper towels until the stain is removed.

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