An oil, tomato, wine or ink stain. On many occasions we get overwhelmed when we have stained one of our favorite garments with this type of product since removing those stains, sometimes, is not very easy. To do this, we usually test a multitude of chemical products that, in addition to not being very good for the environment, can damage our clothes and even our skin.
Therefore, below, we are going to give you some ideas of natural products to help us fight against those spots. Most of them surely you have them at home and, in addition, they are very cheap.
- Milk: the first ingredient we are going to start with is milk. It is a product widely used in household cleaning, especially to remove ink stains from clothes. In addition, we can use it to shine plants.
- Talcum powder: This product is very effective in removing oil and sauce stains. Our advice is that you use it on those suede garments, footwear or accessories, since, in addition to cleaning this type of stains very well due to its absorbent power, its delicacy protects the suede. Ideally, leave it current for at least two hours.
- Vinegar: It is one of the star products of home cleaning along with bicarbonate. This product is ideal for removing blood and oil stains.
- Lemon: This food, in addition to serving to disinfect, will help us to eliminate the yellowish color of the clothes.
- White wine: It will help us to remove red wine stains from clothes.
- Beer: This drink is great for removing grease stains.
- Baking soda: It will help us to make white clothes shiny and to remove oil stains. To do this, we will make a paste of baking soda with water and cover the stain. After a few minutes, we can wash the garment as usual.
- Dishwashing detergent: This type of product is very effective in removing grease stains. Its use is especially recommended on colored garments.
- Alcohol: It should be the last option to remove oil stains, as very delicate garments could damage them.
Beyond all these tricks, our main advice is that you act as soon as possible against stains. Clean them when they are still wet since, if we let them dry, it will be more difficult to remove them.
However, for those impossible stains that need very specific treatments, such as dry cleaning, it is best to go to a dry cleaner so that the professionals can take care of it.