The Ultimate Guide To Sweat Stain Removal

The ultimate guide to sweat stain removal

Remove sweat stains by using vinegar

Using vinegar
Did you recently get a sweat stain that is not very bad but visible? Then easily remove the starting sweat stain by using vinegar. The easy thing about using vinegar is that it can probably be found in everyone’s household. In addition, the advantage of using vinegar is that the unpleasant smell of the sweat stain is also reduced/removed. How to use the vinegar? Put the shirt in a bucket or bin and pour 1 glass (250 milliliter) over the sweat stain. Let it soak in for a couple of hours. Then rinse the piece of clothing out well with soap and water so that the vinegar is out of the shirt and the stain is rinsed away. If you have a dark or colored piece of clothing where the sweat stain needs to be removed, use white vinegar.

The sun has a bleaching effect on clothing

Free (natural) method: the sun
Do you only want to use a natural method? Then you could use the help of the sun. Make use of this especially when it comes to a white piece of clothing. The sun has a bleaching effect on clothing so you can remove the stains naturally. The stains on, for example, your t-shirt will be a lot lighter or completely removed after a day in the sun. Afterwards, just wash your piece of clothing in a normal way for the smell.

Remove sweat stains by using aspirins

Use aspirins
Nowadays, the aspirin is indispensable in every medicine cabinet. The aspirin is mainly known to reduce headaches and other pains. But nothing could be further from the truth, because aspirin can also be used as a beauty and cleaning product. Remove sweat stains is one of them. The salicylic acid in the aspirin will remove the stain because it penetrates deep into the fabric without damaging the fabric. Take 4 to 5 aspirins and crush them with a spoon. Don’t forget to add a little bit of water. Spread the aspirin paste on the stain and let it soak in. Once it is absorbed you can rinse it out and put the shirt in the washing machine. It will surprise you how well this works.

Lemon juice is a good tool to get rid of sweat stains

Use Lemon juice
Lemon juice is a good tool to use when you have sweat stains on a white piece of clothing. Squeeze the juice of a lemon and add an equal amount of water to the juice. Then spread it on the spot and you could brush it clean with for example an old toothbrush. After cleaning it is wise to let the shirt dry in the sun. The combination of the lemon juice and the sun will make sure that the spot fades. After that it is always good to put your shirt back in the washing machine.

Get a fresh shirt with the use of baking soda

Baking Soda
If you have sweat stains that have just appeared, there is an easy way to quickly remove the stain. This is by using baking soda. A lot of people already have this in the house, so you generally don’t have to go to the store for it. Use some scoops of baking soda and you’ll start making some kind of paste from water and baking soda. Apply the resulting paste to the place and let it soak in for about 2-3 hours. After it has been absorbed you can put your piece of clothing in the washing machine and the stain will be gone after the wash.

You could also use ammonia to remove sweat stains

You could also use ammonia to remove sweat stains, if you have this in the house. Mix a little ammonia with a glass of water and spread it on the sweat stain. Don’t do this with bare hands but make sure you spread it on a washcloth and then rub the shirt with the washcloth. Let the ammonia soak for an hour and then put your shirt in the washing machine. The disadvantage of ammonia is that it doesn’t smell good and it’s not healthy to breathe it in. If you are going to use it this way, make sure there is a window open for fresh air, or do it outside. Attention: do not mix the ammonia with other cleaning products, the gases you can inhale are bad for your health.