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Easy Tips To Remove Perfume Stains From Clothes

As it is summer, you spray deodorant and perfume all over your top/shirt. Quite obvious as you won't like to spread the smell of body odour in public! Your perfume can cover your body odour with its aroma for hours. What do you see in the dress next morning? The cloth looks yellow and gets perfume stains. Even the smell of your perfume stinks badly. It is not difficult to remove perfume stains from your clothes. Try these tips to get rid of perfume stains easily!

6 tips to remove perfume stains:

1. The yellow stain is mainly due to the acids in the perfume which turns the fabric yellow.

2. Use a sponge to remove perfume stains from the cloth piece. Damp the sponge in lukewarm water and rub on the stain.

3. You can also wash the stained cloth in lukewarm water. Add liquid detergent and soak the cloth for 15-20 minutes before washing.

4. Soak the cloth in water and baking soda solution for 10-15 minutes. Baking soda is an easy ingredient to get rid of dark perfume stains on clothes. Wash with detergent after soaking the stained cloth in baking soda.

5. Make a paste of ammonia and baking soda. Apply on the stained cloth 8-10 minutes before washing. First try on a small cloth piece and make sure that the paste doesn't harm the fabric.

6. After washing the cloth, use a dryer or let it air dry.

Try these tips to remove perfume stains from your clothes. Apply perfume from a far distance so that the fabric doesn't get strong stain of it. Prefer buying less strong and skin friendly perfumes.

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Story first published: Thursday, March 15, 2012, 16:07 [IST]