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Dye from Dress Transferred to Tights

I wore a red dress with new tights and that dress has not been worn for awhile and when I took off my clothes my tights and bra were pink. How do I get it out DIY?

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December 23, 20161 found this helpful

If you soak the items in hot water and an oxygen-based cleaner, the stain should come clean. Then wash as usual.

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December 28, 20160 found this helpful

I would wash in cool or warm water and add some oxyclean to the laundry soap. Don't dry in the dryer, as heat sets color.

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December 29, 20160 found this helpful

Oh dear, one dress no longer useful....I don't understand how the colour could have transferred to tights, but it should be easily enough removable. First see how much comes out in an ordinary soak wash. Then if any remains it won't need so much drastic action, just a quick soak in oxygen bleach. Good luck!

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