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Hair Dye on Clothing

How can I remove hair color stains from clothing?

By Tracy from Fort Scott, KS

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March 18, 20070 found this helpful

I often get hair dye on my counter, tub and skin! The dye I use stains worse (but less toxic). I love funky hair colors.

The best cure I have found is LAVA soap! It is found at hardware stores, usually for cleaning up after working on your vehicle. Buy the LAVA bar soap (red paper), it works up a lather or use the bar directly for extra abrasion. It may not work for natural hair color dye, or clothes...but if it is safe enough to use on my skin I don't see how it could ruin your clothes.

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October 29, 20090 found this helpful

Spray it immediately with hair spray and then treat with Dawn dish liquid or Lava soap.

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October 27, 20090 found this helpful

I need to know how to remove hair dye from clothing. Could someone please help me?

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Hair Dye on Clothing

This happened to me once. I got the dye out by soaking the shirt in a mixture of hot water and equal parts powdered Cascade dishwasher detergent, and powdered Clorox 2. (03/18/2007)

By teddygirl

Hair Dye on Clothing

I often get hair dye on my counter, tub and skin. The dye I use stains worse (but less toxic). I love funky hair colors.
The best cure I have found is LAVA soap. It is found at hardware stores, usually for cleaning up after working on your vehicle. Buy the LAVA bar soap (red paper), it works up a lather, or use the bar directly for extra abrasion. It may not work for natural hair color dye or clothes, but if it is safe enough to use on my skin I don't see how it could ruin your clothes. (03/18/2007)

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