I accidently washed and dried a load of laundry with lip balm, how do I get it out of my clothes?
Jessica from Placerville, CA
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By Paula (Guest Post)03/01/2007
I had this happen a couple days ago to my huband's wrinkle-resistant dress shirts and after using Shout 5 times to no improvement, I decided to pour in HOT water 1 box of baking soda, Purex laundry detergent and more Shout and let it soak in the washer overnight. It removed the stains completely from one shirt, lessened the stains on a second one, and didn't work at all on the third one, which was a different fabric/treatment.
His dress pants came out fine after the third washing with just the Shout product used. Good luck as I KNOW this is infuriating.
By Mrs.AnnieS (Guest Post)01/14/2008
I have layered tissue paper over the spot and used a warm iron to remove most of the lipbalm spot and then laundered with Shout. As the balm soaks the paper I keep moving it to fresh areas of the paper.
I am going to try the Dawn with hot water after the initial iron/tissue paper this time.
.....Maybe I should stop keeping lipbalm in my pocket!
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Someone accidently left lip balm in a pocket and it went through the washer and dryer. I now have oil stains on my clothes and can't seem to get them out. Any suggestions?
By Jo Bodey
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