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Does anyone know of any good ideas on how to get black (pen) ink out of khaki pants? Thank you!

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June 14, 20040 found this helpful

You can scrub the stain with toothpaste.

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June 14, 20040 found this helpful

Hairspray can remove ink stains.

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June 15, 20040 found this helpful

I don't remember what it's called but in the laundry detergent isle, look for very small yellow bottles with cleaners for different things such as gum, ink, oil etc. They only cost a couple of dollars but I swear by them.

Also, hairspray works well for ink.

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June 15, 20040 found this helpful

If you will spray the ink with cheap hairspray and make sure to let it dry before washing, it should come right out.

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September 14, 20040 found this helpful

If you have a whole pen concentrated in one spot, like i did, it will run, so be careful!!!!!

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May 19, 20050 found this helpful

I've tried the ERA and hairspray. Any other ideas?

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May 20, 20060 found this helpful

DO NOT scrub the spot if you do the stain will spread! use hairspray!!!

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September 17, 20060 found this helpful

I had my husbands khakis let out in the seat and I cannot get the crease out where the seams were. They are "no wrinke" pants. Any ideas?

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May 29, 20070 found this helpful

What if I already washed my pants without realizing the ink is there, will hair spray still work or the toothpaste?

Thanks.

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September 20, 20070 found this helpful

Wow, the hairspray trick is almost like magic. It basically disappears in areas where the ink is light, and with a little rubbing it disappears in the dark spots too! Thanks

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June 18, 20080 found this helpful

I just had kakhis go through the wash with a blue "liquid gel" pen, ended up with stains everywhere. Rubbing alcohol helped but didn't remove the stains (and would have taken forever). Soap and hairspray had little or no effect.

However, washing the pants with 3/4 cup bleach got rid of almost all the stains! Note that this may not have worked if they had been through the dryer.

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June 19, 20080 found this helpful

I am at work and just got a small line of purple ink on my brand new Khaki pants! I still have 7 hours of work! Will the stain set before I can get home and wash put hairspray on it?

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November 12, 20080 found this helpful

I washed my husbands tan khakis. He just bought them, and it's hard to get him to buy any new clothes. Well I washed them with my daughter's skirt that I thought had been washed enough times, but apparently not. I threw all the clothes in the dryer, when I was folding them I realized there is blue all over them. Is there any way to get this blue off?

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