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Removing Carmex Stains from Clothing

A container of Carmex.
Carmex can leave any oily looking stain if it accidentally gets on your clothing. This is a guide about removing Carmex stains from clothing.
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February 12, 2008

My son left his tube of Carmex in his jeans pocket and ruined a load of his clothes. Most hit were the t-shirts, some of which he didn't want to trash yet. Any ideas to get this kind of grease stain out? Already tried good old pre-spot, and they've already been dried. Is it hopeless?

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February 12, 20080 found this helpful
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Kim, if you have already dried these items in the dryer, there's really not much you can do. (Heat will set the stain). If not, put a couple drops of Dawn dishwashing liquid on each spot, scrub a little and then wash as normal. Dawn is excellent in getting out oil/grease stains. Good Luck!

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January 24, 2005

I accidentally washed and DRIED my laundry with a tube of carmex inside. Now there are spots all over everything. Any suggestions on how I can get this out?

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January 24, 20050 found this helpful

Desarae,

because Carmex is greasy, what you can try is this

use 2 tablespoons ammonia

3/4 cup of dawn soap

2 cups warm water, let it sit for alittle while

your fighting grease with a grease fighter..dawn!

Robbie

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January 25, 20050 found this helpful

Thanks that sounds like a great idea. If not looks like I'll be shopping this weekend to replace some of my work shirts!

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January 25, 20050 found this helpful

You may want to call the manufacture or check their website to see what they suggest you do.

Ziggee

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January 27, 20050 found this helpful

You can use goo-be-gone. It's in a small bottle with a black label in the cleaning or laundry department at Target or Walmart. Put it liberally on each grease spot and throw in the washer. You could also handwash each spot with Dawn but it takes awhile longer. I've taken out chapstick and crayon in a laundry load with the goo-be-gone.

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By guest (Guest Post)
April 6, 20050 found this helpful

My 7 year old put her pants int he wash and there were many crayons inside and I without knowing put them in my dryer. Now all the clothes have crayons dried on them, how can I removed dried on crayons from all my clothes! HELP!

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By guest (Guest Post)
March 27, 20060 found this helpful

facial tissue in the wash..HELP...what a mess ...how di I get this off the drip drys?

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By guest (Guest Post)
April 15, 20060 found this helpful

I've used Robbie's "recipe" for removing Carmex. It works, thanks Robbie!

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