How to Remove Sweat and Armpit Stains from Clothes

How to remove sweat stains from clothes

Stain removal can be easier than you’d think if you’re doing it right. Whether you’re trying to remove yellow sweat stains or pit stains from your clothes, don’t sweat it – let Tide do the hard work and save you the hassle. Read on and see our step-by-step guide on how to remove sweat stains.

6 steps on how to remove sweat stains

Armpit stains from sweat and deodorant are common phenomena, no matter whether you’re having an intense workout session or logging extra hours at the office. Your busy life, however, shouldn’t leave you with pit stains, so follow Tide’s simple steps to restore your garments to their former glory.

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    Step 1: Rinse

    Rinse the sweat-stained garment in water.

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    Step 2: Pre-treat

    Pre-treat the stain with Tide Double Power and leave to set for 5 minutes. Alternatively, you can use Tide Bar to pre-treat the stain.

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    Step 3: Dose

    Use the right amount of Tide Double Power when washing for the best result.

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    Step 4: Load

    Without rinsing off the detergent, place the garment into the bucket or tub you use for handwash with other, similar items. Leaving the detergent on the stain will give your wash that extra boost of cleaning power.

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    Step 5: Wash

    Wash as usual without exceeding the hottest wash temperature indicated. Always check on the garment’s care label for further instructions.

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    Step 6: Unload

    When you’re finished, hang your garments out to dry immediately. If the armpit stain persists after washing, repeat the previous steps before drying the garment, as drying can set the stain.

For alternative steps and extra tips, watch the following video for other pit and sweat stain removal tips:

Effective stain removal for a variety of stains

If you’ve struggled with how to remove armpit stains, then other challenges, like how to remove dye transfer stains, may also present a laundry nightmare. The good news is, Tide can handle tough stains, so with a few tips and tricks, you can get the most stubborn stains out of your favourites.

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