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How to get Self Tanner out of Clothes

by MAKAI

How to get self tanner out of clothes

Struggling with self-tanner stains on your clothes? Fear not, we have complied tips and solutions get rid of those stubborn marks.

Understanding Self-Tanning Ingredients and Stains

Contrary to popular belief, the main ingredient in self-tanners, dihydroxyacetone (DHA), is colorless and doesn't cause stains. Stains are often a result of additional ingredients and oils in the formula, along with added colorants. Now that we we've cleared the main culprit, let's explore how to combat these stains effectively.

How to Remove Self Tanner from Clothing:

  • Step 1: Turning clothing inside out and rinse the stain.
  • Step 2: Make a solution of warm water and liquid dish soap.
  • Step 3: Blot the stain with the solution, working from the outer edges inwards.
  • Step 4: Rinse the area well with cold water.
  • Step 5: Wash as usual with detergent.
  • Step 6: Avoid placing clothing in the dryer until you are certain the stain is gone.

How to Remove Self Tanner from Carpets:

  • Step 1: Quickly remove excess product using a spoon's rounded or flat end.
  • Step 2: Avoid wiping, as it can push the stain further into the fibers.
  • Step 3: Create a solution of water and dish soap.
  • Step 4: Gently blot the stain, moving from the outer edges inwards.
  • Step 5: Rinse the area well with cold water.

How to Remove Self Tanner from Bed Sheets:

  • Step 1: Act promptly by rinsing the stain with cold water.
  • Step 2: Create a warm water and dish soap solution.
  • Step 3: Blot the stain with the solution, working from the outer edges inwards.
  • Step 4: Rinse the area well with cold water.
  • Step 5: Launder as usual, using a heavy-duty detergent.
  • Step 6: Soak sheets overnight in an oxygen bleach solution if needed (

 

     Natural Cleaners

    • Hydrogen Peroxide: Dab onto the stain with a cotton swab, let it sit for 10 minutes, and rinse.
    • White Vinegar: Mix with equal parts water, sponge the stain, and launder as usual.
    • Lemon Juice: Apply directly to the stain and expose the fabric to sunlight.
    • Baking Soda: Create a paste with water, apply, let it sit, and rinse.
    • Salt: Mix with lemon juice to create a scrub, gently rub on the stain, and rinse.

    To keep our clothes stain-free from self-tanner, acting quick and using the right techniques is key. Sunless By Makai Self Tanners provides a solution with minimal self-tan transfer and fast drying, making it a reliable choice. Next time you face a self-tanner stain, remember these step-by-step tips to keep your clothes looking pristine. How do you handle self-tanner stains on your favorite outfits?

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