Hair Dye Stains

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  • Removing hair dye from towels

    While using an at-home hair dye, I accidentally got some of the hair dye on my bathroom towels. What can I do to remove the stains? I am really hoping the towels are white—for starters let’s just assume they are. For really concentrated stains like h...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    10/15/12 2
  • Removing hair dye stains from a colored t-shirt

    I had my hair dyed recently and some got on my green graphic tee. How can I remove this stain? Hair dye is quite a problem because it is so concentrated, and since your shirt is colored, you are limited to treating the stain with products that cont...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    08/23/13 20151
  • Removing Hair Dye

    I just went to the hairdresser wearing a bright white 100% cotton shirt, and brown hair dye from the previous client got on the back of my shirt. The label says only non-chlorine bleach and warm water wash. I’m not sure what to use, and thought...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    09/15/09 1
  • Removing hair dye stains from a rug

    Any suggestions for removing semi-permanent hair dye from a rug? This is a pretty big challenge, rugs are harder to clean given they can’t fit in a clothes washer, and hair dye is a concentrated colorant. A good oxidant will help get the stain out, b...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    08/16/13 11
  • How do you remove hair color from a sweatshirt that has unfortunately been dried in the dryer?

    How do you remove hair color from a sweatshirt that has unfortunately been dried in the dryer? This is a very challenging situation made worse by the exposure of the dye to the high heat of a dryer.  I hope your sweatshirt is white—that increases you...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    02/09/16 4