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Sunscreen Stains

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  • How Do I Remove Sunscreen Stains From Towels And Sheets?

    I am getting yellow stains left in my towels and sheets and I believe it is from a sunscreen. Can you give me any suggestions on how to remove these yellow stains? Thanks for reaching out with your question about hotel sheets and towels.  I checked o...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    08/29/15 7083
  • Sunscreen & Polyester

    Will bleach remove sunscreen stains from polyester? I would like to break this question into two:  can you use bleach on polyester, and what’s the best way to remove a sunscreen stain.  Polyester fibers can be safely bleached, and usually color...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    11/16/11 2819
  • Sunscreen stains on dark cotton t-shirts

    How can I remove a sunscreen stain from red and navy cotton t-shirts that remained after washing? During summer, this is a very common stain! I suspect the oily part of the sunblock formula is what remains on your shirts, and you should be able to ge...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    07/23/12 2180
  • Removing Sunscreen Stains

    We have some Hawaiian Tropic® Sunscreen and it seems to stain all our whites orange when they come in contact with sweat.  Not the whole garment just around the neck or arms or sweat ‘zones’.  How do I get these stains out? For sunscreen...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    07/25/11 1573
  • Sunscreen Stain Removal

    How can I remove sunscreen stains from shirts? For sunscreen stains, it’s best to treat the greasy portion first, so don’t apply any water to the shirt.  Instead, blot up any excess with a paper towel or cloth, and try not to rub hard to avoi...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    08/05/11 486
  • Sunscreen

    Don't sun-scream

    Advice from our experts
    02/25/16 294
  • Sunscreen Oil Stains

    Your 800 number just seemed to address an oil or cream stain from sunscreens. My problem is the pinkish stains from the sunscreen reacting with my body oils and/or sweat. These new SPF screens at 55 and above have really made a mess of my white shi...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    10/15/09 204