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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 stains, try pre-treating the stains with either liquid dish soap (like Dawn) or a good liquid detergent to solubilize the oils in the sunscreen—apply, rub in, and wait 3-5 minutes.   After the time is up, wash immediately in the hottest water recommended on the care label using detergent and ¾ cup Clorox® Regular Bleach2 for white items or detergent and Clorox2® Stain Remover and Color Booster for colored items.

I hope this is helpful!

Have any readers noticed similar sun screen stains on your clothing?