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 avoid pushing it further into the fabric. Next, pre-treat using a good liquid laundry or dishwashing detergent–rub it into the stain and wait 5-10 minutes.
Now, for white items:
- Wash immediately in hottest water recommended on the care label with detergent and ¾ cup Clorox® Regular Bleach2.
- Air dry and inspect the item. If any stain remains, repeat the steps before tumble drying the item.
Or, for colored items:
- Apply Clorox2® Stain Remover and Color Booster, rub it into the stain and wait 3-5 minutes. Wash in the warmest water recommended using detergent and more Clorox2®.
- Air dry and then inspect the item. If any stain remains, repeat the steps before tumble drying the item.
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