There are a few things that cause armpit stains—like how much a person sweats, what type of antiperspirant they use and how much they use. These stains are also caused by:
On white bleach-safe fabrics, use a mixture of baking soda and hydrogen peroxide. Follow these steps to get rid of armpit stains:
For colored clothing, you can use the same baking soda and hydrogen peroxide method you’d use on white bleach-safe fabrics. But, keep in mind, hot water and the bleaching action of the hydrogen peroxide may lighten the armpit area.
Follow the same steps for removing stains from white bleach-safe clothes. But, after you rinse, follow up with a hot water wash with a good detergent that contains enzymes, along with Clorox 2® Stain Remover & Color Booster Liquid.
In addition to stains, sweat and mold odors can become a problem, particularly for gym clothes. Find out how to freshen the scent of your workout wear.
To remove stains from items with spandex, follow the steps for removing armpit stains from white bleach-safe fabric. However, in the final step, use Clorox 2® Stain Remover & Color Booster Liquid, along with a good detergent that contains enzymes.
You can help prevent armpit stains by following these steps for white bleach-safe shirts:
To prevent stains on shirts with spandex, use Clorox 2® Stain Remover & Color Booster Liquid. Follow these steps: