Crayon Stains

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  • Crayons

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    Advice from our experts
    02/25/16 17491
  • Removing melted crayon

    I ran my child’s clothes through the dryer without realizing there was a crayon in there too. How can I remove the stain? It doesn’t matter whether the crayon melted in the pocket of a sweatshirt left in the hot car or accidentally went through a hot...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    02/08/13 776
  • My daughter had a crayon in her jacket when I washed and dried it

    My daughter had a crayon in her jacket when I washed and dried it. Well our clothes had pink crayon on it when I removed them from the dryer. I sprayed with Oxy Clean Max and then put them in the washer on sanitize hoping the crayon would come out. I...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    01/25/16 312
  • Your Questions: Crayon Stains

    My 8yr old daughter left a blue crayon in her pants and before I found it. The whole load had gone through the dryer, now I have blue spots on everything in that load (colored clothes). Is there anything that would remove the stains? OUCH! I hate whe...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    03/13/07 52
  • Removing Crayon from Colored Clothing

    I still don’t know how to remove crayon from colored clothes. Help! —Jayvon Hi There, That’s a really old post-written 10 years ago by the first Dr. Laundry, who retired in 2010. Did you try any of his suggestions? I take a little different app...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    04/20/17 88
  • Removing melted crayons

    It doesn’t matter whether a crayon melted in the pocket of a sweatshirt left in the hot car or accidentally went through a hot dryer—you have quite a problem to deal with. Crayons have a waxy component that doesn’t break up in a detergent and ...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    09/05/12 46