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How to Get Sweat Stains Out of Armpits

Do your white shirts have armpit stains? Learn how to remove pit and sweat stains from the armpits of your white shirts and other clothing and fabrics.

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One
Pre-Treat
Rub in a bit of liquid laundry detergent to pre-treat. Wait 5 minutes.

Two
Wash
Wash on the hottest recommended water setting along with your favorite detergent. Make those clothes sweat!

Three
Add
Add ½ cup Clorox® Regular Bleach2 for whites or ½ cup Clorox 2 Stain Remover & Color Booster for colors.

Four
Dry
Air-dry to help prevent any remaining stain from changing colors.

Tip

Do Apply a drop of bleach solution to a hidden part of the fabric. After 1 minute, blot dry and look for a color change. No change means you’re good to go.