With small children and pets is almost impossible to think of living with clean clothes. Yet what I find most troubling is how persistent stains in clothing are. I discover this recipe online after a couple of failed attempts with other recipes. If I were to caution about something is that sometimes clothes are dirty and you don’t even notice. It happened to me that I used the stain remover on a white t-shirt and it cleaned it so well that it was bright white, just on that spot, the rest was yellowish. Is not terrible because the next time I just used it on the entire t-shirt and was like new again.
Another tip that I want to share with you is that you can’t store it once made. I tried but it kept on growing and after one hour it was all bubbly. And use gloves! I did it with my bare hands once and they got discolored! They returned to their normal color after a couple of hours but was scary at first.
The recipe is for small stains or just for one piece of clothing, you can make more, just keep the proportions.
- 1 tablespoon of biodegradable detergent or castille soap
- 3 tablespoons of hydrogen peroxide 10 volumes
- 1/2 tablespoon of baking soda
- In a bowl mix the detergent with the hydrogen peroxide.
- Add the baking soda so it thickens. You want to achieve a sort of paste.
- Apply on the stain or full piece of clothing.
- Let rest for 1 hour.
- Wash as usual.
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