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Sunscreen Stains on Fabric

posted by lwhite

heloise hints, fabric labels, fabric careDuring the summer, we apply sunscreen products to protect our skin from the intense sun. Some products contain ingredients that may cause discoloration, a yellowish hue stain. Here’s how to get it off:

1. When you notice this stain on a washable fabric, first pre-treat the area with a pre-wash or stain-removal product. Then, put the item into the wash and use the hottest water that’s safe for the garment (read label). Air dry. Re-treat, if necessary.
2. Prevent these stains simply by applying sunscreen and letting it dry totally before you put on the garment. Also, always wash your hands right after using screen and dry off with a paper towel.



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