Heloise Hints

Heloise Hints


Sunscreen Staining Towels?

posted by lwhite

child fun in poolWhen you come from a day at the beach or around the pool, chances are the sunscreen you slathered on your skin for sun protection has also gotten on your towels. Here’s how you can remove this greasy stain:

1. Treat the towels apart from any other garments. First, apply a prewash spot-and-stain remover and allow this to rest for a while. Then wash in cold to warm water (hot water will set the stains).
2. When you take the towels from the washer, examine them to be sure the stains are really gone, before you put them into the dryer. This is important because the dryer heat would make the stains permanent. Use a longer drying cycle at a cooler temperature.



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