Are you still worried about the embarrassing stains on silk clothes? Now, you can easily remove them with some household items which can be found in your medicine or kitchen cabinets.
Steps to Remove Sweat Stains from Silk
- Check the washing direction on the label of the wire item. For washable silk, you can try the following solutions to remove sweat stains. If perspiration is new and not solidified on washable silk, you should place the stained area on an open bottle of ammonia. Thus, the mist can dry the stain and restore color. If the stain has dried, you should take another solution to remove it. Mix 1 tbsp. vinegar with 1/2 cup of water, and then use this solution to gently wipe the stain. Finally, rinse the silk item with warm water.
- To remove stubborn dried stains on washable silks or remove stains from non-washable silk, try this solution. Mix 1 tbsp. cream of tartar paste with three crushed aspirin tablets in a cup of warm water. Then, apply the mixture on the stains, working from the outside of the stain inward. After 20 minutes, rinse the stains with warm water.
- Hang silk in a well-ventilated place to dry. If the stain still exists on the silk, you can mix 1 tbsp. vinegar with 1/2 cup of water and then use this solution to wipe stains.