It is extra difficult to remove greasy food stains from silk clothes without damaging the fabric due to the material’s delicate fiber. Try using a combination of methods to lift out the grease and leave the silk looking good as new.
- Rinse the stain, and then soak it in cold water to remove grease and other food particles and dyeing ingredients. During the soaking process, you should use your fingertips to wipe stains regularly as much as possible.
- Apply a spotter or liquid detergent to the stain. Wipe it with your fingers. You can use a soft toothbrush or towel cloth to wipe it, if the silk is strong enough. (Note: Gently wipe to ensure that the material will not be damaged). You can rinse it after it has been soaked for 30 minutes.
- Remove the silk, hang it and let it dry. Do not try the machine to dry it.
- If the stain still there, please place the clothes flat on the ironing board, then apply corn starch over the grease spot to absorb fat. After 20 minutes, place a paper towel on the powdery grease spot. Then, iron the grease spot, and use the iron’s “silk” heat setting to through the paper towel. After that, remove the paper towel, and then use a clean cosmetic brush or a dry, soft brush to brush off the powder. Repeat this process until the grease stain completely disappears.
Before hand washing silk, you should wash your hand thoroughly.