Tuesday, 22 March 2016

Effective ways of removing Holi stains from clothes

Hello sweeties,

Just within a few days, we are going to celebrate the arrival of spring with Holi, the festival of love, colour, delicious food and joy. On one side of mind I am well prepared to protect my skin and hair but on the other hand, I am trying to put myself on the  reverse time machine remembering if there is any old bright dress I have in my closet to wear on holi that I've forgotten now! While it is wise to wear an old dress on holi so that you can throw it on the next day but what if you are accidentally caught in the office or outside your apartment? OUCH! those colour balloons will definitely colour your good attire and spoil your mood eventually.


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So today I’m going to share with you the tried and tested methods of removing Holi stains from your dresses. I have tried to compile a few of expert’s tips here in this post. Note down these and play Holi happily without worrying too much about the aftermath.


  • In a bucket, add boiled water and soak your holi stained dresses in it. Add ½ cup of sugar and allow it to cool. Now add detergent and wash your clothes normally.
  • Soak your holi coloured white dress in a bucket with full of warm water. Add non-chlorine bleach followed by the normal wash, as bleach is perfect to remove stains from white dresses. But be aware that do not mix chlorine and non-chlorine bleach together.
  • Remember Bleach (chlorine) should never be used for the coloured dresses as it will remove the entire colour. Make sure you are using non-chlorine/ fabric, colour safe bleach or laundry brighteners only.
  • Try to wash your holi stained dresses as soon as possible. The more prompt you would be, the washing game would be much easier.
  • Lemons come in handy often. Try to rub some lemon juice on the stains and keep for some time. Gently scrub and follow with a normal wash.
  • In a bucket full of cold water, add ½ cup white vinegar and 1 tsp detergent. Now wash your dresses as usual. The acid trick does its stain removal job well.
  • You can use methylated spirits (alcohol) on the stains. Follow with a normal wash with cold water.

Hope you would find this post useful.

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See you soon.

Do You Have Any Other Idea Of Removing The Holi Stain From Clothes? Have You Ever Tried These Methods? Please Share With Me In the Comment Section Below.












24 comments:

  1. As is I don't play with colours. Great tips :)

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    1. Thank you Sonali and wish you a happy holi :)

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  2. Great tips.. I didn't know that lemon helps to remove the stain.

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    1. Lemon acts as a bleaching agent only, it works Rams :) Thank you so much and happy holi :)

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  4. Great post. I have used the Lemon tip, it did work. The sooner we wash the clothes the better <3

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    1. Thank you Swathi and wishing you happy holi ahead :) Play safe ;)

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  5. Lemon and vinegar both are mild bleaching agents and work well on many kind of stains. Nice tips!

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    1. Absolutely! Thank you & Happy holi Ankita :)

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  6. And I was planning to wear clothes that I wanted to throw away. I will probably rethink that option ;)

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  7. Wow, thats some awesome post. loved the tips

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  8. I usually end u throwing up the holi clothes, or they end up being "pocha", so I always wear the oldest of old clothes during Holi. Getting the colors off is such a pain :(

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  9. I always end up throwing away holi clothes as it is such a pain to remove the stains :(

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  10. These are great tips Anamika. Thanks for sharing here :)

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  13. Useful tips Anamika..I will surely use these tips for removing stains..thanks for this post

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