If none of the most gentle and chemical-free methods remove the stain, combine two to three tablespoons of distilled white vinegar with one cup of water. Soak the stained area for one hour. Then, use a clean toothbrush to scrub the stained area and break up the buildup.
How Do You Get Rid of Crusty Armpit Stains?
Steps to remove deodorant buildup
- Mix up the peroxide/baking soda solution.
- Bring water to a boil.
- Place the shirt in the plastic dishpan.
- Pour boiling water onto each armpit stain.
- Pour off some of the hot water.
- Apply the peroxide/baking soda mixture.
- Machine wash the shirt.
- Air dry the shirt.
What causes crusty armpits on shirts? There’s a chemical reaction that happens between sweat, aluminum, and the fabric of your shirts that results in not only those ugly yellow stains, but also that sort of crusty stiffness that so often plagues the underarms of our shirts.
How Do You Get Hard Crusty Deodorant Stains Out?
Make a paste out of three parts bicarbonate of soda to one-part water, rub onto the stain, and allow to sit for a couple of hours then wash in a hot water cycle. This method is ideal for dried, yellowish deodorant stains.
How to Remove Sweat Stains
- Flush with white vinegar. Mix 1 cup of white vinegar with two cups of warm water.
- If the stain is still there, flush with hydrogen peroxide. Hydrogen peroxide has a bleach-like effect but doesn’t damage color.
- Launder with hot water. Use your usual laundry detergent.
How Do You Remove Deodorant Residue Buildup from Clothes?
Soak the stain in white vinegar for about an hour and brush the deodorant stain with an old, clean toothbrush. Then pop the garment in the washing machine with a biological detergent. Soaking deodorant stains in white vinegar is suitable for both white and coloured clothes.
How do you get deodorant build up out of shirts? Mix one part water, one part hydrogen peroxide and one part baking soda until a thick paste forms. Next, thoroughly rub the mixture onto affected areas of your shirt and leave for at least 15 minutes. To finish, use a clean toothbrush (or hard-bristled brush) to scrub the area before washing as usual.