Ink stains can become real nightmares if they have the misfortune to stain our most beautiful fabrics. Fortunately, there is no need to panic since several easy, and useful tricks exist to overcome it.
Here are some tips to remove ink stains:
1. Absorb the ink with a blotter
The first thing to do in an ink stain would be to absorb the ink with a blotter immediately.
2. Place a tomato slice on the ink stain
And yes! If your stain is located on cotton, place a slice of tomato on it so that it absorbs the maximum amount of ink. Then wash your fabric in the washing machine to quickly remove the remaining ink.
3. Use methylated spirits
On wool, concoct a mixture of 1/3 methylated spirits and 2/3 water. Then pour it on a tampon and dab your ink stain quickly.
4. Use 90-degree alcohol
Pour a little alcohol at 90 degrees on the ink stain if it is very stubborn. Note that you can only do this if your fabric is white.
5. Use lemon juice and salt
For an ink stain on jeans, pour a little lemon juice on the stain with salt and rub.
6. Rub the ink with toothpaste
Still, for jeans, rub your ink stain with toothpaste. Then rinse.
7. Spray hair spray
Spray a bit of hair spray on the ink stain. As soon as done, wipe immediately with a dry cloth.
8. Concoct a mixture of water and bleach
Mix a little water and bleach and rub your stain, if of course, your fabric is white.
9. Mix water and alcohol vinegar
For a colored fabric, remove the ink stain with a mixture of water and alcohol vinegar. Rub well and then rinse.
10. Rub with moisturizer and white vinegar
If you notice an ink stain on leather, pour a little moisturizer for the face on a small cotton pad and pour a few drops of white vinegar on it. Then rub your ink stain with the pad taking care to make circular movements.