Have you just stained your favorite jeans? We particularly like our jeans. So much so that we wear them regularly and in all kinds of occasions. It is, therefore, normal to see occasional unwanted spots.
Want to save your jeans? So here are 10 tips for you to maintain and remove a stain on jeans:
How to wash jeans for the first time?
Before even thinking about washing your jeans for the first time, if you want to fix the color, make it spend a whole night in a basin filled with very salty water. Then put it in the washing machine, alone, after turning it inside out. Select cold water and use a mild soap.
To make your jeans last as long as possible, know that it is better to limit washing/drying. Wait until it is really dirty before washing it, always use cold water and turn your jeans inside out.
For drying, first put the jeans in the dryer for 15 minutes, then hang it up and allow it to dry completely in the open air.
How to deodorize jeans?
Your jeans are not dirty, but they have an unpleasant odor? Spend a night or two in the freezer to quickly find jeans that smell good! Here’s how to do it:
- Put the jeans in a plastic bag and close them tightly.
- Place the jeans in the freezer overnight.
- Take the jeans out of the freezer and finish with a few minutes in the dryer before wearing them.
The cold will destroy the bacteria responsible for bad odors. Of course, you can use this stuff on other clothes such as a sweater, scarf and other pieces of clothing.
How to remove an ink stain on jeans?
With lemon juice:
To remove an ink stain from jeans, and to preserve the color, do not use alcohol. Instead, soak the stain with fresh lemon juice and salt and, with a clean cloth, dab the stain in circular motions from the outside to the inside of the stain. Rinse, then wash as usual.
You can also remove an ink stain from jeans with milk. To do this, simply pour a little milk on a cloth and rub. Rinse, then wash as usual.
Soap and alcohol at 90 degrees :
If, on the other hand, the stain comes from a felt pen, rub the stain with a little soap and then dab it with a small cloth soaked in alcohol at 90 degrees. Then the machine washes your jeans to remove the felt pen stain completely.
How to remove a stain of paint from jeans?
If you’ve spilled acrylic paint on your jeans, first let them dry. Then, using a spoon or a round-ended knife, scrape off the paint crust as much as possible. Then, rub the stain with Marseille soap, and put the jeans in the washing machine.
For an oil paint stain on jeans, rub the stain with white spirit instead, allow it to dry and then wash in the washing machine.
How to clean a patch of grass on jeans?
To clean a patch of grass on jeans without using chemicals, soak a cloth in water and lemon or white vinegar juice, and rub until it disappears.
For a stubborn stain of grass, sprinkle it with lemon juice or undiluted white vinegar and leave to act for ten minutes before rinsing.
How to remove a stain of hair dye from jeans?
To remove a stain of hair dye from jeans, simply:
- Spray the stain on the jeans with hair spray
- Rub the stain with soap before rinsing thoroughly.
Another way to clean a stain of hair dye on jeans is to:
- Sprinkle with baking soda and pour white vinegar over the stain.
- Start rubbing as soon as the mixture starts to bubble.
Save a garment on which your jeans have rubbed off.
Did your new jeans rub off on a white garment? Act quickly, and above all, do not dry the garment!
- Start by soaking it in a basin containing 4 liters of cold water and 60 milliliters of bleach.
- Leave on for around thirty minutes, stirring regularly with a wooden spoon.
- When you notice that the color changes, rinse with cold water and put the garment in the washing machine.
How to remove a grease stain on jeans?
Whether it is a stain of fat on a bike or motor, apply talc or flour if the smudge of grease is fresh. Otherwise, dab the stain with a cloth soaked in lemon juice and on which you will have sprinkled with baking soda. Scrub with a small brush until it disappears.
Marseille soap will also work miracles on a grease stain on jeans. Simply rub the stain lightly with barely damp Marseille soap to form a crust. Leave on for one hour, emulsify, rinse well and wash your jeans in the washing machine as usual.
How to remove a stain of nail polish?
Have you dropped a few drops of nail polish on your favorite jeans? It is possible to repair this damage! Just rub the stain with a clean cloth dampened with trichloroethylene. Then soak the jeans in water before putting them in the washing machine.
How to remove candle wax from jeans?
To remove candle wax from jeans, start by gently scraping off the excess wax, then cover it with a paper towel-type absorbent paper, and iron it several times with a hot iron.
The heat will melt the wax and it will stick to the absorbent paper. Very effective as a cleaning tip.