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Hand lotion. Tips to remove Hand lotion stains on clothes and fabric
There are several types of hand lotion and most contain some type of oil. Use these tips to get out hand lotion stains on your fabrics or clothing.
The first thing that you need to do is scrape off or blot off as much of the hand lotion as you can. Try not to spread the lotion out to far or your stain will get larger. Try to blot the area with a dry paper towel to take out as much moisture as you can.
Treat the area with a pre treatment spray or stain stick. Coat both the back and the front of the material so that you are working the stain out from both sides. Let this sit for about ten minutes.
Use a clear non bleach liquid laundry detergent and cover the stained area working the detergent into the stained area with your fingers or a soft scrub brush.
Rinse the garment using warm water so that no suds remain.
If this was a colored lotion or you still see the hand lotion stain, soak the garment or fabric in a bucket of water with a cup of bleach or all fabric color bleach if the fabric tag states you can use bleach. Soak the item for just ten or fifteen minutes.
Rinse the garment in warm water again. Let it air dry and re inspect the stained area.
If the type of fabric allows, soak the material in a mixture if water and bleach to fight the stain even more. You only have to let the material soak for about ten minutes to get the best results from soaking in bleach.
Rinse the material again and recheck for the stain again.
If you still find a stain from the hand lotion in the fabric, put the stain side down on a paper towel and apply a few drops of dry cleaning solution. Let the material dry and then launder as usual using the hottest water you can for this fabric.