Whether you don’t have time to order conventional grass stain busters or you just prefer to go the all-natural route, Marla says vinegar may be your secret weapon.
“If you’re using white vinegar to remove grass stains, mix equal parts vinegar and water. Then work the solution into the stain. Allow the solution to stand for five minutes.”
You’ll still need to toss the vinegar solution-treated grass stains into the laundry machine with your usual soaps, though. Of course, use the cool cycle and don’t throw your garments in the dryer until you’re entirely sure the grass stains have been fully lifted.
In a pinch? Rubbing alcohol can be diluted and used in exactly the same fashion.
Is hydrogen peroxide good for removing grass stains?
While it may help a little to bleach the stain, it won’t do much to lift mud or chlorophyll marks. In fact, it may even damage delicate fabrics.
Are there any fabrics that shouldn’t use the grass stain removals mentioned above?
Anything that says ‘dry clean only’ on the label should be taken to professional cleaners. Silks, cashmere and leather shouldn’t be cold water soaked either.
Does dish soap remove grass stains?
It is a detergent, though a harsh one. If you have a fresh grass stain and no access to your stain removal kit and brush, a dollop of dish soap diluted in plenty of cool water can help keep the stain hydrated and ready to treat. The surfactants in dish soap will likely lift excess dirt, mud and fat-based stains in your fabric as well.
It won’t remove grass stains from clothes entirely, though, because dish soap isn’t designed to remove pigments like those found in nature.
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