Getting Chocolate Stains Out Of Your Clothes
A chocolate stain can be one of the toughest ones to remove, because it is what is called a “combination stain.” There are many ingredients within the chocolate which can cause the stain, and sometimes there is more than one, so you have to deal with many stain removal issues at once when dealing with these stains. This is important when considering a special occasion or a holiday that often times has chocolate in the mix. This month there are many reasons to celebrate – Valentine’s Day, Mardi gras and the Chinese New Year are all festive occasions full of activities and goodies. Of course, with all of our celebrating and eating, accidents happen. And chocolate lovers can attest to the fact that fondue, coated fruits and candies are enjoyable as long as they don’t make their way onto our clothing!
Chocolate stains are frustrating and difficult to remove. Because chocolate has such a low melting temperature and is made from milk solids and cocoa, it’s a laundress’ nightmare. But with this stain removal technique, you can say goodbye to chocolate stains. However, I have discovered some healthy tips that will help remove unwanted chocolate stains from your clothes. Furthermore, many of these items are inexpensive, eco-friendly and may even exist in your home already. Enjoy your delicious treats!
What To Look For
- Chocolate or cocoa stains/spots on clothing
- Soak the stain in cold water as soon as possible. Look for an eco-friendly pre-spot cleaner and apply to the stain. Wash the item of clothing with detergent in hot water.
- If the stain is still visible, sponge the spot with hydrogen peroxide and wash the item again. Click HERE to continue-