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Lily pollen has stained favourite jeans...

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lairyhegs Mon 29-Sep-14 17:52:22

Any tips on how to get pollen from stargazer lillies out of denim please? I dabbed it off with a wet cloth within seconds but it has still stained. I would be very grateful for any advice. Thank you

AnaisB Mon 29-Sep-14 17:54:19

Advice is: don't wet it, just dab at it with sellotape. I guess it's too late for that, but it will probably only last a few washes.

lairyhegs Mon 29-Sep-14 18:03:03

Thank you. Hopefully it will fade soon enough. Favourite jeans sad sad

WinnieK Wed 01-Oct-14 18:16:46

Try hanging the jeans on the line in bright sunshine (if there is any). This worked for me - not with jeans admittedly but with a top that I thought was ruined. Was amazed that it just vanished - must be bleached out by the UV rays or something

MegMogandOwlToo Thu 02-Oct-14 10:10:04

YY to hanging it on the line, it worked for my favourite top.

I'd washed it a few times and the stain remained, but a couple of hours in the sun got rid of it.

lairyhegs Fri 21-Nov-14 00:59:28

Bit late in replying, but thank you all for the advice. The stains faded after a couple of washes. Favourite jeans remain in reign!! smilesmile

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