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how can i remove suncream stains and grass stains?

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ilovetochat Wed 05-Aug-09 19:01:49

dds clothes from holiday will not come clean and as a lot were white (i know hmm) they look awful.

MrsBadger Wed 05-Aug-09 19:17:58

suncream you may be stuck with but the grass stains should come out with Vanish stick/bar

ilovetochat Wed 05-Aug-09 21:44:53

bloody suncream, thanks i will try vanish bar.

deaddei Wed 05-Aug-09 21:46:40

I thought it was just me not being able to get sunscreen out of white clothes. I use one of those Dylon white sachets, and that helps.
WTF do they put in sunscreen????

ilovetochat Thu 06-Aug-09 14:52:09

ths childrens suncream seems to stain far worse, i suppose cos its thicker/stronger, and cos they wriggle when you apply it grin

BonsoirAnna Thu 06-Aug-09 14:53:33

If you wash cotton whites at 90° with Ariel and a large scoop of Vanish whitener, most things will come clean and survive.

Use Avène factor 40 spray - it washes out of everything!

ilovetochat Thu 06-Aug-09 15:21:55

i may try a hot wash anna thanks, i really wanted dds clothes to last as we go away again soon but they are yellow despite 4 washes now at 40.

BonsoirAnna Thu 06-Aug-09 15:27:42

40° was never going to get suncream out!

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