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how do i get baby's clothes white?

(15 Posts)
silverandblack Sat 17-Jan-15 14:18:49

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Sleepyhoglet Sat 17-Jan-15 15:28:32

I soak them first in napisan

squizita Sun 18-Jan-15 11:47:59

Sensitive oxy and asda non bio on the longest 40 degree wash works for us.

ReindeersAreBetterThanPeople Sun 18-Jan-15 11:54:12

You might not need the napisan, just wash them with bio detergent (not "colour" detergent, powder is better than liquid) with only white things and hang them to dry in the sunshine (ha ha, not really the time of year for that!), they should improve a lot.

To keep them really white, you're best to always wash whites seperately to colours or darks.

Meplusyouequals4 Sun 18-Jan-15 13:32:45

Get some glowhite (sheets that go in with normal detergent)

and never wash above 40.

squizita Sun 18-Jan-15 15:32:17

Meplus are glowhite sheets ok for baby skin? I might well buy some!

Meplusyouequals4 Sun 18-Jan-15 18:34:51

I've never had a problem with them. and DD and DH have eczema. I've used them from day 1.

If your unsure use soda crystals

WiggleGinger Sun 18-Jan-15 18:40:50

Another vote for Napisan

TheScottishPlay Sun 18-Jan-15 19:03:40

Not that easy at this time of year but hanging outside on a sunny day works wonders to bleach whites and remove stains.

silverandblack Sun 18-Jan-15 19:04:38

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Meplusyouequals4 Sun 18-Jan-15 19:14:20

One of the many wonderful things my nan taught me was to never wash whites above 40 cos it will make them grey.

she has never been wrong about anything else so I don't see this being wrong.

Sleepyhoglet Mon 19-Jan-15 10:30:54

Ruined how?

silverandblack Mon 19-Jan-15 13:53:34

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PenguinsandtheTantrumofDoom Mon 19-Jan-15 16:47:19

a 90 wash will do desperate things to whites, colours and modern fabric. Basically only good for towels is 90.

silverandblack Mon 19-Jan-15 20:52:21

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