Preventing neck stains

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  1. Toronto_Matt

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    What about deodorant stains in the arm pits?

    Any suggestions on getting rod of these?
     


  2. Larson McCord

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    What about deodorant stains in the arm pits?

    Any suggestions on getting rod of these?


    don't wear Anti-Perspirant , only deodorant

    There is a difference
     


  3. westinghouse

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    What about deodorant stains in the arm pits?

    Any suggestions on getting rod of these?


    Wear a t-shirt under the dress shirt...always.
     


  4. MyOtherLife

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    I had looked/lurked quite a bit on this issue, and have found many helpful guides here on removing neck stains, but not so much on preventing them in the first place.

    Someone on here awhile back suggested folding a sheet of paper towel in half lengthwise
    and placing it around the back of the neck; then putting the shirt on.
    I tried this tip and it works very well. The shirt collar covers the paper towel laying just underneath.
    This summer in Toronto was a scorcher and on any typical ultra-hot humid day I went through 4 sheets of paper towel. No matter how much I sweat on those days my collars stayed stain-free.
    Not very glamourous but it was discreet and it worked.
     


  5. Tug

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    What about deodorant stains in the arm pits?

    Any suggestions on getting rod of these?


    hey toronto_matt! if you're looking for a solution to remove deodorant stains, you should check out a new product called deo-go. i tried it out and wrote a review on it a few weeks back - it worked great.

    do a google search for "deo-go" and you'll be able to find the company website as well as my review.

    best,
    tug
     


  6. KingOfTheForum

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    Firstly, if you stop using deodorants, lotions and soaps that contain aluminum and other questionable ingredients/chemicals, you'd be surprised by how much difference you'd start to notice. The stains and smells are reduced BIG-TIME.

    Along with that, your best bet is to devise a stain treatment strategy that works for you and make sure to use it immediately after changing clothes. Under-shirts never hurt either.
     


  7. KingOfTheForum

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    Someone on here awhile back suggested folding a sheet of paper towel in half lengthwise
    and placing it around the back of the neck; then putting the shirt on.
    I tried this tip and it works very well. The shirt collar covers the paper towel laying just underneath.
    This summer in Toronto was a scorcher and on any typical ultra-hot humid day I went through 4 sheets of paper towel. No matter how much I sweat on those days my collars stayed stain-free.
    Not very glamourous but it was discreet and it worked.




    I've tried the aforementioned strategy. It works well.
     


  8. SkinnyGoomba

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    Wash the shirts after one wear.

    For the arm-pit just avoid using deodorant with aluminum and paraben.

    A paper towel under the collar? Come on guys
     


  9. bowtielover

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    I always dab on a little baby or talcum powder around the neck, seem to work just fine as long as you don't mind the odor of it.
     


  10. Asch

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    I prevent stains from developing by spraying Oxiclean (sodium percarbonate) on the neck and armpits of my shirts before washing them. Works very well.
     


  11. a tailor

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    I do a lot of walking plus I often try to wear shirts two times before cleaning just to cut down on the wear and tear of the wash. My method above is almost more pre-emptive than anything, but it seems to work!

    wearing twice is a mistake, thats grinding todays dirt into yesterdays dirt.
     


  12. a tailor

    a tailor Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I am monitoring this thread closely.

    - B


    forget monitoring and go wash your shirts.
     


  13. SuitMyself

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    This will solve all your neck stains problems permanently:


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  14. Bull

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    I mix a bit of bleach into my bottle of Creed cologne. Thusly, my neck literally cleans my shirt throughout the day. Win-win.
     


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    Wash the shirts after one wear.

    For the arm-pit just avoid using deodorant with aluminum and paraben.

    A paper towel under the collar? Come on guys


    Recommend a deodorant, please.
     


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