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Removing Sweat Stains from White Shirts

cmrocks

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I have a few white oxfords that are starting to get some yellow staining in the armpits and on the collar from sweat. I spray them with a stain remover before washing but it doesn't seem to be working.

Is there anything I can soak the shirt in possibly to get rid of the stain? Also, is there anything I could do to just make the shirts a brighter white again?
 

jet

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bleach that shit

and switch to deodorant that shit won't stain

/thread

signed,
the new friendlier, helpful jetpup
 

HELLAHYPHY

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Buy white tees in bulk- wear them once then throw them out



get matching af1s for extra stylepoints
 

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I have exactly the same problem. I have recently started to soak my white/light shirts and t-shirts, at night after I have worn them, in a bucket with a soaker like NapiSan. It seems to be keeping the stains away and keeping white shirts bright. I also now always wear an undershirt under my shirts, regardless of the weather.

I recently tried switching to an anti-perspirant without aluminum (aluminium), but this just made me sweat more, smell more, and the shirts more yellow. So I've switched back to a men's Rexona. I'm surprised that a search on this forum appears to yield few results and no unanimous recommendations that work. Who would pay $300 for a white cotton shirt that goes yellow after 5 wears? Botox injections into the armpits are a poor long-term solution.

Brett.
 

gamblor

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Bleach kills cotton. Same as drinking it, it will clean you out but is not a long term solution.

There isn't really such a thing as white dye. To make an item look 'whiter', add blue.

 

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This is true, real white is actually a very very light blue hue
 

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