How to Get Rid of Haldi Stains from Your White Cotton Workwear

It’s good to know how to clean expensive garments at home and remove stubborn stains from them. Here’s a step-by-step procedure to remove haldi stains from your white cotton shirt.


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How to Get Rid of Haldi Stains from Your White Cotton Workwear

A white garment is a must-have in your wardrobe. You can pair it with jeans as well as trousers. However, white clothes are prone to stains. So, you must know some basic laundry tricks to remove stains from your them. After all, a good quality cotton garment can be expensive and you cannot toss it away if your garment has a small stain.

To bid goodbye to haldi stains on your white garment, follow the steps given below.

Step 1: Treat with Laundry Detergent

Mix 2 tbsp. of vinegar with 1 tsp. of laundry detergent in a bucket of warm water. Twirl the water with your hands to form a soapy solution in the bucket. Soak your stained garment in this solution for about 30 minutes. If you prefer to hand wash your clothes, you can use a detergent powder such as Surf Excel Easy Wash. It is easily available in the market.

Step 2: Treat with Bleach


Take another bucket and fill half of it with warm water. Add a small quantity of soap flakes to it by grating a bar of soap. Next, add cold water to the bucket once the soap flakes have dissolved. Transfer the garment from the first bucket to this one and let it sit for 15 minutes. To enhance the effectiveness of the solution, add 2 drops of bleach. You can use a bleach (sodium hypochlorite) like Rin Ala for sheets and clothes. Rin Ala being sodium hypochlorite bleach is recommended to use on white clothes only. Do not use on coloured clothes. Do remember to protect your hands by wearing gloves whenever you handle bleach.

Step 3: Wash Your Garment

Rinse your garment with cold water until all the residue detergent and bleach are gone. Wring gently. Do not twist your garment vigorously. Blot your garment using a clean towel to get rid of excess moisture. Dry your white garment in a shaded place away from direct sunlight.

There you have it - no more haldi stains on your crisp white garment!

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