Cut two lemons and add to a bowl of boiled water (about 1 quart). Put the white clothes in the basin and soak for about 40 minutes. After soaking, wash as usual in the washing machine.
Helpful tips: Lemon is a great all-purpose cleaner for your clothes without damaging the fabric.
Make white shirt brighter
Pour a tablespoon (about 10 ml) of baking soda directly onto the yellowed area. Cut a lemon in half and rub the cut side over the stain. Leave on for 15 minutes, then rinse with warm water.
Small tips: This method is often used to remove underarm yellow stains on white shirts. You can also make a paste of baking soda and lemon juice, then rub it on your shirt to clean up stains.
Wash thin clothes
Mix 1/4 cup of laundry detergent with 1/4 cup of hydrogen peroxide and add to the mixture 2 quarts of warm water. Soak clothes in this solution for 30 minutes, then wash.
Note: To maintain the quality of your clothes, it is important to choose detergents carefully. This recipe is only suitable for washing wool and other delicate fabrics.
Add 1/4 cup hydrogen peroxide and 4 drops of ammonia to a quart of water. Let your clothes soak in this solution for about 10 minutes. Then wash it thoroughly.
Note: This solution is more powerful than the others and therefore it will be more efficient. Don’t forget to wear gloves when applying.
Wash bed sheets
Put the bedding in a bucket of yogurt and soak for 1-2 hours. Then wash as usual. You can re-soak if needed.
Small tips: This technique not only helps your bedding last longer, but also creates softer, smoother and more comfortable skin.
Remove stubborn stains
Pour 2 liters of water into a large pot and bring to a boil. Take three lemons, squeeze out the juice. Mix a teaspoon of salt in hot water. Add the lemon juice and 1/4 cup of laundry detergent. Soak your clothes in the mixture for about 40 minutes, then rinse with clean water two to three times. And finally hang to dry.
Small tips: This formula is also a great way to get rid of sweat stains in the armpit or collar area.
Natural fabric softener
Soak your clothes for about 40 minutes in a solution of 1 quart warm water and 1/2 cup 118,29 ml (4 fl oz) of vinegar. If you want to remove sweat stains, pour more vinegar on the stained area and rub a layer of soap on it.
Small tips: Vinegar not only whitens clothes but also acts as a natural fabric softener.