You must have noticed that accidents can happen which result in damaging the clothes. Sometimes it happens that you get hair dye on your clothes especially when you are dying your hair. We want to dye perfectly our hair and doing that we may get stains on our clothes and sometimes on the floor and carpet as well. However if you met with such kind of accident, then you need to look for remedies or solution on how to get hair dye out of clothes easily. Here in this article, I would like to discuss with you possible ways to remove hair dye from your clothes by using ingredients already available in your home.
If you want to know that how to get hair dye out of clothes, then read the lines below. In the first method, you need following things such as rubbing alcohol, Ammonia, Brush, washing detergent and white vinegar. You should make a list and then purchase these ingredients from the market. You will find dish washing detergent and white vinegar in your kitchen, but you need to get other things from the market.
How to remove stain from cotton cloths:
First of all, you need to mix half teaspoon of dishwashing detergent with one tablespoon of ammonia and one quart of water. After then you need to soak the stained area of cloth in this solution for at least 30 to 40 seconds and them immediately rinse with water. Now you have to rub the cloth with the brush right after washing the cloth. You can also blot with rubbing alcohol. Now again wash the cloth with water and after drying you can also pit in the washing machine. In this way, the stain will be removed from the cloth.
How to get hair dye out of clothes Polyester and Nylon Cloths:
The method of stain removal from polyester and nylon cloth is different as compared to cotton cloth because it is a different kind of material. For the removal of spots, you need to use white vinegar. All the method is same as described above with little change that you need to add white vinegar in the above-mentioned method. You need to make a solution of 1 quart of warm water; 1 tablespoon of white vinegar and a half teaspoon of dishwashing agent is required. After making the solution, you need to soak your Nylon or Polyester clothes in this solution for about 15 to 20 seconds. After that, rinse the cloth with tap taper. You can also wash the clothes in washing machine same like your normal clothes, and now you must note that stain is no longer present on the cloth.
To clean the hair dye from the cloth, you should saturate the spotted area with hairspray. Leave the cloth for 5 minutes and then rinse with water. If you want to use this method, then you should always test a small area of cloth and make sure that acetone agent in the spray doesn’t discolor the cloth.
Use of Baby Shampoo:
As we all know that hair dye stain readily soluble in water so baby shampoo will be helpful in removing the dye out of cloth. You should apply baby shampoo on a piece of cloth and then rub with your hands. After that, you need to wash that area of cloth with normal water.
Use White Vinegar along with Dishwashing Liquid:
You should make use of dishwashing liquid and white vinegar as they work on the wet cloth to remove the hair dye. First of all, in a tub add 2 cups of white vinegar and two tablespoons of dishwashing liquid and water. Now put stained cloth and leave for 3 to 4 hours. After that you should rinse with water, you will notice that stain is no longer present. With white vinegar, you know that how to get hair dye out of clothes.
Remove stain with Oxyclean:
Another way to remove the hair dye stain from the cloth is to use oxy clean. First of all, you should rub the stain with laundry soap and then you need to fill the basin with water. Add ox clean in the water and follow the directions written on the pack and soak the cloth in water overnight.
How to Remove Hair Dye Stain out of Nonwashable Fabrics:
If you have hair dye stains on nonwashable fabrics such as carpet, fiberglass. Acetate, Triacetate, and Ryon then you have to follow the procedure given below:
- First of all, you have to sponge with water
- You have to spray the area with fabric spot cleaner.
- After that, you need to apply wet spotter and drops of white vinegar on the stained area.
- You need to use an absorbent pad and wet spotter to blot.
- Keep your stain moist with vinegar and wet spotter.
- After that, you notice that no more stain is left, and then you need to flush with water.
- In case, the stain persists then you should apply more wet spotter and drops of ammonia. Now you need to flush with water and then dry it. The stain will be gone in this way.
Using the above-mentioned methods, you should have a clear idea about how to get hair dye out of clothes and other nonwashable fabrics as well. Hair dye stains are usually not so stubborn, and they are removed by the application of vinegar or ammonia, but it is recommended that you should have separate cloth in your house, and you wear it while dying your hair. It sometimes happens that in the process of removing the hair dye stain your cloth become decolorized and its shine is gone. Therefore, extra care should be taken while applying hair dye and it is better that you should not wear new clothes. By following the tips mentioned above, you can easily understand how to get hair dye out of clothes.