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How to successfully get pen ink out of a colored uniform

I washed a jacket with an ink pen in the pocket! Got several dime-sized ink spots. I think it also went through the dryer.

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Firstly, dab rubbing alcohol on the inked area and then allow a couple of minutes for the alcohol to spread on the surface. Secondly, blot the stain with layers of white paper towels dampened in water. Next, use hairspray after you blot the stain and then wash it normally. Read more on http://chemistry.about.com/od/cleaningtips/a/removeink.htm.

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Hairspray but it might be tough since it's been in dryer. But maybe you could alternate hairspray then wash cycle with appropriate bleach and see if that lifts it.

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