To remove olive oil stains from cotton, start by dabbing the stain with a paper towel to absorb as much of the oil as possible. Next, apply baking soda to draw out the oil, and massage with dish soap and hot water to remove the remaining oil. This process requires paper towels, baking soda, liquid dish soap and hot water.
Use a dry paper towel to dab the stain. Change to a new paper towel as needed to avoid transferring oil back to the material. Press firmly on the stain several times to remove as much oil as possible.
Press baking soda onto the olive oil stain, and gently rub the baking soda into the stain. Let it sit for at least 15 minutes. Dust the baking soda off the material, and check the stain. If the stain is still noticeable, apply more baking soda, and let it sit for another 15 minutes.
Remove the baking soda, and apply liquid dish soap to the remaining stain. Thoroughly massage the dish soap into the stain for a few minutes, then rinse with hot water. Repeat this process as needed until the stain is gone.
To remove cooking oil stains, scrape excess oil off with a butter knife, rub liquid dish detergent into the stain, let the item sit for five minutes, wash the item with the hottest recommended water for the fabric, and check for any remaining stain before drying. Rewash the item before drying it if any of the stain remains.Full Answer >
To remove permanent marker stains from clothing, address the stain as soon as possible after it occurs, spread the garment over a pile of dry paper towels and apply rubbing alcohol or a stain removing product to the clothing. Always test a stain removal agent before applying it to the entire garment.Full Answer >
To remove lipstick from clothes, scrape away any lipstick on the surface, lay the item on a paper towel with the stain facing down, dab a stain remover on the back of the stain and use a paper towel to apply pressure to the stain. Repeat this process until the stain is removed.Full Answer >
To remove motor oil from a cloth, scrape off the oil with a plastic spoon, and blot the residue with a paper towel. Sprinkle baby powder over the stain, and leave it for a few minutes before rubbing it with oil-fighting dish washing liquid. Finally, wash your cloth as normal.Full Answer >