Wait. Don't raise your hand. No one wants to see that.
A third note: these are not my armpits
Now, considering my love of purging, you might be wondering why I don't just get rid of those stained shirts. It's because I feel like maybe I can save them.
And, as it turns out, actually, I can.
Here's what I did:
- 2 parts baking soda
- 1 part hydrogen peroxide
- 1 part blue dawn dish soap
*Note: you might want to spot test for colorfastness first.
I used tablespoons as my "parts", and it made enough paste to treat pit stains on 5 shirts, plus a couple of other miscellaneous stains. I applied the paste to the inside of the shirts, and I let it sit overnight.
I was actually kind of skeptical. Those stains have been there for a while, and they've been washed and dried more than a few times. Although I was skeptical, I figured it couldn't really hurt, since I haven't really been using those shirts anyway.
It worked! I'm still a little shocked that it actually worked. I've heard this mixture works on all kinds of stains--not just sweat stains.
If you try it, let me know what you think!
*Another note: this is apparently the extra strength version. For regular strength, use 1 part baking soda, 1 part dawn dish soap, and 2 parts hydrogen peroxide