A mum-of-two has revealed her secret trick to removing tough oil stains from clothes using two basic supermarket products you most likely have in your home.
Chantel Mila, from Melbourne, shared a video explaining how she lifted the stubborn marks using just baking soda and dishwashing liquid.
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“Oil stains disappear like magic,” she said.
“This method is my go-to for removing both old and fresh oil stains on your favourite clothing.
“My daughter put her lip balm through the dryer and it left oil marks on all our clothes so this method has been our saviour this week.”
A mum-of-two has revealed her secret trick to removing tough oil stains from clothes using two basic supermarket products. Credit: Chantel Mila
To clean, simply place a plate behind the stain, then cover with dish soap to cut through the oil.
Next sprinkle with baking soda to absorb the oil, then use a brush to rub the formula in.
After leaving for 10 minutes, simply throw the garment into the washing machine to clean as usual.
Chantel, otherwise known as Mama Mila, shared the final result — showing the stains have disappeared.
The video has been viewed more than 2.2 million times — with many saying they couldn’t wait to give the cleaning method a go — while others confirmed Chantel’s technique worked.
“The algorithm knew I spilled melted butter on my shirt today,” one said.
To clean, simply place a plate behind the stain, then cover with dish soap to cut through the oil. Credit: Chantel Mila
Meanwhile, others shared their own method of removing tough stains.
“I just use Dawn dish soap and use a toothbrush. And throw in the washer. Works every time,” one said.
Another shared: “Best thing ever is Fairy liquid. Rub straight into stain, then wash.”
One revealed: “Spray WD-40 on the stain. No need to wait. Straight wash afterwards.”
Next sprinkle with baking soda to absorb the oil, then use a brush to rub the formula in, leave in for 10 minutes. Credit: Chantel Mila
Many suggested dry shampoo works wonders for lifting stains.
“Dry shampoo! Easiest hack spray on stain before putting in the wash,” one shared.
Another said: “Dry shampoo, works every time for me.”
One revealed: “Dry shampoo is the easiest — trust me.”
Another added: “I use my dry shampoo and dust it off, when it goes in the wash it comes right off.”
While one explained: “Just spray dry shampoo, leave on for an hour, brush off. Stain gone.”
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