If you want to learn how to remove deodorant stains from black shirts, Ban Deodorant has you covered!
There’s nothing worse than finding a big, unsightly deodorant stain on your black clothing when you’re rushing out the door. As bad as these white marks may look, they are easy to remove with some simple products you may already have lying around your house. Here are some helpful ideas on how to remove deodorant stains from black shirts, why they pop up in the first place, and tips to help you keep your tops looking as great as you feel when you wear them.
Deodorant stains, which are chalky marks found on the underarms of shirts, are caused by a pesky mix of alkali, aluminum, and proteins in your deodorant. They can be made worse by putting on too much deodorant, certain fragrances in deodorant, or your body's natural chemical composition.
In general, black clothing is more susceptible to visible staining due to the contrast between the white stain and the dark shirt. One of the best ways to prevent white marks on your black shirts is to use a roll-on deodorant that goes on clear and stays clear, like Ban antiperspirant deodorant roll-ons. If it’s too late for you and your shirt, use the following tips to remove white deodorant residue from your clothing!
Deodorant stains can be removed with some simple scrubbing action and basic household items. However, certain items, such as dark-colored or patterned shirts, may require extra care to preserve their color. Here are some methods you can try in order from safest to most damaging for your fabric.
Before trying any of these tips, please note that there’s a chance you might further ruin your shirt. So proceed with caution! We recommend starting with the first few tips, which are less likely to damage your clothes, before moving on to the more drastic tips farther down the list.
The best way to avoid dealing with deodorant stains is to prevent them in the first place. Here are a few tips that can help you stay away from any cleaning methods, so your shirts stay fresh from the beginning:
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