Oily stains on clothing

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by CityGirlintheCountry, Nov 18, 2009.

  1. CityGirlintheCountry

    CityGirlintheCountry Green Eggs and Hamlet

    Jul 7, 2007
    Middle TN
    Okay... apparently I can't eat without getting it all over my chest. I found yet another shirt that has oil or grease stains on the front. I am ruining shirts as fast as I can buy them! Other than better eating habits or a bib, how do I get rid of these type stains? Unfortunately, most of the shirts make it through the washer and dryer before I notice. Are they just ruined or is there some way to treat the stains?
  2. raroo

    raroo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 5, 2008
    Vancouver, BC
    A bib might be a good option. [​IMG] All of my clothes have stains on them too. I've learned not to wear things I care about while eating something messy. The one product that worked was Melaluca spot remover, I don't know if they still make it though, or if Melaluca even exists still.
  3. Iowa Roo Mom

    Iowa Roo Mom Resistance Is Futile

    Apr 30, 2009
    Keokuk County
    Dawn (or similar) dishsoap applied directly to the spot. But be sure it's the kind without bleach...
  4. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

    Apr 15, 2009
    I muss up clothes regularly. (What do you mean I can't change the oil in my car while wearing my favorite silk shirt?) I discovered this stain remover called White Wizard, which works not only on clothes, but carpeting and upholstery, as well. I used to ruin clothes, but no more.

    Set in oil stains can sometimes be removed by saturating the spot with Dawn dish soap and letting it soak. That's what I used to use before I discovered White Wizard.

    Good luck.
  5. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    I do the same thing all the time! I have sooo many ruined shirts! [​IMG]
  6. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

    May 2, 2009
    Desert, CA
    Lean over your plate while eating.
  7. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008
    I like Lestoil for oily laundry stains. I get tons of them from cooking [​IMG]
  8. Hoosiermomma

    Hoosiermomma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 6, 2009
    S.E Ind
    Quote:[​IMG] I second that!
  9. AK Michelle

    AK Michelle Bad Girl of the North

    Mar 17, 2009
    Palmer, Alaska
    I like dishsoap for most food stains. Cheap hairspray for ink stains.

    Oxyclean in each load has helped too. Kids get REALLY REALLY Dirty! [​IMG]
  10. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 18, 2007
    You could always eat with your shirt off, wouldn't want to ruin another shirt. [​IMG]

    Can I come over for lunch [​IMG]

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