For dry and tough stains, oxygen bleach can really help. Ordinary bleach fades away color, damages the fabric and worsen the stain whereas oxygen bleach removes tough stains without causing any damage to the color and fabric.
Prepare a pre-wash solution by mixing 1-2 tablespoons of oxygen bleach powder in a gallon of water. Soak the stained item in the solution for 2 hours. Wash as normal with a good quality detergent.
Yes! You read it right. Meat tenderizer is another home remedy to remove deodorant stains. To see if it works, just wet the underarm stained area with water and sprinkle meat tenderizer powder. Keep it for 30 minutes and wash as normal.
A good quality detergent is the simplest way to get rid of deodorant stains. For more effectiveness, soaking the garment in hot soapy water for at least 30 minutes before washing really works wonders.
Well, these home remedies are tried and tested ones and surely work but not every fabric can be treated with any item. Therefore, it is highly recommended to read the care label on your clothing carefully before attempting any remedy. Also, before delving into any of the remedy attempt a spot test on an inconspicuous area to make sure it is pretty safe to use on the particular fabric. Last but not the least, act promptly after the mishap as fresh stains are easy to remove and much effortlessly.
Although these simple home remedies do work to a great extent but if you have any reservations about using them on your expensive garments or a piece close to your heart, it would be better to get your clothes to a professional dry cleaner to avoid any mishaps.
Also read: How to Remove Grease Stains from Clothes.