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How to remove makeup traces from clothing

Nothing is more annoying than to ruin your clothes with makeup stains . Maybe it happened to you at least once, to throw your favorite dress or shirt  because of makeup traces  Fortunately, most makeup stains can be removed with the right solutions and a little patience.

Foundation stains are some of the most common. In general, you risk to stain the  clothes collars, and scarves due to the face or neck contact. Liquid foundation can be removed easily with a degreaser detergent dissolved in water. Most funds have in their composition  different oily ingredients, so its removal will be easier with a detergent. Another solution for removing foundation stains (powder or liquid), blush or powder blush is to use less shampoo or shaving cream, then to wash clothes as usual.


Have you accidentally touched your boyfriend shirt with lips and the lipstick  stretched on the material? No problem. Spray hairspray on the stain and let it act 10 minutes, then rinse the dirt, and wash the clothes as usual.
Another solution would be to use alcohol. Dab the alcohol on a clean cloth and wipe the lipstick stain, then wash them as usual. The third solution is baking soda, sprayed onto the stain soaked beforehand, but it is not recommended to turn to this option if the  dirty clothes are silk or wool.


Mascara stains are very persistent, whether we are talking about regular mascara, or waterproof mascara. Also do not rub the stain of mascara down, because you increase the risk of dirtying the area. The best thing would be to pour a little cleanser on a disk and patiently dissolve mascara stain, then clean the dirt with detergent.

Nail polish

If you have dirt your  clothes with nail polish, you can remove  the stains very simple. Whether using solvent, then clean the area with detergent or using transparent scotch . In the second case, all you have to do is to leave the nail polish to dry, then stick a piece of scotch and pull exactly as you do when waxing.

Hair dye

Last but not least, if your clothes are dirt with hair dye, you must have handy vinegar. Make a solution of one cup of water, 1 teaspoon liquid dishwasher and 2 tablespoons of vinegar and apply it to the stain. Leave it on for 20 minutes. For resistant fabrics you can use bleach and water.

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How to remove makeup traces from clothing

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