Cotton, Linen, Synthetic, Silk, Wool or Denim fabrics –
How to remove lipstick from white clothes:
- Soak the garment for up to eight hours, rinse, and repeat if the stain persists. Eventually, launder as normal in the washing machine. Remember – always test any new product on a small area first.
How to remove lipstick from clothes that can’t go in the machine:
- Glycerin: Another option for a lipstick stain remover is glycerin, which can be applied to small areas on non-machine-washable fabrics. Again, spot-test first in an inconspicuous area, and dab away to lift the lipstick stain.
A professional cleaner should always be consulted if your garment is particularly delicate or important, or if it is dry-clean only. Take it to them as soon as you can, while the stain is still fresh.
Always remember to read the label on the item of clothing first.