How to remove hair dye stains

You want to colour your hair, not dye your clothes, but accidents happen. Since hair dye stains are still a dye after all, they’re designed to leave stains. Since each dye colour may contain varying pigments and ingredients, you may need different treatments to remove hair dye stains from clothes. Should you get any hair dye stains on your clothes, it’s important to treat the stain as soon as possible, and use a washing detergent like Ariel with bleaching agents that act as a hair dye remover from clothes. Just follow the steps below and learn how to get hair dye out of clothes.

Removing hair dye stains from clothes

  • 1

    Remove excess

    Scrape off any excess hair dye stains from the garment before rinsing under cold, running water.

    Remove excess
  • 2

    Soak

    Soak the garment in the sink in warm water with Ariel Original Washing Powder for 30 minutes.

    Soak
  • 3

    Remove excess

    Repeat step one, by scraping off the excess and rinsing under cold, running water.

    Remove excess
  • 4

    Pre-treat

    Pour Ariel Original Washing Liquid directly onto the hair dye stain.

    Pour
  • 5

    Load

    Without rinsing off the liquid detergent, place the garment into the wash with similar items. Leaving the washing detergent on the hair dye stain will give your wash that extra boost of cleaning power.

    Load
  • 6

    Dose

    You can also use the pre-treat cap to ensure you use the right amount of washing detergent. Just fill it with the correct dose of liquid detergent and place it directly into the drum of your washing machine, on top of your dirty laundry.

    Dose
  • 7

    Wash

    Wash on the usual cycle, on the hottest wash temperature indicated by the garment’s care label.

    Wash
  • 8

    Unload

    When the cycle is complete, unload the garments immediately.

    Unload

Effective stain removal on a variety of stains

Hair dye stains are not the only stains your clothes are at risk from while in the bathroom. There is range of tough stains waiting to happen from lipstick stains or other beauty stains, to getting toothpaste stains down your top. Let Ariel help you see outstanding stain removal results from the 1st wash, so you can always look good no matter the stain.