How to get wax out of clothes

If you’re not careful enough, a nice night in with a scented candle or a self-waxing beauty hour can easily turn into a laundry nightmare. Removing candle wax from clothes is thankfully similar to how you would remove body wax from clothing, so there’s only one step left to do. Read on and discover how you can get rid of both types of waxes with Ariel.

Wax Stains On Cloth

6 steps on how to get hair removal wax out of your clothes

If you have a situation at hand where you need to remove body wax from clothing, you’ve definitely come to the right place. While it may seem worrisome at first, all you need to do is to follow our step-by-step guide on how to remove hair wax from clothes, and you’re set.

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    Remove excess

    Peel off any surface wax with your hands first. Then sandwich the fabric between sheets of blotting paper or kitchen towels. Finally, use a warm iron to press down on the back of the fabric.

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    Pour Ariel Original Washing Liquid directly onto the hair removal wax stain.

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

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    You can also use the pre-treat cap to ensure that 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.

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    Wash your clothes on your usual cycle, at the hottest wash temperature allowed by the instructions on the garment’s fabric care label.

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    When the cycle is complete, unload the garments immediately.

How to remove candle wax from clothes

Similar to hair removal wax incidents, if you need to remove candle wax from your clothes, all you need to do is to follow the steps described in the previous section. First, you’ll have to get rid of the excess wax on the garment by peeling it off and ironing the back of the piece of clothing. Then pre-treat the stain directly with liquid detergent before putting it in the washer. Wash it normally and unload the machine as soon as the cycle is ready.

Effective stain removal on a variety of stains

Hair removal wax stains are part of those kinds of stains you can pick up in the bathroom or as part of your beauty routine, but there are other tough stains out there that can also make your laundry life a challenge, like lipstick stains, acne cream stains, even perfume stains. Luckily, with Ariel, you can see outstanding stain removal results from the first wash, so you can enjoy stain-free clothes!