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Removing Ink From Clothing (and Anything Else)



I'm clumsy at work and often get pen ink on my clothes. The quick and easy removal is hairspray. Just spray the spot, dab with papertowel or a cloth, repeat until stain is gone then wash the clothing to get out the hairspray!

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  • I discovered this tip years ago and it really works. Sometimes I have to let the hair spray sit a bit to get a really bad ink stain Sharpie. Just be sure that the fabric is durable. - by HIKERJOHNSON
  • Wish I had read this before doing laundry today. - by LHLADY517

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