Stain Solutions

See how to remove stains with advice from Shout

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Solve Ballpoint Ink Stains On the Go with Shout® Wipes

Portability is what makes Shout® Wipes the best product for this type of stain.

Step 1.

Act fast. Put an absorbent cloth or towel behind the stain.

Step 2.

Use Shout® Wipes according to label instructions and you should be stain free. Remember, your item is made of delicate fabric, so try not to rub the garment too hard while using this product. If you’re working up a sweat, you’re probably scrubbing too hard.

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Solve Ink (Ballpoint) Stains At Home

We’ll admit it. Shout® products aren’t always the answer, but when they aren’t, we’ll always tell you what is.

Step 1.

Check the label. Make sure your garment is colorfast and washable and says nothing about being “dry-clean only.” If the item meets both of those requirements, you’re ready for Step 2.

Step 2.

Place the stain face-down on white paper towels.

Step 3.

Sponge the stain with rubbing alcohol or acetone (a nail polish remover containing acetone can also be used). But remember, your item is made of delicate fabric, so try not to rub the garment too hard.

Step 4.

Wash your stained clothing in the warmest water your item recommends.

Shout® Pro Tip. Acetone can damage some fabrics. Test on a hidden area first. Do not use acetone on dynel, acetate or spandex.

Shout® Warning. Use solvents in a well-ventilated room as fumes can cause illness. Do not use solvents near an open flame or an electrical outlet. Close container securely.

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Featured solution
For sunscreen – First, create a paste with powdered laundry detergent and water. Let set on stain for 30 minutes or longer. Then launder in the warmest water recommended on the garment’s label.
Posted by Jillian Rugani from Brookline, MA.

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