Collars and cuffs tend to be the main areas that get stained while wearing shirts. The most common types of stains are caused by sweat, pens, sun creams, make-up and dirt in general. They are probably the most difficult stains to get rid of, especially if we are talking about white shirts.
When doing your laundry, you might need to implement an extra pretreating action before washing your shirts. Here are some tips on how to wash your shirts collars and cuffs to ensure they look clean and fresh in every use.
- Fill the sink or a bowl with either warm or hot water and soak the shirt. Leave soaking for 5 to 10 minutes. If the collar and cuffs can be removed from the shirt this will make your job easier while scrubbing and handling the fabric.
- Place the item on a flat surface. Apply Voyêtre Laundry Detergent undiluted on stains and scrub thoroughly with a scrubbing brush or clean toothbrush for 5 to 10 minutes to allow the liquid detergent to soak into the fabric. Repeat this process on all stained areas.
- For a washing machine place the item inside the drum and wash with your usual programme, together with the rest of your laundry. For hand wash place the shirt back into the bowl or sink and rinse thoroughly to remove the laundry detergent. Once rinsed hang out to dry.