How to remove olive oil stains from cotton

Written by samantha herman
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Doctors and nutritionists have spent countless hours advising people to eat more olive oil. But while olive oil is great for your health, it is hazardous to your clothing. Never mind dabbing your shirt with a wet napkin, you need something much stronger to tackle this stain.

Skill level:
Easy

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Things you need

  • Dishwashing liquid
  • Washing machine or washboard
  • Washing powder

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Pour the dishwashing liquid directly onto the stain.

  2. 2

    Rub gently with your fingers to ensure that the olive oil stain is covered with dishwashing liquid.

  3. 3

    Let the article of cotton clothing sit overnight.

  4. 4

    Use a washing machine or a washboard to launder the piece of clothing in hot water.

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