For many people, Halloween is the holiday that unofficially ushers in autumn. There are cool breezes, fallen leaves and an exciting sense of ghostly mystery associated with the event. But there are also some negative aspects that go hand in hand with Halloween. In particular, the messes left behind by getting into costume, pumpkin carving and sticky candy.
How to Remove Pumpkin Stains
Carving pumpkins is a blast for the whole family. Cleaning the mess pumpkin guts leave behind is not.
- A spoon
- Cold water
- A stain stick or heavy-duty laundry detergent
- As soon as possible, gently scrape any leftover pumpkin pulp from clothes.
- Run the clothing under cold water. Be sure to rinse from inside of the clothing, so water can push the stain away from the fabric.
- Treat the garment with a stain stick or heavy-duty laundry detergent.
- Carefully work the stain into clothes with your fingertips so you don’t embed the stains in the fabric.
- Wash the garment as usual.
- Before drying, check area to make sure the stain lifted. Heat will set the stain. If traces still remain, repeat above.
How to Remove Fake Blood Stains
Fake blood can take gory Halloween costumes to the next level. Unfortunately, it can also leave some pretty horrifying stains behind.
- Non-gel shaving cream
- Spray the shaving cream onto the stain.
- Gently work the shaving cream in.
- Let it dry completely.
- Rinse the area with cold water and wash as usual.
- Before drying, check area to make sure the stain lifted. Heat will set the stain. If traces still remain, repeat with the shaving cream.
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