Ever ruined your favorite shirt with a stubborn stain? This styling and cleaning influencer is here to help you.
Ever ruined your favorite shirt with a stubborn stain? This styling and cleaning influencer and mom of two is here to help you. Chantel Mila (@mama_mila_) recently shared a video on TikTok, revealing her hack for removing stubborn oil stains from clothes. Mila, who has uploaded several videos with cleaning hacks, has over 1 million followers.
“Say goodbye to tough oil stains on your favorite clothes. This simple trick works on both new + old oil stains to leave your clothes looking new,” the caption on her video reads. In the clip, she explains that we must first put a plate below the stained fabric to catch any excess cleaning products. Then, we can cover the stain with dish soap and put some baking soda on the stain.
She rubs the baking soda thoroughly on the shirt and then leaves it to dry for 10 minutes. After the ten minutes are over, we can wash it and the stain will disappear. People on TikTok loved the video and showered it with 10k likes and many comments. Mila shared a similar video featuring the hack in 2021.
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Several viewers also offered a few solutions of their own while some asked for help with their own stains. @gohealyourself asked, "Any tricks for a set stain (possibly blood) on a windbreaker." @smyln7 commented, "Can l teach you the easy way in South Africa we rub green bar soap place it in the sun then wash as usual." @alezidu shared, "Can I remove an oil stain from a wall? I tried with hair spray, dish soap and vinegar but nothing worked."
These videos are really helpful as many of us struggle with stubborn stains on our favorite pieces of clothing. Another woman @stayatthomezookeeper shared an interesting video on how she manages clothes after they put them into the dryer. "My new laundry basket sorting system," she states in the video. "I used two 10-inch brackets and 12-inch x 24-inch rubber-made shelves. I did a drill to attach the brackets to the shelves." Though the shelves are helpful, what makes the difference is the way she sorts the baskets. "My biggest laundry hack is sorting it by person and if you've been around a while, you know that my kids are color-coded," says the woman in the video.
She then opens the dryer and sorts the clothes according to the person. The ones that belong to her kids she puts in the color-coded baskets, hers and her husband's she puts in the other two. "On a folding day, I take the basket that I'm going to currently work on and I take it to the room I'm going to fold it. Once folded, I return the empty basket for refilling," she adds. The best part about this hack is that in between days if someone needs something specific, they can find it with minimal digging.
"This quick and easy build not only made my laundry room look better, but it took away all of the clothes from the hallway and sped up my process," she concludes in the video. This hack was such a hit that it went viral with about 2.7 million views and is captioned, "Wednesday where it goes: clean laundry."