Refresh Black Clothing

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How do I care for my black clothes?

Refresh Black Clothing

You can refresh your black clothes by adding bluing, or strong coffee, or tea (2 cups) to the rinse water. They should return to their original dark black state. To prevent future fading, wash them in cold water, with Ivory Flakes plus only a small amount of detergent.

   

Comments

7/7/2007 5:23:02 AM
Robert said:

Genius. No more grungy greys!


7/8/2007 8:21:42 AM
Ruth Lewis said:

Thank you have not tried it yet.


7/8/2007 10:31:44 PM
Colleen said:

Thank you excellent tip


7/9/2007 4:45:16 PM
Weezie883 said:

I just buy black clothing dye and redye them. Works great!


12/14/2008 12:54:26 AM
Cohan said:

I have lots of faded cotton shirts and pants that need refreshing....I'll buy a bottle of bluing and since I'm a senior citizen, I can use it for a hair rinse too!!!!


2/7/2009 6:53:14 AM
john park said:

anybody tell me how to add this bluing agent to a front load washer !! Do I just open the front door and pour it in on top of the clothes undiluted ??


5/25/2011 8:11:11 PM
deniqua said:

do you but cooked coffee or coffee beans?


7/29/2011 7:00:15 AM
Neeru said:

somthing new. I will try this next time




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