Restore Black Color with Coffee

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How can I restore black color to my clothes?

Restore Black Color with Coffee

To answer your question, 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.



7/16/2007 9:26:17 AM
pat said:

my grandmother did that went I was young thank you for reed miming me

7/16/2007 11:10:15 PM
sam said:

I have been searching for this kind of tip. can't wait to try it tomorrow. Thanks!

12/22/2008 10:05:55 AM
debthereb said:

I think I've blogged this before, but here goes. . When I bring dark colors home I wash them first in vinegar only - regular wash cycle no soap and white vinegar first. After that I don't have too mush trouble with fading.

2/23/2009 9:08:39 PM
hey said:

does this work with navy color too?

7/26/2009 6:18:41 PM said:

You cannot add anything to the new front loader washers. What else do you recommend?


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