Most of you already know that thawb is the traditional outfit of Islamic men and adopted in many countries. White is the most adopted colour that makes it pretty appealing. But a big problem occurs with the colour white and that is – say hello to stains. White is the prominent colour where stains are easy to distinguish and looks unattractive.
There are numerous ways you can remove stains from the thawb, but without proper knowledge and expertise, it’s tricky to get rid of the stains without degrading your thawb shine and fabric quality.
So, how can you get rid of stains from your thawb and bring its remarkable appeal back? Check out the below-listed points that will help you do so.
Ink stains appear most often when working with ink or other similar liquid. Ink stains can be easily removed with the use of milk. Simply dip the ink-stained cloth in milk and leave it overnight. Wash it the next day, and you will see the thawb as usual, without any stains. Remember, leaving the thawb without removing ink stains can be hard to tackle. So, follow this step as soon as you get the stains.
Another common problem is coffee stains. Similar to ink stains, these stains also happen during working hours. Many coffee stains remover are nowadays available in the market that helps in quick stain removal. You must keep one instant stain remover in your drawer and use it immediately after getting a coffee stain. The instant stain remover is sufficient to curb BBQ, tea, juice stains on your thawb.
Sweat / Yellowing Stains:
Most prominent stains in a thawb are sweat and yellowing stains that everyone faces in day to day life. A simple way to remove sweat stains is by mixing three Aspirins with two tablespoons of warm water and applying the mixture on stains. Blend aspirins and water till you get a paste. Apply the paste on the stain and leave it for the next hour. Now wash it and kudos; you don’t have any more stains on the thawb.
If you don’t have aspirin, you can also use salt and lemon on the affected area to remove stains.
In the stain removal process, you must keep a few points in mind:
- Never rub the stain as it gets absorbed by the fabric, creating more problems in the stain removal process.
- Don’t wash your thawb multiple times (to remove stains) that can degrade fabric’s life.
- Don’t experiment too much on the thawb as some chemicals might damage the fabric.
Remember, cleaning/washing your thawb is a real hassle when you are working with white colour and tackling stains. Yet, the above mentioned DIY hacks can help you remove stains from your traditional outfit and wear it with charm. Many stains are hard to remove, but you must know the right hacks to overcome such stains.
What more hacks do you know to get rid of stains? Do let us know in the comment section below.