After wearing the white clothes for several months, they usually lose their white color and they hardly remain bright.
This is happening because of the oils and sweat and also because of discoloration from other clothes. Every stain is clearly visible on white clothes. So, the whitish color is difficult to remain white and bright.
Most of the people use expensive laundry detergents in order to preserve the condition of white clothes. But, these products are full of brighteners that actually makes the clothes whiter than they was before.
These detergents contain large amounts of benzene which is extremely dangerous substance and can seriously harm our health. This substance may lead to some allergic reaction. When this substance is exposed to daylight, it may cause reactions such as rashes and irritations.
Before using these expensive detergents, take a look at these safer methods.
Combine 4 liters of water and one cup of baking soda. Soak the clothes in the mixture and they will be totally clean and white after you finished. By using this method you will avoid the negativities of expensive and dangerous detergents.
You can easily dissolve the yellow stains on white clothes just by using aspirin pills. Use only the white aspirin pills. Take 5 white aspirin pills, dissolve them in 3 liters of water and soak the clothes in the mixture. Next, wash them in the washing machine as usual.
Did you know that you can whiten your clothes with eco-friendly dishwasher detergent? Add a cup of dishwasher detergent in the laundry detergent and wash your clothes as usual. Avoid detergents which contain chlorine and phosphate.
Distilled White Vinegar
Add one cup of this vinegar in your laundry detergent. It may have strange smell when the clothes are wet, but after the drying process, the unpleasant vinegar odor will disappear.
Add a cup of hydrogen peroxide (3%) in the laundry detergent and wash as usual in order to have clean and white clothes without any stains.