How to Remove Candle Wax From Clothing

How to Remove Candle Wax From Clothing
Imagine accidentally spilling wax on a favorite shirt that you've just purchased! What to do in this situation? How to go about removing wax from your clothing? This blog will teach you different ways of removing candle wax from clothing, depending on what type of candle was used and whether or not there are any other stains present on your clothing.
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1. Removing Wax with Ice

Ice is a great way to remove candle wax from clothing. The ice will harden the wax, making it easier to remove your clothes.
To do this, first place an ice pack/ ice cube on top of your stained area until all traces are removed from both sides of your clothing item before washing as usual! Alternatively, if the wax has not penetrated the fiber of the fabric, you can usually snap it off by bending the fabric around the hardened wax.

2. Removing Wax with a Hair Dryer

A hair dryer is another great way to remove candle wax from clothing.
Use a low setting on your hair dryer, and try not to overheat the fabric. You want to get the wax melted enough that it can be scraped off with your fingernails or a knife, but not so hot that it burns through the fabric and leaves holes in your clothes.If possible, try not to let any part of your skin touch either side of the garment while using this method; if any wax gets on you (or worse yet into any cuts), it will be very difficult to remove without medical attention!

3. Removing Wax with Paper Towels and Iron

Removing wax with an iron is simple. Start off by ironing the fabric with a warm iron using several layers of paper towels on both sides. The iron will melt the wax and the paper towels will absorb it. You may have to repeat this procedure, changing the paper towels each time.
To remove wax from clothing, you'll need to soak the clothing in white vinegar.
Pour 1 cup of white vinegar into a sink or tub filled with cold water and soak the garment for 30 minutes to an hour. Rinse the article of clothing in cold water until all traces of wax are gone and then wash as normal with detergent on a gentle cycle (no bleach).
Lastly, if home remedies are not for you, take the article of clothing to a good dry-cleaner to remove the wax. Remember to advise the dry-cleaner that it is a wax stain.
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