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How to Get Makeup Out of Clothes

If you wear foundation, lipstick, or mascara, your clothing can all-too-easily acquire makeup stains. Not to worry—OxiClean™ is here to show you how to remove makeup from clothing.

Removing Makeup Stains with OxiClean™

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OxiClean™ Max Force™ Laundry Stain Remover Spray makes treating the makeup stains easy. It’s formulated to fight tough stains, so even multi-component stains like foundation, mascara or concealer can be defeated.
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1. Remove

Remove any excess makeup. For liquid makeup stain removal, use a flat edge to get as much as possible off the fabric. Blow off excess powdered makeup. For best results, treat stains while still fresh.

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2. Spray

Spray OxiClean™ Max Force™ directly on the makeup stain. Do not treat the garment while wearing.

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3. Wait

Allow OxiClean™ Max Force™ to penetrate the fabric for at least 10 minutes. If the clothing item is colorfast, you may leave Max Force™ on for up to 7 days before washing. For fabric prone to color change, do not let stand longer than 5 minutes.

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4. Wash

After pre-treating with OxiClean™ Max Force™ spray, wash the item with your usual detergent, following the instructions on the label. Boost the stain-fighting power by adding OxiClean™ Versatile Stain Remover directly to the drum with your clothes, following instruction on the label.

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5. Check

Check the item for stain removal before putting it into the dryer. If the makeup stain is not fully gone or you have a grease remnant, repeat steps 1-4.

Always test OxiClean™ Max Force™ Spray on an inconspicuous area, such as an inside hem, first. Read the garment’s label and follow manufacturer’s instructions. Do not use on wool, wool blends, silk, silk blends, leather or fabrics labeled dry clean only.
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