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Quick Solution to Restore the Brightness of Your White Socks

Did your white socks get some extra colour after washing? Here are some simple tips to restore their whiteness and brightness!

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Quick Solution to Restore the Brightness of Your White Socks

Polished shoes and bright socks can make quite an impression. It’s essential to wash your socks regularly because they absorb the sweat from your feet and keep them dry. In this article, we have compiled useful and effective cleaning tips to wash your socks the right way. 

Try these easy laundry tips to get your socks looking new, white and bright. 

1)   Use Lukewarm Water and Detergent

In ½ a bucket of lukewarm water, add 2 tbsp. of detergent and mix well. Drop your socks in it and wait 30 minutes. Then scrub them with a brush and wash with plain water.

2)   Use Lukewarm Water and Lemon Juice

The acidic properties of lemon can restore the brightness of socks. Make a cleaning solution by combining lukewarm water and lemon juice. In ½ a bucket of lukewarm water, add 2 tbsp. of lemon juice and mix well. Drop your socks in it and wait 40 minutes. Then, wash with plain water and air-dry in sunlight. 

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3)   Use Baking Soda

Baking soda is an amazing kitchen ingredient that can help maintain the whiteness of your socks. Make a cleaning solution by mixing 2 tbsp. of baking soda in ½ a bucket of lukewarm water. Mix well. Drop your socks in this solution and wait 25 minutes. Now, gently scrub your socks with a brush and wash with clean water.

4)   Use Vinegar

Mix 2 tbsp. of vinegar in ½ a bucket of lukewarm water. Put your socks in it and wait 30 minutes. Then, make another cleaning solution by mixing 1 tbsp. of dishwashing liquid in 1 cup of warm water. Mix well. Pour this solution on your socks and use a brush to scrub them. Wash with plain water.

There you go! Washing your socks the right way can make them look brand new. 

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