STAIN REMOVAL GUIDE: Lipstick

Lipstick

 Lipsticks have always proved to be one of the more difficult stains to get out of your hand made rugs. The reason being for this is that mother nature is known to be able to produce some of the most oiliest, stickiest substances known in the natural world.  When you combine some of the toughest substances on planet earth with some of the most colorful substances you get what we call the cosmetic business as we know it today. 

“Lipstick can produce some of the most oiliest, stickiest substances that can be a real problem for your rug”

1. Equipment Needed

Can of WD-40(mechanical and cleaner lubricant found at any store)  │  Mild laundry detergen  │  Warm water  Terry cloth

2. Steps 

1.

Spray WD-40 directly onto the stain.

2.

DO NOT RUB STAIN!  Blot gently.

3.

Mix solution of mild laundry detergent and warm water and blot stain with mixture.

4.

Rinse stain with warm water and blot dry.

5.

Repeat as needed until stain is gone.

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