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How do you get the "gray" out?

I have some white bras that are turning gray from wear. I wash them BY HAND because if I use a washer, it will void the guarantee. I wash them after every other use but around the armpit and straps, they are still turning.

ideas on how to get it out without resorting to bleach?


Asked by Jademom07 at 6:11 PM on Dec. 4, 2010 in Home & Garden

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Answers (10)
  • Borax and Washing Soda work very well.

    Answer by BluDog at 9:56 AM on Dec. 6, 2010

  • Bleach is the one thing I know will do the trick.

    Answer by older at 6:11 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • Soak in an oxyclean and water solution.

    Answer by Simplicity3 at 6:29 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • I would use a vinegar solution and/or old fashioned bluing (you can still find it in some grocery stores).

    Answer by Farmlady09 at 11:32 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • Can you pour bleach directly on the stains? I can recommend that you buy nude bra's from now on though. They do get like that after a while, but it's not quite as bad looking.

    Answer by m-avi at 6:20 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • Bleach will ruin the elastic of the bras.

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 6:39 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • Try soaking them in Woolite!

    Answer by Queenofscrap at 9:44 AM on Dec. 5, 2010

  • Good luck; I was going to say bleach.

    Answer by _Tam_ at 10:23 PM on Dec. 5, 2010

  • bleach

    Answer by jojo153 at 8:57 AM on Dec. 7, 2010

  • I was them in Woolite and they are still gray. I will try the oxiclean and look for the fabric bluing.

    Comment by Jademom07 (original poster) at 9:47 AM on Dec. 5, 2010