Monday, 25 January 2016

The Princesses' New Clothes

Whether it is the intelligent and kind Belle from Frozen or the extremely independent and rebellious Esmeralda from The Hunchback of Notre Dame, we love all the Disney princesses so much. They look gorgeous in their flowing dresses, and we often dream of looking like them. In fact, they look amazing even when running around in the forest or doing all the household chores! Unfortunately, we still have to combat dirt and stains that so frequently ruin our best attires.

In the endeavour to look beautiful, we need to take good care of our clothes. One of the things that every girl has to be careful about is blood stains. While we try our best to not stain our clothes, sometimes this is unavoidable. So, even if the Disney princesses like Snow White, Ariel and Aurora do not have to deal with menstrual cramps and spots on their dresses, we still need a good solution for removing blood stains.


How to Remove Blood Stains from Clothes

Princess or otherwise, every girl must know how to remove blood stains from clothes. Especially if you, like the Disney Princesses, tend to favour a particular dress. If this happens to get stained during your period, you will either need a fairy godmother to make it vanish with a swish of her wand, or you will need to have some Vanish Oxi Action Powder at hand for a quick remedy.

Wash with Cold Water: Subjecting the dress to hot water can prove counterproductive to removing blood stains tend to 'cook' in heat and become more stubborn. This is true of any protein stain, which is the case with most body fluids. They change their chemical composition in heat and become more difficult to remove. Instead try to scrape off the crust with the edge of disposable spoon and runs the stains under cold water.

in cold water. One should use a stain remover like Vanish Oxi Action Powder when removing blood stains and then wash as usual, preferably with an additional scoop. The advantage of an oxygen based solvent is that it will also act as a mild bleach helps to keep Snow White's white skirt pristine.

Minimal Use of Dryer: Set the dryer on lowest heat and take out the coat as soon as possible. In case there are any residual stains, the heat from the dryer might leave it with a permanent tinge.