… my Tide Pen.
I am a spaghetti sauce magnet. Also salad dressing. And occasionally ice cream. Oh, who am I kidding, my klutzy nature means that most of my meals end up decorating my clothes in one way or another. And although I still swear by Palmolive as the ultimate stain remover, you’ve gotta dampen the stain, douse it in Palmolive, let it sit, wash it, and await the results. (Usually miraculous, occasionally only passable.) Sometimes you can’t make it home to change, and sometimes you end up with a stain that needs immediate triage. Enter the Tide Pen.
This little wonder is ideal for dealing with or pre-treating stains as they happen and works best on “fresh” stains. Just as the manufacturer says, the Tide Pen works beautifully on tomato juice, ketchup, BBQ sauce, grape juice, coffee, wine, tea, and chocolate syrup. I remember going to a banquet with Husband Mike and his coworkers, and watching one of his managers dip the sleeve of her ivory silk blouse in a cherry sauce. I whipped out my Tide Pen and TOTALLY SAVED THE DAY. Some reviewers have had good luck with oily stains, but I’ve had mixed results myself. A few vinaigrettes have needed the full Palmolive treatment. But overall, this product works beautifully in a pinch and can save your clothes from ruination.
Anyone else a fan of the Tide Pen? Other stain triage products to recommend?
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