Sweat patches are often unavoidable, but the smelly, yellow stains they develop into are preventable and easy to remove. Express.co.uk chatted to the author of The 15-Minute Clean: the Quickest Way to a Sparkling Home, Lynsey Crombie aka Lynsey Queen of Clean (@lynsey_queenofclean on Instagram) to find out how to remove sweat stains from clothes.
You’d get a slight sweat patch whatever deodorant you wear, but sweat stains aren’t actually caused by your sweat - they’re caused by your deodorant and laundry detergent.
Antiperspirant deodorants and laundry detergents often have aluminium in them, and the compounds react with the salts in your sweat to leave a yellow tinge on your clothing.
The best way to avoid sweat stains on your clothes is to stop them from happening in the first place.
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How to remove sweat stains from clothes: The stains are caused by your deodorant (Image: Getty)
How to remove sweat stains from clothes: Use an aluminium-free deodorant (Image: Getty)
The most obvious way to avoid those yellow stains is to wear a deodorant that is free from aluminium, such as any of AKT’s deodorants, Mitchum’s Natural Power, Dove’s Zeo Aluminium Pomegranate and Lemon Verbena Deodorant, or Drunk Elephant’s Sweet Pitti Deodorant Cream.
You should also opt for natural, organic laundry detergents - they won’t