Hair Spray as Lipstick Stain Remover

A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.

Ironed dress shirt with lipstick on collar and hairsprayJames Wojcik

Kiss that smudge of Really Red good-bye. If the fabric is machine washable, saturate the spot with hair spray, let it sit for 10 minutes, then dab with a damp cloth or sponge to remove. Launder as usual to wash out any residual stain and spray.

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