How To: Remove Ink Stains
What You Need
Follow These Four Easy Steps
Place a clean cloth underneath the stain so that it doesn’t seep through to any other layers.
Using a cotton swab, apply glycerin (available at most pharmacies) to the stain, gently rubbing it in. If you can’t find glycerin, hair spray also does the trick.
In a bowl, mix a small amount of water with a few drops of gentle laundry detergent. Apply to stain with a cotton swab, and rub fabric to gently lather.
Toss your stained garment in the wash on a cold water cycle using an enzyme-based laundry soap (most standard detergents are
Tip: Make sure the garment is stain-free before you transfer it to the dryer; heat will set the stain.
Tip: For dry-clean-only garments, apply glycerin but skip the soap; dab some water on the stain instead, and take the item to the dry cleaner.