Everyone dreads those streaky mascara stains whether its on your clothes, pillow cases or even your towels.

Here are some tips on how to get rid of them.

Pre-treat the mascara stains

Before going straight to the wash, it’s best to clean any excess product as well pretreat with any prewash stain removal. 

Also, running a fresh stain under cold water with a little liquid detergent will help break down the stain and help with removal later on.

Home remedies for removal of mascara  stains

  1. Clothing- Pretreat with stain removal and launder. If your’re limited on products you can dab the stain with either rubbing alcohol or even pine soil prewash.
  2. Pillow cases- Run under cold water with a few drops of liquid detergent. If stain persists, treat with stain removal and then continue to launder. Make sure all of the product is removes before laundering and drying as heat will  make a permanent stain.
  3. Towels- Same routine as you would with clothing or pillow cases, however when running under cold water make sure to flush from the back of the stain to the front to force product out.


If the stain persists, visit your local dry cleaners, Vogue Cleaners.

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