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Keeping bedding and towels clean

#43

I never understand this. I personally use washcloths for removing my mascara in the shower and I have NEVER stained one, not even the white ones. In fact most of the time I rinse my washcloths with a quick run through the water stream once on each side with the cloth held taught then wrong it out and hang on the shower bar to dry. I replace the dry one with a clean one when I get in the shower the next day and through the dirty, now dry, one in the hamper. It could be sitting there for a week or two or more. Not a single stain.

#44

My wife thinks that specific types of mascara don’t come out. We’ve had a few washcloths in the listing that would not come clean, but others came out fine, even though they started out looking just as filthy.

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#45

I have white towels, hand towels, and washcloths, but I also have a little basket of grey washcloths with a laminated sign that says something like, "Please help us save our white towels. Use these cloths to remove make-up, sunscreen (and I list other stuff). This has helped tremendously. I got this trick from another host on this forum. I have a bottle of oxi-spray for pre-treating stains on the linens because it works better if it sits for a spell. None-the-less, I still lose some linens, which become mine. I guess it is the cost of doing business. BTW, I LOVE JCPenney’s quick-dry waffle-weave towels. Soft, fluffy, 100% cotton, and last for almost forever. I’ve been hosting for over five years and I still have most of my original towels. The stained ones become cleaning rags and they are the absolute best for cleaning glass and mirrors. They are like magic cloths.

#46

Yep. Plus, bleach is good for getting rid of nasty germs and stuff, if you know what I mean.

#47

I have grey and striped blue/brown/white towels. I don’t get stains, but I have gotten bleach marks a few times, and there is no bleach provided with the washer and dryer. I think (as it was suggested on here) that it may be hydrogen peroxide-containing face products. I have brought those towels home. So either way, you’ll have problems. It may depend on how close you are to a wedding venue that you’ll have problems with makeup and fake tan.

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