How To Remove Spots Stains And Wrinkles From Your Quinceanera Dress
You've made it through the big ceremony of your Quinceanera and now you're at the party enjoying the food and the dancing. Suddenly one of your friends suddenly spills a plate of food and part of it falls on your beautiful Quinceanera dress.
What a disaster! Obviously you can't go around your party with a big stain on your dress. Well, before you end up crying in the bathroom over your stained Quinceanera dress, there are some things that you need to know about stain removal.
While it's usually best to let a professional be the one dealing with the stains, there are some things that you can do to minimize the stains at your party so no one will notice. Here are some simple stain, spot, and wrinkle removing tips that can save your Quinceanera dress and your party.
One type of stain you could deal with at your Quinceanera party is a grease stain from the food. It's fairly easy to treat though. Simply put a bit of talcum powder on the stain and let it sit for about 10-15 minutes. Shake off the excess.
You can also use some gentle liquid dish soap, since it cuts grease. However, make sure you treat the back of the dress, so it is less obvious.
Since you'll be no doubt wearing a bit of lipstick at for your Quinceanera and probably other makeup as well, there's a chance you'll get a lipstick stain or a stain from some other type of makeup.
Lipstick is quite thick so you'll need something to try to dissolve it. Lighter fluid can work, but you need to try it out on a part of your dress that can't be seen to make sure it won't discolor the fabric. This can dissolve the lipstick.
Another option for lipstick, mascara, or eye shadow is to use some color safe bleach on the area. Gently rub it into the area until you see the outline of the stain fade away.
No doubt chocolate will be around at your party, and if you get it on your Quinceanera dress, don't worry. Take a dull knife, like a butter knife, and carefully scrap it off the dress. Pre-treat the stain with some type of stain remover or liquid color safe bleach.
Chances are you'll be sweating a bit. It will probably be hot with all those people. However, even if you notice a bit of perspiration stain under your arms, you can get rid of it quickly. Take a bar of soap, moisten it, and then rub it on the area that has been stained. That will cover it for the duration of the party.
Ink stains can be nasty, but if you get a bit of ink on the dress, don't panic. Get some hairspray and spray some on a cotton swab. Then rub it gently on the stain, and it should get rid of it or at least make it appear less visible.
Dealing with Wrinkles
The last thing you want is a wrinkled dress, but it can easily occur when you're sitting down. So, make sure that you try to push over the fabric of your dress so you are only sitting on a little bit to avoid wrinkles. If you happen to need a quick fix before the party for those wrinkles, a cool dry iron can be used, as long as you use a piece of cotton cloth that is white in between the iron and the dress.
Are you afraid to try the ironing method? Well, you can also hang up your dress in a bathroom and turn on a hot shower. The steam from the shower will help steam out the wrinkles quickly. Just be sure you don't get the dress wet.
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