How Can I Get Fuzz Balls Off of Clothing?

That razor can do more than just shave your legs.

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Has your favorite sweater every come out of the dryer only to look as though it was attacked by lint and fuzz balls while rolling around in there? Fuzz balls, also called pilling, can wreak havoc on your clothing. Don't let this fuzz get you down; it's super easy to get rid of in less than ten minutes.


Lay the fuzz ball infected clothing on a sturdy, flat surface such as a table.


Roll a lint roller up and down both sides of the clothing to collect any easy-to-grab fuzz balls.


Run a sweater shaver gently over the clothing to remove the remaining fuzz balls.

Things You'll Need


1.Flat surface

3.Sweater shaver

2.Lint roller


Tips & Tricks


You can use a disposable razor in lieu of a sweater shaver in Step 3 (no shaving cream needed).


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