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You finally decide to sport that super-chic new blouse you bought, but you end up getting a big grease stain on it by the end of the evening. What's a girl to do? Toss out the blouse? Definitely not! Sure, grease may seem nearly impossible to remove, but if you approach it the right way, you'll have your blouse looking like new in no time.
Sprinkle a generous coating of talcum powder or cornstarch onto the grease spot. Let it sit on the fabric overnight, then brush it off with a dry rag the next day. The powder will help to absorb some of the grease from the blouse.
Put a few drops of grease-cutting dish soap directing onto the grease spot. Use your fingers to work it into the fabric. Let it soak for about five minutes.
Spray the fabric with a laundry pretreatment spray. Wash the blouse as usual.
Check the blouse after washing and before placing it in the dryer. If the grease is still there, put a few drops of heavy-duty liquid laundry detergent onto the spot. Work it into the fabric with your fingers. Spray with a laundry pretreatment spray, then wash as usual.
Use the hottest water allowed for the fabric when washing the blouse. Hot water works best at removing grease stains.
Check the blouse after washing and before sticking it in the dryer. If any traces of grease are still on the blouse, do not dry it in the dryer. The heat will make the stain almost impossible to remove.