How do I Remove the Smoke Smell From Clothes?

Clothes can soak up smoky scents from a variety of environments.

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Whether you spent the evening by the campfire, or you found yourself surrounded by the foggy haze of cigarette smoke, the fibers of your clothes picked up an unfortunate souvenir: smoke smell. No girl wants her signature scent to be

eau de smoke. The good news is that you can get rid of the smell and your clothing will smell fresh again. The way you do it will depend on the particular articles of clothing that were affected.

1.

Spray heavy coats and sweaters all over with a fabric refresher spray to help neutralize the odor.

2.

Hang clothing items outside in the fresh air for 24 hours to remove the smoky scent.

3.

Launder items that you normally wash with soap and water.

Things You'll Need

 

1.Fabric refresher spray

3.Washing machine

2.Laundry detergent

 

Tips & Tricks

 

Clothing that has been involved in a fire will likely pick up an overpowering smoke odor. Consult with a dry cleaner to find out how to remove the smell, because at-home measures usually won't work.

 

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