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How to remove sunscreen stains from your burkini or beach kaftans and beach dress?

When you spend a pleasant time at the sea and enjoy the good weather in your women's burkini, it is essential that you use sunscreen to protect your skin from the harmful rays of the sun. However, it may happen that this sunscreen stains your clothes and your Muslim swimsuit. Fortunately, there are several tips for removing these stubborn stains from your women's burkini.

Why does sunscreen leave stains?

Sunscreen is a must to protect your skin, especially in the summer sun. However, this health ally can sometimes play tricks on your clothes and burkinis. We have all already noticed these small yellowish spots, which most often appear on white clothes, which are very popular during the summer season.

The different molecules of chemical filters, designed to protect our skin from UVA, are responsible for these unwanted traces. It is important to note that the higher the sun protection factor (SPF) of your cream, and therefore the more powerful the anti-UVA filters, the more likely it is that the cream will leave stains on your textiles. Certain fabrics, due to their structure, tend to trap chemical filter molecules within their fibers, ultimately leading to the formation of stains.

It should be noted that most of the time, sunscreen stains appear after washing in the washing machine. This occurrence is attributable to a chemical reaction between chemical filter molecules impregnated in the fabric and metal ions present in tap water.

To avoid these inconveniences, you just need to follow a few simple tips. Here's everything you need to know:

  • Wait until the sunscreen has completely absorbed before getting dressed.
  • Avoid wearing delicate textiles during days at the sea or pool. Explore all the information about the different materials used in swimwear manufacturing.
  • In the event of an unfortunate drop on your women's beach burkini, rinse immediately with cold or lukewarm water.
  • Choose machine wash cycles at a moderate temperature for your beachwear and swimsuits.

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Don't panic if you get sunscreen stains on your favorite burkinis! There are simple and natural methods to eliminate them without damaging them.

Dishwashing liquid

To say goodbye to sunscreen stains, dishwashing liquid proves to be a formidable asset. Thanks to its degreasing active ingredients, it will absorb encrusted anti-UV filters. The procedure is simple: let the dishwashing liquid act on the stain for a few moments, rub gently with a damp cloth, then rinse with cold water.

For the most stubborn stains, our unstoppable tip is to soak your clothing or swimsuit in dishwashing liquid for 24 hours. For white textiles, add a few drops of lemon juice to this mixture, a natural stain remover that will work wonders.

In the absence of dishwashing liquid, liquid soap, particularly based on Marseille soap, can prove to be an effective alternative.

White vinegar

To get rid of sunscreen stains naturally, there's nothing like vinegar water. Immerse your laundry in a solution of water and vinegar for half an hour, then wash it in the machine at 30°C or by hand. However, be careful with delicate textiles which may not support this technique. Before you act, take the time to carefully read the label on your clothing.

Baking powder

An original tip for removing yellowish sunscreen stains is to use baking powder. Dampen the stain with cold water, sprinkle it with baking powder, then leave it to sit for about thirty minutes before rinsing your laundry or swimsuit. Keep in mind that it is not recommended to use harsh products such as bleach on your swimsuits and beachwear, as these substances could cause more damage than good.

How to wash your beach burkini and kaftan to remove traces of sunscreen

As discussed throughout this article, washing is a key step in removing a sunscreen stain. It is of course possible to do it by machine, however, you must be careful to use the correct program. Indeed, washing at too high a temperature, above 40°, could make things worse, prefer washing cold or at a maximum of 30°.

Moreover, our experts recommend washing by hand, especially for your women's burkini, your fragile textiles and in the event of a very fresh stain.

In short, don't delay reacting to sunscreen stains, use appropriate products and don't forget to rinse well with cold water. With these practical tips, you will be able to fully enjoy your sunny moments without worrying about unwanted stains on your burkini, your beach caftans or your beach dresses.

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