'Came out so white': Mrs Hinch fans share easy way to remove yellow stains from pillows


Cleaning influencer Mrs Hinch rose to fame when she started sharing cleaning tips online. Now, many fans share their own hacks on Facebook pages.

Cleaning enthusiast Mollie Kalk asked for advice on how to remove the yellow marks on her pillows: “How to clean pillows?? Every time I wash them they come out ruined.

“My husband likes flat as pancake pillows and won’t let me throw them away. I have just put them in covers for now.”

Many fans shared their best recommendations with many agreeing on one simple way to fix the problem: strip washing.

Nikki Glass said: “I fixed it by strip cleaning, which was a tub full of the hottest water I could get it to, I poured in some mule team borax, and laundry detergent and it soaked for a while, rinse and repeat, pillow came out white with not even a trace that there were stains.”

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Cheyenne Stonechild agreed: “I had a couple that looked like this and I put them in the tub to soak in bleach and laundry detergent, it didn’t make them super white but it helped a bit.”

Victoria Way said: “Fill up the bathtub with warm water, add borax, vinegar, laundry soap, and stain removing powder let it soak for several hours.”

She added she specifically used white vinegar.

“You can dilute it a little too if you would like. I do not dilute it.” 


Cat Walk explained: “Soak in a bin with laundry detergent and air dry flat in the sun.”

Isabel Mclean recommended: “I wash mine in the washing machine with bleach, two at a time, to balance washer.

“Then I throw them in the dryer with a bunch of tennis balls and that stops them from ‘clumping’. I’ve had success that way.”

Mary White agreed: “Fold it in half, tie it up, wash at 60 degrees, may have to do it a few times…”

Maria Baires recommended: “Spray and wash for 10 minutes, put it in the washer machine with soap, white vinegar and baking soda.”

“Wash with baking soda and white vinegar and dry with tennis balls,” Becky Clough said.

Hayley Cole Bleach explained: “Half a cup of baking soda, half a cup peroxide, two tablespoons dawn dish soap in washer air dry if you can if not dry it.

“Came out so so white.”


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