I had a favorite white shirt for about a year. I wore it with all of my suits and it quickly became a staple of my wardrobe. But, over time I realized that my white shirt was looking more grayish-blue than white, more dingy than sophisticated and,...
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I had a favorite white shirt for about a year. I wore with all my suits and it quickly became a staple of my wardrobe. But overtime, I realized that my white shirt was looking more grayish blue than white, more dingy than sophisticated. And you know it just wasn't a clean-cut. Then I discovered how to make my white even whiter than white. Here is how. One of the biggest keys to remember is to wash your whites on a regular basis, especially when it comes to perspiration stains. You want to eliminate those as soon as possible and prevent them from ever setting in. If you wash them often and use a stain treatment on the underarms or anywhere else where yellowy might occur, then you will be leaps and bounds ahead of the dreaded yellow armpit stain. Okay, I am good for right now. Another tactic to use when preventing yellowing is to add half a cup of baking soda, a time-tested whitening agent to a regular wash load to give it your bleach of boost. Now with this method, you want them to reduce the amount of bleach you have by half. One of the other time proven methods is to use cascade or any other dish detergent in your laundry, even dingy sweat socks come out white when you soak them in a solution of half cup lemon juice or two tablespoons of automatic dishwasher detergent in a gallon of soup or hot water. Soak for 30 minutes or overnight if they are very dirty. There are multiple effective ways of whitening your whites and preserving the brightness of your whites. White is an essential color in any wardrobe whether that would be a casual or professional one and you need to make sure you are looking as sharp as you possibly can.

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