The pillow is one of the things we keep close to our bodies for a long time. Once you find the right pillow for you will make you become attached to it. However, over time pillows tend to turn yellow and the stains on them are difficult to remove.
Hypoallergenic pillows are one of the options if you want to avoid having a pillow that stains easily however these are more difficult to wash. And the stubborn stains can still remain no matter how thorough you wash it.
Even though the pillow is clean once you wash it the yellow stains can be very annoying and some find them disgusting.
This is why we have prepared a method that you can use to make your pillows white and fresh. This method can easily make old pillows look as good as new.
- 1 cup of laundry detergent
- 1 cup of powdered dishwasher detergent
- 1 cup of bleach (try a natural alternative instead of chlorine)
- ½ cup of borax
Note: In order for the method to work you should wash the pillows at the hottest water setting.
First make sure that your pillow is machine washable. Remove the pillowcase and protector, then fill the machine with 1/3 of hot water and then place the pillow in.
Add all the ingredients and start the hot washing cycle.
You will be amazed by how white and fresh your pillows will look afterwards.