Don’t you find that your clothes keep the underarm odor no matter how much you wash them? And, in most cases, it remains a yellowish stain that is usually rough to the touch? It’s a disaster.
This is especially true for activewear.
In the following post we will give you a couple of tricks that will help with the problem of underarm odor and stain so that you feel fresh, confident and the only thing that matters is your performance in training.
First of all, the problem of extreme sweating is uncomfortable for most people. It may be that excessive sweating is a health problem such as hyperhidrosis that will need to be treated by a dermatologist so that they can give you recommendations to cope with this condition.
In the meantime, here are some tricks that you can apply right now on all sportswear that needs urgent intervention. They are simple and safe methods, won’t damage your clothes and are friendly to your body.
Homemade solutions: baking soda treatment to get odor out of underarms on clothes
A pre-wash is the first thing you will have to do with the clothes you want to recover. You will need the following materials: baking soda and a washing brush with soft bristles (for delicate garments).
Put some baking soda in a small container and mix a little with a small amount of water. You should be left with a doughy and uniform mixture.
Have ready a large container filled with enough water to cover all the clothes you are going to treat.
Spread some of the baking soda mixture on the clothes in the area of the stains and then scrub with the brush until completely covered.
Let it act for 10 minutes and then place the clothes in the container with water and let it act for 2 hours. After this time, wring out the clothes. After this procedure you can wash the clothes as usual in the washing machine or by hand.
You can also try mixing 3 tablespoons of salt with 2 tablespoons of baking soda, then sprinkle this mixture directly on the smelly area of your sportswear and leave it on for 24 hours. After 24 hours, simply rinse with water and dry as usual.
Homemade solutions: vinegar to get odor out of underarms on clothes
The second technique is to use a little vinegar on the stain you want to remove. This method is effective against bad odor because vinegar contains antibacterial ingredients that will eliminate the bacteria produced by sweat. This way your clothes will be odor free.
Mix equal parts of water and vinegar. Use this solution to soak clothes with underarm odor until the mixture is absorbed. Then put everything in the washing machine and finally do a normal wash.
The best solution for eliminating underarm odor from activewear
If you do not want to go through all these steps, we suggest you use a specialized detergent like WearFresh. It is the last and effective method for eliminating underarm odor. The detergent provided by Swet Athletix to rid your clothes of unpleasant odors and shameless stains.
Just put the clothes in the washing machine and add one of the detergent sheets and that’s it. Note that if you have a large load of clothes, we recommend that you use two sheets.
This alternative will leave your clothes visibly cleaner and fresher. Because of its super concentrated content, you will be able to save water and use a biodegradable product that does not affect the environment.
WearFresh is easy to use, easy to carry and takes up very little space.
You’ll get rid of the smell of sweat and have more safety when doing those pull-ups next to any training partner.