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Use Lemon Juice to Brighten Your Whites

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WHY DO THIS?


Nothing starts the judgment train faster than wearing a white shirt that’s leaning pretty far towards yellow. And don’t get us started on nasty sheets! Luckily, the key to brightening your whites is simple, cheap and easy – all you need is a few lemons.

5 MINUTES
EASY

Complete this To-Do and make progress towards the Lemon Wizard Achievement!

What You'll Need:

  • ½ cup of lemon juice
  • less-than-bright whites
  • laundry day

How To:

  1. 1

    Prepare Your Lemon Juice

    You’ll about ½ a cup of lemon juice to restore that pearly white glow (if it’s a small load, ¼ should be fine). If you’re old school, you can fresh-squeeze your juice, but a store-bought bottle of lemon juice will work, too.

  2. 2

    Add the Juice to Your Laundry Cycle

    Pour the juice into the next whites laundry cycle that you run. Keep everything else the same, and your whites will shine!

  3. 3

    Optional: Give Pit Stains Special Treatment

    If you’re dealing with some gnarly undershirts, this may not be enough. So, take half of a lemon and rub the juice on the stubborn pit stain in question. Let it sit overnight, and then add it to a laundry cycle.

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