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How to Get Grass Stains out of Jeans

Whether you're running around outside playing different sports or keeping track of your kids as they play in the yard, you and your family could end up with grass-stained clothing. Although grass stains are common, they're very difficult to remove from jeans. The plant proteins and chlorophyll form a strong bond with the denim fibers, so getting them out is going to take some special attention. With these few steps, you'll be able to eliminate any grass stain.

What you'll need:

  • Liquid or powder detergent                                                                  
  • Damp cloth

Step 1: Pour a generous amount of detergent over the stain.

Make sure to cover most of the grass stain. Using an old toothbrush or damp cloth, massage the detergent into the stain.


Step 2: Let detergent sit.

Allow the detergent time to sit and react with the stain for at least 10 to 15 minutes.


Step 3: Wash.

Place your jeans into your washing machine and wash as you normally would. After this, your jeans should be good as new.


Step 4: Air dry.

The heat of the dryer can cause the stain to set. Check your jeans when they come out of the washer, and if the stain isn’t completely out, hang up your jeans and let them air dry.

If the stain persists, repeat steps 1-4 until the stain is completely gone.