How to wash greasy spots on a jacket: unusual ways

Anna OnishchenkoLife
How to clean greasy spots on a jacket

In the cold season, we wear jackets all the time. As a result, greasy spots appear on the sleeves, collar and pockets, which spoil the appearance of the outerwear and make it look untidy.

However, washing in a washing machine is not always able to completely remove these stubborn dirt stains. OBOZ.UA tells you how to quickly and easily return a winter jacket to a beautiful look with the help of unusual life hacks.

Laundry soap

If the dirt has appeared recently and has not had time to eat into the fabric, you can try to deal with it with laundry soap. To do this, simply wet the greasy areas, soap, rub the fabric well and rinse it with water.

All-purpose laundry detergent

Add ammonia and liquid detergent to an all-purpose laundry detergent to remove stains. Next, whisk the mixture until it forms a foam and apply it to the greasy spots for 2-5 minutes.


Dampen a cotton pad or cloth with a small amount of refined gasoline, wipe the greasy areas, and sprinkle salt, starch, or talcum powder on the damp, soiled fabric. After that, wipe the jacket well with a damp towel or napkin and make sure to wash it. Repeat the procedure several times if necessary.

Salt and starch

Mix salt and starch in a 1:1 ratio. Add a little water to make a paste. Apply it to the contaminated areas, wait until it dries completely, and rinse it off with a damp towel or sponge.

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