Tip of the Week!
This is my white facecloth after washing my face once with it.
This is my black facecloth after washing my face 14,742 times with it.
Do yourself a favour. Switch over to black facecloths today. Yes, you can bleach white facecloths. But that's extra work. More work. I have enough work. LOADS of work. No more work! Besides, you can't use bleach in certain front loading washing machines.
White facecloths are meant for people who have maids or a laundry service. If you have a maid or a laundry service, please disregard this post. And please send me money. And a pony.
Genious! Same goes for sheets unfortunately, I prefer white, but husbands are so sweaty and I don't use bleach.
I just had a duh moment. I am so ashamed at all the white cloths I have damaged, when just 1 black cloth would have made a huge difference! LOL I guess we live and learn, from your fantastic blog!
This is so funny...I am a "white" girl and a bleach-a-holic, that is probably not good...but I like white washcloths, towels, and sheets. I have 5 kids and 4 of them boys, big dirty boys!!!!I should probably buy some stock in Clorox!!!! This was a fun conversation!!!
Bahahahahaha! Did you get a pony from any of your readers? If so, I'm also making a post on my blog...and asking for a maid! It might work...
Diane - No. :( It didn't work. No pony. ~ karen
Also a good idea if you have kids who injure themselves (like kids do). A dark wash cloth over a bad cut doesn't show blood and keeps the hysteria over an injury down!
Good point. ~ karen
Well, shoot. I've been buying supplies for my move to off-grid life, and I bought white towels. Somewhere waaay back in my mind the thought crossed that white wouldn't be the easiest to clean (in an admittedly dirty lifestyle), but I disregarded it. The pretty white called to me with it's siren song - "look at meeee, so clean and pure...you must surround yourself with my pristine whitenessssss"....and I listened, and I bought.
I guess I'll be replacing them with black ones at some point, heh. OR, I'll dye 'em! Yeah!
You are so far ahead of me!
Just discovered another use for coconut oil...makeup remover. You only need about a heaping teaspoon. It melts when contacting the skin...economical and good for your skin.
Now my white facecloths are spared the mascara and foundation stains!
That's great to know! I'll give it a shot because for whatever reason my eyeliner won't stay put on my eyes during the day but once it's time to officially take it off, it's stuck for life. I'm going to try it tonight, Mary Lynn. ~ karen!
Red washcloths are necessary with children. Why? You cannot see the blood when the little darlings get hurt. When the child sees blood on the washcloth; the kid screams louder. I know, I have five children and now seventeen grandchildren. No, I do not want a pony. Too much work.
I never used to fold socks or underwear until I had a cleaning lady once after I'd broken my leg. She always folded those things so I felt shamed and continued the practice. Can I stop now (it's 16 years later)?
Yes you can.😄 I absolve you of all guilt that might be associated with it. ~ karen!