You’ve seen the videos on TikTok. You’ve heard stories of grimy, scuzzy sheets that’ve been given new life. Now you’re left wondering, what is laundry stripping, and does it actually work?
Laundry stripping aims to remove all the built-up gunk from your clothes, towels, and bed sheets. Think of it as an exorcism for your fabrics, without the holy water and chanting (unless you want to!)
Me being me, I decided to strip laundry in the tub, which meant working in a hot, steamy bathroom while most of the country is in the vice grip of a heatwave. But cleanliness waits for no one, so I made an iced matcha and got to work. Stick around to see some great (disgusting?) before and after photos, and learn how to strip your laundry with three natural products.