It may sound a little too good to be true, but the reason Alka-Seltzer tablets are able to banish yellow stains on white clothing is because of the citric acid and sodium bicarbonate they contain. This potent mix is not only good for cleaning toilet bowls, but will also banish stains like annoying deodorant marks. Plus, as you don’t need to wash your clothes after you have soaked them, this hack is less time-consuming than other pre-soak stain removal products.
This hack seems promising, but as with any hack, it’s always best to do a test run beforehand. You can do this by using old clothes or performing a mini patch test on a section of your item before going all in. Though it isn’t likely that the Alka-Seltzer mixture will ruin your clothes, you should never test something for the first time on a valuable or much-loved item of clothing. Nevertheless, especially during summer when you’re more likely to reapply deodorant or use sunscreen, it’s more than worth purchasing a pack of Alka-Seltzers to give this hack a go.