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How to Get Black Clothes Blacker


Your black jeans and cotton T-shirts can turn a dull dark gray after multiple washings. So when doing an all-black wash, add two cups of strong, brewed black tea or coffee into the washing machine during the rinse cycle. Hang dry your black items to protect against additional fading.

Source: Joan Wilen and Lydia Wilen are health investigators based in New York City who have spent decades collecting “cures from the cupboard.” They are authors of Bottom Line’s Treasury of Home Remedies & Natural Cures and Bottom Line’s Household Magic. They are authors of the free e-letter Household Magic Daily Tips Date: March 8, 2011 Publication: Bottom Line's Household Magic
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