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Post by Lottie on 9th July 2011, 6:06 pm

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We've been to a wonderful musicy event this PM and the kids got henna tattoos and then hugged me.... Laughing Rolling Eyes ..I now have a wonderful henna stain, on my favourite green top, on me left boob.. any ideas? (for stain removal.... Razz Laughing )

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Post by Dandelion on 9th July 2011, 6:11 pm

Just a guess - if it's pure henna presumably it would fade with several washings and sunlight and time?

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Post by Lottie on 9th July 2011, 6:26 pm

Dandelion wrote:Just a guess - if it's pure henna presumably it would fade with several washings and sunlight and time?

Think so sweetpea, I asked the chappy and he said so, but he was selling it... Laughing I'm just pathetically attached to this top.. it's green you know...I like green... Laughing
I shall wash it and then wash it, and then wash it and then.....thank you... x

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Post by mr_sfstk8d on 10th July 2011, 4:03 am

But let it dry cool lest it set the dye.
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Post by Lottie on 10th July 2011, 7:30 am

Do you mean after I've washed it, Mr S? I'm having a thick day... Embarassed Laughing should I wash it in cold water?

Felt a right plonker last night... it's always been really hard to get into. never could quite work it out, as once it was on, it fitted beautifully..
On it's removal yesterday I thought I'd busted it, as there was a massive rip in the side too... Shocked as well as the henna stain.. Shocked Rolling Eyes that's when I discovered there was a side zip.... Very Happy Laughing Embarassed Ah well, I've only had it a year.... Rolling Eyes

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Post by Dandelion on 10th July 2011, 3:22 pm

I'm guessing that Mr S means don't tumble dry it or dry on a radiator (and don't iron it.) You could wash it cold with one of those 30 degree washing powders - it would certainly be safer.

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Post by mr_sfstk8d on 10th July 2011, 3:54 pm

That's just what I was getting at, Dandy. Thanks for clarifying.
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