How to remove blood-stains – Challenge Helps

Blood stains are really a pain – be it the causative of it, or be it removing it! Removing blood stains, if not done properly, might irreversibly damage the clothes, rendering the most awesome-looking dresses awful and unwearable. We do not like things that way (not that anybody would, but Challenge Soaps take a special pride and care in clothes) – which is why we have come up with this solid method on how to remove blood-stains from your clothes. A dried blood stain on your fabric can still be removed. There are different removal methods to use but make sure to use a method fitted for the type of fabric you have. You wouldn’t want to cause damage to your fabric. And whatever method you use, make sure to pretest the solution you are going to...

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Cloth Washing Tips

The key to a great wash of clothes start way ahead of even actually soaking them! It starts right at sorting clothes for wash. Those little instructions you see on collar-tags or waist tags are really important. Clothes are, in way, like people - bad company spoils them! ;) Here are Challenge Soap’s Tips to ensure a better sorting: By fabric: Separate delicate fabrics that require a gentle cycle from heavier items. By colour: Separate whites from colours, and pastels from dark colours.   By soil level: Soil can travel from one garment to another so wash heavily soiled garments  separately. Lint: Check pockets and remove tissues before washing. Wash heavy lint shedders, especially blankets, chenille bedspreads, rugs and wollens separately, and...

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How to Remove Ink Stains - Challenge Helps

The first thing to know about ink stains is that they fall into a few different categories. Water-based ink stains are easier to remove. These are usually inks like washable markers. Permanent ink stains can be a nightmare to remove. These include most permanent highlighters and markers. Ballpoint ink can be tricky to remove, but responds well to treatment – sounds like taking over England’s bowling attack! Water-Based Ink Stains   Lay the stained clothing on top of a clean dry towel or cloth. Apply water to the stained area and blot with another clean cloth. While you blot, the stain will begin to transfer onto the cleaning cloth. Apply a small amount of liquid laundry detergent onto the ink stain and allow the fabric to sit for between 3-5...

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The Food Fad...Forever!!

We have evolved, and we have grown to be civilized...but the need for food has never stopped, or hasn’t evolved - we have never evolved with that feeling. When we are hungry, we want to eat - period! This feeling has been beautifully captured in the song by Ilayaraja “பசிக்கிது பசிக்கிது தெனம் தெனம்தான்!! தின்னா பசியேதும் தீர்ந்திடுதா!!!”   While the need for food has not evolved much, the way we take care of food has evolved a lot! Humans have come to realize the importance of mouth-care. So much importance has been given to oral-care that it has been used as a factor to woo women into falling in love with men!!   We at Challenge Soaps and detergents have also realized the importance of oral-care, and the need for it as much as the...

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The Auxiliary Awesomeness - Dishwash Bars

While food, clothing and shelter have remained the basic needs of human beings; there have been auxiliary needs that have risen around the basic needs! We have established perfection around these auxiliary needs, and the need to better that perfection only increases as we become more and more civilized, or uncivilized! One of those sidekicks that evolved with food is the need for dishes, and consequently, soaps and detergents to clean them! With the likelihood of diseases and the endurance of germs increasing, it becomes progressively difficult to formulate soaps and detergents for dishes that are heavy on the dirt and germs, and light on the skin and vessels. Challenge Soaps and Detergents, with pride, brings you the best soaps and detergents for your dishes. We have brought...

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Garment Care Tips

Most of the time, damage to clothing can be attributed the way we use it.  Try these tips below and do your part in preserving your fine garments:   Always apply lotions, makeup and hair spray before you put on your clothing. The alcohol and other chemicals present can cause damage to your garment.   Toothpaste can contain bleaches that can remove color from your garments. Even a small amount of toothpaste can cause coloration on your garment to be permanently damaged.   Garments that are worn directly against your skin such as dress shirts and blouses should be cleaned each time you wear them. After repeated use, soil and stains become much harder to remove and often become permanent.   Never, ever, rub a stain! Rubbing can cause damage...

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