Why you want to add pepper to your laundry

Print this recipe
Nothing is worse than taking your clothes out of the dryer and noticing that your favorite red dress has faded to a shade of pink you would have never chosen yourself. While doing laundry is never fun, moments like this make it unbearable.
While there's a variety of detergents that work to protect the brightest of colors, the costs can add up. Forget about spending your money on special detergents. Try this hack instead with an unexpected spice straight from your kitchen.
Advertisement
Materials
1. Laundry detergent
2. Ground black pepper
3. Dirty, colored clothes
Directions
1. Gather your materials
Gather a load of dirty, colored clothes, laundry detergent and a couple teaspoons of black pepper.
2. Wash
Load your washer as you normally would with your favorite laundry detergent. Then, throw in a couple teaspoons of ground black pepper. Start your washer.
3. Remove
Once the cycle is over, load up your dryer. Once the clothes are dry, remove and fold your bright, clean laundry.
Other tips
1. Make sure you set the water temperature on your machine to cold.
2. Don't worry about smelling like pepper or having residue in your clothing. All the pepper will wash away with the rinse cycle.
Advertisement
Share this laundry hack with your friends on Pinterest and Facebook!
Resources Cooktop Cove and Pure Wow
Print this recipe

Deep cleaning your house doesn't have to take forever. Check out these tips to make the job easier.
September 30   ·  
Advertisement
Cleaning your entire home gets overwhelming, but sometimes you just have to do it. Our simple tips save you a lot of time by making the cleaning process easy.
September 29   ·  
Nail polish remover is a powerful solvent for cleaning and crafting. Chances are you already have a bottle at home.
September 29   ·  
September 7   ·  
A dish that is generally kept for special occasions.
September 20   ·  
Just 4 ingredients have you sitting down to a supper just like Grandma used to make.
September 29   ·