I have a set of dark grey/pewter medical scrubs I need to lighten up a few shades in order to comply with my hospital's uniform policy. Have you ever heard of someone lightening up a garmet in the wash that wasn't white using bleach? What bleach:water ratio should I use? The scrubs are one solid color so i'm not too concerned with bleeding colors I am worried about blotching however.
Yr best success would b 2dye them in a
Fill 1/2 bucket with cold water, then add 3 -4
dessertspoons to the bucket of water.
Then add some more cold water until 2/3 full.
This mixes the bleach +water.
Add clothes +cover with water. Leave.Remove
clothes when faded 2 desired colour.
ONLY ADD MORE BLEACH if after 11/2 hrs
Your clothes aren't faded enough.
Only add another 3 -4 spoonful.
BE CAREFUL OF BLEACH - don't touch or let
it spray yr skin, eyes, etc. HANDLE with care.
When finished rinse carefully then turn tap
on clothes.(wash away bleach)
Rinse bucket +fill with cold water only.
Add bleached clothes -this will set colour +
also dilute remaining bleach.Leave about
1/2 hr. Rinse with cold water a bit.
U now have new coloured clothes. Safe 2 wash
U can go 2 a laundry/ dry cleaners but this
costs nothing except a bottle of bleach +
bucket+ dessertspoon from charity.(No kitchen