Yellowing Underarms on White Shirts
OK. I tried soaking them in bleach. I tried vinegar on the underarm stains. Adding borax to the wash water. I tried using liquid dishsoap and scrubbing with a brush. Blueing isn't the answer as the problem is only on the underarm area.
None of these recomended tricks worked. Are there any other laundry tricks for this problem?
I think the problem is from using antiperspirants, and I did try switching to deoderant, but believe me, THAT is not an option. I NEED the antiperspirants.
I have the problem with both 100% cotton and also the synthetic blends. I tested out both.
I am required to wear white shirts at work so I can't just solve my problem by wearing colored shirts.
This is getting expensive. I can't wear shirts with huge ugly golden stains on the underarms! A shirt is ruined in a month and completely unwearable after 2-3 months. I wait tables and we carry our trays over out heads through the dining room so the yellow staining is very visible. It's not like I have a desk job where I could keep my arms at my sides while I work. I did work a job once where we wore little jackets over out white shirts - that was a godsend. I could get a couple of years wear out of a shirt before it fell apart. The stains weren't an issue if they were covered.