The Best Way to Remove Ballpoint Ink Stains From Clothing
If you forget to put on a pocket protector and your favorite shirt has ink stains, you can save it with a suitable stain remover, a toothbrush, and a little know-how.
According to textile experts at Consumer Reports, Amodex (you can usually get a small bottle with it for about $ 8-9 ) is the best choice for removing stains from fabrics if you use it correctly. This video from their YouTube channel demonstrates the correct method. Start by laying down a few folded paper towels and then placing the stained part of your shirt on top of them. Apply liberally to the stain with Amodex, then use a toothbrush to rub it into the fabric, being careful not to spread the stain. The ink will gradually come out and soak into the paper towels underneath. Dampen your shirt with cold water and it should look like new.