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Keep Bright Clothes from Bleeding
Sometimes, even if you separate lights and darks, a new piece of clothing can bleed onto a slightly faded pair of jeans, for instance, and leave color stains. Prevent this from happening by first soaking the unwashed garment in a 50/50 mix of water and white vinegar for 20 minutes. Then, wash the item with other colored clothes. (The vinegar step can help the new clothes resist fading over time, too—though it only works on 100 percent cotton clothing.)

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