There are at least three ways you can get purple shampoo stains out of the shower:
- Mix baking soda and water to form a paste that will remove the most recent purple shampoo stains in your shower.
- Detergent, baking soda, and lemon juice. In this case, you shouldn’t mix the ingredients together but rather use them separately. I’ll tell you more about this later.
- 40-volume developer and lemon juice to remove the most stubborn purple shampoo stains in your shower. You’ll have to take some precautions for this one.
Do you want to remove purple shampoo stains from your shower?
Today I’ll tell you three ways to remove those purple stains from your bathtub or shower without risking your health.
Because, first and foremost, your health is important. And I say this with full knowledge of the facts, because of a bad experience one of my clients had.
Marisa uses purple shampoo to maintain her ash-blonde highlights. But the stains the shampoo leaves in her shower started to bother her.
So she decided to remove those stains with a mixture of bleach and ammonia.
I wish she had never done that!
Although she wore gloves and a mask, the bleach and ammonia mixture irritated her eyes, throat, and nose, and she even had to go to an emergency room because she was having difficulty breathing.
At the emergency room, they explained to her that she had suffered poisoning due to inhalation of a toxic gas called chloramine, which is very dangerous. She was kept under observation for several hours.
So although removing purple shampoo stains from your shower is important, your health is more important.
And luckily, there are some less dangerous and more effective methods. Use gloves because it’s important to protect the skin on your hands. I also recommend using a mask, especially if your bathroom doesn’t have sufficient ventilation or a window.
Shall we start?
Method 1: mix baking soda and water to remove purple shampoo stains from the shower
You should know that this method will help you remove the most recent purple shampoo stains from your shower.
Many people even use baking soda to remove semi-permanent dye stains from their skin, although I find it a little aggressive. If your bathtub is heavily stained or the stains have been in your shower for a long time, I recommend going straight to method 2.
- Put on gloves. In a plastic container, place three tablespoons of baking soda.
- Add water slowly, and mix the baking soda in with the help of a wooden spoon.
- When you get a paste-like consistency, rub it onto each of the stains with the help of a toothbrush.
- Leave the paste on for two hours.
- After that, rub each stain with the help of a sponge, always wearing gloves.
- Remove the mixture with water. You’ll see the purple shampoo stains are gone.
Method 2: use detergent, baking soda, and lemon juice to get purple shampoo stains out of your shower
Put on gloves and a mask, even if your bathroom is ventilated.
Do this, especially if you have allergies or respiratory problems. And even with a mask, I recommend you consult with your family doctor before cleaning purple shampoo stains from your shower using this method.
- Thoroughly dry the shower and apply detergent to each of the purple shampoo stains.
- With the help of a sponge, rub each of the stains and leave the detergent to act for fifteen minutes.
- After that, put on the mask and apply baking soda to each stain. Add lemon juice. Rub each stain with the sponge until you work up a foam.
- Let the foam act for one hour and rinse with warm water.
Method 3: 40-volume developer and lemon juiceI only recommend this method if it’s the first time you’re trying to remove those purple shampoo stains from your shower. These stains will be more stubborn.
- Put on your gloves, dry the shower, and apply developer to each of the stains, leaving it on for 20 minutes.
- Rub each stain and add a few drops of lemon juice, leaving it on for 40 minutes. Then rinse with plenty of water and see your shower shine without purple shampoo stains.
Once you remove the purple shampoo stains from your shower, it’s important to keep it clean by wiping it down with a sponge every time you use purple shampoo again. You’ll prevent the shampoo from soaking in.
If you feel any discomfort in your nose, eyes, throat, or on the skin of your hands, stop cleaning and consult a doctor.