How to Wash and Whiten Pillows

On my housekeeping adventures, I often wash pillows, but my latest job took me one step further. My goal was not just to clean the pillows, but to return them to their original white sheen. Over time, our pillows, pillowcases, and mattress protectors build up sweat and body oils, staining them yellow. I've tried many cleaning methods and I'm happy to share my thoughts with you. For more of my original homegrown efforts, check out this link.

Restore luster: whiten yellowed pillows and beyond

But before we get started, a word of caution. I have already washed and dried the pillows. However, as many of us know, drying often leads to stains. Realizing that, I knew I was challenging myself a bit. The pillows you see here are ours, and mine were originally a little white. Yellow spots can be hard to spot, but believe me, they are there. You will get a better view of it in the following pictures. Besides the pillows, I also washed my pillow cases, to see if the same cleaning procedure would work on them and maybe the mattress covers too.

Breathe new life into yellowing cushions:

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