How to Whiten Pillows That Have Yellowed

Just like any other fabric, pillows need to be cleaned as well to remove dust and sweat. Even if it might sound easier to just buy new pillows, cleaning them isn’t actually hard to do. It is always nice to fall asleep on a clean and fresh smelling pillow. However, after a while it is natural that your pillow will get dirty due to natural oils and sweat. As a result, yellow stains will appear on your pillow. With this handy trick you will easily be able to clean your pillow and therefore, save money on buying new ones! Doesn’t that sound great?!


This is what you’ll need:

  • 1 cup of dish soap
  • 3/4 cup Baking Soda
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • Laundry detergent

This is what you should do:

  • Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and add 3 cups of hot water
  • Pour the mixture in your laundry machine and turn on the wash
  • Afterwards, let the pillows air dry

That is all you need to do to make your pillows smell and look new again!