When you want to keep your clothing looking bright without springing for pricey color catching products, all you need is something that’s probably sitting on your kitchen table. That’s right, just grab a tablespoon of salt:

To help protect your fabrics, try tossing your linens and clothes into the wash with a tablespoon of SALT. The chloride will help seal the color in and keep it looking fresher longer. It works for rugs, it works for scarves, it works for anything that’s machine washable.

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Thanks to Apartment Therapy for the tip!