So, smoking weed isn’t an issue for us, sometimes the main issue is not smelling like weed after having it. Many times, it can ruin many things like if you want to go on a date and after smoking weed you just put on any perfume, believe me it is the worst possible scenario and you know what happens next, if you are on a date and smelling like hell!
So, there are many scenarios, where smelling like weed can put you on a downside or also it may embarrass you. So, I am going to tell you from my personal experience as I am also a heavy smoker and I have never been caught on smelling like weed and I will tell you how to get rid of weed smell on clothes quickly.
Why do clothes smell like weed after smoking them?
So, you would have always noticed that whenever we smoke the smell of it always stick to our hands or clothes, so I am going to tell you the reason behind it.
So, weed comes from a cannabis plant containing an aromatic compound (which emit a pungent smell from its pours) which is known as terpenes, and it is also present in most plants and flower but only cannabis plant smell like weed is because of the high concentration of the terpenes present in it.
So, the cannabis plant smells different from time to time like at the time, before making weed when it’s a plant then it smells less pungent but after having it dried and making a roll of weed makes the smell double pungent, because of the fire and the rolling paper when we lit it.
So now you know the reason why does clothes smells like weed after smoking it, now read the solution to how to get rid of weed smell on clothes quickly given below.
How long does the weed smell stay on clothes?
So, someone who has smoked weed doesn’t know how long does the weed smell stay on clothes because they couldn’t smell it due to the distorted senses but someone near to them can easily notice that you are smelling like weed.
So, to answer the question of how long does the weed smell stay on clothes is, it depends upon the amount of weed you have smoked, if the quantity is small like 4-5 puff, then it will last up to 3-5 hours in the fresh air, but it will vary in a closed room.
And if you have smoked a good quantity of weed like 1-2 paper rolls then it can last until you remove and wash your clothes so now, I will tell you how to rid of weed smell on your clothes quickly.
9 things to do to get rid of weed smell on clothes quickly
Hot Vinegar or fabric softener spray
Take vinegar, fabric softener or any other good smelling reagent like orange cleanser, or any conditioner)
Take a small pot and a half cup of vinegar or fabric softener. Then put the vinegar or fabric softener into the pot a boil it for about a minute or if you don’t have time then you can put it directly without boiling, but I will recommend boiling the solution first.
Then put the solution in the spray bottle and then spray it on your clothes and dry them in open air or from the dryer.
This solution will help to get rid of weed smell on clothes quickly in 10-20min.
This will help you to get rid of weed smell on clothes quickly.
Wear natural fabric clothes like cotton, nylon etc as it will not absorb the smell of weed or even it absorbs then it will not stick to your clothes for a long time.
You can wear a denim or leather jacket to prevent the smell.
But note that the clothes should be 100% pure, and it will help to get rid of weed smell on clothes quickly.
Natural odour deodorant
Use natural odour deodorant which can be easily available online as well as offline platforms, then put it on clothes after you smoke weed, and I will help you to get rid of weed smell on clothes quickly.
Odour eliminating products
You can also use any odour emanating products on your clothes like Febreze or any other similar products.
After smoking weed, just spray some of these products on your clothes and leave it for 10-30 min in an open environment, and after that, you would get rid of weed smell on clothes quickly.
Baking soda magic
Take a zip lock bag, a baking soda, and the clothes from which the weed smell is coming, then put some baking soda in the zip lock bag along with the clothes and make sure it is closed tightly.
leave the clothes for quite a while like for 2-6 hours until you get rid of the weed smell on the clothes quickly.
If the smell is not gone until now, then put it into the washing machine and wash the clothes as you regularly wash but with hot water if possible and it will help you to get rid of weed smell on clothes quickly.
Open-air & sunlight
If you don’t have any urgent task and you can wait for the weed smell to go out, then open your clothes and put in in a hanker and place them in an open environment where air can flow out of the clothes as the weed particles get stuck to the clothes and air will help to move the particles out of the clothes also to enhance this process you can also place the clothes in the sunlight which will help you to get rid of weed smell on clothes quickly.
Alternative: If you don’t have enough time then you can spray some water on your clothes and then take a dryer and dry it until you get rid of weed smell on your clothes.
Safety Weed storing
Always carry your weed in a zip lock bag or an airtight bottle or container.
As the smell of weed is very pungent and reactive it will spread quickly if you are carrying it without any precautions, and the environment in which you are going will be smelling like weed and also the smell of weed will come on clothes which you are wearing.
Wear clothes above the clothes in which you have smoked like you can wear a jacket, sweater etc.
Like in winter you can add an extra layer of clothing above the clothes in which you have smoked, like a denim jacket or sweater or any other bomber jacket.
And in the summer you can change your t-shirt and if you don’t want to change it then you can wear a shirt or a light jacket above it.
This extra clothing will help you to resist the smell of weed on clothes under it, and after some time the smell would be gone and if the smell is not gone then wash it, after this you will get rid of weed smell on clothes quickly.
If you really don’t want your clothes to smell like weed then replace it with another smell which would be stronger than it like you can use the sanitiser spray and spray on your clothes it would help your clothes to switch to a mixed smell and not like a weed, you can also use incense as it will also replace the smell of weed.
So, these will help you to how to get rid of weed smell on clothes quickly.