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Unread 03-23-2015, 05:17 PM   #1
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Lightening Tights

So I have a pair of grey tights which I'll be using for a Homestck cosplay. The only problem is that the grey color is too dark. The tights are nylon. Would using RIT Color Remover lighten them?
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Unread 03-23-2015, 05:19 PM   #2
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I'm guessing your tights are a synthetic material in which case it wouldn't lighten them at all. And even if they were a natural fiber, you wouldn't get a lighter gray. I've use RIT color remover to prep a very dark gray shirt for green dye and it turned straight up orange.
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Unread 03-23-2015, 06:34 PM   #3
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I don't really know of a way for you to lighten the color of those tights, either. Bleach will most likely just destroy the structure of them.
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Unread 03-23-2015, 07:53 PM   #4
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With something like that, it's just tough toenails. There's really nothing you can do about it besides buy a new pair.
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Unread 03-24-2015, 08:04 AM   #5
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yup, not the kind of material that can be altered in that way with a good result. shop around for a lighter pair.
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