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An easy fix for a grease spot on your pants is grease-cutting dish detergent…if you get to it fast enough. But what if you couldn’t get to it right away and that tiny puddle on your pants has set for a while (like for a day, a week, after a regular wash and dry)? Here’s what you do: Soak the grease spot with a good squirt of dish detergent. Then take a finger full of cornstarch and rub that into the soapy detergent. Try not to use too much cornstarch. You want to use just enough so that it combines with the dish detergent and forms a smooth, thin paste on the surface. Let set for 15 minutes, then wash as usual. The stain should be gone.