How to Get Wrinkles Out of Khakis

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Khaki pants are a staple in many wardrobes, but they do tend to wrinkle easily. Next time you pull out a pair of khakis and find them covered in wrinkles, don’t pull out the ironing board and iron. While ironing is a viable option for ridding your khakis of wrinkles, try a time-saving alternative instead.

Step 1

Dampen a hand towel with water. Place the towel and khakis in the dryer and turn it on for about 10 minutes. Remove the pants promptly and the wrinkles should be gone.

Step 2

Hang the pants by a clamp hanger in the bathroom. Turn the shower to the hottest water temperature setting, close the bathroom door and leave the pants hanging for 10 minutes. The steam from the shower will help smooth out wrinkles.

Step 3

Apply heat from a hair dryer to wrinkled areas of the khakis. Hold the blow dryer a few inches from the fabric and use your hands to smooth out wrinkles as you’re applying the air from the blow dryer. Do this until all the wrinkles are gone.