Most of us know the basic rules of cleansing by now.

But when faced with a stain or other in-home faux pas, laziness often gets the better of us. We find ourselves cleaning the stain in a hurry instead of blotting it gently like we’re supposed to do now, which draws the problem even worse.

Sounds like it’s time for a cleanse tips refresher course.

Thankfully, Southern Living has outlined 5 common cleansing gaffes in the video above, for those of us who need a friendly reminder. Check it out, and happy cleanse!

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