Stain advisor

Expert advice on how to get stains out.

Red wine, lipstick, ketchup - some of your favourite things can cause difficult stains. But now you can say goodbye to even the most difficult marks with our comprehensive stain removal guide. Just choose the fabric and the stain type you need to treat. After you have select what caused the stain you see the result below. It's that simple!

Always follow garment label instructions when pretreating and washing your clothes. For colored garments, test an inside seam for colorfastness. If the garment is washable, follow the instructions below.


Rinse in cold water to dilute the stain. Then wash with corresponding Persil gel or Persil powder or with Persil Sensitive for baby clothes. For heavy stains, use a double dosage.