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 laundering your clothes. For colored garments, test an inside seam for colorfastness. If the garment is washable, follow the instructions below.

Treat stain within ONE hour after staining, otherwise the stain may be almost impossible to remove: Carefully remove the excess stain off the surface of the fabric with a paper towel. Rinse immediately with cold water to dilute the stain. Wash in maximum recommended temperature on the garment label with a double dosage of Universal Persil powder. If stain remains, try to remove stain with cholorine bleach, but then afterwards wash with Universal Persil powder once again.