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!

Nylon generally should be dry cleaned. 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, pretreat 15 minutes by putting white vinegar or citric acid or lemon juice directly on the stain. Apply corresponding Persil powder diluted in lukewarm water or alternatively a stain remover onto the stain, cover the stain and let it set for 20 minutes. Then wash with corresponding Persil powder. If dry clean only, take it to the dry cleaner for stain removal.