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.

Rinse back side of the stain under cool, running water. Apply an oxygen-based stain remover onto the stain, work it in and let it set for 20 minutes. Rinse and wash with corresponding Persil powder. If the stain remains, soak the garment in a sink with a solution of one part oxygen-based stain remover to five parts water. Then re-apply oxygen-based stain remover and launder as directed above.