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!

Rayon generally should be dry cleaned. 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, brush the excess stain off the surface of the fabric. Rinse in cold water to dilute the stain. Create a soaking solution by adding handwash dosage (approx. 71ml ) of Persil powder or Persil Sensitive for baby clothes (to minimize the risk of allergies) in 10L of warm water. Allow the garment to soak for up to 30 minutes or until the stain is gone, weighting the item to keep it totally submerged. Check if stain has gone, and afterwards wash with Universal Persil powder or Persil Sensitive for baby clothes. If dry clean only, take it to the dry cleaner for stain removal.