Removing Stains from Cotton and Wool:

From dinner party spills to splashes in the playground, there’s nothing worse than discovering a nasty stain on one of your delicate woollen or cotton items of clothing.

Thankfully, all is not lost! With the powerful Vanish Oxi Advance formula, you can bring your cotton and woollen items back to life with ease. It’s safe enough to use on delicate items like wool and effectively removes stains, brightens colours and gets rid of odours in just one wash. Plus, the formula has deep hygiene action*, to give your clothes a thorough clean every time.

For optimal results, pre-treat the affected garment using Vanish Oxi Advance Multi Power Gel. Once you’ve done this, you can pop the item into the wash with your normal detergent along with an extra dose of Vanish.
The key with any stain is to treat it as quickly as possible so that the stain has minimal time to set in.
Read on for more instructions on how to remove stubborn stains from cotton and wool.

*removes stains for a hygiene boost.

How to remove stains from wool

Spotting a stain on your clothes is always bothersome, but when you find a mark on one of your delicate pieces made from silk or wool, it’s particularly upsetting. Fortunately, with the help of Vanish Oxi Advance Multi Power Gel you can breathe new life into your favourite woollen jumper.

How to remove stains from wool


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Vanish Pink Liquid
Removes stains, keeps colours bright and gets rid of odours.


  1. Pour 2ml of Vanish gel directly onto the stain and gently rub.
  2. Leave the product in contact with the stain for 10 mins max.
  3. After pre-treatment, wash as usual or rinse thoroughly.
  4. Important: Before using Vanish, you should always follow the usage instructions on the packaging and follow its care advice.

How to remove stains from cotton

Cotton is one of the most common clothing materials – and for good reason. It’s soft, durable, natural and not to mention easy to clean.

In fact, for most cotton stains you can follow our general stain removal advice: dampen the affected spot with cold water, pre-treat using Vanish Power Gel Fabric Stain Remover and leave for 5 minutes (max). Then all you have to do is wash as normal, using your usual detergent and add an extra 60ml dose of Vanish Oxi Advance Multi Power Gel for good measure.

How to remove stains from cotton

General advice

  • Please refer to the packaging for specific product usage and advice.
  • KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN AND PETS. Store the product only in the original container and always fasten the lid.
  • Do not expose product to direct sunlight.
  • Before use check for colour fastness by testing a hidden area of the fabric, rug or carpet.
  • For best results it may be necessary to repeat parts of the process.