We all know the feeling of dread that comes with getting chocolate marks on a favourite top or finding a splodge of oily food has worked its way onto our best trousers. But enjoying stain-free fabrics has never been easier with the Vanish fabric stain remover range.

You can use Vanish Oxi Advance Multi Power Powder or Vanish Oxi Advance Multi Power Gel for coloured clothes and Vanish Oxi Advance Crystal White Powder for whites to keep your garments looking pristine. Our Vanish Oxi Advance formulas work fast to treat stains the first time – even those that are particularly set in or notoriously hard to treat. This means that your clothes will get a deep clean in-wash, thanks to the deep hygiene action* in the Oxi Advance range. Not only will it remove stains, but it’ll brighten colours and banish odours too!

Depending on the fabric, to remove stubborn stains you can either pre-treat, soak, or in-wash to get all of your favourite fabrics looking as good as new.

Read on to learn more about how to remove stains from fabrics.

*removes stains for a hygiene boost.

How to remove stains from fabric with Vanish

Vanish fabric cleaners are designed for the everyday as well as tough-to-treat stains, but to increase your chances of success at full stain removal, knowing how to tackle them correctly is invaluable. There are three ways you can use Vanish to remove stains:


For stains on silk and woollen items, follow these steps:

How to remove stains from fabric with Vanish


Vanish Pink Liquid

Vanish Pink Liquid
Removes stains in a cold wash, keeps clothes bright and removes stains.


  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.

For juice, deodorant and curry stains on linen and velvet clothes, follow these soak steps for best results:


  1. Pour 100ml onto the stained item, gently rub and then soak in 4L of water.
  2. Soak colours for 1 hour max.
  3. Soak whites for 6 hours max.
  4. After soaking, wash as usual or rinse thoroughly. For best results on stains, rub stain before rinsing.

For maintenance of your garments and to keep them looking at their best, it’s advisable to add a dose or scoop of Vanish to every wash.


  1. For tough and dried in stains, apply 100ml of gel.
  2. For normal stains use 50ml of gel.
  3. Dose detergent as normal. Just add one dose in every wash.
  4. Important: Always read the label on the Vanish packaging and your garments before washing. If you’re concerned, test on a small, inconspicuous area before full use.

How to use Vanish Oxi Action Fabric Stain Remover

If you’re looking to use a Vanish Oxi Action Fabric Stain Remover, you can follow the instructions above to get the optimum results. Always read the label before use.

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.