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Against the Clock! Last Minute Stain Removal

Let's say you're just about to go out, but, drat, a spot of wine, food or makeup appears on your clothing. What to do? Well, Vanish can help…

Slippery Business

From motor oil to olive oil, stains of this variety can remain on your clothing for some time unless you take action. Even the more esoteric…

Forming a Habit

Whatever the time of year, there's never a better time to start something new than today. When it comes to exercise, your body will thank yo…

Grease Stains

Grease stains are stains that can have some lastingness to them. Without proper care and a good stain removal technique, a greasy spot can c…

Pasta

Pasta, the staple food of Italian cuisine  and various household tables around the world. The history of pasta is thought to be 1154, in Sic…

Handbag Care

Have you ever had a spill, or something stain the inside of your handbag? If your answer is along the lines of 'OMG Yes!', then look no furt…

A Matter of Time

Finding out that your clothes or fabrics have been on the receiving end of a stain rarely happens at the moment of impact. Many stains are o…

Types of Denim

Denim, especially jeans, can come in many shapes, sizes, but also types. For fashionistas this may not be so much of a surprise, but by tryi…

Holidays – Packing Without The Pressure

Visiting new places, seeing new sights and experiencing new food - in your own country or abroad - is exciting and the great thing about tra…

Go Organic: A Guide to Removing Organic Stains

In this health conscious world, it's important to make sure that we are getting enough fruit and vegetables, with the organic movement growi…

Can wearing white lift your mood?

Wearing white not only keeps you cool by reflecting sunlight but it also lifts your mood. Colour (or shade) is a powerful psychological trig…

Back-to-school: new clothes, new ink!

It's that time of year when your kids are heading back to school in their brand new uniforms. When they are learning and having fun with the…

How to Use the Kitchen to Spend Quality Time With the Kids

If you need to keep the little ones occupied, look no further than a fun cooking experience where they can learn and be rewarded by a tasty …

How to keep your white collars white

Most people think fashion needs to be complicated, that you need to look like you've made an effort, but the most enduring styles are the si…

How to keep your whites clean this summer

As the sun finally starts to appear, there's nothing better than breaking out the mood-boosting whites from our wardrobes. They not only mak…

The Sleepover – A Parent’s Survival Guide

Like them or loath them children absolutely love sleepovers and they have become incredibly popular over recent years and are here to stay. …

5 Top Tips for Keeping your Whites White this Summer

Mood-enhancing whites are a key part of any summer wardrobe for men and women. But as the weather heats up, and as we have to deal with the …

Cleaning your House: the Dining Room

Keeping table cloths and napkins in good shape can sometimes seem daunting, especially when it comes to stain removal. Luckily, we have the …

The Colour Green

In the modern age it's important to try to stay green, but we should limit this to our eco-sensibilities, not stains all over your dress or …

Beating Sweat: How to Effectively Remove Sweat Stains from Clothing

It's always difficult to know what to wear to the gym, as you want to be comfortable, don't want to look ridiculous, but don't want to risk …

The Colour Black

Black is a shade that is instantly noticeable on any piece of clothing that doesn't match it. A red cardigan, a white shirt or a blue pair o…

Keeping Your Whites at their Whitest

It's incredibly disheartening when we realize that a favourite white item of clothing has reached the end of its life - like losing an old f…

Tiny Clothes, Huge Stains

We all know babies can be extremely messy, especially with the brightly staining foods they eat. Learn all about baby food stain removal her…

The Colour Orange

In this colour article we take a look at the less-than-usual colour orange. Distinctive in curries, pastas and in a few fruits and vegetable…