Whether it’s just a touch up at home with a box off the shelf, or a completely new colour at the salon, dying your hair can result in some nasty stains. No need to panic, though – Vanish can remove dye stains in no time.

Not only will it tackle stains, the Oxi Action formula removes odours and brightens clothes too. Its deep hygiene action* gives your clothes a thorough clean in-wash every time, leaving your garments spick and span.
Simply pre-treat or soak using Vanish Oxi Action Multi Power Powder or Vanish Oxi Action Multi Power Gel and then add a dose to your wash to remedy any messy spillages on your clothes.
Read on for more information on how to get rid of hair dye stains from a range of fabrics.
*removes stains for a hygiene boost.

How to remove hair dye stains from clothes

No matter how many precautions are taken, your garments can be subjected to drips and spillages of dye in the hair dying process. No need to demote your favourite item to the ‘hair dyeing shirt’ though – they can still be saved. Simply follow these steps using Vanish Oxi Action Multi Power Powder or Vanish Oxi Action Multi Power Gel for colours or Vanish Oxi Action Crystal White Powder for whites, for the best results:

How to remove hair dye stains from clothes


Oxi Action Multi Power Gel

Vanish Oxi Action Multi Power Gel


  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. Got yourself a stain that just won’t go? Feel free to repeat these steps as many times as necessary until it’s gone.

How to get hair dye stains out of wool

Vanish works miracles on a variety of fabrics like wool, denim and silk. You don’t have to give these materials special treatment, though – just follow the steps above to wash them with your regular clothes.


Important: Before using Vanish, you should always follow the usage instructions on the packaging and follow its care advice.

How to get hair dye stains out of wool


Speed is your friend: If possible, try and treat the stain as fast as possible to get the best results. Hair dye is designed to stick to the fibres in fabrics, so it’s easier to tackle when it has had less time to set.

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.

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