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    16 Stain Removers You Can Get On Amazon That People Actually Swear By

    Life is messy...which is why you need these stain removers – stat!

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    1. A pack of Tide To Go pens, because food and drink spills happen everywhere! And one should always be prepared. These pens don't include bleach, but will eliminate stains quickly and efficiently — and can easily be kept in a handbag.


    Promising review: "We were on vacation and I had this in my purse. We stopped for coffee and I spilled some on white pants. This plus a wet napkin and a little bit of rubbing took it completely out. Later we stopped for ice cream. I dropped chocolate ice cream on my white pants, again. If you were born with the same affliction as I have (always spilling), these pens were made for you. You get three in a pack. One doesn’t last too long if you use it after every meal, but luckily, they’re small enough that you can carry all three in your purse and be able to wear white pants." —Happy Camper

    Price: $6.99 (for three pens)

    2. A jewelry cleaning solution to brighten up all your tarnished and stained pieces that are blackened and icky looking. Just a quick dip and they'll be once again sparkling like the first day you bought them!

    It includes a basket so you can easily dip your selected pieces into the solution, but make sure not to use this on pearls!!

    Promising review: "Decided to try this and WOW! It literally worked in seconds and was so efficient, I cleaned every piece of silver I owned because I was so amazed. I will never use anything else! This stuff is awesome!" —ACC41606

    Price: $7.95

    3. A bottle of Feed-N-Wax wood polish so you can rid of water marks on your tables. It'll polish and shine, adding a protective layer to the wood so future stains won't penetrate and cause dryness or fading.

    Promising review: "This stuff is absolutely AMAZING. My wife and I were getting tired of looking at our worn-out cabinets and wood paneling and were very close to paying a professional thousands of dollars to refinish it all, but then we came across this product. Our paneling and cabinets were looking rough. We have two dogs who had jumped up and scratched places, and we also had an area that was damaged by water spots where our dog bowls were and several other areas that were just worn from heavy traffic. This stuff was like a magic eraser for water spots, scratches, scuffs, and any other blemishes. We simply wiped the product on with a paper towel and let is sit for 20 minutes before wiping it off with a clean towel. Everything looks brand new. We're so glad we found this product." —Kris

    Price: $8.48+ (also available as a pack of six)

    Also, check out our spotlight on the wood polish!

    4. A spot remover you can use on carpets, upholstery, and clothing — it'll instantly lift stains without the need for scrubbing or vacuuming. Plus it's non-irritating to skin.

    Promising review: "It’s a miracle in a bottle. My German Shepherd mix decided to pull a black fountain pen out of my purse and chew it to pieces on my beige carpet while I was sleeping — this cleaner lifted the stain and now it’s like the devastation my dog caused never happened! As soon as I saw it lifting the ink, I got back on Amazon and bought more bottles. I will never let myself run out of this. I’ve become that weird lady that goes arounds singing the praises of a cleaning product. No regrets." —L. Logan

    Price: $17.45+ (available as a pack of four)

    5. A rust stain remover that'll banish gross rust left in showers and toilet bowls. But don't worry, it's safe for your pipes and septic system.

    Promising review: "We have an expensive white porcelain and steel sink with a rust stain that I have been trying to remove for months. I tried a lot of old-time remedies, including liquid chlorine. The stain resisted everything. The bottle of Whink stain remover arrived today. One squirt and rub with a paper towel and the stain is gone! This stuff really works. I love stuff that is designed to do a single thing and works perfectly. I love this stuff." —

    Price: $8.35+ (available in larger quantities)

    6. Bottle cleaning tablets so you can finally reach the bottom of your thermos without having to furiously scrub or get your entire arm wet while getting rid of those coffee and tea stains.

    They're biodegradable, chlorine-free, all-natural, and environmentally safe! They work on stainless steel bottles, plastic, glass, porcelain, and silicone.

    Promising review: "I took a look at some of my thermoses I use for coffee, tea, etc., and the bottom of them were horrible. I couldn't tell if it was rust, leftover brown cinnamon stains from some of the teas, coffee stains, or what. I grabbed a bunch of my thermoses and let it sit for probably about five hours with one Bottle Bright tablet per thermos. I took a look and wow, perfectly clear. These things really work. No amount of soap, boiling water, or scrubbing cleaned my thermoses like these tablets did." —Richard Scott

    Price: $8+ (for a pack of 12, also available as a pack of 36)

    7. An all-natural, vegan, non-toxic, and cruelty-free stain remover that'll rid you of any stain imaginable. Oh, and it's also safe to use on all types of clothing, rugs, and bedding. Score.

    It works on stains from grass, berries, blood, sweat, oil, tomato sauce, watermelon, red wine, mud, cosmetics, pet accidents, and more.

    Promising review: "Holy smokes, this stuff is great! I’m always paranoid to try new detergents or stain treaters because my husband and baby both have super sensitive skin, but this is very gentle and hasn’t caused any issues. And it’s a boss at removing stains. Plus it’s natural, so I feel better about using it. I’ve been raving about it to all my friends! It got strawberry stains out of my daughter's white onesie, too." —Sizzle

    Price: $9.99+ (available in larger quantities and as a refillable pouch)

    And click here for our full review of the Puracy Natural Stain Remover.

    8. A pumice stone, because rust, lime, and hard water stains can majorly affect the appearance of your toilet bowl. The stone is gently abrasive to scrub away stains without scratching.

    Promising review: "This thing is a straight up miracle. I've had brownish hard water rings around the inside (water level) of my toilets for decades. Nothing worked. Finally it a fit of disgust I ordered the Pumie. I wish I could go back in time and tell myself to get this long ago. The stains are gone for the first time in forever. It didn't scratch the toilet bowl as far as I can see. If you've got hard water stains, don't worry about chemicals...just get this thing and in about ten minutes you will be as delighted as I am, and not embarrassed to have people in your bathroom anymore." —JS

    Price: $9.62

    9. A bottle of Bar Keeper's Friend that'll literally tackle any type of nasty stain. It can remove tarnish, rust, hard water stains. Plus, the solution is non-abrasive.

    This stuff can be used in the bathroom, the kitchen, and on multiple things outdoors, so consider it super versatile. The scrubbing cloths it comes with are non-scratch and won't trap odors like most sponges.

    Promising review: "I have cleaned this tub several times per week for over a year with no real results. What kills me is it is a BRAND NEW tub. Last year we redid the downstairs bathroom. The contractor’s workers had cement, grout, dirt, etc. on this brand new tub and it is one of those delicate surfaces where you can’t even use a bath mat in order not to damage it. My husband did his best to get most of it out and it was pretty good compared to what it was before. But it still attracted stains that regular cleaners couldn’t remove. Even with the slight damage caused from before, I think the difference is remarkable. I’ve seen people posting about Bar Keepers Friend for stainless steel pots and delicate tubs for years. It’s true. It works." —N.B.

    Price: $14.95+ (available in larger packs and with detail brushes)

    Check out our review of Bar Keeper's Friend for more amazing photos!

    10. A multi-surface, natural enzyme pet stain and odor remover, because sometimes your pets have a little accident...but you love them anyway! It's also safe to use around children.

    Promising review: "The dog LOVES to pee on any new carpets I get; he marks it and then it's a permanent smell no matter what we do. We tried no less than three different kinds of pet odor/cleaner sprays that didn't touch the smell. I even used a carpet shampooer and shampooed it three times and it STILL smelled like dog pee. This product was going to be a last-ditch effort before I got a new area rug and wow!! No more smell! I am super impressed and more than a little relieved that I don't have to spend big money on another carpet. I have read some of the reviews that the smell of the spray is overpowering, but I thought it was very minimal and pleasant." —Nate

    Price: $19.97+ (available in two sizes and two scents)

    11. A pack of heavy duty wipes to handle any and all situations including ink, paint, permanent marker, crayon, lipstick, nail polish, and pet stains. Whew. Oh, they're also gentle on hands and contain aloe vera and Vitamin E.


    They can also be used on car engines, boats, outdoor furniture, appliances, and bathroom fixtures.

    Promising review: "I think these wipes are made out of magic because they can clean just about anything with very little effort! One wipe cleaned my ENTIRE BATHTUB. The wipe stayed wet for the entire use, and there was absolutely no sweating involved. I hate cleaning, but I was so pumped about the tub I took wipe number two to my range hood vent and good golly it's like it's brand new. I've told everyone I know to buy these." —JenM

    Price: $7.97+ (available in two sizes)

    12. A disinfectant spray so you can remove icky mold and mildew stains without the use of harsh bleach. It's safe for inside and outside the home (think pool, garage, fence, siding).


    It also removes stains and bacteria in only 45 seconds. Try it on tools, tires, vinyl, stainless steel, engines, plastic, rubber, walls and ceilings, concrete, sinks, showers and bathtubs.

    Promising review: "I just purchased Spray Nine to see if it would remove a seven-year-old stain on my vinyl siding near my deck from sloppy staining. My vinyl siding is beige, so I was afraid to use a product too strong. I sprayed this product on and was able to take the stains off within minutes. For the larger, more stubborn stains I used Spray Nine and Brillo and that took off most of the stains without taking any color off the vinyl. I think for the little bit of stain left, I may spray some of this product and leave it for a few hours and then see how it does. I am going to try cleaning mildew off the gutters, too. I highly recommend this product." —N Eid

    Price: $11.35+ (available in larger sizes and packs)

    13. A leather cleaner that'll restore original color, removing grime and dirt. It'll work on furniture, shoes, jackets, handbags, and car seats., Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought a sorta white leather sectional for $150 stained and dirty but no major wear or tears. Well, the pictures tell it all! It took at least three cycles of gentle scrubbing and wiping off raised dirt and a little extra for bad stains! A lot of elbow grease but holy crap! Super nice couch now!" —iPoutside365

    Price: $16.90

    14. A wine remover so you can sip your evening glass(es) with peace of mind. The formula breaks down the stain at the cellular without the use of bleach, peroxide, or chlorine.

    Promising review: "This stuff is like a miracle on those tough red wine or dark berry stains! Even works well on dark chocolate! My husband is the 'Stain King' and on our last vacation he put some berries from a buffet into the pocket of his brand new khaki shorts. As you can then figure the berries stained the shorts pretty badly. When I unpacked them, the stains had set for about two days and I thought the shorts were going to be ruined. I saw this product online and ordered it. It got every bit of the set-in berry stains out! It was like magic! I sprayed it on and it just DISAPPEARED! As I said, have also had the opportunity to try it on several red wine & dark chocolate stains and it's been a miracle for getting them out without any damage to the material." —Linda R. Shinsky

    Price: $7.95+ (available in three versions)

    15. A suede and leather four-way brush to tackle stains on shoes, jackets, and furniture. Each side of the brush works on a different type of stain, meaning you'll never have to retire a favorite pair of boots because of an unfortunate accident.

    Promising review: "I am very impressed with this product. I was new to suede shoes and instantly regretted buying a grey colored shoe once I got them dirty. Luckily I found this lovely thing. Very easy to use, with a straightforward packet that tells you which side to use and when. I would definitely recommend this since you invest so much in those shoes you might as well keep them nice and clean!" —Celeste

    Price: $6.99

    16. A Woolite carpet and upholstery brush that'll target stains, banish odors, and reach deep down into fibers. The bonus? You don't even need to use separate solution. Everything you need is included in the can., Amazon

    Promising review: "This product is my saving grace. I have two young kids, a dog, and an affinity for light gray couches and rugs. Those things do not work well together in the normal world, but these cans have saved my life. One of my kids even got Behr PAINT from our drying fireplace on the couch, and the Woolite cleaner took that off, too! It’s absolutely incredible. Food, marker, pens, snot, name it. I will forever be indebted." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $12.96+ (also available as a pack of three)

    Future you is now sooo prepared for situations like this:

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