Bump - This is AMAZING. Took out all of the collar ring on a white cotton shirt, striped white shirt and pink shirt as well.
I used Oxyclean recently and it worked fantastically. I sprayed on stain remover, brushed the fabric a bit and let the shirt soak overnight. From there I put the shirt in the washer and it came out completely like new... I was pretty surprised.
Can't speak to that product, but I can tell you that Shout Advanced Gel gets rid of ring around the collar brilliantly -- no oxy anything required, and therefore retaining the luster on your MOP buttons. You have to use the fabric brush at the top of the bottle to really work the stuff into the stain.
(I do use the Spray N Wash spray for non-ring-around-the-collar stains and it's great.)
I have a question with the Oxy-Clean method (esp. to Versaceman). There is no available Oxy-Clean powder (the one in a tub) in the nearest supermarket, but there's an Oxy-Clean stain fighter in liquid. Is this an acceptable substitute? If I'm going to use it, do I have to the change the amounts, etc.? Thanks in advance.
call me an idiot but whats an example of the concentrated solution? I feel if i put 2 scoops of the OC in 12 oz of hot water it would be like paste. How could you soak a shirt in this??
If you use hot water as it recommends, you will get a liquid solution. If you are using a paste-like solution, you will not get the benefits of the relatively simple chemical compounds in oxiclean. i used this method yesterday 2 scoops + 16 fl oz of hot water, it came out a liquid, I assure you. Worked like gangbusters on some 2 year old ring-around-the collar and cuff stains.
This is taken from the Tailor's Tutorial thread. If this isn't a solution for you, use the search function for "removing a grease stain" There are a dozens of threads and answers