How to Remove Strawberry Stains from Clothes: Tips and Alternatives

Strawberries are delicious and nutritious, but they can leave pesky stains on our clothes. If you’ve ever had a strawberry stain ruin your favorite outfit, don’t worry! We have some tips and alternative products that can help you tackle this issue. Whether you prefer using a specific stain remover or trying some DIY methods, we’ve got you covered.

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Using HG Stain Away No. 1

HG Stain Away No. 1 is an effective stain remover that can help you eliminate strawberry stains from your clothes. Here’s how you can use it:

  1. Test colourfastness: Before applying the product, test it on an inconspicuous area to ensure it doesn’t damage the fabric.
  2. Remove residue: Try to remove as much of the stain residue as possible before treating the garment.
  3. Create a solution: Dissolve the HG Stain Away No. 1 in 1 liter of hot water.
  4. Soak the stained part: Submerge the stained area in the solution for 30 minutes.
  5. For stubborn stains: If the stain persists, dilute the solution to 4 liters and soak the garment for a few hours, regularly submerging it.
  6. Rinse: Rinse the garment with warm water after soaking.

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Alternative Methods

If you don’t have HG Stain Away No. 1 on hand, you can try these alternative methods to remove strawberry stains:

1. Boiling water: Pour boiling water over the stain, ensuring the fabric can handle the heat. Follow up by washing the garment in the washing machine with laundry detergent.

2. Ammonia: Fill a small bowl with lukewarm water and add a dash of ammonia. Submerge the stained area in the water-ammonia mixture before washing the garment. Avoid using ammonia on delicate fabrics.

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3. Shaving foam: Apply shaving foam to the stain and let it absorb for 30 minutes. Then, wash the garment as usual. This method is also effective for removing strawberry stains from fabric sofas. Remember to remove the shaving foam properly with a lint-free cloth and clean with water before leaving it to dry.

4. Lemon juice: Remove any fruit bits from the stain and dab it with lemon juice until the stain disappears. Wash the garment afterward. This method can be used on fabric sofas as well, but always test it on an inconspicuous area to ensure it doesn’t cause discoloration.

These methods are alternative options, but we cannot guarantee their effectiveness. Please use them at your own risk.


Here are a few common questions about removing strawberry stains:

  1. Q: Do these methods work on all fabric types?
    A: Each fabric behaves differently, so it’s essential to test any stain removal method on an inconspicuous area first to avoid any potential damage.

  2. Q: Can I use these methods on colored clothes?
    A: Yes, while the specific results may vary, these methods are generally safe for colored clothes. However, you should always test on a small area before treating the entire garment.

  3. Q: Are these methods safe for delicate fabrics?
    A: Some methods, like ammonia, may not be suitable for delicate fabrics. It’s best to consult the care instructions provided by the garment manufacturer or seek professional advice.

  4. Q: What if the stain doesn’t come out entirely?
    A: If the stain persists, consider repeating the treatment or seeking professional assistance.

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Remember, prevention is always better than cure. When enjoying strawberries, try to be mindful of potential stains and take appropriate measures to minimize their impact. If you have any other helpful tips for removing strawberry stains, feel free to share them with us!


Strawberry stains on clothes can be frustrating, but with the right approach, you can remove them effectively. HG Stain Away No. 1 is a reliable option, and alternative methods like boiling water, ammonia, shaving foam, or lemon juice can also help. However, always remember to test any method on a small, inconspicuous area and use caution when treating delicate or colored fabrics. Happy stain removal!

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