What is a Stain Stick?

A stain stick is a compact and portable solution for treating stubborn stains on clothing and fabrics. Our stain stick is similar in appearance to a bar of soap and contains powerful stain-fighting ingredients.

Apply the stain stick directly to the affected area before laundering to break down and lift the stain. Stain sticks are convenient and simple to use, and they can save the quality and appearance of your favorite garments.

The Best Stain Stick

With so many stain removers available, it is sometimes hard to find the right one. We at Smart Sheep believe in developing solutions that are both effective and ethical. Our magical stain stick is proof of our dedication to doing good for the planet.

What makes our stain stick better than its competitors? Let’s see.

  1. Advanced stain removal technology: our stain stick is formulated with cutting-edge ingredients to penetrate deep into fabric fibers, effectively breaking down and removing even the most stubborn stains.
  2. Versatile stain fighter: whether it's food, drink, grass, blood, or pet stains, our stain stick tackles them all with remarkable efficiency. No stain is too challenging for its powerful stain-fighting action.
  3. Gentle on fabrics: while tough on stains, our stain stick is gentle on fabrics. It won't cause discoloration or damage, ensuring your clothes retain their original quality and appearance.
  4. Easy and convenient: with a simple application process, our stain stick saves you time and effort. Just apply directly to the stain, let it work its magic, and launder as usual. It's a hassle-free solution for busy individuals.
  5. Travel-friendly design: compact and portable, our stain stick is perfect for on-the-go stain emergencies. Toss it in your bag or suitcase, and be prepared to tackle stains wherever you are.
  6. Eco-conscious packaging: we care about the environment, which is why our stain stick comes in minimal packaging made from sustainable materials, reducing waste and contributing to a greener planet.
  7. Safe and effective: our stain stick is crafted with a top-secret formulation that’s gentle on the skin, safe for kiddos, and super effective. Your new stain treater is perfect for home or travel.

What to Look for in a Stain Stick

Here are some things you should look for in your preferred stain stick:

  • Stain-removal power: look for a stain stick with powerful ingredients specifically formulated to tackle tough stains like food, drink, grass, and more.
  • Fabric compatibility: ensure the stain stick is safe to use on a wide range of fabrics and won't cause discoloration or damage.
  • Easy application: opt for a stain stick with a convenient design that allows for easy and precise application directly onto the stain.
  • Versatility: choose a stain stick that can handle different types of stains, providing a versatile solution for various laundry needs.
  • Quick action: look for a stain stick that works efficiently and effectively, breaking down stains and accelerating the cleaning process.
  • Portability: consider a compact and portable stain stick that can be easily carried with you, whether at home or on the go, for the immediate stain treatment.
  • Environmentally friendly: select a stain stick with eco-conscious packaging that minimizes waste and promotes sustainability.

How to Use Our Stain Stick

Using our stain stick is easy and straightforward. Follow these steps to get the most out of it:

  1. Wet the fresh stain with water using a sink or spray bottle.
  2. Gently rub the stain stick into the stain.
  3. Wash the laundry in a washer or by hand.

The Benefits of Stain Sticks

Our stain sticks are a perfect, eco-friendly solution for removing stubborn stains. Plus, they also come with a bunch of other benefits. 

Let’s see what benefits stain sticks have to offer.

Targeted stain removal

Stain sticks allow for precise application directly onto the stained area, ensuring that the stain-fighting ingredients are concentrated on the problem area.

Convenient and portable

Our stain stick is compact and easy to carry, making it ideal for on-the-go stain emergencies. It is perfect for travel, camping, or keeping in your bag for quick stain treatment whenever you need it.

Versatile stain removal

Our stain sticks are effective in treating a wide range of common stains, including food, drink, grease, oil, ink, baby food, and more. They provide a reliable solution for various types of stains, allowing you to keep your clothes looking their best.

Quick and easy to use

Using a stain stick is a simple and straightforward process. With just a few swipes or rubs of the stick onto the stain, you can begin the stain-removal process without the need for extensive pre-soaking or scrubbing.

Pre-treatment option

Stain sticks can also be used as a pre-treatment before laundering. Applying the stain stick to a stain and allowing it to sit for a period of time can help break down the stain and increase the likelihood of complete removal during the wash cycle.

Suitable for a variety of fabrics

Our stain sticks are generally safe to use on a wide range of fabrics, including cotton, polyester, blends, and more.


Our stain sticks offer a cost-effective solution for stain removal compared to frequently replacing stained garments or investing in expensive professional stain removal services.


We care about Mother Earth as much as you do! That’s why our stain stick laundry stain remover comes in a paper box to help reduce environmental impact and eliminate plastic waste.

Homemade Laundry Stain Remover

Making eco-friendly laundry products can help you save some money. Follow the instructions below to create your own DIY stain remover.

You will need the following:

  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Spray bottle
  • Kitchen funnel
  • Dishwashing liquid with a degreaser
  • Hydrogen peroxide (3% solution)

Measure and mix ingredients:

  • Place a funnel in the neck of a spray bottle.
  • Add 2 parts hydrogen peroxide (1 cup suggested).
  • Add 1 part dishwashing liquid (1/2 cup suggested).
  • Seal and shake the bottle to mix.

How to use your DIY stain remover:

  • Directly spray the solution onto the stained area of the clothes.
  • Work it into the fabric with your fingers or a soft-bristled brush, such as an old toothbrush.
  • Allow it to rest for 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Wash the item as you normally would.

The Difference Between a Stain Remover Spray and a Pen/Stick Stain Remover

Both stain sprays and sticks remove oil stains from garments, but a stain stick is more targeted and lasts longer. A stain remover, in contrast, sprays an entire area of fabric. 

You can easily apply a stain stick to the stain only. A stain stick is also lightweight and portable, making it easy to bring with you wherever you go.

Stain Stick FAQ

What can I use instead of a stain stick?

If you don't have a stain stick on hand, here are a few alternatives to consider:

  1. Apply a small amount of dish soap directly to the stained area, gently rub it in, and let it sit for a few minutes before laundering as usual.
  2. Create a paste by mixing baking soda with water and apply it to the stain. Let it sit for a while before laundering.
  3. Hydrogen peroxide can be effective in removing certain types of stains, such as blood or wine stains. Apply a small amount directly to the stain, let it bubble and work on it, then rinse and launder as usual.
  4. Dilute white vinegar with water, apply it to the stain and let it sit for a while before washing.
  5. Squeeze fresh lemon juice onto the stain, rub it in gently, and let it sit in the sun for a natural bleaching effect before washing.

What are the different types of stain removers for clothes?

There are different types of stain removers:

  1. Stain stick
  2. Stain spray
  3. Stain pen
  4. Gel stain remover stick
  5. Stain powder
  6. Stain pre-treater
  7. DIY stain remover using household ingredients (e.g., vinegar, baking soda)
  8. Enzymatic stain remover
  9. Oxygen-based stain remover

What is a laundry stain stick?

A laundry stain stick is a specially formulated cleaning product designed to target and remove stains from fabric. It typically comes in the form of a solid stick or bar and is applied directly to the stained area before laundering. The stain stick contains powerful stain-fighting agents that help break down and lift the stain, making it easier to remove during the washing process. It is a convenient and effective solution for treating stains on various types of fabric, including clothing, linens, and upholstery.

What are the toughest stains in the world?

These are some of the hardest and most stubborn stains to remove.

  • Hot cocoa
  • Poop
  • Blood
  • Permanent marker
  • Tomato sauce
  • Grass stains
  • Red wine
  • Chocolate

How do you get dried stains out of clothes?

Drain stains are more difficult to remove from clothes. Even though our stain stick is an effective stain remover, some stains can be especially difficult. In this case, soak the stain for a long time and try our stain stick again. If all of these don’t work, try using lemon juice and putting the clothing in the sun. 

What are the most used natural stain removers?

Some of the most commonly used natural stain removers are salt, white vinegar, coconut oil, baking soda, and hydrogen peroxide. If you're concerned about the odor they'll leave on your clothes, use our wool dryer balls and spritz them with a scenting spray to make your clothes smell like your favorite fragrance.

What kind of laundry products do you offer at Smart Sheep?

At Smart Sheep, we sell eco-friendly: 

What are some effective cleaning tips for stain removal?

Here are a few helpful cleaning tips for stain removal:

  • Act quickly and treat stains as soon as possible.
  • Blot or gently scrape off excess stains before applying a stain remover.
  • Apply our eco-friendly “Top Secret” stain stick.
  • Launder the treated garment according to the care instructions.

Can vegetable soap be used as a stain remover?

Vegetable soap can be effective in removing certain stains from fabric. Wet the stained area, rub the vegetable soap directly on the stain, and work it into a lather. Let it sit for a few minutes, then rinse thoroughly or launder as usual to remove the soap and stain.

How does an instant stain removing pen work?

An instant stain removing pen is a compact and portable tool for quickly treating stains on the go. It delivers a targeted cleaning solution through a fine-tipped applicator. Apply the solution directly to the stain, let it penetrate, and then blot or launder as needed.

What are odor removers?

Odor removers are products that eliminate unpleasant odors from various surfaces, including fabrics. They contain active ingredients that neutralize odor-causing molecules, leaving a fresh and clean scent behind. 

Eliminate laundry odors easily when you buy our essential oil scenting spray and spritz it onto your wool dryer balls. Simply spritz the spray onto the ball, place the balls into your dryer, and make your clothes smelly again.

What is the purpose of pretreating stains before laundering?

Pretreating stains involves applying a specialized stain remover, such as our stain stick, to the stain before washing. It helps break down and loosen the stain, making it easier for the laundry detergent to remove it during the wash cycle. Pretreating is especially beneficial for tough or set-in stains.

How does a soap stain stick help in removing stains?

A soap stain stick is a convenient and effective tool for tackling stains. Our stain stick contains powerful soap-based cleaning agents that can be applied directly to the stain. The soap stick helps to lift and break down the stain, making it easier to remove during the wash cycle.

What makes a gel stick an ideal choice for stain removal?

A gel stick is a targeted stain removal tool that delivers a gel-like substance. The gel formulation adheres well to the stain, providing concentrated cleaning power. It penetrates deep into the fabric fibers, breaking down and lifting stains effectively.

How do soap sticks differ from other stain removal products?

Soap sticks, also known as stain sticks, are designed specifically for stain removal. They offer a concentrated and targeted approach to tackling stains. Soap sticks can be applied directly to the stain, allowing for precise application and thorough stain treatment.