- What is The Pink Stuff?
- How to use The Pink Stuff cleaner
- Uses for The Pink Stuff
- How to clean your oven with The Pink Stuff
The packaging doesn't give much away in terms of how to actually use this marvellous cleaning product, so today we're sharing 23 uses for The Pink Stuff, as well as a tutorial showing you how you can use it to clean your oven.
Get cleaning today!
What is The Pink Stuff?
The Pink Stuff is a tough, cleaning paste that can be used to remove stains and grime from just about anything! The household cleaner is mildly abrasive, getting all of the dirt off without all the hard work. Even though it's a little bit abrasive, it's made from natural ingredients so is gentle on surfaces. The Pink Stuff is made by Stardrops for Starbrands Ltd.
What ingredients are in The Pink Stuff?
The listed ingredients on the packaging are (amongst other ingredients):
- Laurylamine Dipropylendiamine
For a full datasheet, input the product barcode on DPI's website (Detergent Product Information).
How to use The Pink Stuff cleaner
The Pink Stuff is extremely versatile so it can be used to clean lots of different things in your home. That said, the method remains the same no matter what you're cleaning. Just follow these steps:
- Scoop a blob of The Pink Stuff out of the pot using a cleaning cloth or a sponge.
- Spread the paste onto the surface that you wish to clean and then rub gently in a circular motion.
- You can leave the product to sit for a couple of minutes if you wish.
- Rinse your cleaning cloth or sponge and use it to remove the paste.
- Rinse any remaining residue off with clean water.
- Make sure to rinse thoroughly or you could be left with a smeary, chalky residue.
Uses for The Pink Stuff
1. Tiles & grout
From bathroom tiles to flooring, use The Pink Stuff to achieve amazing results. Apply to the tiles and use an old toothbrush to work it into the grout. It will remove dark staining, mould, and discolouration.
The Pink Stuff can transform water-marked glass in no time. Buff the paste onto the glass with a sponge and then leave for 10 minutes. Rinse off to reveal a beautiful finish.
Get rid of marks from paintwork by working in a small amount of The Pink Stuff. Be sure to test on an inconspicuous area first to see if it damages the finish.
5. Outdoor furniture
Get rid of mould, rust, and grime from outdoor furniture by giving it a clean with The Pink Stuff. The Pink Stuff is best suited to cleaning metal furniture, not plastic.
Covered in scorch marks and residue, barbeques can be really difficult to bring back to life. Don't let future garden parties be ruined! Tackle yours with The Pink Stuff.
Rub it onto the racks with a scourer and leave for 10 minutes. Rub it off and you'll realise that your barbeque wasn't always burnt black!
Think your saucepan is destined to be scorched forever? You might have a brown tinge on the base or burnt-on food, but they are salvageable. Coat any unsightly areas with The Pink Stuff and, with a little bit of time and scrubbing, they'll be sparkling again!
Rust is no match for The Pink Stuff. Dollop a good amount of The Pink Stuff onto rusty tools, taps, and anything else that could use some TLC. As a mild abrasive, it's not recommended to use it on shiny stainless steel.
If you're lucky enough to be the captain of your very own boat, you'll know the hassle that comes with trying to keep them looking their best. Use The Pink Stuff to clean up mould and rust on the inside and out.
10. Windows & doors made from uPVC
Have builders left some paint splashes on your uPVC? Or maybe the weather has got the better of it on the exterior of your home? Remove any discolouration, marks, and paint from uPVC using The Pink Stuff. The results will amaze you!
TOP TIP: Some windowsills are also made from uPVC. Don't forget to give these a clean too!
11. Deep fat fryer
Has your deep fat fryer seen better days? The Pink Stuff is brilliant at cutting through grease!
12. Kitchen cupboards
Clean up marks on the inside and outside of your kitchen cupboards with this abrasive cleaning product. You'll be able to remove food splatters and water stains in seconds.
If the metal wheels on your bike, pram or even your car have any signs of rust, you can perk them up again with The Pink Stuff. Test on a small patch before committing to cleaning the whole area.
Radiators and heated towel racks are prone to rust. Keep yours looking lovely by giving them a good scrub with The Pink Stuff.
15. Remove limescale
16. Skirting boards
Remove scuffs from skirting boards the easy way. There's no need to repaint them when you've got a tub of The Pink Stuff at the ready.
17. Toaster scorch marks
Those pesky scorch marks can make your toaster look grimy and old. You might be surprised to hear that you don't need to buy a new one. Simply scrub away the brown colouring with a cloth and a blob of The Pink Stuff.
Don't forget to carefully wipe it off afterwards, trying not to let any water trickle into your toaster!
18. Soapy scum
Get rid of that soap scum in your bath and shower by giving it a good scrub with The Pink Stuff. The mild abrasive will help to loosen the grime.
19. Stained worktops
Have you spilt turmeric or maybe something even worse on your worktops? Never fear - you don't need to replace the whole kitchen! Just rub the stain with some of The Pink Stuff and your counters will look as good as new.
Get laminate flooring looking better than ever before by carefully cleaning it with The Pink Stuff. It might take a long time on your hands and knees, but the end result is well worth it. Finish by mopping any residue away.
21. Remove red wine stains
Spilt some red wine on your coffee table? Remove the stains with ease and get your table back to how it was before.
22. Smoke damage
If your home is showing signs of smoke damage, the best cleaning product for the job is The Pink Stuff. It'll remove yellowing from paintwork and more!
Are your white trainers looking more yellow or grey? Use The Pink Stuff to restore the soles. The abrasive will get into all the nooks of the rubber.
How to clean your oven with The Pink Stuff
The most popular use for The Pink Stuff is for a total, deep oven clean. The results shared by the cleaning community online speak for themselves!
1. How to clean your hob
No matter what type of hob you have, use The Pink Stuff to remove burnt-on food, discolouration, rust, and staining.
TOP TIP: If some food residue remains, use a hob scraper to remove it.
2. Cleaning inside the oven
Remove the oven racks and coat with The Pink Stuff. Rub some more around the inside of your oven and leave for 10 minutes. You might need to scrub at the oven and racks to remove any burnt-on food and grease, but it'll be a lot easier than using any other product.
TOP TIP: Scrunch up a ball of tin foil and use it in place of a sponge or cloth to scrape the inside of the oven.
3. Oven glass
Oven glass is notoriously difficult to get clean. Use The Pink Stuff in the same way as above to get your glass looking clear again. Don't forget to thoroughly rinse any areas cleaned with The Pink Stuff.
WARNING: Using an abrasive cleaner on oven glass can cause tiny scratches, and may weaken the glass. Some users have had their oven glass shatter after using The Pink Stuff. Use at your own risk.
Can The Pink Stuff damage my furniture?
Although The Pink Stuff claims the list of uses are endless, there are a few precautions to take before you start smearing it onto anything and everything!
- Always test on an inconspicuous area before trying on a new surface.
- Be gentle when applying - the abrasive paste can scratch surfaces.
- Don't use on a hot or a warm surface - wait for it to cool first.
- Don't use it on plastic, acrylic or highly polished stainless steel.
Is The Pink Stuff environmentally friendly & cruelty-free?
Starbrands Ltd is dedicated to keeping the environmental impact of cleaning to a minimum. The Pink Stuff is also endorsed by Naturewatch Foundation, who are committed to the advancement of animal welfare. On the packaging it states that it's:
- Made of 99% natural ingredients
- Environmentally non-toxic
- Not tested on animals
Where can I buy The Pink Stuff?
The Pink Stuff is highly sought after, making it a little bit tricky to find in shops. It retails for about 69p - £1, but you might find it being sold for more through online selling sites. You can find it at the following stockists:
Do you know any other ways to use The Pink Stuff? We'd love to hear from you in the comments below!