Grandma's Stain Remover Review (and it's part of Prime Day sales!)

This magical little bottle worked wonders on our grossest stains—even on blood and old sunscreen.

Grandma's Stain Remover Review (and it's part of Prime Day sales!)

Lauren Harden

Add this to the list of things they don't tell you about becoming a new parent: you'll become obsessed with laundry. Keeping your newborn fresh and clean will become a full-time job, including finding the right laundry detergent, method of drying and folding style.

One thing that will most certainly become top of mind is stain removal, and once you go down the stain removal rabbit hole, you'll figure out that one of the best stain removers out there for all things baby and kid is Grandma's Secret Spot Remover—and it's very affordable.

What is Grandma's Stain Remover?

Grandma's Stain Remover is a stain remover that's gentle yet very effective without using any harsh ingredients like bleach or chlorine. It works on new and old stains and ones that can be hard to get out, such as blood, ketchup, chocolate, grass and paint. It can be used with hot or cold water.

grandma's secret spot remover before/after, dirty white toddler shirt Lauren Harden

How to use Grandma's Secret Stain Remover

Grandma's Secret Stain Remover is easy to use. The official instructions say to spray your stain and agitate it, then leave it on for at least 10 to 15 minutes. Next, wash and dry your clothes in your washing machine and dryer.

You can repeat the process if you have a stubborn stain or one that was accidentally set in the dryer. It's available in a Grandma's Stain Remover laundry spray formula, as well as Grandma's Secret Spot Remover, a more concentrated formula that's in a mini bottle.

Not sure which to try? The products are offered as a full-size bundle with one of each for about $14.

Our Grandma's Stain Remover Review

I become stain obsessed when I had my first baby. I bought a Bissell Little Green Machine to clean up spit-up from our furniture and rugs, and I bought nearly every stain remover on the market trying to get a variety of things out of her onesies. But nothing held up to trusty old Grandma's Secret Spot Remover, which I had been using for years at my mom's recommendation.

grandma's secret spot remover before/after, toddler white tee Lauren Harden

I somewhat follow the directions but can be pretty nonchalant about them because I know eventually, Grandma's Spot Remover will get the stain out. Sometimes I'll spray my daughter's clothes and not work on the stain too vigorously, and sometimes I'll leave the stain remover on for days until I remember to do laundry.

Usually, no matter what I do, the stain comes out on the first try. On rare occasions, I'll have to repeat the process to fully get a stubborn or old stain out. I don't worry if the stained garment has been dried on accident; another round of spray does the trick.

I've used it on practically every piece of clothing my daughter owns, lifting up stains from tomato-based items like ketchup and pasta sauce, chocolate and dirt. It took grass stains out of leggings and got kid-friendly nail polish off a pair of shorts. It even got baked beans off of a dress that we accidentally dried.

The best part? It can remove oil grease stains from drippy slices of pizza like no other product I've tried. I'm obsessed, and yes, I use it on my own clothes as well. This stuff is pure magic.

What I love about Grandma's Stain Remover:

  • Easy to use
  • Affordable
  • Removes ink, blood, chocolate, snacks and basically whatever toddler messes I can think of
  • It can remove oil, oil grease, tar, coffee, grass, clay, inks from all sorts of pens and markers and more from adult clothes too
  • Works as a pre-treatment before you use your best laundry detergents
  • Spot treats other fabrics like car upholstery, throw pillows and curtains as well
  • Chlorine bleach-free, which is great for my family's sensitive skin

Where to buy Grandma's Secret Spot Remover


You can buy Grandma's Spot Remover in all its forms on Amazon, where almost 30,000 people have rated it as a must-have. Seriously—it has a nearly perfect 4.4 star average that proves it's a stain-busting gem every laundry room shelf totally needs.

And it's on sale for Amazon Prime Day 2023, so there's really no excuse not to scoop up a bottle (or a few). Need a Prime membership to get in on the savings? Click here for a free Prime trial and here for loads of other free stuff from Amazon.

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This article was originally published on Jun 21, 2023

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