Our Power of OxiClean Challenge

When the kids were younger, I worried about foods staining their clothes, which explains the countless bibs everywhere. At one point it was so bad that I had ‘eating shirts’ for the twins, that poor fabric didn’t know what hit it. Then as the kids grew older and their dexterity perfected, I didn’t cringe serving spaghetti {that is, unless they are in a silly mood with the chance of flinging}.

Thing is, proper use of utensils doesn’t mean we are free and clear of stained clothing. The stains just evolve. Now I’m more concerned about the make-up smear that found its way to my crisp white comforter, and the endless dirt and grass stains on all the clothing. Keeping kids clothes stain-free and looking newer and longer, is an ongoing battle. Yet it’s one that we can win.

Case and point, all of our clothing after completing the Foam Fest course through trails, lakes, mud pits, foam pits and grassy areas. Do not adjust your screens – these clothes are dark, and not originally. Some may not look so bad, but some are inside out, the only way we could properly get it off our bodies. There’s plenty of ‘white’ socks in there, as the photo is labelled … yes, somehow I let white socks slip past me on the way out the door to a mud-run. Sigh.

I’m not an expert, but I know many things – and laundry is one of them. If a person doesn’t learn clothing care labels, and the differences between detergents and soaks – they’re not winning the battle completely. And this above pile of clothing? Some would have just thrown them away, and truthfully I stared at this pile for a while and seriously considered throwing most of it out. In the end, nope, I had to try.

These clothes and others much like it {dragged through the mud, any mud that my kids could find}, were the ideal test subjects for the Power of OxiClean Challenge.

What is the Power of OxiClean Challenge? – Use the stain fighting power of OxiClean pre-treaters and in-wash stain fighters exclusively for one month to challenge the toughest stains to keep your kid’s clothes stain-free, and looking newer, longer.

Having used OxiClean for many years in my house with success, I felt it was the ingredient to battle against the grime that was trying to call these clothes home. After all, OxiClean is the #1 Stain fighter Brand in Canada, works on a wide variety of stains and gets the tough stains out the first time, and offers several colour-safe products designed with stains in mind – from powerful pre-treaters to powerful in-wash stain fighting products.

Power of OxiClean Challenge

The products in my army include:

  • OxiClean™ MaxForce™ Foam Pre-Treater blasts away even the greasiest of stains the first time with its foaming action. Spray and treat for up to 7 days for those tough, stuck-on stains. Try this one on stains that have lingered for a while, it’s your best chance to finally be rid of them.
  • OxiClean™ MaxForce™ Spray – combines 5 types of stain fighters to help you get out more of your toughest dried-in stains the 1st time! Tackles grass and blood, grease and oil, food stains, drink stains, and soil and clay.
  • OxiClean™ White Revive™ Laundry Stain Remover gets the toughest stains out the 1st time and whitens 40% better than bleach with powerful whitening and brightening agents that won’t damage clothing.
  • OxiClean™ Colour Shield Laundry Stain Remover has tough stain fighters paired with colour-safe brighteners to guarantee your colours look new and radiant longer. You could use this one in every load!

After I washed the pile of muddy clothing, they were still dingy both to look at and feel. I could rub the fabric and still feel the grit. Ewww. So, I used OxiClean™ Colour Shield Laundry Stain Remover, to tackle the stains while also bringing back the clothes to live – and it worked like a charm. You’d never know the clothes with colours were once to filthy.

Yet these white socks, from the foam race and also a week out camping – were showing signs of distress. They were washed, but stains lingered and because of their colour – they looked old and toss-worthy.

oxiclean challenge

I wanted to see if they could be revived from drab to fab and soaked them in some hot water and OxiClean™ White Revive™ Laundry Stain Remover {along with a kids ‘white’ tank that was deserted in the laundry room because the colour was more grey-looking}. Right away you could see the water getting murky, and the dirt being pulled from the fabric, like magic!

I let these clothes pre-soak for 15 minutes and then just tossed the entire bowl into my washer, along with a couple of white towels that were in the laundry. Why not give them a taste of the challenge, but also to add some weigh to the load, so it would run the full cycle.

I’m really impressed with how they came out. Not completely new looking mind you {perhaps I need to try an OxiClean MaxForce Spray next}, yet they are no longer toss-worthy that’s for sure. I’d at least call them ‘white’ again, and they now have a longer life ahead of them than before.


Arm yourself with OxiClean products to tackle all the clothing stains that your kids throw at you, whatever their age. Yet let’s face it, the kids aren’t the only ones with laundry that needs the extra helping hand. I recently used the Foam Pre Treater on my white comforter, on areas which didn’t come clean with the last wash – so they were really stubborn. Yet the Foam Pre-Treater worked it’s magic, and voila! I also recently used the spray on one of my summer jackets before tossing it into the wash, food stain begone!

Also, like OxiClean Canada on Facebook for product news and updates. Take the Power of OxiClean Challenge for yourself and change drab to fab, and stop considering throwing out clothes due to stains.



WIN IT: One Canadian reader will get a $30 Loblaw’s gift card to take the #OxiCleanChallenge for themselves!

TO ENTER: Fill in the form below with your qualifying entries. Good luck!


This is a sponsored post. As always, all opinions are my own




  1. This would be perfect for my husbands clothes, he gets so dirty working out in the garage and I need something to get the grease stains off his clothes

  2. At the moment my biggest laundry issue is blueberry stains (from picking wild berries in the bush). So it’s a combo of blueberry juice and dirt.

  3. I can never get my whites really white. With 3 boys dirt on there clothes is always a pain!

  4. I need this product because my husband comes home greasy, with either oil or diesel on his clothing

  5. I would need this for food stains. Someone is always slopping on themselves. Grass stains is another.

  6. Would be great for my white socks. I have a bad habit of walking outside with my socks on and getting them really dirty

  7. I would use the products to get out food stains and to get whites really white again.

  8. These would be great for when the grandson stays over and get grass stains everywhere.

  9. the laundry issues I have the most are from my water, it seems my tea towels and dish cloths always get a yellow tint to them from the water so I love using oxy to keep them fresh looking

  10. Would be great for our three kids having so many grass stains, grease and dirt lol.

  11. The tough food stains that don’t come out with regular wash! Need to put Oxy on it first!

  12. Hubby seems to get a lot of mysterious stains on his tee shirts.
    grease and red wine…perhaps

  13. I deal with a lot of grass stains, grease and berries! My husband and daughter are horrible for stains!

  14. I’m having a baby next month, and I’m pretty sure I’m going to be dealing with a LOT of stains. I’ve heard a lot of great things about OxiClean (and the baby version!) and would love to give it a try. Impressed with your sock photos! Thanks for the chance to win 🙂

  15. My daughter is so very messy. Food, drinks and grass stains. I would love to win this giftcard. Thanks for the chance.

  16. I would need it for all the food stains that I seem to get on my clothes. I have a blueberry stain on my shirt as I type this!

  17. I would need these products to tackle grease stains. I can never seem to completely get them out.

  18. Well with three boys laundry in my house, I am often battling grass and mud stains! These products would definitely be put to good use!

  19. Spilled salad dressing/oil on clothes, and of course paints and markers when my daughter crafts

  20. Like you our white socks get really dirty. These products will help us save these socks from being tossed out.

  21. Most of our clothes are food stained and I don’t usually see them until I am ready to wash them.
    I would use maxi force spray on the stains then use the Colour Shield Stain Remover in my wash to completely remove any remaining stain safely. Thank you for this giveaway.

  22. For some reason I always get oil or grease stain on my shirts. That’s the toughest to get out!

  23. I have kids so I would use this on all their stains – dirt, grass, markers, blueberries etc.

  24. I need this for mud and grass stains as well as bloodd that comes with ouchies.

  25. My kids are constantly staining their clothes with grass, food, or who knows what else!

  26. We have tons of dirt, food and pet stains. The worst is when the kids get grease on their pants from their bike chains.

  27. definitely would need this for spaghetti stains and grass stains ! … well an every other stain as my kids are 5 and 3 and we have get a lot of those lol

  28. My youngest daughter cannot stay clean, no matter what the activity is. Marker, paint, grass, food she wears it all.

  29. My kids are little, so mostly food, paint, Play-Doh, dirt, grass…you know, everything.

  30. We have several large gardens that my husband tends to so he is constantly handing over grimy, grubby, stained clothes. So, I can definitely make good use of this!

  31. Hubby wear white work shirt so definitely keeping those clean and stain free can be a challenge which I am sure OxiClean could help me with.

  32. My biggest laundry issues are cooking grease in my clothes as well as grass stains.

  33. I would love to try this for the grease stains from the grills and fryers at work

  34. Food stains are my biggest challenge. Strawberry juice, beets, chocolate, and ketchup are the worst to deal with.

  35. I have 5 boys…my stains are blood and chocolate and grass and grease, often on the same piece of clothing.

  36. White school uniform shirts – need I say more??!! LOL My youngest daughter is a dirt magnet and her white shirts don’t stay white for long!

  37. Mustard. I can’t stand it! My son has special needs & gets mustard on his clothes all the time. It leaves really deep stains & we end up having to throw away so many clothes. I am hoping the Oxiclean Max Force spray will be my new ally in the fight against mustard!

  38. My stains and laundry issues come from my kids! They use their clothes as napkins and don’t seem to even be aware they are doing it and deny it AS they are doing it. Thanks for the chance!

  39. I could definitely use OxiClean to help my launder all kinds of stains including ground in dirt, chocolate, blueberries, and blood. I’d be happy if my white socks came out as clean as yours did!

  40. Most of the stains are food stains andi f they are really bad I pe- and then wash them.soak them in a sink of warm water mixed with some oxiclean.It works really good for grass stains an whatever too.#OxiCleanChallenge 🙂

  41. Just this weekend I was battling against little girl dirt as she’d stained the back of some distressed denim coveralls AND pink floral shorts!

  42. Usually it’s food stains – but there is always the craft stains and the dog stains and well… it goes on and on!

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