Epic Pine O Cleen stain remover hack will save your white clothes

It’s been a big day at Yahoo HQ - almost life changing really, especially for your white clothes.

It started when I was driving to work, doing my makeup at traffic lights as usual because it buys me ten more minutes sleep.

As I finished applying mascara, I glanced down and saw with horror a huge black stain on my white pants.

“NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!” I screamed (really I swore but this is a wholesome website).

Dramatic reenactment of me finding a stain on my white pants. Photo: Getty

“Serves you right for wearing white pants,” said my inner mother-in-law. “You’re much too messy for that.”

As soon as I got into the office I took to the stain with hot water but it was futile.

As I was mentally preparing to throw out the rather expensive pants, which I’d only worn once before, I had a thought:

Pine O Cleen wipes!”

It seemed like a long shot, but I was desperate. Enter my new hero:

Magical wonder-cloths from the cleaning gods. Photo: Pine O Cleen

I got the pack out of my desk drawer and took to the pants like Lady Macbeth frantically cleaning bloodstains off her hands.

And lo, it worked!

“Guys, I found a hack! I’m a hacker!” I proclaimed to my coworkers, who humoured me with mild enthusiasm.

And that was the end of that. Until...

“DAMMIT!” said a voice behind me. “I got fake tan on my top!”

“Ask Nadine for a disinfectant wipe,” said another. “She got mascara off her pants this morning.”

And once you’ve proved something works not once but twice - it’s officially hack-worthy.

The ultimate challenge: instant fake tan on white. Photo: Yahoo Lifestyle

Readers, to witness this stain disappear from my colleague Sarah’s top was a thing of true beauty, of pure magic.

Some might call it sorcery; others, fake news.

But every word I speak is true.

And luckily, we filmed it.

So friends, go forth and wear white with confidence and glee, with a pack of disinfectant wipes in your bag.

As for me, I’ll be busy with my new cleaning hack blog, Hack to the Future.

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