For oil-based stains such as lipstick, grease, butter, motor oil, cooking oil, and some pen inks, simply apply some Dawn dishwashing liquid directly to the stain and scrub with a small brush or toothbrush until the oil is removed, and then launder as usual.
Spray counter-tops, cupboards and any other area where you see ants with a solution of Dawn and water. Wipe dry. The slight residue of Dawn that remains will not be a problem at all for kids or pets, but ants hate it. Should you see a trail of ants, go ahead and hit them with the Dawn spray. ~ Going to spray around the house where they are hanging out. Won't kill the birds
How To Remove Grease Stains-rub dish detergent into the stain and let it sit for a few minutes, then wash
How to remove set in oil stains - Northern Belle Diaries Great instructions with pictures! It works :) Haven't tried it .. yet..
1. Spray oil stains with wd-40. 2. Pile on baking soda and scrub with tooth brush. 3. Repeat (2.) until baking soda no longer clumps. 4. Apply Dawn and scrub with tooth brush; leave in as a prewash treatment. 5. Launder normally.
Removing Cooking Oil Stains from Clothes by Rachel Paxton Tip #1: I've found that original Dawn dish washing liquid will remove some grease or cooking oil stains even after they've been through the dryer. Tip #2: Use hair shampoo to get cooking oil or grease stains out.