The Pink Stuff Has Over 87,000 Five-Star Amazon Reviews—Here’s Why People Love It

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The Pink Stuff is currently the most beloved cleaning product on the Internet. Here's why people love cleaning with it.

Have you heard of The Pink Stuff yet? It has over 87,000 five-star reviews on Amazon and a buzzy following on TikTok. Fans of Stardrops The Pink Stuff All-Purpose Miracle Cleaning Paste have flooded social media and Amazon with before and after photos of greasy ovens, stained walls, and filthy sinks that look brand new after using the pink cleaning paste. Curious if The Pink Stuff can change your cleaning routine? Keep reading (and grab your own jar before it sells out!).

What is The Pink Stuff?

Stardrops The Pink Stuff All-Purpose Miracle Cleaning Paste is the official title, but the cleaning product is usually just called The Pink Stuff. It’s from the United Kingdom, and it has fans all over the globe. The Pink Stuff is a multi-purpose paste cleaner.

To apply, rub it on surfaces with a sponge or microfiber towel, then rinse with water. Be sure to rinse thoroughly or you’ll have a chalky residue. Complete the cleaning process by polishing the surface with a clean, dry cloth. And yes, The Pink Stuff is bright pink!

What can you clean with The Pink Stuff?

First, the main listed ingredients in The Pink Stuff are (amongst other ingredients) benzisothiazolione, laurylamine dipropylendiamine, methylisothiazolinone, and perfume. The stuff is pretty much odorless, however—a nice change from noxious oven cleaners.

Stardrops states that The Pink Stuff can safely remove rust and discoloration from metal and hard surfaces. But always spot test your surface in an inconspicuous area before going all-in with the cleaning paste. The Pink Stuff is mildly abrasive, so make sure it doesn’t scratch your stainless steel finishes.

The Pink Stuff can be used to lessen and terminate stains on saucepans, barbecues, ceramic bathroom and kitchen tiles, glass, rust, sinks, uPVC (often used on window sills and frames), garden furniture, paintwork, stoves and stovetops, copper, and loads of other things. You can even clean your boat with The Pink Stuff!

If you’re not into the paste application, Stardrops also has The Pink Stuff spray and cream cleaners.

Reader’s Digest editor’s The Pink Stuff results

As a shopping editor, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on a jar of The Pink Stuff to try out at home. I have an arsenal of eco-friendly cleaning products that I love, but I’m always looking for new products to test. I used The Pink Stuff to scrub my sink, glass stovetop, and to bring life back to my burned copper pans.

Lots of users apply The Pink Stuff to their stainless steel appliances. I tested a small patch of my parent’s stainless steel stove and decided not to use The Pink Stuff on it. It probably would have been fine, but it’s not my stove to scratch!

On the very first use, I was impressed with the thick consistency of The Pink Stuff, which made it easy to apply. Rinsing it off the flat stove surface was kind of annoying, but the results were obvious. Grease and dust from the stove knobs instantly lifted and I was left with a visibly shiny surface.

The Pink Stuff didn’t make my burned copper pots look brand new, but it definitely removed some of the scorching. After cleaning, I could actually read the Cuisinart stamp on the bottom, something I hadn’t seen in years. I’m excited to use The Pink Stuff on newly scorched or burnt pots and pans, to keep them looking good.

I’ll definitely use up this jar of The Pink Stuff and I might order the spray version to keep my stove sparkling. Something else to consider getting to help clean your home: the Scrub Daddy sponge.

Verified Amazon The Pink Stuff reviews

Here’s what a few of the 121,000 Amazon verified purchaser reviewers had to say about The Pink Stuff.

Valerie Torres: “This is the best cleaning product ever. It didn’t take me much time and left my oven like new! Thank you!”

Micaela Gunderson: “I need this in bulk!! I have tried so many cleaning solutions to get out hard cooking stains on my stovetop, and nothing worked! This stuff took it right out without a problem!!”

Erbium: “Five years of oven use and neglect and 20 mins of elbow grease. This stuff is amazing!”

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Where to buy The Pink Stuff

If you live in the United Kingdom you can likely pick up The Pick Stuff at your local drugstore or grocery store. In the United States, Amazon is the place to buy it. The price varies, depending on availability.

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Megan Wood
As Deputy Affiliate eCommerce Editor, Megan Wood helps Reader's Digest readers find the best products to make their lives better, easier, and more joyful. She has 10 years of service journalism and product review experience across a variety of national websites. When she’s not tracking down the best sales and deals, you can probably find her walking her dog.