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Oil stains — they happen to the best of us. Thanks to the Internet, oil stain removal hacks are aplenty. But honestly, who can trust hacks anymore? Those mofos are EVERYWHERE. 

So you don't have to guess, we tried four of the most popular oil stain removal hacks out there. And when you're done seeing which ones work on oil, you can check out our handiwork on red wine stains.

First up, a childhood favorite: chalk. Like all of these hacks, you have to wash the garment after you treat it (duh).

photo: Revelist/ Jessica Torres

Good ol' Head & Shoulders. I'm not putting it in my hair but sure, I'll try it on this stain.

photo: Revelist/Jessica Torres

Again. I'm not putting this in my coffee but I'd be delighted to sprinkle it on this tainted shirt.

photo: Revelist/Jessica Torres

Side note: I've used Coca-Cola to clear out pipes.

photo: Revelist/Jessica Torres

CHALK RESULTS: I rubbed the hell out of the chalk and nada. Thanks for the hype, Internet.

photo: Revelist/ Jessica Torres

SHAMPOO RESULTS: Whoever thought of this hack is a genius.

photo: Revelist/ Jessica Torres

CANCER SUGAR RESULTS: Glad we found a use for this gnarly stuff!

photo: Revelist/Jessica Torres

COCA-COLA RESULTS: Nope, but I'm serious about those clogged pipes. Try it!

photo: Revelist/Jessica Torres

Watch all the hack magic happen at once below.