(Closed) Baby Detergent SMELL question

posted 5 years ago in Babies
Post # 3
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228 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

I’ve been using All Free & Clear for years. Our first baby is due next week (OMG!) and I’ve already washed her clothes in that. It does not have a scent. 

Post # 4
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313 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2005

I can tell you a very easy way to make your own detergent that is gentle enough that we use with our babies clothes as well as our own.

3 cups Borax

3 cups Washing soda    (both of these ingrediants are found in the detergent isle at a grocery store)

1 bar regular ivory soap.

Combine the Borax and washing soda then finely grate the ivory soap with a cheese grater.  Mix it all together and you have a cheap, easy, gentle detergent.   One or two tbsp in the washer is all it takes per load. 

I put the stuff in tupperware and use it in my HE washer, it works very well and lasts a while.  If I have any tought stains I just use a tough stain remover but most of my clothes don’t typically have them

Post # 5
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

We use Free and Clear and it has no scent at all. Dreft smells really strong but I always liked it!

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