Monday, January 21, 2013

Purex Baby & 20 Mule Team Borax Review / Giveaway


Every Sunday, I tackle the family laundry.  Five loads, ack!  By the end of the day, I'm exhausted, but everyone has clean clothes for the week.   And thanks to Purex, I have some great products to keep the clothes looking great and lasting long.

Purex recently asked me to try out these two products to help you keep your laundry clean!

Purex Baby detergent delivers the same bright, white clean that you get from Purex, yet is sensitive on baby's skin.  Plus, it has a gentle baby-inspired freshness. The dermatologist-tested formula guarantees to remove stubborn stains without hurting delicate clothes. It's specifically designed to ensure proper performance from all washers.

20 Mule Team Borax is a laundry booster. When you add detergent to hard water, some of the compounds attach to the calcium and magnesium present in hard water and settle to the bottom of the wash. Some of the detergent ends up draining out with the water instead of cleaning your clothes. 20 Mule Team Borax naturally softens hard water, allowing the detergent to do its job.

I gave both a try recently.  Unfortunately, I don't have any diapers or footie pajamas to wash anymore, as my youngest is almost eight years old.  But I did use it on a set of towels, and I can say that it cleaned them well and left them nice and soft.  And the scent, ah!  Reminds me of when all the kids were young and had those itty-bitty baby towels with the hood for their tiny heads. 

I used 20 Mule Team Borax on our white wash, with lots of dirty white socks.  It cleaned them great without any bleach!  It was comforting to know that my detergent wasn't being wasted with just this small addition.  Although our water isn't as hard as it is in other areas, I'll be sure to continue using a half-cup in my wash each time to boost the detergent's cleaning power!

Would you like to try either of these products?  You can purchase Purex Baby at many major retailers, but it is not available everywhere.  Find a store near you that carries Purex Baby.  20 Mule Team Borax is also available at many major retailers - click here and then on "Where to Buy" for a list.

Or would you like to try them for free?

Frugal Follies is sponsoring a giveaway for one free Purex Baby coupon and one free 20 Mule Team Borax coupon!  Three winners will be chosen.

To enter the giveaway, use the Rafflecopter below! The giveaway is open to US residents 18 and older. The giveaway ends on Thursday, February 7, 2013, at 11:59 pm EST. If you are one of the winners, Frugal Follies will contact you via the Rafflecopter email you have provided. If you do not respond within 48 hours, you will be ruled ineligible to win the prize, and another winner will be chosen. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.


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Disclaimer: Purex provided me with free samples of Purex Baby and 20 Mule Team Borax in exchange for a product review. However, all opinions are my own.

(This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure policy for more information.)

68 comments:

Bunny January 21, 2013 at 4:14 PM  

We do laundry a few times through out the week that way we stay on top of stuff.

Amy Z.,  January 22, 2013 at 9:08 PM  

I do about four loads a week.

flutterby2188 at yahoo dot com

peg42 January 23, 2013 at 2:57 PM  

I do laundry everyday, at least 7 loads a week.
Thanks so much.
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Space Monkey January 24, 2013 at 8:58 AM  

Probably up to six loads?? Used to be tons and tons of it, when the kids were all young and at home, now it's hardly anything!

AND I have a small washer, I cant really put a lot into it now! Wish I had my huge one again!

kyonac1 January 24, 2013 at 12:40 PM  

I do multiple loads every day. I'm a bit of a clean freak.
kyonac1@gmail.com

Emily C.,  January 25, 2013 at 8:08 PM  

Agh I couldn't even count... it feels like all day every day!!

Emily,  January 25, 2013 at 8:09 PM  

Probably about 8 loads a week... crazy!! ( emily.acipriani@gmail.com )

Jennifer January 28, 2013 at 10:02 PM  

I probably do at least 5 loads a week.

jennylovesjeff (at) hotmail (dot) com

Carol January 29, 2013 at 1:21 PM  

I do about 6 loads of laundry a week.
brand242003@yahoo.com
brandy graham (name on rafflecopter)

DONNA CHEATLE January 29, 2013 at 4:56 PM  

oops, forgot to add email to that comnment...I still do 5 loads a week, lol lilypaddj3@gmail.com

Claire Rheineheimer,  January 29, 2013 at 7:35 PM  

I do about 4 loads a week, sometimes more. email is claire.rheinheimer@yahoo.com.

Kate January 31, 2013 at 12:07 AM  

We wash diapers every other day, and laundry usually a couple times a week. Not too bad...and I'm lucky my husband likes to do it!

katemariechic (at) yahoo (dot) com

Anonymous,  February 3, 2013 at 9:46 PM  

I generally do one load of laundry each day.
bkittie at hotmail.com
Diane

Krista Grandstaff February 4, 2013 at 1:52 PM  

It depends..in the summer, 10x a week... normally 5x a week unless I am changing sheets/blankets out then a couple extra loads every other week..

kmf.grandstaff@yahoo.com

Mya Murphy,  February 5, 2013 at 2:23 PM  

Once every week and a half. Just my hubby and I. myamurphy@mail.com

hussagain February 6, 2013 at 9:07 AM  

we have 3 adults and 4 kids in the house...along with 4 dogs...laundry is always in....probably 20 or more loads a week

judithelenore February 6, 2013 at 2:54 PM  

Ido about 7 Loads a week. I hang mine on the line outside to dry.....so< it takes a while to do them all!

laurasloves February 6, 2013 at 10:45 PM  

I usually do at least 4 loads of laundry a week
Laurie Emerson
lauraemerson17 at yahoo dot com

clynsg February 7, 2013 at 11:31 AM  

I do 3-4 loads a week, but that will increase soon.

cgclynsg0 @ gmail dot com

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