I like doing laundry. It’s kind of my thing. When I’m stressed out, I like to do up a load and then fold it. It may be weird but for me it’s therapeutic. Now I like my clothes to smell really nice after they are clean, but I’m also not a real big fan of chemicals. But smelling good is paramount. Oh, and clean. They do have to be clean.
So the conundrum?
Clean, smelling good, no chemicals.
Up to now I have mostly relied on Dye-free or fragrance free versions of commercial laundry detergents. And this has been fine for the most part. Until now.
Now I have something new. Well, probably older than old, but new to me.
100% Natural Soap Nuts.
I have to admit I was skeptical at first, until I saw the results. What are Soap Nuts? They are actual berries of…something. I don’t know what kind of berries they are, there’s a Wikipedia article on it if you’re really interested. The berries actually contain a natural kind of soap. You put a few of them in a small cloth bag (No, you don’t have to go find one, they actually give you the little bag), smash them up a little bit (this was kind of fun and again… therapeutic) and run some hot water over them while you are loading your washing machine. This activates the dried up soap nuts. You will actually see suds coming out of the bag!! Then just throw the little bag in with your laundry and wash like normal. When the load is done you just transfer the whole thing to the dryer. The dryer then re-dries out the berries (I suppose you could also just leave the little bag in the washer if you are starting another load right away). I said I was skeptical. But it worked. The very first load came out clean and smelling fresh. And don’t think the dryer is off limits. Are you looking for a natural fabric softener? Can you say wool dryer balls, oh yeah. I’m liking this.
About 100% Natural Soap Nuts from Little Lamb
- Effect natural laundry detergent
- 100% Organic means they are ideal for use as a baby laundry detergent
- Leaves clothes naturally clean and soft
- Contains zero man-made chemicals
- Produces naturally clean and fresh clothes
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We were introduced to Wool Dryer Balls about two years ago and have been using them ever since. Hmmm, let me rephrase that, we have been using the same wool dryer balls ever since. More recently, I have noticed that our dryer balls are getting a little “out of whack” and I have been considering changing them up for a new set. Someone must have read my mind because we just received a new package of dryer balls for review.
First, I love and am wowed by the fact that each dryer ball is handmade. Think about products on the market these days, how many are handmade? The dryer balls are hard but soft at the same time. What I mean by that is they are hard from being “packed,” to withstand the bouncing around, hitting the walls of the dryer, and colliding with our clothes. At the same time, they are soft because they are wool!
Anytime we try a new product, especially one that could affect our laundry, I get a little bit nervous. Everyone in my family suffers from allergies and my daughter and I have very sensitive skin. Since the wool dryer balls are made out of wool (shocking, I know), I was a little concerned that it would somehow affect our laundry and result in itchy scratchy skin; it didn’t! As a family that suffers from allergies and sensitive skin, using a product that does not contain harsh chemicals speaks for itself. I can’t tell you the number of times I have had to give away laundry detergent and softener because it was too harsh, caused sneezing, or caused one of us to itch.
Wool Dryer Balls are a great alternative to dryer sheets and mounting bars. As an added bonus, they allow our family to add a little more green to our life which is always appreciated as this is something that I am working on passing on to my daughter. Perhaps my favorite part about the wool dryer balls is that they are cost efficient. A set of wool dryer balls is guaranteed to last 1,000 loads or there is a money back guarantee. Anything that allows my family to save money is a definite bonus in my book. Hello, I am an extreme couponer!
The totally cool aspect of this product is that I am able to scent my wool dryer balls. All I have to do is pick my favorite scent of essential oils, add a few balls, and add them to the dryer once the clothes are dry. Being able to select the scent of my laundry is kind of cool; especially during the holidays when I am able to add peppermint. It’s kinda amusing to go out smelling like a candy cane! 😉
If you would like to take a step towards a more eco-friendly, cost effective way of doing laundry … check out Wool Dryer Balls from Little Lamb!
About Wool Dryer Balls from Little Lamb
- Differ from regular fabric softeners, in liquid and sheet form – contain no harsh chemicals which are toxic to the environment and dangerous to people; especially those with allergies.
- Bounce around in dryer and separate laundry, this allows the air to circulate better and cut down on drying time by about 25% (large loads) up to 35-40% (small loads). This results in saving money and energy.
- Guaranteed to last for 1,000 loads.
For a small load, use 3 Little Lamb Wool Dryer Balls.
For a large load, use 6 Little Lamb Wool Dryer Balls
For an extra large load, use 8 Little Lamb Dryer Balls
Interested in a fresh clean scent? Once your laundry is dry, remove 2 of the dryer balls and apply desired amount of pure essential oil to each ball. Then, place the dryer balls back in the dryer and run on the Air Fluff (no heat) for about 10 minutes.
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Disclosure: I received complimentary product or at a discounted rate to facilitate this review. Regardless, all opinions expressed are still 100% my own. Please note that this post contains affiliate links.