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Old 06-22-2002, 10:24 PM
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I currently use Amways powdered detergent. I've been using, and selling it, for 7 years now. I have used many others in the past and did not find that I disliked any really. My dh is allergic to bar soap but that is about the only skin issue we have here in the house.

I buy the regular detergent for our clothes and the baby detergent for our kids clothes, which I wash separate from ours. Sometimes I wash the girls clothes with mine, but I never know about my dh's. He hunts and hikes alot, and his work gets him really dirty so his are washed separate.

We bought a new washer last year, it is a front loader. I had heard that I need to use an HE detergent with it, but I've not had any problems with the Amway powder not dissolving. For me the price is sufficient for what I'm getting out of it, I use only about 2 Tbl. with each load.
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Old 06-23-2002, 06:25 PM
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for those of you using the homemade stuff....does the Ivory leave a residue on the clothes? I would think that it might, just wanted to know.
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Old 06-23-2002, 06:59 PM
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I don't know for sure, but I would think any moisturizing soap could leave a residue (grease like spot). I have stayed away from them for that reason.
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Old 06-23-2002, 07:30 PM
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No greasy residue

I use a bar soap that has tea tree oil,aloe vera and glycerin. the tea tree oil is a natural antiseptic so you don't get the harsh deodarant, and the other ingredients leave you moisturized and you don't get a heavy residue. I love it!One of the girls I work with has a husband who is allergic to soap and she tried this for him. He had no problem with it either.
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Old 06-23-2002, 08:20 PM
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I generally use Liquid Tide or Liquid Gain.
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Old 07-08-2002, 05:54 PM
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We use Liquid here. We buy the big thing of Sun liquid and alternate between that and a name brand. We can afford it this way..... and the Tide or Gain(my favs) brighten the clothes up better. But instead of using it everytime it is about every other week. Which is a lot easier on my grocery bill;-)
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Old 07-08-2002, 06:10 PM
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Wendy, Hi! I read that Gain is one of your favorite laundry soaps, That is my favorite! This is what I do to save money...I wash my whites and light colors in Gain, and my jeans, towels, throw rugs in cheap stuff...This way I have Gain for my better things. See if this helps you to save money.

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Old 07-08-2002, 06:33 PM
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Janet,

Thanks! That is a great idea! thanks for the tip!
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Old 08-07-2002, 11:46 AM
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If you are worried about your powdered detergent dissolving properly, why don't you just premixe your detergent in water before you put it in the washer. This way you know that it has dissolved fully, and you can have piece of mind.
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