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Friday, July 20, 2012

Ecover Sunny Day Laundry Detergent Review

As a mother of 2 small children, I needed a change in laundry detergent. The “commercial” products are filled with harmful chemicals that can seep into your skin through your clothing. So, I took www.naturallysavvy.com's offer to review Ecover Sunny Day Laundry Detergent
This laundry detergent is amazing! Most commercial brands claim to wash Large loads of laundry as well as MANY MANY loads. They come with HUGE cups attached to the tops, so we aren’t actually using it the way it’s stated. They WANT you to use more, so you have to buy MORE. Not with Ecover. They have a tiny little lid that keeps you from overusing.
I was hesitant that such a small bit of this liquid will clean my kids messy clothes. They are always playing in dirt or spilling food on themselves. When I pulled the very first load out, I took a look at them AND was surprised. It cleaned them BETTER than a commercial brand would. WITHOUT all the harmful chemicals. AMAZING! Right?
The laundry detergent bottle that I reviewed was a 51 ounce bottle. The liquid is 2.5x concentrated, so I am using less than commercial products and saving my children and myself from being harmed. I love this. The bottle is also made from 100% plantplastic. So- the bottle is also able for recycling. GREAT company!!
This bottle is easy to store, easy to hold, easy to open, and holds the right amount for about a month (OR MORE) of clothes washing. I WASHED loads and loads of laundry and still have some of this left. I am truly amazed.
Also- I love that my clothes come out of the wash smelling absolutely incredible. AND they aren’t even using chemically induced fragrances to get this smell. It DOES smell like a warm sunny day.
This keeps my colored clothes bright- no fading, no stains still on clothes. The ingredients are mineral and plant based, which no mom could ever pass up for the health of their children as well as our state of mind.
It MAY seem expensive when buying this- I am a deal buyer. I try and try to buy things that I have a coupon for or that is on sale. This laundry liquid can be bought on Amazon.com 9.80 a bottle. BUT this small bottle washes 50+ loads of laundry. When you divide it up- it is basically only $.19 per load.
This Ecover laundry detergent did work just as well or even better than Tide did. It’s septic tank safe, so I don’t have to worry about chemicals inside the tank. It’s better overall for my children health as well as Adam and I. I was very impressed with this.
Personal benefits:
  • suitable for sensitive skin
  • compatible with High Efficiency machines (HE)
  • softens your laundry and reduces static cling
  • makes ironing easier
  • naturally cares for your skin
  • fresh fragrance
Environmental benefits:
  • made with plant based and mineral ingredients
  • fast and complete biodegradability
  • minimum impact on aquatic life
  • not tested on animals
  • suitable for septic tanks

Founded in 1980, we bring over 30 years experience making safe, effective cleaners. Ecover means the best of both worlds; thoughtfully manufactured products, with powerful plant-based mineral ingredients that stand up to the crazy chemical-laced competition. Don't take our word for it- Ecover products consistently rank in the upper echelons of third party product reviews from trusted consumer focused publications!
Ecover bottles now 100% PlantPlastic
From the award winning Eco-factories
Plant based and mineral ingredients
No artificial fragrances or perfumes
No animal testing
Septic tank safe
Phosphate Free

    *To Purchase*
    Ecover products can be purchased at the Ecover website as well as tons of different retailers. Check out the list of retailers! Their prices are very reasonable! The bottle of detergent (51 loads) sells for $10.10 and the softener sells for $4.30, on their online store.
    Go to their website to see all the eco-friendly cleaning supplies that they sell.
    Follow their blog to see all their updates!
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    Disclosure: This isn’t a sponsored post, all products were sent for review purposes only. The opinions in this post are 100% mine and completely honest. Naturally Savvy sent this product to me, but this has in no way altered my opinion!

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    Jess is the creator of Stylish Southern Mama + Southern Rambles. She is a freelance writer + designer, Social Media Marketer, and Journalist. She has 2 amazing kids, Aidan and Adisyn, and has been with their dad Adam for 12 years, and has 2 amazingly adorable dogs; Harley + Cheyanne! :)

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