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Natural Alternatives To Toxic Fabric Softeners



1. Add a 1/2 cup of baking soda to the water in your washing machine & let it dissolve prior to adding your clothes. The baking soda acts as a water softener and helps makes clothes super-soft.
2.Adding a cup of vinegar to the wash water can also soften clothes, but I don't find this method as effective as the baking soda technique.


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  • Neat...I have been using white vinegar on my hubby's uniforms. It helps take out the desiel odor...will try bakinkng soda this week!! - by GONE2BEACH101
  • is this safe for colors or only whites? and how about the vinegar? would love to know about this. Thanks for the tip! LOVE :-) - by BLOSSOMKITTY
  • Which works best and how well depends on the specific profile of your tap water, which is different in different places and sometimes different times. Try one and if it doesn't work so well, try the other. - by STILLFLYIN

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