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My soap nuts don't work

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littlejo67 Sun 09-Nov-14 23:27:40

Thats it really. Was all excited about trying them and being eco friendly, but my tea towels came out looking just as dirty after a 60 degree wash for 90 mins..put 7 in the bag as well.
I know some people put washing soda in as well but that's not very nice stuff is it?

ClawHandsIfYouBelieveInFreaks Mon 10-Nov-14 10:56:59

Well soap nuts are simply never going to work as well as chemical cleansers. They just don't....try adding lemon juice or white vinegar as a whitening agent if you don't like soda.

ClawHandsIfYouBelieveInFreaks Mon 10-Nov-14 10:57:32

Also make sure you don't overload the machine when you're washing.

IsItTeaYoureLookingFor Mon 01-Dec-14 23:31:40

I tried soapnuts too and never used them.ever again. I just felt my clothes weren't very clean. Have you tried making your own Laundry Gloop?

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