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On the 1st day of Christmas, day2day joys gave to me...
An awesome giveaway from NaturOli, a natural & organic product line offering a variety of products from laundry soap nuts to personal care products like shampoo and moisturizers. This review & giveaway is for soap nuts/berries.
What are soap nuts?
Soap nuts are the dried shells (or husks) from the soapberry (or soap berry nut). These berries are the fruit from a quite unique tree species. These shells contain a substance called saponin that produces a soaping effect. Saponin is a 100% natural alternative to chemical laundry detergent and cleansers. It can replace many chemical detergents such as those containing sodium laureth sulphate (SLS) that are becoming well known by consumers for being a skin irritant and health hazard. Read more here.
How do soap Nuts work?
The name Soap Nut is misleading for it is the shell that actually works. The soap nut SHELL contains and releases the saponins (soap) when it comes in contact with warm or hot water. (See directions for use in cold water.) Agitation further releases these saponins. The saponins then circulate as a natural surfactant (surface active ingredient). They break down the surface tension between water and oil in the wash water reducing the surface tension of the water aiding it in freeing dirt, grime and oils from clothes. Essentially this is the exact same fundamental principle that applies to how most detergents and soaps work. It's simply not achieved via use of synthetic chemicals. Read more here.
• Pure, 100% natural chemical-free laundry detergent
• EXTREMELY effective cleaning agent with absolutely NO chemicals, toxins or artificial perfumes.
• Allergy free- good for babies skin
• USDA Organic
Now for my review:
What I Liked:
- All products are safe & non-toxic
- They come is an easy to use reusable bags with directions (1 for washing, 1 for storing)
- Very unique and are eco-friendly
- I was able to teach my kids that things in nature are very useful
- They worked well from what I could tell
- You don't have to take the bag out after clothes have been washed and it goes directly into dryer
- I am use to the liquid detergent (I use an all natural brand) so at first it was hard to get used to but they DO work very well
You can Buy It!
Go to NaturOli and sign up your email for their newsletter to receive upcoming specials or discounts. You can also earn 5% off on future orders here. If you don't win, you may want to buy some of these awesome soap nuts!
Visit Nourishing Treasures to see how she broke down the cost per load of using soap nuts, as high as 20 cents per load and as low as 6 cents, both are very inexpensive! Not to mention that most commercial detergent is toxic!
You can Win it!
Enter this giveaway! If you win, you will get 4 oz bag of USDA Organic Soap Nuts which equals to washing 40+ loads of laundry and a sample of both the pre-treat stick & the liquid soap nut detergent.a Rafflecopter giveaway
|To read more about the 4 oz bag click here|
Disclaimer: I was given the product(s), free of charge, to review with my fair and honest opinions. If you would like more info or to have me review a product, please contact me.
**ALL of the 12 Days of Christmas giveaways end on December 9, 2012 at 11:59pm EST and are open to USA & Canada residents ONLY. One lucky winner will be chosen using rafflecopter and be notified by email. The winner will have 3 days to respond with their contact information, if they do not respond a new winner will be chosen. No purchase necessary. Must be 18 to enter.
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