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Tulips
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Silly question washing powder!

Sep 9th, 2007, 20:59 PM   #1
 
Hi ladies,

Really silly question from a newbie first mom to be, and it's about washing powder. I know that you're supposed to use non-bio or sensitive etc, but from your experience does it need to be the top shelf brands or are say Waitrose / Tesco etc own brands just as good?

Obviously we want what is best for little Pickles so thought we might ask for your experience & advice?

Thanks in advance!

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Sep 9th, 2007, 21:02 PM   #2
 
I use Tesco non-bio. Its always been fine and a really good powder. Fairys really good too and smells loverly.
 
 
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Sep 9th, 2007, 21:36 PM   #3
 
we use fairy and its fine (and kellie is right, it smells lovely )
 
 
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Sep 9th, 2007, 22:01 PM   #4
 
i also use Teco's non-bio without any problems
 
 
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Sep 9th, 2007, 22:21 PM   #5
 
I use Tesco non-bio liquid tablets and have never had any problems.
 
 
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Sep 9th, 2007, 22:58 PM   #6
 
i use tesco non bio tablets and tesco rose petal concentrate softner and have never had any probs
 
 
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Sep 10th, 2007, 15:01 PM   #7
 
i using fairy tabs atm

and comfort concentrate i got free with the hosp pack
 
 
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Sep 10th, 2007, 22:59 PM   #8
 
i use fairy and comfort pure but only because i love the smell. if it was trying to save money i use any of the shop brand non bio liquid
 
 
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Sep 10th, 2007, 23:47 PM   #9
 
I use Fairy Non-Bio and Comfort concentrated (the yellow one...can't be bothered to go check what its called )

These have been fine for Libby's skin, also babues will get rashes in the early days due to them coming into contact with all sorts of 'pollutants' as they have never had external factors other than amniotic fluid come in contact with their skin, so don't panic if baby does get a little rash initially (Libby did on her torso)
 
 
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Sep 16th, 2007, 10:04 AM   #10
 
My boys both have bad eczema so i use surcare which doesn't aggrivate their skin.

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Sep 16th, 2007, 10:39 AM   #11
 
I've always used Tesco liquid capsules & Comfort pure concentrate.
 
 
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Sep 16th, 2007, 14:04 PM   #12
 
i dont know if theres a difference but we use fairy non bio as they donate some of the money to bliss
 
 
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Sep 16th, 2007, 15:52 PM   #13
 
I use Persil or Fairy non-bio from choice. I have tried Sainsbury's too but prefer the others.
 
 
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Sep 16th, 2007, 22:56 PM   #14
 
i use own brand non-bio and never had any probs with millies skin x
 
 

 
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