Era Free Detergent Review: Fantastic Except The Size!
by SR101 Reader
A SR101 Reader has shared her review of Era Free detergent, sharing what she likes and doesn't, about it.
SR101 Reader says:
I like the Era unscented. It cleans good and, of course, I like that there is no strong smell on my clothes after I clean them.
What I don't like is I can't get it in the 100 oz liquid. Our local store runs the 100 oz on sale and I can't buy the one I like because it does not come in the 100 oz.
Otherwise Era is a fantastic laundry soap and I use it all the time.
Thanks so much for sharing your Era Free detergent review.
I looked at the Era website, and you're right, this variety only comes in the 50 oz. and 150 oz. varieties. That's too bad you can't get the sale for that reason!
I understand completely what you mean about needing a scent free detergent to use. I too need to use perfume free detergents, because some in our family suffer from laundry detergent allergies.
That's why I've created a page about hypoallergenic laundry detergent that lists reviews about these detergents from readers, to help people who need to find one choose the best one for them. I'll be adding this review to the list, so thanks so much!
If anyone else has used Era detergent, in either the scent free or any other scent, I'd also love to hear your review. You can share your Era laundry detergent review here, or read others that have already been submitted.
It Gave Me An Allergic Reaction: Itchy Scratchy Sensitive Skin
I have tried lots of brands of laundry detergent for this site, mainly hypoallergenic versions because I've always said my son has sensitivities.
That is true.
But apparently I also have sensitivities to some laundry detergents as well.
It all started when I tried a couple of scented versions that were supposedly still hypoallergenic, but they bothered me.
However, I still figured it was the scent that was causing the trouble. I never expected a scent and dye free product, like ERA, to bother me.
So, when I finished one jug of detergent I grabbed this one from the shelf and began using it.
Wouldn't you know I started using it right before a big blogging conference, and then something started making me itch just a few days before I was set to drive up to meet lots of women, making contacts and learning new things about my business.
It started out slowly, like some allergies do. I slathered on lotions, wondering what the problem is.
Duh, finally I realized it was something I was using in the laundry, since clothes washed previously, with the old detergent didn't cause problems but within 15 minutes of putting something on that was newly washed, with this brand, I would begin to itch and scratch and generally feel a light burning sensation on my skin that would turn red.
So I quit both products, since I wasn't completely sure which was causing it, had to stay up late re-washing everything to make sure I didn't look like a itchy strawberry at my conference, and immediately felt better.
Several months later I got brave and thought I would re-try the detergent, since I wanted to report how it worked, still thinking it was the Snuggle sheets that had caused the trouble.
I used it for a couple more loads and, darn it, the same thing began again, but now there were no dryer sheets to blame. It was the detergent all along!
Therefore, this detergent has now been trashed and will not ever be used in my laundry again.
I have no idea what caused the problem, but it sure did bother me.
Interestingly, it bothered NO ONE else in my household. Just me. I only had to rewash my own clothes and the towels, since I would be using those. I just let everyone wear their clothes and they were perfectly fine. Strange.
I really didn't use enough of the product to comment on how well it worked for cleaning clothes, but I did note it was much thinner than I expected when I would measure it out. Of course, that isn't a huge thing, but it was about all I was able to note about the product before I had to quit using it.
Too bad, since I know from other readers reviews many people do like it a lot.
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