Saturday, October 2, 2010

Review & Giveaway: Yoreganics Laundry Sampler and Lip Balm - CLOSED

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Yoreganics makes three products which are designed to work together to clean your wash. First, treat fresh laundry stains with their citrus-scented soap-based Stain Remover. Or treat older stains with Brightens & Whitens which is a non-chlorine whitener and stain remover that is safe for white and colored clothing and which can be used both as a pre-treatment and an in-wash supplement. Then wash your clothing with Soap Nuts, the dried fruit of the soapberry tree which contain saponin—a natural soap—and which when agitated in your washing machine clean and deodorize your laundry. Yoreganics is one of the few companies to produce USDA certified organic laundry products.
I found the Yoreganics products to be comparable to standard retail laundry products in terms of cleaning and stain removal. However, I discovered that they work best when given plenty of time to work, and perhaps will require more time for pre-treatment than some standard products. They were even successful against a dried-in tomato sauce stain and whitened grungy white t-shirts. The Soap Nuts are basically unscented, with only a slight fruity scent, but laundry smells clean and fresh. I found that standard laundry products are significantly speedier in producing clean, stain-free laundry, but that Yoreganics laundry products would be ideal for the user looking for greener and organic options. The company also recommends the products for people with skin sensitive to standard laundry detergents.

Yoreganics also produces body products such as a lip balm, a foaming all-purpose wash, and bar soaps for facial cleansing. Yoreganics lip balm is a pleasantly minty organic lip balm which applies smoothly and without the waxiness of petroleum-based lip balms. It works well for healing chapped lips and also provides a nice glossy finish. I found the product to be comparable to other natural, organic lip balms.

Buy It!
You can purchase Yoreganics products online!  The Yoreganics Laundry Trio sampler retails for $6.99 and the lip balm retails for $3.99.

Win It - Giveaway Details!
One winner will receive a Yoreganics laundry sampler and a lip balm!  This giveaway will end on October 16th at 10:00PM Central.  The winner will be emailed and will have 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be chosen (US Only)!

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2 comments:

Stephany13 Saturday, October 2, 2010 at 9:57:00 PM CDT  

Your new entry form ROCKS! Sooooo much easier and such a time saver. Thank you! TTYL

amy,  Friday, October 15, 2010 at 8:13:00 PM CDT  

thanks for always letting us know about cool products! I enjoyed learning about soap nuts, definitely interested! creedamy@yahoo.com

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