Everyone loves fresh-smelling laundry, no doubt about it. Unfortunately, not all detergents can be guaranteed to provide that exquisite smell only a few detergents out there can provide. In fact, there are so many sub-par detergents out there that you are highly unlikely to find a good one just by choosing a detergent at random.
Fortunately for you, we took the time to find out what the market had to offer so that we may better understand what to look for. So without further ado, here are the ten best smelling detergents money can buy.
Best Smelling Detergents 2017
10Ecover Laundry Detergent
Ecover Liquid Laundry Wash is made of mostly plant-based ingredient and has been proven to be 10 times less toxic to aqua life than standard laundry detergent. The absence of phosphates or optical brighteners makes the detergent more environmentally safe. It leaves no residue on clothes and has no artificial fragrances but leaves the clothes smelling clean and fresh. It especially gives excellent results in cold water.
9Oxydol with Biz Smells So Good Scent Laundry Detergent
Oxydol contains bio-degradable surfactants to remove the surface dirt, enzymes which are used as the pre-soak stain remover along with a mild fragrance. It is an economical good quality detergent and excellent stain remover which does not harmful chlorine bleach and phosphates. It is also compatible with both standard and high-efficiency laundry machines alike. What’s interesting is that it is formulated so that it will pre-treat stubborn stains without damaging the fabric in any way. Biz
8Tide Mountain Spring HE Turbo Powder Laundry Detergent
Tide powder laundry detergent is not only a leader in stain removal among other detergents but also leaves the clothes with a sweet smell of mountain spring. The fragrance is a mild smell of citrus and mountain green floral which you would simply adore on a summer day. Bio degradable surfactants remove surface dirt whereas enzymes are responsible for stain removal and so the detergent is environmentally friendly. Also worth mentioning is that it contains a concentrated formula in powder form and about one-third the quantity is needed for proper cleaning, which is a lot more efficient than most detergents out there.
7Arm & Hammer Dual HE Clean-Burst Detergent
Arm & Hammer liquid laundry detergent is one of the oldest laundry detergents with a clean burst smell; designed to fight dirt and odor. The concentrated formula warrants much less detergent per laundry load, which is always to look for when shopping for detergent. Special agents in the powder trap the soil in wash water to minimize redeposit on the clothes when washing machine drains. Furthermore, the baking soda it contains leaves the clothes clean and smelling fresh without any added fragrances.
6Seventh Generation Natural Laundry Detergent
Thanks to its 4X concentrated formula, this detergent will fight stains with no synthetic fragrances, dyes, or artificial brighteners to speak of. Not only that but it also contains scents obtained from 100% botanical oils and extracts. In fact, this particular detergent is so eco-friendly that it holds an EPA Safer Choice certification. The reason behind this being that it contains a biodegradable formula with 96% plant-based ingredients.
5Gain Flings Original Detergent
Gain and gain fling laundry detergents clean brilliantly leaving an amazingly sweet and luxurious scent on the clothes, a pleasant scent that will eventually pass on to your house. Fortified with stain fighting capabilities of Oxi and an excellent odor elimination technology of Febreze, the results are nothing but well cleaned and amazingly sweet smelling laundry. Furthermore, its gain flings, which have a 50% more scent than the average laundry detergent, are very easy to use in any laundry set up.
4Method Naturally Derived 8X Concentrated Laundry Detergent
This is an 8X concentrated formula liquid laundry detergent which is formulated to be both bio-degradable and phosphate-free. One needs only to use a quarter quantity of other liquid detergents owing to the smart clean technology. Interestingly enough, the containers are made of 50% post-consumer recyclable plastics. As for the detergent itself, it contains enzymes and also acts as an order neutralizer relieving the fabric of strong smells. The mild fragrance leaves the clothes smelling fresh and clean.
3Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day Liquid Laundry Detergent
Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day Liquid Laundry Detergent contains 97% surfactants and enzymes derived from natural sources which majorly plant extracts. The non-conformity is for synthetic preservatives for the purpose of increasing the product shelf life. It has a concentrated formula which minimizes the quantity to one table spoon per standard load.
It does not contain any ammonia, chlorine-bleach or phosphates but cleans strongly and goes gently on clothes and hands. Its fragrances are mostly a mixture of natural, high-quality essential oils mixed with a few synthetic items for stability.
2Cascade Actionpacs Dishwasher Detergent
Cascade Actionpacs dishwashing detergents are in single-dose packets of concentrated liquids with four times the power of liquid or powder detergents. The premeasured packets are easy to use and combine the scrubbing power of cascade and the grease cutting power of dawn leaving the dishes spotlessly clean. Rinse aids and water softeners are also included to ensure no hard water deposits are left on any glass items it may come in contact with.
1Charlie’s Soap “Laundry Powder” Detergent
Charlie’s Soap “Laundry Powder” is made of bio degradable ingredients which include washing soda, coconut oil, and a drying agent. The soap completely rinses out without leaving residue on the clothes. This means the detergent is safe for babies and people with highly sensitive skin. Not only that but the actual container is made of recyclable post-consumer materials, adding a nice eco-friendly touch to the mix. What’s more, the detergent does not contain any added perfumes, fragrances or chemical brighteners.