Best washing powder!
40 years of washing clothes, using all brands, plus stain removers.
AWARE is the best! Absolutely none better.
My white/ lights are brilliant. Just removed old blood stain out of a sheet.
Purchased in June 2021 at Woolworths for $9.00.
Doesn't clean very well.
Everyday clothes, work clothes. The detergent is very mild at best. Won't remove odours etc. I don't have allergies and used it for a family member who insisted on it.
The only one for me.
Having Multiple Chemical Sensitivity i just want to wash my clothes in a fragrance free irritant free washing solution. This is the only one for me. I have been using it for years. Cleans clothes, no odour whatsoever and no irritation. Thankyou a million times over.
Keep making such products so that we can live in a fragrance free world that is good for the planet as well.
Purchased in March 2021 at Coles for $8.00.
The Best All-round Washing Powder
It washes my clothes really well. Does not leave a fragrance which is important to me. Also is safe to use with our septic system. Been using it for years.
Purchased in January 2005 at Woolworths for $6.75.
SENSITIVE ON THE NOSE
I have multiple chemical sensitivities as well as being severely asthmatic and this is the only laundry powder that I can use that doesn't cause a nasty reaction health wise for me. I use it for regular washes and normally find I can buy it from Woolworths here in Sydney Australia.
Purchased in November 2020 at Woolworths Online store.
Anaphylactic reaction to the liquid version of this product.
I bought 'Aware Sensitive Choice' as we are on a septic. I am not usually allergic to anything. 9 weeks ago I did two loads of washing, nice dresses etc. I was so allergic to this product, I have had to call the company but still no reply. As soon as I touch or smell this 'scent' from any item of clothing that has even been in the drawer with the items which were washed in this product (and since thrown out- $2000 worth of clothes- a huge amount), my throat swells up and burns. I've never had these reactions to any other product and I don't get...anaphylaxis to any other thing. The 'scent' has gone through everything and I've virtually had to replace my and my husbands whole wardrobes. Yes I used to correctly and no I didn't use too much. I have reported it to Coles where I bought it.
Works great for eczema prone skin, but...
We have been using this product for about 2 years for our eczema prone son, but I have since developed an allergy or sensitivity to the laundry powder, not sure exactly what plant ingredients are used but would love to know as I may have to use a competing brand of a similar product as a substitute.
Purchased at Woolworths Physical store for $4.50.
The only product that stopped my bed linen itching
Over the last few years I've found that bed linen itches me like I'm lying on cactus needles. This started with a new set of flannelette sheets would you believe. My wife an I couldn't understand it and we looked at everything from water quality, to me using too much soap (QV mind you!), scrubbing too much etc. They got a little less itchy when my wife tried a laundry powder for sensitive skin, oh and watered down my soap.
That's the preamble. So, a few days ago the bed sheets itch again and my wife says the online delivery substituted for nor...mal powder. First I heard she'd changed powders. So, we looked into powders and reviews on sensitive powders and found Aware. First night's sleep was great! No itching at all! Zero. I laid my face on the pillow and nothing. Finally, I can sleep in peace. I can highly recommend that anyone give this powder a try if they find their clothing or bed linen itchy or scratchy. Godsend!
Purchased in July 2020 at Woolworths.
I've been using Aware laundry powder for years, but have noticed the last three boxes (since they changed the packaging) don't wash nearly as well. Did they change the powder content as well? My socks and hubby's dirty gardening clothes come out just as dirty. Very disappointing, will have to find another detergent for sensitive skin.
Purchased in January 2020 at Coles for $11.00.
Good for your skin and the environment
I use this powder to wash everything; clothes, swimmers, towels, sheets. I usually just tip the powder straight into my front loader but would recommend dissolving first when washing bulky items because those are the times I have noticed a little bit of remnant powder on things after the wash cycle has finished.
It's earth friendly! I love that it comes in a cardboard box without a plastic scoop and, most importantly for my family, it is great for sensitive skin because it has no harsh chemicals or fragrances.
The only laundry cleaner my son can use
We have tried almost every sensitive laundry powder available and this is the only product that doesn’t make my sons eczema flare up. Cleans very well in warm water (we use warm water so we can use less powder and have less build up in the clothes. We add tea tree essential oil to add a fresh non-toxic scent as this product has no scent at all. We’ve been using this for the last 5 years. It’s great!
Purchased in July 2019 at Woolworths Online store for $6.00.
white powder left behind
Used this product 4 months ago, washed really well.
Bought it again last week, and now have a white powder on everything i have washed, and yes i did mix it before adding my clothes.
Not happy, had to re-wash everything, will not be wasting my money .
Purchased in June 2019 for $6.00.
Bravo! A washing powder that is truly fragrance-free
This washing powder is the only one I can find on sale that is actually fragrance-free. If you react badly to fragrances, be sure to read label on the packaging of each brand of washing powder before you buy it. Many so-called "green" washing powders actually contain fragrances -- but thankfully I have found Planet Ark Aware Eco Choice Sensitive Washing Powder which does not contain any fragrance.
I have found that most washing powders on the market contain fragrances (and often very strong ones) that cause me to have headaches. Happily, this washing powder is the exception.
In addition, this washing powder leaves my clothing feeling fresh and clean.
Doesn't clean well
I bought this as I had one item I needed to wash with enzyme free detergent. I put a few other items of clothing in and it did a really poor job. The clothes came out smelly and dirty and I had to hand wash them after.
I love it. I can't fault it at all. Great for sensitive skin. Recommend to everyone! I just think it is easy to use. Totally in for saving the planet.
Questions & Answers
Has the powder been discontinued ? I haven't seen it at Coles or Woolworths for some time now.
the ingredients on the box states theres lime stone in it ive an allergy to lime stone will this cause contact dermentitus
why is the powder not dissolving properly for the latest packet I bought. It has always worked well before. Have tried dissolving in hot water before adding.This doesn't work. Has there been a change in the formula? Please give me an explanation. B Jones
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