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What if all the Dreft doesn't wash out?

It smells and kinda feels like all the soap did not wash out. I dried them and they are soft..I was just wondering if this could bother baby in any way? Irritate the skin, maybe? They feel the same, just smells extra good!

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Asked by Anonymous at 11:11 AM on Oct. 20, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I honestly use regular laundry soap, but I make sure it's the kind for sensitive skin. I've heard of too many people who have the same problem you have - the soap doesn't wash out and it leaves a funky odor.

    The way I see it, kids are going to use regular laundry soap eventually. My little one has not had a reaction at all to the laundry soap we use.

    Answer by redmoonintexas at 11:18 AM on Oct. 20, 2009

  • you could put it through the wrinse cycle again after it's done the 1st time if you want to

    Answer by josiesmommy00 at 11:29 AM on Oct. 20, 2009

  • if you want to completely remove something you'll have to strip it.

    in the hottest cycle you can just keep washing until you see no suds

    Answer by hypermamaz at 11:50 AM on Oct. 20, 2009

  • Yeah - we use regular soap too, always have.

    Answer by missanc at 11:59 AM on Oct. 20, 2009

  • Dreft is one of the worst soaps you could use for a baby's laundry - it's more caustic and has more fillers and horrid awful nasty ingredients than almost every other laundry detergent out there! Quit using it!

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:13 PM on Oct. 20, 2009

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