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What laundry detergent can I use that won't make my clothes fade?

I just bought new pajamas for my twins yesterday and theyre SOO stinkin cute. theyre the carters ones that are gray blue and a super light neon lime green or yellow however you choose to see it, with the monster truck on them.
anyhow, the colors are super bright and ugh just so cute.
well I already have to wash one set because of a leaky diaper and I'm so afraid they'll just fade out right away like all their other cute clothes :c

what do detergent should i try!?
i'm also concerned about keeping a brand new blck sweatshirt, black. i hate when black sweatshirts fade to that dull weird black you know. :/

right now i'm using arm and hammer...

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ElsaSalsaaa

Asked by ElsaSalsaaa at 10:19 AM on Mar. 31, 2011 in Home & Garden

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Answers (8)
  • try cold water i use tide works great
    kylansmommy09

    Answer by kylansmommy09 at 10:21 AM on Mar. 31, 2011

  • I use Arm and Hammer Powergel with Oxyclean. I haven't noticed any fading, and I've been using it for about 6 months or so. A friend of mine uses Cheer, and she says it doesn't fade her clothes.
    lovingmy4babies

    Answer by lovingmy4babies at 10:26 AM on Mar. 31, 2011

  • it's not detergent that fades cloths, it's heat. wash in cold and dry on low
    momofone725

    Answer by momofone725 at 11:11 AM on Mar. 31, 2011

  • I always wash in cold :/ and idk if our dryer has different settings but I'm definitely going to check.
    ElsaSalsaaa

    Comment by ElsaSalsaaa (original poster) at 12:19 PM on Mar. 31, 2011

  • Cheer has an anti fade formula for cloths.
    vbruno

    Answer by vbruno at 12:19 PM on Mar. 31, 2011

  • Maybe it's because I always wash in cold. I didn't know that!
    lovingmy4babies

    Answer by lovingmy4babies at 12:49 PM on Mar. 31, 2011

  • try cold water and turning your clothing inside-out
    spastic_poodle

    Answer by spastic_poodle at 10:03 AM on Apr. 1, 2011

  • I use Tide just fine.
    Baby4us09

    Answer by Baby4us09 at 12:03 PM on Apr. 2, 2011

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