ECOS uses plant-based surfactants which does not harm the item being cleaned, your body or the environment. You can find its specs at ecos.
I am a retired herbalist and have very sensitive skin. I checked the Ecos website and "yes" it does contain the preservative. That is too bad because it is a wonderful product.
Yes , this product is very good for people who have eczema. I started using this detergent six months ago and noticed huge improvement of my skin. I have no more dry and itchy skin, all my dry spots disappear, also my daughters skin improved. Much to what I would assume to be your disappointment, yes it is on the short ingredient list for this product :.
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Related Pages :. Email address. Mobile apps. Walmart Services. Get to Know Us. Customer Service. Therefore, I need to know if a detergent can remove my oil-free Clinique Superbalanced Makeup. In the interest of remaining fair, removing stains from white cotton is difficult. But, if you bring a product to market, it should remain fit for purpose.
She frequently helps herself to a Bourjois Anti-Fatigue Concealer that I no longer use, before proceeding to wipe her face on a towel. It did blast away the ugly orange stain that my daughter imprinted on the towel. But, it does feel rough, which leaves me feeling as though the softener ECOS incorporates is less than adequate.
Seventh Generation Free and Clear. Continue to 13 of 13 below. Tide purclean. Read More. Meyer's took the top spot. Since retesting with our upgraded equipment, we found several other eco-friendly detergents that remove more stains.
Common Good detergent is unique in that it relies on refill stations located throughout the country. This means you can reuse the recyclable bottle over and over again. Also, at 35 cents a load, it's pretty expensive—especially if you have to go out of your way to refill it.
Most of our reviewers loved both the scent and the price: just 11 cents per load. However, in our stain removal tests, it couldn't stand up to the best "green" suds or traditional detergents that use harsh chemicals.
It had a particularly tough time with grease stains. That being said, it's important to remember that most clothes just aren't that dirty. If you work in agriculture or construction, you might want to steer clear, but this could be a fine choice for folks who just need to spruce up their laundry and enjoy smelling like oranges. Greenshield Organic has changed since our initial roundup.
The company has since revamped its look and commitment to sustainability. We did find the lavender scent appealing. It has a light floral scent made from essential oils. Charlie's Soap—the only powdered detergent in our roundup—came third-to-last in the overall rankings. We think it's a great alternative for cleaning clothes in the great outdoors—think extended camping trips—but far from the best bet for your laundry room. At 20 cents a load, it wasn't the cheapest we tested, and it had real trouble removing any of the stains it faced.
But to be fair, we skipped some of Charlie's more onerous suggestions , like pretreating laundry overnight in a water-and-detergent-filled bucket.
Made with frankincense and myrrh, Zum had a very distinct odor that was hit or miss with our testers. Show more 6. From the manufacturer No information loaded. Review images 2. Preservative Free. Fragrance Free. Paraben Free. Lanolin Free. Also, at 35 cents a load, it's pretty expensive—especially if you have to go out of your way to refill it.
Seventh Generation is one of the most popular brands for eco-friendly products, also known for its tissues, paper towels, and diapers. In our testing, the company's Free and Clear detergent provided a comparable clean to conventional detergents. On top of that, it's popular for its lack of perfumes and dyes, and its many trusted certifications.
It's even kosher. But as powerful and eco-friendly as Free and Clear is, it's also pricier than the competition. If you have sensitive skin or want an unscented option, it's still a good choice. Green Works is Clorox's foray into the eco-friendly detergent market. Among the big brand-name detergents we tested, Green Works was one of the most affordable—the bottle we tested cost about 19 cents a load.
Not only is it inexpensive, but 96 percent of its formula is derived from what Clorox calls "natural sources" which it helpfully lists on its website. Stain instructions: Pour some directly onto stained area, rub lightly, and wash as usual.
Actual smell: Slight vinegary scent. The ketchup and vinaigrette stains are mostly faded, though, so perhaps this one works better on grease. Ingredients: Anionic and non-ionic surfactants, enzymes, buffering agents, stabilizer, stain penetrant, brightener, and foam control agents.