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Old 07-13-2007, 10:53 PM   #1
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So waht's a good wash that leaves yer wool smelling mmmmmmgood? Whenever I wash my wool it ususally smells like a smelly old sheep. I want to start wahsing my wool in something that will make me say mmmmm. Is there a good one for putting in the wwashing machine for felting too?
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Great topic, Femi! I've been wondering the same thing!
I've never heard of Dr. Bronner's, it looks very interesting! I need to settle on an all around gentle washable, too, so I'm very interested to see the consensus!
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Old 07-13-2007, 11:35 PM   #4
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It is really weird how much I LOVE the smell of the wet wool isn't it? lol I get a little giddy about the fact that it smells like work has been accomplished in my house. i am liking the look of those soaps for other things around the house though. Zip have you used any of them? Like does the baby stuff smell like yummy baby soaps?
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The only one I haven't tried is the baby soap. Must remedy that. I am lucky enough to have access to a case or two at Christmas. It's for real.

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I know what you mean, brendajos, about the smell of work. That's how I feel about using Murphy Oil Soap. It makes opening the pantry a pleasure.
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Great topic, Femi! I've been wondering the same thing!
I've never heard of Dr. Bronner's, it looks very interesting! I need to settle on an all around gentle washable, too, so I'm very interested to see the consensus!
I never thought to use Dr. Bronner's; I really like it as bath/bubble soap!
Almond and Lavender are wonderful and the Peppermint is really a "clean" scent - not sugary - does that make sense?

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Old 07-14-2007, 10:11 AM   #7
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I haven't used Dr. Bronner's in years! I never thought to use it for wool wash also. I really need to pick up more. The peppermint is such a good wake-me-up body wash. The bottle is also good reading in the shower! haha
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Old 07-14-2007, 11:41 AM   #8
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I've used Soak, and it smells quite nice...
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I never thought to use Dr. Bronner's; I really like it as bath/bubble soap!
Almond and Lavender are wonderful and the Peppermint is really a "clean" scent - not sugary - does that make sense?
It kinda smacked me in the head when I was dyeing some wool. The instructions stated to wash it first, and I had no Eucalan. Dish detergent is reputed to be too strong, and I suddenly remembered that I had a case of Dr. Bronner's in the garage.

Yes, not sugary makes perfect sense. It smells clean rather than perfumed.
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What is Eucalan? I'm totally ignorant here. I thought Woolite was what I should use until I read this thread.
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