Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Review & Giveaway: Purex Complete Crystals Softener

I'm one of those rare people who doesn't mind doing laundry. Despite the fact that it's never, ever done (at least until we adopt the nudist lifestyle, and on a 30 degree day like today, that doesn't seem likely any time soon!), there's just something calming to me about sorting and folding warm laundry. Yes, even socks.

For most of my life, I've been a pretty hard-core Tide user. But a few months ago, I bought some Purex laundry sheets and I've been a fan ever since. They are crazy easy to use, and that is always a plus in my mind.

So when I was presented the opportunity to become a Purex Insider, I was all over that. And the first thing that I had the opportunity to review were the Purex Complete Crystals Softeners.
Honestly, I don't use fabric softeners very often because I don't like paying attention to my laundry to go add softener to the cycle. Well, the Purex Crystals go in at the beginning of the cycle, rather than in the middle. So I just dump those beauties in at the beginning and they do their thing. I absolutely love this. I like to use softener, but you know, I like things to be easy. Purex provides the opportunity for both.


I also love that this product is 92% natural. The unique crystal form works differently than traditional oil-based softeners, because it doesn’t coat fabrics with oily residue and completely dissolves infusing fibers with long-lasting fragrance.  Unlike other softeners, Purex Complete Crystals are safe for all laundry and will not harm, wear down or discolor your fabrics. Anything that prolongs the life of my clothes is another major plus.


The product is available in three scents: Fresh Spring Waters, Lavender Blossom & Tropical Splash. I got to sample the first scent and look forward to trying the others. I know that the Fresh Spring Waters smells really great! I didn't find the scent to be overpowering, but it was definitely there and quite nice. 

I would absolutely recommend this product without question. It's easy to use, it prolongs the life of your clothes and it smells nice. Those are good things!

Buy It: You can purchase Purex Complete Crystals Softener nationwide for between $3.99 to $5.99 depending on the retailer.

Win It: Three lucky readers will receive a coupon for a free bottle of Purex Complete Crystals Softener. This contest is open to readers 18 and older in the US.

Mandatory Entry:

  • Let me know what scent of the Purex Crystals you would like to try.
Extra Entries:
  • Follow Purex on Twitter.
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  • Tweet this contest using the following: Win a bottle of @Purex Crystals Softener from @BigMama247! http://bit.ly/fIyjfk  (2x per day at least an hour apart)
  • Vote for me on the Fence (see button on the right -- just click! Can do this once a day)

Please make sure that I have a way to contact you (if you leave an email in your Disqus comment, I'll have it even though it's not visible to everyone). If I can't contact you, I'll make a different selection. This contest will be open until 11:59 PM, January 17. I will choose a winner using the Random.org random number generator. I will send an email to the winner who will have 48 hours to respond. If I don't hear from you by then, I'll select another comment. 

Thanks and good luck!



Disclosure: As a Purex Insider, I received a sample of this product to review for free, however, the opinions expressed here are entirely my own. You can read my full disclosure here.




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