BUYER’S GUIDE 7 best laundry detergents for baby

Effective in cleaning and gentle on bubba’s skin. We’ve narrowed down some detergents that does just that!

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Keep bubba’s clothes soft and comfortable after every wash!

When choosing detergent for your child, look out for those that are fragrance-free, hypoallergenic and gentle on skin — especially important if bubba has sensitive skin. And of course the laundry detergent also has to be effective in cleaning off those ever-occurring stains!

Here are some detergents we have gathered that fit the requirements.

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1) Babyganics 3x Laundry detergent, Fragrance Free

PRICE $39.29 (including shipping)

FROM Amazon

WHAT A plant-based formula that is effective in removing all sorts of stains, this product is also free of any allergenic ingredients. This is especially useful for kids with sensitive skin. It is also dermatologist- and pediatrician-tested. Another plus is that this product comes in two different forms, fragrance-free and lavender scented!

PARENTS SAY Gentle and effective (in cleaning), this detergent is perfect for our tester’s baby’s sensitive skin.

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2) Kodomo, Nature Care

PRICE $8.50 (1L pack)

FROM Cold Storage

WHAT With a pH-balanced formula that is clinically proven to be safe for your precious one’s skin, this detergent will also effectively remove milk, urine, food and faecal stains. It leaves your baby swaddled in clothes that are clean, soft and a pleasant smelling.

PARENTS SAY Pleasantly scented and perfect for our tester’s baby’s eczemic skin.

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3) Kodomo Extra Care

PRICE $5.95 (current offer)

FROM FairPrice

WHAT Similar to Kodomo Nature Care, this detergent has a pH-balanced formula that will effectively clean bubba’s clothes while being gentle on both his skin and clothes. But Kodomo Extra Care also has an added benefit of rosemary extract, which will protect bubba’s clothes from odours caused by bacteria.

PARENTS SAY Our tester was won over with its effectiveness in removing stains and the pleasant smell was a definite plus!

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4) Pigeon Baby Laundry Detergent

PRICE $8.90

FROM FairPrice

WHAT Made of natural plant extracts that are strong enough to remove the toughest and most stubborn stains, this detergent is also gentle on your darling’s skin. As it is a concentrated formula, only a small amount of detergent is needed to wash, a definite plus!

PARENTS SAY A little goes a long way — it’s well worth the money!

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5) Purex Baby Laundry Detergent

PRICE $10.95

FROM Giant

WHAT Dermatologist tested and a hypoallergenic formula, Purex will keep junior’s skin safe while cleaning his clothes effectively, leaving them fresh, clean and with a pleasant scent.

PARENTS SAY Removes stains, smells great and is affordable. Highly recommended.

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6) Tollyjoy

PRICE $8.50

FROM Giant

WHAT A plant-based detergent with anti-bacterial properties that is effective in cleaning bubba’s clothes and is also suitable for sensitive skin. A big plus is the pleasant smell that will linger after being washed.

PARENTS SAY Effective in removing stain and smells amazing; our tester couldn’t stop sniffing her baby…

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7) Baby Ecos Free and Clear Disney

PRICE $20.50

FROM Cold Storage

WHAT With a pH-balanced formula, Baby Ecos is hypoallergenic and also gentle on sensitive skin. Baby Ecos is also effective in cleaning bubba’s clothes thoroughly, leaving them soft and clean. You can get it in two different scents, free and clear as well as lavender and chamomile.

PARENTS SAY Gentle on clothes with no overpowering fragrance. Love it!

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