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    Quote Originally Posted by Wastingtime View Post
    But I don't eat my clothes.
    But it is absorbed into your blood****** through your skin!

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    Wastingtime - if they take so little care with something that we consume imagine how much less they care about clothing.

    Anyways, each to their own - I was just surprised. Anyone who knows me would know im pretty lazy and suck at all things housework wise, I just assumed if even I did it EVERYONE else did for sure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hemakesthree View Post
    But it is absorbed into your blood****** through your skin!
    Potentially. But I haven't seen hard evidence of any known damage from this (other than in hazardous occupations).

    And laundry detergent leaves a residue on clothes that is also absorbed through your skin. You could look at it that by NOT washing them first you are saving yourself from that extra bit of detergent absorption...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Girl X View Post

    And laundry detergent leaves a residue on clothes that is also absorbed through your skin. You could look at it that by NOT washing them first you are saving yourself from that extra bit of detergent absorption...
    Eco balls! No detergent needed

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    Quote Originally Posted by Girl X View Post
    Potentially. But I haven't seen hard evidence of any known damage from this (other than in hazardous occupations).

    And laundry detergent leaves a residue on clothes that is also absorbed through your skin. You could look at it that by NOT washing them first you are saving yourself from that extra bit of detergent absorption...
    Not that Im bored enough to start an arugment - but really?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ana Gram View Post
    Eco balls! No detergent needed
    Did you just swear at me?

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    Not that Im bored enough to start an arugment - but really?
    Haha - no, just being facetious. I guess it's one of those things - if it worries you then you can wash them first, and if it doesn't then you don't have to do it.

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    Yep. I wash everything before use. Only time I didn't was when DS had diarrhea all over me. Had clothes for him, but it was either buy a new pair of pants and wear them, or wear poo pants for the rest of the day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Girl X View Post
    Did you just swear at me?
    I can't tell if you are serious or not.

    Not swearing, there is a product called eco balls that uses no detergent. It's a ball that has little ceramic balls (I think) inside that cleans the clothes.

    ETA: I've just double checked, the one we use is called eco wash laundry balls.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hemakesthree View Post
    But it is absorbed into your blood****** through your skin!
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    Wastingtime - if they take so little care with something that we consume imagine how much less they care about clothing.

    Anyways, each to their own - I was just surprised. Anyone who knows me would know im pretty lazy and suck at all things housework wise, I just assumed if even I did it EVERYONE else did for sure.
    It's all goodd, I was just joking. I know what you were getting at, however
    the quote below me is basically my opinion on it and it's not something I worry about. I wash towels, I was things we use for eating and drinking, I was underwear...tops/shirts/jeans/jackets/dresses etc. I'm not worried about.

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    Potentially. But I haven't seen hard evidence of any known damage from this (other than in hazardous occupations).

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    Grundies I do .... But there's nothing like ripping the tag off and jumping straight in to a new outfit

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