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    Quote Originally Posted by ShanandBoc View Post
    New clothes hava real 'chemical' smell to them that i hate too. I just dont trust it you have no idea where the clothes have been, who has tried them on etc....

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    I agree, yuck.

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    Yes and I also rinse with canestan

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    For the kids- definitely. For myself - intimate garments yes. Otherwise I smell them, if they smell chemically I do if not if I want to wear them that day/night I will or I'll chuck them in the wash.

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    I only pre-wash towels, sheets ect and undies.

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    I didn't even realize people did this until reading it on here! Lol never done it ever! Will do with baby clothes but until then...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Girl X View Post
    Well... I'm not worried about dyes or chemicals, and I've never encountered anything gross on new clothes.

    Never washed baby clothes first either...

    I don't think I know anyone who does this IRL - only seen it on here.

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    I agree

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    I'm a bit weird... I wash all linen, all children's clothes, all DH's clothes, and all my underwear.

    But I LOVE wearing new clothes straight from the shop! They never seem to look quite as perfect once they've been washed .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Girl X View Post
    Well... I'm not worried about dyes or chemicals, and I've never encountered anything gross on new clothes.

    Never washed baby clothes first either...

    I don't think I know anyone who does this IRL - only seen it on here.

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    I've only seen it here too. Never heard of it before except maybe with baby clothes.

    But what do people do with dry clean only - do you have them dry cleaned first?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ana Gram View Post
    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.
    Joking Sorry - some things probably don't translate so well via written word!

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    I don't do it with my own clothes, but I would with baby clothes.

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