I use a lot of different types of hand washes in my house and anyone who reads my reviews regularly will also know that I am a great fan of Tesco’s own brand products – I use them all the time.
I have bought this Tesco Value hand wash a few times now and it does impress me in its ability to wash hands thoroughly and it leaves the skin feeling nice and soft and refreshed and also it does not dry out the skin at all. It smells lovely, into the bargain.
This 6500ml sized bottle of Tesco Value hand wash costs just under forty pence and really, for that much money for that much hand wash, you cannot be robbed. The packing is perhaps a little yucky but then it is a no frills product. For that very reason I prefer to transfer the contents of the tub into one of my own pot dispenser bottles, then no one knows that it’s a cheap and cheerful product.
The hand wash is pale bleu in colour and it is really quite thick in consistency. You might be surprised at this the first time you use it – I know I was! It cleans hands well and it rinses off the skin easily and leaves no sticky residue behind. The smell is lovely, light and floral though the scent does not last much longer than about five minutes.
As it is such a huge bottle, it lasts for ages and you only need to use a little bit to get a great lather. I simply have t o recommend this product, as it is so cheap and effective.
TESCO'S EVERYDAY VALUE RANGE
Tesco's everyday value range, is their own brand cheaper products, you will find amazing prices for a very good quality product, don't be put off by the simple packaging!
Tesco's also offer a Tesco's promise and if any of there products doesn't meet the standard you expected please take back to the store and speak to a member of staff, they will replace or refund you.
Tesco's Everyday Value, Handwash comes in a translucent, 500ml clear style bottle (vs the usual 250ml), with a pump dispenser on the top. It has an Everyday Value sticker on the front which includes purple silhouette images of relevant things, such as hands, handwash, tap, sink, plug, bubbles etc.
It looks cheap but you can easily peel away the label or put it into a coordinating reusable bathroom dispenser of your own.
The reverse of the bottle includes; the name of the product, a small description, Direction of use, how to store, warnings, ingredients, their costumer promise, contact times and details, recycling information, quantity and an use within date.
The bottle is fully recyclable too which is a great bonus.
DIRECTIONS OF USE
For first time use to open the bottle, twist the dispenser then you are good to go.
If you are wanting to use your own decorative dispenser then twist the lid completely off and you can pour it in your own.
Simple wash your hands under warm/hot water, push down on the dispenser pump, with a small amount in your hands, massaging in and around your hands and rinse thoroughly
MY RECOMMENDATION (INC. SCENT AND FEEL)
I love this product as it is cheap, easy to use and leaves your hands feeling, fresh, soft and clean and goes a long way.
When the handwash itself when dispensed is translucent, clear in colour, you don't need much of it, it is creamy, smooth and soft, it doesn't lather up as much as other brands but this makes it easier to rinse off. The scent is very refreshing too it has a slight hint of fresh flowers which lasts but not too overpowering, girly or clinical.
I would recommend this to ANYONE, perfect if on a budget, why pay out more for a product that doesn't last as long, doesn't feel as nice and puts a whole in your wallet/purse?
PRICE AND AVAILABILITY
Because this is a Tesco's product that is the only place to buy it, but if you do not have a Tesco's near by they do have a website where you get also get your groceries and other products.
The price I paid and the price current to July 2013 this handwash is a bargain at 38p.
You could always stock up as the expiry date only applies when opened. (keep out of sunlight and use within 24 months of opening)
Aqua, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Sodium Chloride, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Cocamide DEA, Parfum, DMDM Hydantoin, PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate, Gylcerin, Gylcol Distearate, Magnedium Nitrate, Citric Acid, Tetrasodium EDTA, Sodium Benzoate, Polyquaternium-7, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Magnesium Chloride, Methylisothiazolinone, Sodium Hydroxide.
Last week I was in Tesco and spotted their value handwash for 9p usually it's about 40p so still very reasonable for what you get. I bought two, wished I'd got more but storage space is a problem.
The handwash bottle is updated from the above picture as are the contents. Now the label is purple with bathroom pictures depicted- it looks much smarter than the old style of blue stripes and red labelling. The contents are now a pearly white cream as opposed to a blue shower gel consistency. The bottle is a good size it contains 500ml but it's not too big to manage. It doesn't seem particularly cheap at all.
The label tells us that it's 'Everyday Value' handwash and is formulated by experts, approved by customers and is lightly scented. On the reverse is a long list of ingredients, warnings and directions which are dispense onto wet hands, lather and rinse.
I had a small battle to release the dispenser pump, pushing it down and twisting it eventually popped it up. I have this mess around with all these pump mechanisms on various products so maybe it's just me.
A couple of depressions squirts enough out for a thorough handwashing. Not too much comes out at a time which helps prevent waste. The consistency is creamy and smooth, it isn't too thick as too struggle to get out and it isn't too runny to run everywhere. It smells really nice too can't be specific just a light clean soap fragrance which reminds me of baby products.
Does it clean?
Yes it does. A good rub around with hot water does produce light bubbles which really do clean your hands well. After gardening this cleaned my hands and left them feeling clean, refreshed and soft. The ultimate test for me though was washing my hands after opening a tin of tuna in sunflower oil, I was covered in it. The handwash got the 'grease' off easily and removed the smell with only a small amount of product and minimal rubbing.
This hasn't dried my hands out at all but leaves them feeling quite soft and no one has had an adverse reaction whilst using it.
The bottle has lasted well, I opened it a week ago have used it everyday and have more than half left.
I will be buying this again and give it 5 stars.
I think its important to wash your hands often, I really like using liquid soap instead of soap bars. In the past I have purchased more expensive handwash brands and liked them. I have recently been trying to save the pennies for a holiday this year and I had the idea of trying lots of value products. I decided to try this handwash due to its low price. I decided to buy this and put it in a soap dispenser which I have in the bathroom.
This cost me 39 pence which is very cheap. Other handwashes range from 80p-£3! This is by far the cheapest I saw on the shelf. The bottle has changed from the image above and is now part of the evryday value range and actually looks much nicer. There is 500ml of handwash in the bottle which is a lot. Other brands tend to give you 330ml for much more money! Overall the price and the packaging are appealing if you are not fussed about brands. The bottle says it will soften and care for your hands. It is meant to be approved by customers and is lightly frangrenced.
Is it nice?:
The soap is a creamy colour which looks pleasent. It looks no different from other brands. When put in a soap dispenser you would never know that this is a value brand. It lathers up nicely when you wash your hands and rinses well. When you smell your hands after they will smell nice and clean. My hands are always soft after using this. One of my main worries would be that this would irritate my hands and dry them out, but I have suffered no bads effetcs from this and I would happily buy again. It is one of the best value products I have bought!
It has a nice overall effect on me! I like the smell, Its not the nicest frangrence I have ever smelt, but it does the job! My hands feel clean and soft after use. The soap has lasted me a while as I only need a small amount. I now have a bottle in the bathroom and the kitchen as its very useful. My guests to the flat say its nice too. Why pay more? This is good value and will be in my trolley when the bottles are empty! This gets a big 5 stars from me, it only costs pennies and saves me some money on my big shop!
Thanks for reading,
This is a review of the Tesco Value Handwash which I decided to try after reading reviews on here. The packaging has been updated since the picture shown here and it looks far more expensive now!
I have a cute Hello Kitty liquid soap dispenser in the bathroom so it really doesn't matter which soap goes into it as long as it is capable of cleaning hands.
The soap comes in a large bottle holding 500ml of hand wash. The bottle is a pearly colour but you can see the product through it so you know how much is left. On the bottle is a wrap around label with pretty purple pictures that you associate with cleaning and bathrooms. The top is a pump dispenser that you can also lock so no spills in transit from the supermarket shop.
The label states that this hand wash was formulated by experts and approved by customers and that it is lightly fragranced.
The liquid is not runny as you might expect from a value product. One pump is enough to get a good lather going with warm water and hands feel clean afterwards. The fragrance is light and hardly noticeable. I have not had any problems with this drying out my skin and I wash my hands a lot throughout the day and night as I am often changing nappies (as well as rushing to the loo all the time as the forthcoming baby is sitting on my bladder!).
A 500ml bottle sells for just 38p which is brilliant value for money when you consider it also comes with a top pump dispenser. I usually buy hand wash at Poundland but it seems it is one of those items you can actually get (a lot) cheaper elsewhere!
This is a great hand wash for the money and I like that it is clear in colour rather than the old bright blue colour which makes you wonder what is in it. I find it mild and kind on my skin and am very happy with its performance. A recommended buy.
A while ago I purchased a no touch soap dispenser, I got mine cheap with a coupon I had and purchased it whilst it was on offer, the only problem with this is that the refills are quite expensive for just a bottle of soap, however I did discover that I could refill the existing bottle with a cheaper bottle of soap. I recently needed to refill my soap dispenser so I had a look around for a cheap bottle of hand wash, I decided to give Tesco Everyday Value Handwash a try, I had never used this before but it was so cheap that if I didn't like it I hadn't wasted too much money.
The Everyday Value Handwash comes in a pearl coloured plastic bottle with a clear label going around it, on the from of the bottle is the name of the product Tesco Everyday Value Handwash with a pattern of different things associated a bathroom and washing your hands, all of the writing and the pattern are in two shades of purple. On the back of the bottle is the product information written in black, this includes information about the handwash, directions for use. The bottle has a white plastic pump dispenser on the top of it which can be screwed on and off of the bottle which is handy for me allowing me to refill my no touch soap dispenser. The Tesco Everyday Value Handwash packaging is very plain and simple, however this wasn't a problem for me as I didn't have any intentions of having the bottle stood out in my bathroom.
The Tesco Everyday Value Handwash is a pearly white colour, it is of a reasonably thick consistency allowing you to easily pump it out of its original bottle or allowing it to be easily dispensed from the no touch handwash dispenser. The fragrance of this handwash surprised me slightly, I did wonder whether it would smell nice and whether the fragrance would be strong enough to keep my hands smelling clean and fresh, however I was pleasantly surprised, the handwash has a sweet floral smell this is not overpowering but strong enough to be pleasant, I thought the fragrance would be quite weak as it is described as being lightly fragrance as well as the handwash being so cheap however it was not at all. The information on the back of the packaging states that this handwash will help to leave your hands feeling clean and soft so I wash hopeful that this would be true.
Directions for Use
The directions for use for this product are basically the same as all handwash products, you simply dispense the soap onto wet hands and lather and then rinse. To dispense the soap from the bottle you simply press the pump on the top of the bottle to dispense the amount of soap you require.
The warnings are clearly printed on the back of the bottle and again are pretty standard for this type of product, the warnings section states that you should avoid contact with your eyes and if this should occur then rinse with clean water immediately.
Price and Availability
The Everyday Value Handwash is only available from Tesco as it is one of their own brands of products, the 500ml bottle costs just 38p, personally I think this is a bargain, the handwash is of an excellent quality despite it being so cheap. Your certainly get your moneys worth with this as it also is long lasting.
I have been using my bottle of Tesco Everyday Value handwash for a while now and have been pleased with it, it has a lovely fragrance which leaves your hands smelling clean and fresh, the handwash does not dry your skin out, I do suffer from time to time with dry skin on my hands and this has not affected it at all, it doesn't make any promises that it is suitable for sensitive skin however I personally have found it gentle on my hands.
The Everyday Value Handwash is extremely cheap to buy and you really get a lot of soap for your money, making it excellent value, I also find the soap to be long lasting making it worth the money. The handwash lathers up nicely and you do not need a huge amount to effectively wash your hands, it works perfectly in our no touch soap dispenser so I will definitely be purchasing this again in the future and would recommend it as well.
The Value range is the basic product range from supermarket giant Tesco.
Tesco offer various own brand handwashes aswell as branded ones such as Carex and Dove. The Value handwashes are available in 2 types..Cream or Anti-bacterial. This review concentrates on the anti-bacterial handwash. This anti-bacterial handwash claims to to leave your hands feeling clean and fresh. It is lightly fragranced and should kill germs.
A cloudy, plastic bottle holds the orange handwash. A label detailing the ingredients, how to use etc surrounds the bottle. Dispensing is via a large pump dispenser at the top of the bottle which needs to be turned around prior to first use.
~~~Availability and Price~~~
Both handwashes in the Value range can be purchased in 500ml bottles from Tesco and www.tesco.com. The price is 38p.
A few weeks ago, I was shopping in Tesco and remembered I was running low on handwash for my kitchen. I prefer a liquid handwash as bars of soap are very messy when wet and I feel I get more for my money with liquid handwashes. I ususally go for Dove or another branded handwash but as there were none on a decent offer that week, I decided to try a Tesco own.
The Value handwashes attracted me with their low price and the additional aspect of a pump surprised me for such a cheap brand. I purchased the anti-bacterial one but I plan on picking the cream one up for my bathroom on my next visit. The packaging isn't anything special nor is it too cheap. If you have a fancy pump bottle for your handwash, you could easily decant this into it and dispose of the plastic bottle. I don't mind it too much and find the orange liquid makes it look less cheap than the blue one shown in the picture.
~~~Wash Your Hands Before You Cook~~~
As this one is in my kitchen (I prefer something more luxurious for the bathroom), I mainly use it prior to cooking, after cooking certain foods, after emptying the bin or cleaning etc. The pump works well from the very first application and although I dampen my hands prior to pumping some out, my hands don't slip across the pump. I find 2 pumps sufficient to allow enough handwash to cover both hands.
The liquid is quite thick which is ideal considering how cheap it is. It feels extra cooling on my hands and the scent is appealing. Some handwashes have a strong, pungent smell but this one offers a citrussy, fresh mandarin aroma which is favourable. A quick rub of the hands results in a quick build up of lather. The lather is soft and fluffy, feeling pleasant between my fingers and over the palms of my hands which can often be dry and uncomfortable.
The lather rinses off perfectly well and I haven't experienced any uncomfortable feeling or added dryness on my hands. My hands don't feel as moisturised as they do with Dove but nor do I feel the urgent need to slather on hand cream to relieve any unpleasant texture or tightness on my hands. My hands generally feel clean and although I cannot determine if bugs are killed, I haven't had any issues with illness since using. Any marks or dirt clean right off my hands leaving them squeaky clean.
The scent left on my skin is sweet but very subtle. I was particularly impressed at how well it illiminated any food smells ie garlic or onions from my hands. It even managed to get rid of the smell coppers leave when counting the piggy bank and that is a difficult one to shift in my opinion! My hands stay clean until the next time I need to wash them.
For 38p for 500ml, this is a true bargain. Only a small amount is required perfect cleansing and if you have a large family or are watching the pennies, then this would be an ideal purchase. My main point to make is the smell is gorgeous and this makes washing my hands a more appealing process. I fully recommend this handwash to you all..its excellent value!
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Washing hands is very important and the hand washes can tend to be quite expensive at times and especially if you are on a low budget as I have been for the past year or so and so looking around for cheaper brands is what I do at the moment and so I saw this hand wash from Tesco Value range and thought for only 39p I would give it a go and I thought it would not be a very good one but I was surprised how good it actually was for the cheap price.
It has a very good lather and although it does not have the amount of bubble a branded one has, the consistency is quite a good one and it rinses off perfectly, and when I first bought it I thought if I did not like it at all I would not have wasted that much money as it was only a cheap price.
It comes in a 500ml plastic bottle with a pump dispenser at the top that is easily twisted to release the soap, the hands are left feeling nice, soft and fresh, and I have a lot of grandchildren and they are constantly washing their hands and so it can be quite expensive as a bottle does not always go far if you have a lot of children but it is important to teach them to wash their hands, especially after using the toilet and the little ones tend to mess with the soap when they come to my home for a visit or stay over.
This is so cheap it is ideal for using in a downstairs toilet and bathroom or even a utility room if you have one.
The consistency is very good with this soap and the texture is smooth and soft and quite creamy as I thought it would be quite runny when I first bought it but I was totally wrong and it does the job perfectly and I will be buying it again in the future and I recommend it for anyone to give it a go as for the cheap price I think it is good value for money.
So if you are on a low budget as I am myself, try this one for yourself and you will be amazed how it works well and how much it really can save you lots of money.
I give it 5 stars.
I saw this handwash in Tesco about a year ago and thought I would give it a try and for only 39p at the time from the Value range I thought it would be very weak in lather but I was wrong it is a very good lather and it cleans the hand perfectly, it does not have those huge bubbles some hand washes have but for a no frill kind of wash what could we expect. I have bought this product for even less than the 39p, it is often reduced, so try and look for them on the shelves and stock up and for the price, you have nothing to lose and if you do not like it, you have not wasted too much money.
It is in a nice sized 500ml plastic bottle with a pump dispenser at the top that is easily twisted to release the soap, it leaves the hands feeling soft and fresh, it is easy rinsed and if you have a lot of children it is going to save you lots of money as with children they tend to use a lot as they do not realise how much a product costs and they are also learning to be hygenic and learning to always wash their hands when they have been to the toilet.
This is so cheap it is ideal for using in a downstairs toilet and bathroom or even a utility room if you have one.
I pour mine into a nice fancy little pot container type of bottle with a nice chrome pump top and all my guests are none the wiser what brand it is as it lathers fine and so far I have not had anyone even ask me any questions about it, and I have a quite posh friend and even she has not commented on it, which I thought she would when I first bought it but she has not.
So if you are on a low budget, try this one for yourself and you will be amazed how it works well and saves you lots of money.
I give it a 5 star
When my husband lost his job I started to look at ways I could economise, particularly with my weekly shop.
Being used to fairly luxurious, caring, moisturising handwashes I decided to give Tesco Value (anti-bacterial) Handwash a go.
The 500ml bottle admittingly is not very attractive being made of plain, white plastic but you get what you pay for and I keep it in my kitchen where I am constantly washing my hands (as opposed to the downstairs toilet where guests go)! Although you could always decant it into a nicer looking bottle if the look of the bottle really bothers you.
This orange, reasonably thick liquid soap lathers up well (so you only need a small amount), smells a little like oranges and so has a surprisingly pleasant odour and afterwards my hands felt clean, fresh and fairly soft which was a bonus as I was expecting a handwash this cheap to dry out my skin and for me to need copious amounts of hand cream after every use (which would have rather defeated the object of saving money).
Okay it's not luxurious but if you are on a budget you can't beat such a cheap price (£0.38), whilst still killing germs, and doing the fundamental job of a handwash which is to clean your hands!
also on ciao
I actually bought the Tesco Value creme handwash, which is similar to this one but in a white bottle. I think it cost me about 35p, which is a fantastic price for this kind of thing as it seems to be a pretty large bottle.
I'll be honest with you, this item doesn't fill me with excitement. It's not amazing, it's not even great, but it does the job.
Firstly, the packaging is horrible. I had it out on my sink for a while but it looked hideous, so I picked up a decorative ceramic soap dispenser to hide the cheap ugly bottle! Thios soap is much thinner than ordinary hand wash, so it poured into my nice new dispenser very easily with not much waste left in the bottle. I guess that's a plus point.
The soap itself has a faint smell, not unpleasant, but not delicious smelling like some. It's just OK. The soap, as I mentioned earlier is very thin, and doesn't produce a luxurious lather, merely a few limp bubbles.
It does get your hands clean, and it smells OK, but it's not the greatest product and is probably doesn't work out much cheaper than others when you condider it's a lot thinner so you use more. I wouldn't buy it again, but I'll finish the bottle I already have as, like I said, it does the job.
While broadening my trials of the Value range I decided to pick up a bottle of their Value Anti-Bacterial Handwash a couple of weeks ago as I was running out of soap in my brick shed, a small outbuilding which doubles up as a laundry room and in which I've had installed a sink and basic cooking facilities.
I normal use an anti-bacterial soap in this room as after I have been gardening and touching such wondrous visitors to my garden as slugs, ants and all manner of flies the last thing I want to do is handle food without being certain that my hands are as clean as I can possibly get them.
I'm extremely impressed with this very cheap handwash, it lathers up nicely and leaves the skin on my hands feeling very clean indeed. It has a smell which is rather synthetic but still pleasant in my opinion, it has a fairly warm aroma which stops just short of being spicy and has that underlying chemical smell that is apparent in most anti-bacterial products.
The handwash is a little thinner than others I've used, but then it's not really a fair comparison as I generally use cream handwashes which cost a good deal more than the 38p this one set me back! I found that you don't need to push the pump all the way down as this will dispense too much handwash - and even though this was such a bargain there's no need to waste it!
The lather feels very soft on my hands as I'm washing them and I was impressed from the very first time I used it with how clean and refreshed my hands felt. The aroma doesn't linger at all once I've rinsed my hands but I was pleased with how fresh my hands smelled after washing, mind you I was glad of the fact that it doesn't leave a strong smell behind as I was handling food immediately after washing my hands and wouldn't have wanted an overly fragranced product as it may have tainted the flavour of the food.
Who is to say how well anti-bacterial properties work in any product? This handwash left me with that very, very slight tingle that always lets me know when I've used something that will effectively work to kill any bacteria on my skin - although to be honest even if your skin is particularly dirty then an extra long and extra good wash will remove anything that is liable to cause you harm and don't forget there are good bacteria so try not to go too overboard with anti-bacterial this and that!
I think that for 38p for a 500ml bottle of handwash this is fabulous value for money. It cleans my hands beautifully, causes absolutely no irritation whatsoever and although a little drying this is nothing that can't be rectified by using a hand cream after washing. I wouldn't go as far as replacing the handwash in the kitchen with it because frankly the bottle just looks far too cheap to sit comfortably in the room in which I've put so much effort into the décor. It's label snobbery, but there you go.
There are three handwashes in the Tesco Value range; the basic one you can see above in the photograph, a cream version and the anti-bacterial one I have reviewed here. I haven't used either of the others so cannot possibly comment, although my daughter recently bought the cream version and she said she was fairly pleased with it but wouldn't buy it again as it left the skin on both her and my son in law's hands very dry after use. I personally will stick with this anti-bacterial one for a while as I found it did the job of cleaning my hands very well indeed, and after all that is the main purpose of this product!
When browsing the aisles of Tesco recently I stumbled across this product for 38p and decided to throw it in to my trolley, I'm such a devil me! It now lives by my kitchen sink ready for action.
The bottle is clear and has a paper label with the standard Tesco value logo on it. It is a pump action trigger and you have to twist it to get it to work. I find that pressing down hard will give a little too much soap for my purpose of just generally cleaning my hands so I try to half press and therefore get around half the amount of soap.
As you will see from the photograph on Dooyoo the soap itself is a vibrant blue colour and it is actually very good as a hand wash. It removes grime and dirt from my hands (just the standard amount that I pick up throughout the day) and leaves them feeling pretty soft and smelling fresh. There is not a huge aroma to this product but it's pretty nice and not overpowering at all.
The design of this product is very simple and it's not exactly a pretty colour but for the price of 38p per 500ml I would definitely recommend it. I can use a pot of this a month and I am probably saving around £1.50 based on two 250ml bottles of my usual hand wash, which is Carex.
I am rating this product 4/5 as I would like the smell to be a little stronger. The packaging is sufficient and the price is fantastic so I think this is something that I will be regularly adding to my shopping list, every little helps!
I have been buying this handwash from Tesco for around 4 years.
For me, it is as good as the leading brand which costs around three or four times the price. It does exactly what it says on the bottle and in my opinion incredibly well. Even the dirtiest and grubbiest of little (or big) hands are easily cleaned with this liquid soap. If they are particularly dirty I personally recommend putting it on neat, rubbing it on then adding water for a final rub and rinse!
It is 500ml of antibacterial wash in a basic pump action bottle. With a little twist of the top the bottle comes open. Each pump dispenses often a little too much of the liquid, so i tend to only press very lightly to dispense half the normal amount.
The fragrance is a pleasant fresh anti-bacterial smell that lingers on the skin for a short while. It is not too strong or clinical smelling either.
It is obviously a popular product as my local Tesco often run out!
If you are like me and want to save a bit on the shoping bill its always good to have a try of the own supermarket brand of goods just to se if they are any good.
I bought this handwash from the local Tesco near me. I always have a bottle of handwash at the sinks around the house.
Its looks a bit cheap but thats just down to the packaging that Tesco use to promote their own brand type.
The first try of the handwash was pretty good it does just what it says on the bottle. My hands felt and looked very clean too with the saop removing the motor oil I had on them at the time. The fragrance is quite nice as well it smells of soap.
The soap seems to be able to remove most dirt and oils on my hands although i did notice that to remove the smell of Garlic off them took a few washes before the odour was removed.
The pump dispenser works pretty well and is easy to operate.
It's worth noting that Tesco do a refill that the pump dispenser can be transferred to a new bottle.