Product Type: Comfort household products
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WASH THE NATURAL WAY
Comfort Naturals Concentrate Olive Blossom & Cotton
Member Name: angelboouk
Comfort Naturals Concentrate Olive Blossom & Cotton
Advantages: SMELLS NICE, SOFT CLOTHES, GOOD OFFERS
Disadvantages: NOT AS STRONG SCENTED AS EXHILIRATIONS
Comfort is a well known laundry brand under the Unilever company. They produce various fabric softeners and liquid tabs for your laundry.
In 2008, Comfort released a new range of products called Comfort Naturals. The range promotes itself as containing natural ingredients which are kind to the skin.
The range includes the fabric conditioner that I am about to review which is Comfort Naturals Concentrate Olive Blossom and Cotton.
Comfort say that this fabric conditioner is a blend of delicate olive blossom fragrance and cotton seed extract. It is hypoallergenic and dermatologically tested. It is designed for sensitive skin.
As this is concentrated, it reduces packaging and is therefore helping the enviroment.
This variety comes in Comforts traditional tear shaped plastic bottle. It is see through and has an orange lid which doubles up as the measuring cup for the conditioner.
There is a sticker on the front of the bottle with the brand and product name alongside some pretty floral images.
The sticker on the back of the bottle has some information about the contents, the ingredients, directions for use, warnings and details of how to contact the company.
We are also made aware that this conditioner is recommended by Persil.
To use this conditioner, simply pour into your machine machine drawer and never on your clothes or in the drum. How much you use depends on your load type and the inside of the cap is marked for guidelines.
For handwashing use approx 18ml
For small loads of 4-5kg use approx 35ml
For large loads of 6-7kg use the full cap which is 55ml.
Amongst other ingredients, this conditioner contains : 5-15% cationic surfactants, <5% non-ionic surfactants, perfume, benzisothiazolinone.
*Availability and Price*
Supermarkets will stock this in a 750ml size giving 21 washes between £1.60-£2.00. You can also pick this up in Wilkinsons.
I love my laundry smelling nice and regularly stock up on fabric softeners. Until recently, I had been using my towers laundrette to wash clothes but with my dooyoo earnings, I managed to buy a new washing machine and can wash everything in the comfort (no pun intended) of my home again! Usually I opt for something fruity or sweet like the Exhilirations range but a few months back I found an offer too goo to resist!
In Wilkinsons, they had the Naturals Conditioners at 98p a bottle. Around the neck of the bottle was a £1 off coupon for the range. Their liquid tabs at the time were also on offer at £1.98 for 9 washes. Well I love a bargain and using my head I bought several of the conditioners then used the vouchers off the tabs. I effectively bought 1 bottle of conditioner and 9 washes of tabs for less than £2! My cupboards are still full of them!
Both myself and my son have sensitive skin and need something gentle but nice scented. I love the style of the Comfort bottles and I trust them so much that they are the only brand I buy my conditioner from. Yes they may be a bit more expensive than store brand but if you look hard enough, at least one store will have Comfort on offer and it is well worth stocking up!
So the Olive Blossom and Cotton..this combination doesn't instantly appeal to me as I am not keen on flowery things and certainly don't want to smell like a flower but for price I wasn't going to complain. The conditioner can be seen through the plastic bottle and is a runny, white milky shade. Opening the bottle for a whiff (I do this in shops and I know I am not the only one!) the scent is quite strong as it is concentrated. It smells fresh and a tad flowering but not overpoweringly so. It reminds me of when my Mum did my washing. Ahh happy memories!
Anyway I have been using this alongside the matching tabs mainly but I have used it with other types and it has always worked perfectly. I am a bit generous with my pouring and would say I get about 15-17 washes from my bottle which isn't at all bad. I pour it into my drawer and put on a 30 wash as alot of my sons clothes need washing on this temperature. If I have bed sheets or towels I will put it on a 40.
Removing the clothes from my washing machine, they feel soft and look very clean. The scent is very cotton like and extremely fresh smelling. You could say it smells like freshly washed clothes lol. The olive blossom smell is delicate and works perfectly with the cotton.
I no longer use a dryer for my clothes but instead hang them over my clothes horse at the window and let the sun (haha) dry them. Although the scent is not as strong as other ranges, they do leave a really fresh smell on my clothes which lasts even when in my drawers before wearing. The clothes remain soft and I have never experienced and reaction with this conditioner.
I feel there is nothing better than going into fresh dried bedsheets and I could really just lie there and soak up the scent before smelly comes in to bed haha.
This is a lovely fabric conditioner and one I would highly recommend to all.
Thanks for reading :)
Summary: NICE FOR ALL THE FAMILY