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Lenor Sleep Sensations
Lenor Sleep Sensations Fabric Conditioner
Member Name: k2705
Lenor Sleep Sensations Fabric Conditioner
Advantages: Leaves my washing smelling fresh and feeling soft
Disadvantages: None for me
When it comes to purchasing fabric softeners I tend to go for whatever is on offer and when there is a good deal on I will normally stock up on it so that when there is nothing on offer I do not have to pay out the rather expensive prices for it. Recently my local Tesco have had a good deal on Lenor Fabric Softener, I decided to stock up on this buying a bottle of each of the different fragrances. One of the fragrances I purchased was Lenor Sleep Sensations, with the promise of smelling like spring flowers I thought this would make a lovely fabric softener to use, especially with the warmers months on their way.
The Lenor Sleep Sensations Fabric Softener comes in a rectangle shaped clear plastic bottle. The bottle has a plastic type label wrapped around the entire bottle, the majority of this is purple in colour, the word Lenor is written at the top in large blue letters, the rest of the label is taken up with a picture of flower heads. There is a yellow coloured square on the front of the label with the words 4 x Longer Freshness written inside in red writing, this really stands out against the mainly purple label. The fragrance also appears at the bottom of the label, I was surprised at how small this was written as it tends to blend in with the picture, the amount of doses in the bottle also appears on the front of the bottle. On the back of the bottle is a statement about the product. All of the product information such as warnings, ingredients and how to use the product appears on both sides of the bottle. The bottle has a large blue plastic screw lid on top, this also doubles up as the measuring cup.
The fabric softener is lilac in colour, I was quite surprised at the consistency of the fabric softener as it was rather runny a bit like water, I did expect it to be a bit thicker than this, but after all the main thing was how it made my clothes feel and smell. The runnier consistency I found made it less likely for any of the product to be wasted, I did not have stand the bottle upside down when it was nearly empty to get the last of the fabric softener out of the bottle. For some reason when I purchased the Lenor Sleep Sensations Fabric Softener I expected it to have a lavender fragrance, I think this was purely due to the colour, however when I first opened it to use I was surprised to discovered that it didn't actually smell of lavender at all, the fragrance was definitely floral and as the description of the back of the bottle states (which I didn't read at the time of purchasing it) it really did smell of spring flowers. The fragrance of this product was quite strong compared to some other fabric softeners I have tried, however it was not overpowering at all, the fragrance was lovely and fresh and I was confident that it was going to leave my washing smelling just as fresh.
How To Use
Listed on the side of the bottle are the recommended doses of fabric conditioner to use depending on the size of your washing load. For example
* Small Load - 2/3 of a cap
* Larger Load - 1 cap
* Hand wash - 1/3 of a cap
Personally I prefer to just put a full cap of the fabric conditioner in my machine especially if I am washing towels and bedding, although if I am doing a particularly small load I will use half a cap as this is plenty to freshener and soften my clothes.
The warnings on the side of the bottle are pretty standard for this type of product and include
* Keep away from children
* Keep product away from your eyes, if this does occur rinse thoroughly with clean water.
* Do not pour the product directly onto your clothes
* This product is flammable and can increase flammability, it is recommended not to use it on garments labelled as flammable
All of these warnings are clearly listed on the side of the bottle with some of them also being illustrated with pictures.
Price & Availability
As I have mentioned I bought my Lenor Sleep Sensations from our local Tesco, the 1.4litre bottle costs £3.37 which compared to some fabric conditioners isn't too badly priced, however when I purchased mine the bottle was half price and cost me just over £1.90 which personally I thought was excellent value for money. In each bottle it is stated that there are 40 doses of the fabric conditioner, obviously I haven't actually kept count to see if there are actually 40 doses, however I have found the product to be long lasting and very good value for money. As I have said I prefer to purchase my fabric conditioners when they are on offer, however if I really had to pay full price for a product I think I would go for this as it is of a reasonable price even when not on offer.
Overall I would definitely recommend Lenor Sleep Sensations, I have used this product to wash all of our clothes and it really does leave them smelling lovely and fresh as well as feeling extremely soft. Some fabric conditioners I have used in the past have smelt nice when the washing first comes out of the machine but as soon as it dries the fragrance disappears, however with this product that is not the case, the fragrance of the fabric conditioner lasts extremely well and leaves my clothes smelling fresh even when they are dry. If I have my washing drying on the radiators in my house the fragrance of spring flowers does waft around as the clothes dry which I particularly like. I would definitely consider purchasing this again especially as it is such good value for money and also long lasting. This is an ideal product suitable for the whole family and one I would certainly use again in the future and recommend to anyone.
Summary: A nice fabric softener.