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Product review
Updated April 2021

Laundry detergents

Find the best laundry detergent for your needs with our buying guide and test results. 

April 2021

Living Green

Lavender and Aloe

Price
$7.99
Score
67
OK

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Test results

  • 72
    Everyday grime
  • 59
    Collar & cuff grime
  • 87
    Grass
  • 50
    Olive oil
  • 61
    Make-up
  • 66
    Chocolate ice cream
  • 63
    Baby food
  • 51
    Blood

Good points

  • OK at removing everyday grime.
  • OK at removing collar and cuff stains.
  • Very good at removing grass stains.
  • OK at removing make-up stains.
  • OK at removing chocolate ice cream stains.
  • OK at removing baby food stains.

Bad points

  • Just OK at removing olive oil stains.
  • Just OK at removing blood stains.

Product

  • Avg price

    $7.99

  • Cost per wash

    $0.12

  • Test machine

    Front

  • Type

    Powder

  • Pack size (g/ml)

    1000

  • Washes per pack

    64

Label claims

  • Has enzymes

    Yes

  • Has optical brighteners

    Not stated

  • Low to no phosphate claim

    Not stated

  • Safe for septic tanks claim

    Yes

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