8 Products All Grown-Ass Women Should Own To Keep Their Clothes Smelling Good
So you've entered the "real" world now. You have an apartment, you have a big girl job, and you are ready to take on the world. But, you're constantly having to clean your clothes because they just won't keep their fresh scent. What are you to do? Why not look for products all grown-ass women should own to keep their clothes smelling good?
After all, adults are busy people, and you may not be able to do laundry as frequently. Maybe your closet's given your clothes a stale smell, or you simply don't like to wash your clothes after one wash — I know I don't. Whatever it is, you can get more fresh-smelling wear out of clothing if you buy a few items that will help keep clothes smelling fresh, longer.
There are so many things you can do to avoid that constant laundry cycle. You can line your drawers with scented paper, you can use sachets in them to keep clothes smelling great, and you can find deodorizers made from charcoal that will help keep nasty scents at bay. You can even find ways to refreshen clothes that you've already worn. Either way, by incorporating some of the genius solutions below into your routine, you'll have more time to focus on other stuff that matters to you.
1First Things First: A Laundry Detergent That Deep Cleans Clothing
Method makes some pretty cool laundry detergent. Not only is it all natural, biodegradable, and packaged in 100 percent recycled bottles, but it also smells amazing. In fact, it's described as smelling like a breath of fresh air. The ultra concentrated laundry detergent will leave your clothes cleaner than they were before, and they'll smell fresh for weeks to come. Stains will be removed, colors will stay bright and won't fade, and you'll be left with the perfect starting off point to keeping your clothes smelling fresher, longer.
2Give Your Clothes A Scent Boost
Toss some of these deliciously smelling crystal scent boosters into your next load of laundry, and be amazed at how wonderful your clothes will smell after you take them out. It comes in two scents: peony and lemon verbena. Whichever one you decide on, the scent booster will leave your clothes smelling fresher longer. All you have to do is add a little bit to your wash.
3Line Your Drawers With Scented Paper
One user said that her family had an antique dresser that they could not part with, but when you opened the drawers, a musty smell would come out. She purchased these drawer liners and after applying them she said, "Now when the drawers are opened, a wonderful clean scent comes out instead of that old musty smell. I would recommend this product for everyone's drawers. I feel the beautiful aroma will last for months and I love the pattern when I look inside." You can also pick up the liners in 'French Essence,' 'Fresh Linen,' and 'Sandalwood.'
4Keep Your Closet Scented With Air Freshener
These are tiny little air fresheners that attach to your hangers (by hugging them), keeping clothes smelling fresh and clean. It actually continuously releases fragrance for up to 45 days. It's a fun option that comes in an assortment of colors to keep your clothes and closet smelling great, no matter what. Plus, you can also use them to attach to your gym bag strap, if that's starting to get smelly.
5Deodorize Smelly Scents Before They Get To Your Clothes
Hang this in your closet, stick it in your drawer, or keep it in your laundry room. Wherever you choose to store this bamboo charcoal bag, it will absorb any nasty odors that may try to get to your clothes (or if there is already a bad scent on your clothes). The best part about it is that you can use it for up to two years. All you have to do is place it in the sun once a month for two hours to recharge it.
6Toss A Lavender Scented Sachet Into Your Drawer
A great way to keep clothes smelling wonderful is to place sachets in your drawers. These ones smell like lavender and come in a set of six. That means you can place one in all of your drawers and keep all of your clothes smelling fresh. Plus, the dry lavender buds are in pretty beaded bags that also make great gifts if you have any extras.
7Hang A Sachet In Your Closet For A Wonderful Smell
This portable sachet is a great option for keeping your coat closet smelling good. When you don't wear something for a long time, it can start to smell musty. To avoid that, simply hang one of these rose scented sachets from the closet rod, and your coats will continue to smell good until the next time you need them. You can also pick it up in lavender, if you prefer.
A Fragrance Spray That Won't Damage Fabrics
When I was younger, I used to go to eat at a hibachi restaurant for my birthdays. While the food was delicious, I'd end up leaving smelling like oil and food. I don't like to wash my jacket or sweater after one use, but when it smells like food, what can you do? Spray it with a freshener that won't damage fabric. It will eliminate any lingering odors instead of just masking them, leaving you with a fresh-smelling jacket or sweater.
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