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Is Fabric Softener Toxic? (Hell Yes It Is

Today, almost everyone in America adds a chemical fabric softener to their laundry routine, pouring a capful of toxins into the washer or tossing a sheet in the dryer. After you read this though, you may reconsider.

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Great for all the pool towels this summer! Over time, towels build up detergent and fabric softener, leaving them unable to absorb as much water and smelling funky. Recharge them by washing them once with hot water and one cup vinegar, then a second time with hot water and half cup baking soda. This strips the residue and leaves them fresh and able to absorb more water again. Works like a charm!