Everyone knows by now how incredibly toxic dryer sheets and fabric softeners are. The chemicals are designed to coat fabric fibers that rub on our skin all day from our clothes and all night from our sheets. These chemicals are small enough to absorb into our bloodstream!

Bad news!

Dryer balls soften clothes without adding toxic chemicals. They reduce dry time to save energy. You can get them anywhere - mine are from Friendsheep Wool (not an affiliate link - I just love them!). Make sure you get 100% organic wool UNSCENTED!!! The vague word "fragrance" contains a list of toxins like carcinogens, hormone-disruptors, allergens, etc.

Tip: If your clothes have static, then you're drying them WAY too long. You can also attach safety pins to reduce static. (I gave my penguins safety pin wings.)

Tip: Add essential oil blends like Purification or Citrus Fresh to the dryer balls with each load. For a stronger scent, add the oils during the last 10 minutes of drying  Hack: YL's Seedlings Baby Wipes make great dryer sheets and smell sooooo good.

Switching to dryer balls is one of the easiest things you can do to improve your health! 

Don't forget to switch to a nontoxic laundry soap like Thieves Laundry Soap. One of the best (and most cost-effective) ways to clean your clothes is to use 1 cup of white vinegar to 1/4 cup of Kosher salt instead of laundry detergent. Your clothes will come out soft, unscented ("clean" has no scent), and remarkably clean. I dare you to just try it once and see for yourself. You'll be shocked. I know we were!


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