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Monday, December 20, 2010

Charlie's Soap Review & Giveaway



Years ago when I first started cloth diapering and was researching how to wash my cloth diapers, I kept running into this detergent called Charlie's Soap over and over again in the cloth diaper community. At the time, I decided not to purchase any of it as what I was using was working. Since then, I've learned that their detergent isn't just for cloth diapers. Instead it can be used for clothes or diapers, and they also have an all purpose cleaner!

Since I was feeling pretty satisfied with my cloth diaper detergent still, I decided to use this instead on my clothes. Now if you remember, I have used and still use a natural cleaner on my clothes. However, my one problem was still having stains. When Charlie's Soap sent along a stain remover, I decided to put it to the test on some of the girl's stained shirts. Oh how I wish I would have taken before and after pictures. I had stains that had been on there for quite sometime that never had come out with even Era, yet the Charlie's Soap took it out in the first wash. My only wish is that it didn't smell like Windex. It is chemical free, but somehow has a bit of a Windex smell to it.



The detergent itself on our clothes worked wonderfully and I can definitely see myself in the future buying more! I love that it is safe, non toxic, and biodegradable.

Buy It!

If you are looking for an all natural laundry soap for your clothes or your diapers, I would definitely suggest looking into Charlie's Soap




Win It!

Charlie's Soap has generously offered one of my readers a grocery tote, a 17 ounce bottle of all purpose, and some laundry powder. Please note the picture above may or may not be an accurate representation of what you will receive.

Mandatory Entry:

Visit Charlie's Soap and tell me something that you learned. Please do me the favor of making sure you leave your e-mail address in the comment if it is not visible on your profile. (1 entry) U.S. only-sorry. :(

Extra Entries:

1. Follow me on google friend connect and leave a comment telling me you are. (1 entry)

2. Follow me on Twitter and leave a comment telling me you are along with your Twitter ID. (1 entry)

3. Follow Charlie's Soap on Twitter and leave a comment telling me you are along with your Twitter ID. (1 entry)

4. Tweet about this contest making sure you include @jewelsntreasure and @charliesoap3 along with a link to this contest somewhere in your Tweet (1 tweet/entry per day)

5. Become a fan/like of Jewels & Treasures on facebook and leave me a comment telling me you are along with your first name and last initial. (1 entry)

6. Become a fan/like of Charlie's Soap on facebook and leave me a comment telling me you are along with your first name and last initial. (1 entry)

That's It!

Winner will be chosen at random from random.org. Winner has 24 hours from being contacted to respond, or else a new winner will be chosen.


Contest ends Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 11:59 p.m. CST

Congrats to #35-Shanda


*The featured product(s) in this post were provided to me free of charge by the manufacturer or pr company representing the company. All opinions expressed in this review are my own and not influenced in any way by anyone.

54 comments:

  1. I learned that Charlie's was started by 2 brothers with $200 (and if I win, you can send the prize to my American cloth-diapering friend since I'm not eligible!) :)

    andreaandtyler (@) hotmail (dot) com

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  2. Am a facebook friend of J&T - Andrea L.

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  3. THis product is great for babies with people with sensitive skin, as it is hypoallergenic

    rmccoy1234 at yahoo dot com

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  4. I am a GFC follower
    Robin McCoy

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  5. I follow you on twitter
    rmccoy1234

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  6. I follow Charlie's soap on twitter
    rmccoy1234

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  7. I follow Charlies soap on Facebook
    robin.mccoy.ramirez

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  8. I follow you on facebook
    robin.mccoy.ramirez

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  9. I saw that the testing they did on the different stains, got about 97% of tar stain out! thats awesome

    http://www.charliesoap.com/research.asp

    miracle_creations07@yahoo.com

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  10. i follow you on twitter txtaratodd

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  11. I learned: Over the years, through word-of-mouth and lots of scratching, the original Charlie's Soap, the new laundry liquid, and the newer laundry powder have found their way around the globe and they continue to amaze those who try them.

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

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  12. I follow you on GFC - janetfaye

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

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  13. I follow you on Twitter - Janetfaye

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

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  14. I follow charliesoap3 on Twitter - Janetfaye

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

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  15. I like Jewels & Treasures on FB - Janet F

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

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  16. I like Charlie's Soap on FB - Janet Fri

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

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  17. Charlies Soap recommends cleaning your washer before use by running an initial load. This is because of the additives used by other detergents that leave a residue on everything.

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  18. Follow you on twitter as BBirdie2

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  19. Follow Charlies on twitter as BBirdie2

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  20. Liked Charlies on FB as Judith B.

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  21. I learned that Charlie's Soap is effective as a carpet cleaner. That's really neat - I love a multi-purpose product!

    Thanks for the giveaway! (My email address is in my blogger profile.)

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  22. Tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/anylit/status/18910596099477506

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  23. I'm following you on Twitter (@anylit)

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  24. I'm following Charlie's Soap on Twitter (@anylit)

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  25. I learned that Charlie's Soap was started in 1976 by two men -- Charlie, and his brother-in-law :)

    couponshanda [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  26. I follow via GFC

    couponshanda [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  27. I follow you on Twitter:
    @couponshanda

    couponshanda [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  28. I follow Charlie's Soap on Twitter:
    @couponshanda

    couponshanda [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  29. Tweet:
    http://twitter.com/couponshanda/status/18969770871230464

    couponshanda [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  30. I "like" you on Facebook.
    (Shanda S.)

    couponshanda [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  31. I "like" Charlie's Soap on Facebook.
    (Shanda S.)

    couponshanda [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  32. Each 1 gallon jug washes 128 full size loads!! Wow!

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  33. I follow you on twitter (corgipants)

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  34. I follow Charlie's soap on twitter (corgipants)

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  35. 100% of red clay, grease and mildew can be removed with Charlie soap silenttributary at yahoo dot com

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  36. Charlies soap is non toxic...how cool is that? bar2969@aol.com

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  37. I learned that a bag of Charlie's Laundry Powder can wash up to 80 loads of laundry and you use just a tablespoon of powder to do the wash at a cost of just pennies per load!

    Nancy
    allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

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  38. I follow via GFC: allibrary.

    Nancy
    allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

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  39. Needs only 1 Tbsp per large washload! Talk about saving money!
    hey(dot)4horses(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  40. Added on GFC. GoodEnuf4Oats
    hey(dot)4horses(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  41. Following on twitter. @GoodEnuf4Oats
    hey(dot)4horses(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  42. tweeted about giveaway. @GoodEnuf4Oats
    hey(dot)4horses(at)yahoo(dot)com
    http://twitter.com/#!/GoodEnuf4Oats/status/19946693189443584

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  43. Following charliesoap3 on twitter. @GoodEnuf4Oats
    hey(dot)4horses(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  44. Liked Charlie's soap on FB. Kassandra O
    hey(dot)4horses(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  45. Liked your blog on FB. Kassandra O
    hey(dot)4horses(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  46. I learned that they determine results of the washing power based off of the light reflectance difference!

    Email: melissajackson07@gmail.com

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  47. I follow you via GFC.

    Email: melissajackson07@gmail.com

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  48. I am a fan of you on FB. (melissa jackson)

    Email: melissajackson07@gmail.com

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  49. Fan of Charlie's Soap on FB. (melissa jackson)

    Email: melissajackson07@gmail.com

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