Some Fancy New Laundry Products Are Utterly Pointless

Our colleagues at Consumer Reports test all sorts of products to determine which are worth buying, and which aren’t. This month, they rounded up some laundry products currently on the market that aren’t worth picking up in the store: including a detergent blessed by Martha Stewart herself that wasn’t any more effective than plain water.

Here’s a video about the disappointing performance of Martha Stewart Clean Laundry Detergent:


Purex’s 3-in-1 laundry sheets also didn’t fare well, performing worse than some much less expensive detergents. And an expensive tablet designed to clean the inside of washing machines, Affresh, didn’t do much. To wash your washers, just run the machine empty with some bleach in it instead.

Our sucker list of money-wasting laundry products [Consumer Reports Home]