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How to get soft towels when washing

(12 Posts)
Leticia Sat 14-Oct-17 06:28:33

An odd assumption that if someone asks for a household tip it is the only thing on their mind!!

mumofmadboys Sat 14-Oct-17 05:43:35

Who said it was the only thing on Humpty's mind, Nelliemoser?

harrigran Fri 13-Oct-17 23:34:24

I use white vinegar in the wash but I always tumble dry too.

MawBroon Fri 13-Oct-17 20:32:00

Or look at this thread

PamelaJ1 Fri 13-Oct-17 20:19:21

See the other thread on jumpers. I've just posted on that that I use white vinegar like pittcity

Nelliemoser Fri 13-Oct-17 19:11:59

If the only thing on my mind was finding how to make sure my towels were soft. I think I would give up right now.

Pittcity Fri 13-Oct-17 19:05:08

I use white vinegar instead of conditioner. This helps clean the detergent off and softens.

Leticia Fri 13-Oct-17 19:02:21

Most conditioners seem to say not suitable for towelling when you read the small print on the back of the container.

Bluegal Fri 13-Oct-17 18:31:51

Buy really good quality towels. I have expensive ones and cheap ones and the expensive ones stay soft and fluffy but I need loads of fabric conditioner for the cheaper ones. Just out of interest; why don't you like conditioner?

midgey Fri 13-Oct-17 17:58:34

Do what we used to do to terry nappies......rub them when they are dry!

grannysue05 Fri 13-Oct-17 17:58:00

If you dont like conditioner, just iron them with a hot iron.
I find this makes the towels quite soft.

humptydumpty Fri 13-Oct-17 17:55:20

Evening all!

I don't have a tumble dryer or outdoor drying space, so am lost for what to do to avoid really hard towels when dry after washing. I'm not keen on using conditioner, any tips on how to end up with soft towels much appreciated smile