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College Essentials – The Nellie Approved Checklist

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They’ve grown from the length of your arm to a full-fledged adult, and now they’re packing up and heading to college. Are your not-so-little kids ready for the big world of university outside of the nest? We’ve got a checklist to help you help them sort everything out (because everyone still needs help from Mom… Read More

Small and Mighty Nuggets

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Good things DO come in small packages! Nellie’s Laundry Nuggets contain all the power of the best-selling Laundry Soda in a conveniently small pre-measured nugget. They’re perfect if you don’t feel like measuring a scoop for every load, or for plant-based and mess-free laundry while you’re traveling. You don’t have to miss out on clean… Read More

Do You Really Need a Special Detergent for Baby Clothes?

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If you thought you washed a lot of clothes before becoming a parent, hold onto your laundry basket! The average family accumulates 8 to 10 loads of laundry each week – and because newborns have extra-sensitive skin, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that you start washing baby’s clothes before he or she even arrives…. Read More

The Scrub-Down – Cleaning Your Bathroom from Top to Bottom

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Maybe we’re old fashioned (or simply hygienic), but we think the place responsible for cleaning you should be pretty clean too! Nellie’s line of bathroom products not only provides exceptional eco-friendly cleaning power against bathroom dirt and grime, but it leaves the room smelling great too – all without harsh chemicals, phosphates, dyes, perfumes, and… Read More

Mop Your Way to Happy, Healthy Floors

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Cleaning floors has never been so easy or so fun with the WOW Mop! The cordless and lightweight mop features oscillating pads, a high-frequency motor, LED lights to illuminate under large furniture, and a long grip handle so you can tackle dirt and stains effortlessly. The WOW Mop comes with the Nellie’s WOW Wet Floor… Read More

Tackle Dust & Dirt with the All-Purpose Cleaner!

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At Nellie’s, we want you to be able to clean your whole home with eco-friendly products – we couldn’t just stop at laundry! Our lemongrass-scented All-Purpose Cleaner gives you exceptional cleaning power against household dirt and grime, but without any harsh chemicals, phosphates, dyes, or perfumes, and contains no SLS or SLES. Just what can… Read More

More than a Stain Fighter – 3 Uses for the Oxygen Brightener

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It’s safe to say we all have a favourite use for oxygen (hint: we wouldn’t be here without it!), but did you know oxygen has a second favourite use? Nellie’s Oxygen Brightener uses the power of oxygen to penetrate stains and strip away dirt, odor, and grime to keep your colours bright and your whites… Read More

Suds Up! 4 Uses for Your One Soap

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At Nellie’s, we’re firm believers in keeping things simple. Why use three soaps when you could just use one? Nellie’s One Soap is formulated without colour, SLS, SLES, and toxins, so it’s safe for just about any use you could think of! How to use the One Soap? Keep reading to find out! The Dishes… Read More

3 Steps to Easily Removing Pesky Clothing Stains

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Summer means light-coloured clothing, and light-coloured clothing often means stains! You don’t have to resort to harsh, toxic stain removers to lift the stains out, whether they’re grass stains, spilled wine, or coffee. We’ve got the guide to easily removing tough spots on all fabrics, from your favourite jeans to light summer dresses. Pre-Treat Made… Read More

Powder is Better – for You and the Planet!

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All month long, we’ve talked about why powder is better than liquid. From being more eco-friendly to being hypoallergenic, it’s clear that powder is best! We’ve rounded up all the reasons we love powder detergent below! Eco-Friendly For us, using powder is a no-brainer. The plant-based formula of our Laundry Soda is biodegradable, so it’s… Read More

Powder for You and the Planet

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We care for your skin and the planet – that’s why we create simple plant-based formulas that are healthy for you, your family, and Mother Earth. You don’t have to sacrifice your skin or the environment to get beautifully clean clothes. Why is powder detergent more eco-friendly? Keep reading! Plant-Based and Biodegradable Our Laundry Soda… Read More

Skin Problems? It Could Be from Your Laundry Detergent!

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Do you or your children suffer from skin issues like irritation or rashes? These problems are often caused by regular laundry detergent. Lots of common detergents use dyes, fragrance, softeners, and other fillers in their formulas. Both kids and adults can be sensitive to traditional laundry detergent’s icky chemicals, dyes, perfumes, and other additives, and… Read More

Yes, You CAN Use Powder Detergent in Your Front Loading Machine!

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Why Powder? Because it’s more effective! It’s a common misconception – more bubbles means more clean, right? No way! Most conventional powder detergents contain suds-producing fillers, like SLS and SLES, which can actually be harmful to your HE washing machine! Nellie’s, on the other hand, is a low-sudsing powder detergent and is safe to use… Read More

Why Powder? Here are 3 Reasons Why You Should Ditch Liquid

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Why are Nellie’s products powder-based? We get that question a lot! All month long, we’ll be focusing on the benefits of powder detergents and why you should ditch the liquid. For now, here’s a quick run down! ECO FRIENDLY Using powder is a no-brainer at Nellie’s. Our plant-based formula is biodegradable, so it’s gentle on… Read More

5 Ways to Go Green with Your Clean

Earth Day is every day for us at Nellie’s. We’re firm believers in using cleaning products that help you keep the environment as spotless as your clothes! Here are 5 ways Nellie’s helps you get that eco-friendly squeaky clean for your whole home. Lamby Wool Dryerballs Our eco-friendly Lamby Wool Dryerballs are crafted from 100%… Read More

When to Wash? Here’s Our Laundry Guide

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We wash our clothes to keep ourselves, our families, and our favourite items smelling and feeling fresh, but there is actually such a thing as washing too much or too little! There are downsides to both: laundering your clothes more than necessary can shorten their lifespan and ultimately wear them out more quickly, and washing… Read More

The Healthy Way to Soft Laundry

Unless you live in a nudist colony, wearing and washing your clothes is a part of regular life. Of course, some of us hang our clothes on a line to dry, but it’s safe to say that the majority of us choose the convenience of the dryer. As a result, one of the most toxic… Read More

Getting a Head Start on Autumn: Your Cleaning Checklist

The sun is out, the weather is great, and the kids are at home. Believe it or not, but August is the perfect time to get ready for the end of summer and the beginning of fall. Take advantage of the weather and with the extra hands around the house, and deep clean now to welcome fall and… Read More

9 Habits for a Clean Home and Peace of Mind

You know those people with perpetually clean homes? The kind where you can drop by whenever and their place is always spotless? Safe to say, we all have one of those friends who makes keeping a beautiful and tidy home look effortless. Maybe even you’re that person, but if you’re not, don’t lose hope. Keeping… Read More

The Nose Knows: Scented Dryerballs

We all know the incredible power of scent, whether it’s the perfume your mother wore when you were a child, or a sunscreen you used at summer camp. Scent can be extremely helpful for waking up in the morning, staying focused at work, and going to sleep at night. That’s why we have infused our Scented Wool… Read More

The Wrinkle-B-Gone – The Newest Member of the Nellie’s Family

Drum roll, please! We’re so excited to announce a brand new addition to the Nellie’s All-Natural family. Say hello to your new favourite, the Wrinkle-B-Gone! Who has time to iron these days? In as few as five minutes, you can have the same effect as using an iron by just spraying the Wrinkle-B-Gone. Simply Shake,… Read More

Tough Stains and the Power of Nature

Nellie’s All-Natural products work wonders on your laundry, but did you know they’re ideal for using on tough stains from beauty products? Whether it’s lipstick, foundation, or mascara you can use Nellie’s products to get your clothes, linens, and household surfaces looking like new! Maybe it’s foundation on your white collar, lipstick on your sleeve, or self-tanner… Read More

Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite – How and When to Clean Your Duvet

You know how and when to clean your pillows and mattresses, but do you clean your duvet? You can and you should, and we’re going to walk you through the how-to. Regularly cleaning and switching out your sheets and bed linens is great, but what good is a wash if the comforter isn’t taken care… Read More