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Wash and Dry Pillows Amazingly

The Persil® brand provided me with a sample of Persil® ProCleanTM laundry detergent in exchange for a product review. However, all the opinions expressed here are my own. Wash and Dry Pillows

Wash and Dry Pillows

How to wash your pillows

Pillows. I love pillows. I mean, my husband thinks I’m crazy but a great pillow just makes me happy. Now bed pillows aren’t quite the same. I love a good bed pillow but they’re really hard to come by and they can get quite pricey. I especially hate when I go to a hotel and the pillows aren’t comfy. Boo!!!

I have searched for a great bed pillow at a decent price and have found a few good ones. Here’s the problem, pillows can get gross. They get flat and lumpy after a while if they’re poly-filled or “feel like a bag of cotton balls” if you ask my husband. It sounds comfy but it’s not. Lumpy is not good. You know what else is not good, stains. We all sweat when we sleep, you do too! Have you ever taken a pillow case off and wondered how it got stained and discolored? Sweat! Gross, huh?

Today I’m excited to show you How to Wash and Dry Pillows to get your favorite one looking (and smelling!) clean! YAY! 

Persil ProClean Power-Caps

Some things are much harder to launder than others.  Let’s face it, laundry itself is hard to keep up with. It’s seriously my nemesis. I decided to try Persil ProClean (available exclusively at Walmart) for this project and I was shocked at the results.

I decided to give my kiddos pillows a spin (see what I did there?) since the little boys’ pillows seem to get the most wear. I was intrigued by the Persil ProClean Power-Caps. They have a brightness formula built into the pre-measured capsule so I was excited to try it.

Here are some tips on How to Wash and Dry Pillows!

Simply place two pillows in your washer, if you just do one, it won’t be balanced so throw two in there and add a Persil Power-Cap.  Run white pillows on the hot water cycle.

Power-Caps in Washer

Next, throw the two pillows and a few tennis balls in the dryer. The balls help fluff the pillows as they dry.

Pillows in Dryer

Holy white Batman! They came out ridiculously bright, clean and smelling amazing! Seriously, like brand new!

Pillows out of the dryer

Persil ProClean detergent is available in two other forms:

o   Power-Liquid – Contains a powerful combination of stain-fighters that help break down stains for an exceptional clean.

o   Power-Pearls – An innovative new kind of detergent that is loaded with Pro-White technology for dazzling whites.  Also for colors.

Persil ProClean

You can learn more about Persil on their website PersilProClean.com.

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The Power-Pearls have also been amazing on my white bedding in my bedroom. I have four rambunctious little boys that love to wrestle on my bed so Power-Pearls are my secret weapon to keeping my bedding bright white!

You can also enter to WIN the Persil ProClean Launch Sweepstakes. The grand prize is a year supply of Persil ProClean and a night out! It includes a $300 Nordstrom.com gift card, $200 OpenTable.com gift card, and a $150 Uber.com card credit. THAT is an amazing prize!!! A second place winner will also receive a year supply of Persil, also amazing. The sweepstakes runs through April 12th, 2015. Click here to enter and fill out the sweepstakes entry form.

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9 Comments

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    Susan Linn
    March 20, 2015 at 12:28 pm

    Thank you so much for this post. I need to wash my pillows but did not know the correct way to get them really clean!

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    Jana Miller
    March 24, 2015 at 8:49 pm

    Going to give it a shot-I usually just buy new pillows. Didn’t know you could wash them!
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      Mallory & Savannah
      March 24, 2015 at 9:57 pm

      I didn’t know you could either but this has totally opened my eyes! I wonder what else I could/should be washing! 😉

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    Sarah
    March 28, 2015 at 12:26 pm

    This is AWESOME! I was just thinking I wanted to wash all the pillows for Spring. Thank you thank you thank you!

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    Kay
    March 28, 2015 at 11:50 pm

    Can you use this detergent in an HE machine?

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    Sandra
    May 19, 2015 at 5:07 pm

    Every time I wash my pillows and dry them they always smell funny.

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    Johnny
    May 29, 2015 at 2:30 pm

    I always worried about the pillows getting flattened in the dryer. I didn’t know that you could put tennis balls in there to help fluff them up. This was really fun to read and very helpful. Thanks for sharing.

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    Maithly Garcia
    November 29, 2016 at 1:29 pm

    When I wash my pillows they give an awkward smell!

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    Kathy J
    January 23, 2017 at 6:51 am

    Great article! This method will be effective to wash most generic pillows. However I do not recommend washing a memory foam pillow(especially bamboo pillows). The aggressive movement could crumble the memory foam.

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