Laundry

12 Products That Changed Our Lives

As magazine editors, lots of products—from makeup and hair tools, to cleaning supplies and organizational products, to gardening gadgets and even toilet paper (yes, toilet paper!)—make their way across our desks. Some fall flat, others generate temporary buzz, and a select few become staples in our lives. And when we realized that some of these products have become items we simply cannot live without, we knew it was time to share the wealth with our loyal readers. Here, we present you with our editors’ all-time favorite items.

One Trick for Extra-Soft Towels

Rough towels are history, thanks to a little help from a simple pantry staple.

Thanks to This Inexpensive Spray, I’ll Never Iron Again

This $10 laundry product should be a staple in every home.

5 Simple Solutions for Your Laundry Troubles

What to do when a simple wash isn’t enough.

The One Thing In Your Home That You’re Probably Forgetting to Clean

Adding this appliance to your regular cleaning routine can keep it humming (and smelling) better.

How to Fold a T-Shirt

Save shelf or drawer space—and keep your shirts wrinkle-free—with this speedy folding method.

How Often You Really Need to Wash Every Item in Your Closet

Guidelines for everything from pajamas to jeans.

Which Washing Machine Should You Buy?

This no-spin guide to the three main types will help you choose—and use—yours correctly.

3 Easy Ways to Remove the Most Perplexing Stains

Expert solutions for tackling some of the most stubborn spots. 

How Often Should You Wash Face Towels?

Knowing when to throw in the towel has real benefits.