laundry

News

If you hate doing laundry and you have a few hundred bucks to spare, then prepare to celebrate! The latest advancement in home appliances is the FoldiMate, a machine that will press and fold clothes on your behalf. It’s true – you no longer have to waste your precious time folding the giant pile of… READ MORE »


Entertainment

You don’t even have to understand the commercial to know it’s pretty much the most racist thing, like, ever. READ MORE »


The camera pans, we are all crying and now inspired to buy Ariel detergent and #sharetheload. READ MORE »


Guys

We’ve always suspected that most guy’s sheets didn’t get properly laundered as often as we’d like. In the past, we’ve seen the stains (snot? cum? Doritos?) and tried to will ourselves to imagine we were covered in an invisible, full body shield of antibacterial gel where no microbes could harm us. A horrifying new studyREAD MORE »


Style

I’m not a simple woman made happy by simple things. I like fancy stuff! But I swear to God, if I could just have a washing machine and dryer inside my apartment …. I’d be as thrilled as if I came home and Michael Fassbender was waiting for me in bed with a bowl of… READ MORE »


Celebs

I need all of my clothes to smell like Robert Downey Jr. [pilesofgoodandbad] … READ MORE »


Style

Someday, my dream is to own a home, modest in size, but with room for its very own washer and dryer. Oh, to be able to wash my own clothes without having to spend an hour and a half at the sketchy laundromat three blocks away! If you’re one of the many people who does not live… READ MORE »


Style

Freezers are good for many things: preserving food, chilling vodka, storing body parts, and, apparently, cleaning denim. Seriously: sticking your jeans in the freezer for a few days will kill bacteria and alleviate odors while avoiding significant shrinkage (George Costanza would be proud). Stains can’t be frozen out, but this is an interesting technique nonetheless.
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Style

Today, I’m going to put an end to one of my worst habits. Thankfully, I don’t smoke, so I don’t have to worry about ditching a nicotine addiction. No, my habit isn’t so obvious; in fact, I’ve been doing it for years without noticing. I buy clothes with tags that read “Dry Clean Only” –… READ MORE »


Style

Laundry is my least favorite chore: It takes hours to complete and the results don’t last more than a day. While Method’s new line of laundry products won’t make washing your clothes more enjoyable, at least it’ll make the task more environmentally friendly and less messy. Because their plant-based formula is super concentrated, a 20-oz. READ MORE »


Style

Over on Slate, a male reader wrote to Dear Prudence, asking whether it was normal that his girlfriend of six months has been wearing the same bra every day for two weeks. Was she unhygienic, or simply a normal gal? Prudie responded, saying she polled some of the cleanest women she knows and they wash… READ MORE »


News

One of the reason why I love Sarah Haskin’s “Target: Women” videos is that sometimes they force me to laugh at my own stereotypical womanly ways. This week, she goes off on detergent commercials which make it seem like women love doing laundry. “Why can’t we break the spin cycle?” she asks. “Because… READ MORE »


News

Comic superstar Stan Lee wants to create a superhero version of David and Victoria Beckham. [E Online]
If you (or your boy) is dressing up as Don Draper for Halloween, these products will make your hair extra slick and shiny. [The Moment/NYT] … READ MORE »


News

How often do you see a commercial for laundry detergent that depicts a father dealing with his son or daughter’s grass-stained clothes? By my calculations, you never do. And this isn’t helping get guys to do laundry or other household chores that are traditionally considered “women’s work.” Men are particularly influenced by the way TV… READ MORE »