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08 July 2014

Eco Egg Review and Giveaway

When it comes to housework I like to cut time and costs as much as possible while doing my bit for the environment, so when I discovered Eco Egg I was pleasantly surprised. Not only has the fragrance free version been voted Gold for best Baby Skincare Product by Prima Baby & Pregnancy Magazine but it will save you money in the long run and it contains natural cleaning pellets which are tough on dirt. It's also great on delicate adult skin and is supported by the National Eczema Society PLUS it has the Allergy UK stamp. What isn't to love!




We opted for the Spring Blossom scent at £19.99, as I really love having fresh floral smelling clothes,
with enough pellets to wash 720 loads. If you work out how much 720 washes would cost you in detergent, that's around 3 years worth, then it is a considerable saving and definitely worth investing in; it works out at just 3p per wash with Eco Egg!

To begin you place a mixture of mineral and tourmaline pellets into the egg and twist it shut. You will never need to measure anything again! This then goes in with your dirty laundry and it will be activated by the water. It really is that simple. On the first use the clothes didn't come up as clean as I had hoped for but I discovered that was because I had crammed too many items into the washing machine so the egg was unable to move around. Every time since I've had no issues at all and I'm happy with using the product instead of my usual gels or tabs. I do from time to time add some fabric softener for an extra fresh smell though as the scent is mild. 





  • Safe for use with fabric softener
  • Wash up to 60°C and is even better on cooler washes to save energy!
  • No measuring, scooping or pouring!
  • It works – proven by an independent laboratory
  • Suitable for white and coloured clothes – no bleaches
  • Safe for all fabrics – even delicates



*** WIN ***

For your chance to win 1 of 5 Eco Eggs you can enter via the Gleam entry form below.
Leaving a comment is a mandatory option but there are bonus options available also.

The giveaway closes on 4th August 2014 at 11.59pm (GMT).

Good luck!


WIN 1 of 5 Eco Eggs

*We received an Eco Egg for the purpose of this review. The opinions given are honest and our own*
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196 comments

  1. My mosted hared chore - a toss up between ironing and cleaning the oven.

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  2. Cleaning the bathroom esp the shower

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  3. I don't like vacuum cleaners, they scare me

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  4. Cleaning the oven - therefore that is one of the two jobs that my husband does, lol, along with mopping the kitchen floor. Ironing also rates highly on my hated jobs list - I find myself buying clothes with a view to the fact that they won't need ironing. I've always been of the opinion that a few minor creases will soon drop out once they are worn anyway :D Gleam entries are in my real name NIKKI HAYES

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  5. sonia williams08/07/2014, 12:31

    I always have to put the new toilet roll on the holder........WHY?

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  6. IRONING (whats the point)

    KATHY D

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  7. Ironing - absolutely hate it!

    Ashleigh

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  8. karen hutchinson08/07/2014, 16:04

    ironing

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  9. Dusting! As I always end up sneezing!

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  10. I don't mind any sort of cleaning really and quite enjoy ironing. But I hate hate hate tidying.

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  11. I really hate ironing because I'm rubbish at it

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  12. I HATE THE IRONING !!!!!

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  13. Ironing and putting the clothes away

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  14. Cleaning the oven is such a chore and blooming hard work.

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  15. Cleaning the oven its so awkward

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  16. christine shelley08/07/2014, 20:55

    Cleaning the kitchen floor

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  17. Ironing, I hate it with a passion and yet Im one of these people that iron everything...I cant help it!!!!

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  18. I hate ironing, I try to avoid it like the plague

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  19. Cleaning the kitchen floor

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  20. cleaning the oven is one of my most disliked chores

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  21. Ironing.

    Rachel Craig

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  22. emptying the dishwasher

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  23. cleaning the oven
    dcavender@fsmail.net

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  24. cleaning the bathroom

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  25. The chore I most hate is cleaning the bathrooms.

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  26. Pairing and putting the socks away. Strange but true :)

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  27. putting the laundry away.... I don't know why, but I detest that job.

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  28. unloading the dishwasher - don't know why just really hate it!

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  29. I detest washing up, all that dirty water, yuck.

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  30. Rosalind Blight09/07/2014, 20:28

    All of them life is too short to waste doing chores.

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  31. Washing the dishes or changing the bins, anything stinky!

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  32. Cleaning the oven (which would be easier if I just did it more often!).

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  33. I dont particularly like any chores, lol! I really hate dusting- I get my son to help me as he seems to really enjoy it, hee hee!

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  34. debbie godbolt10/07/2014, 02:13

    hi i hate ironing x

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  35. Washing up, I have a dishwasher and my husband does any items requiring handwashing

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  36. Mopping the kitchen floor.

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  37. cleaning the oven! @Amezeylady

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  38. Changing the bed sheets!!! major chore!!

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  39. Ironing, folding and putting away clothes! - you would have thought that by now the creased and crumpled look would have come into fashion!!!!!

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  40. Dusting. It makes me sneeze.

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  41. Cleaning in general but cleaning the oven in particular.

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  42. cleaning in general but hate cleaning toilets

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  43. cleaning windows

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  44. ironing and changing the bedding

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  45. Ooo I've always looked at these with wonder and awe :) Great review

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  46. Cleaning the oven

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  47. Washing the dishes

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  48. All of them, but ironing and cleaning the bathroom are the worst for me.

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  49. Cleaning anything but the oven is worst
    (Spencer Broadley)

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  50. Cleaning the Kitchen and Bathroom. Also Ironing

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  51. Hoovering
    Claire D

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  52. Ironing, especially in this spell of hot weather we are having

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  53. I really hate ironing.

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  54. The bathroom, why is it always someone elses mess you clean up

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  55. Gillian Hale26/07/2014, 19:20

    cleaning around the loo, with three males in the house who seem unable to hit the spot, it is always gross!!!

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  56. I hate washing the dishes most

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  57. Rachel Davies27/07/2014, 15:58

    I hate doing the ironing

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  58. Rachel Davies27/07/2014, 16:00

    I hate doing ironing

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  59. washing up lol so most of the time i con my son into it lol

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  60. ironing - especially as I'm not that good at it!!!
    Helen booth

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  61. hate ironing.Shirley Evans

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  62. Cleaning the inside of the toilet

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  63. Tidying up stuff that has been left around in a room

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  64. Washing up! Its endless!!

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  65. Cleaning the kitchen floor

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  66. cleaning the loos 6 boys plus oh in the house you can imagine

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  67. Sorting the clean washing

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  68. I hate ironing,especially when I find myself ironing creases in!

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  69. I absolutely love most cleaning... weird I know... but I really dislike doing the oven such a big task and it doesn't make a difference to how the house looks

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  70. defo cleaning the oven.

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  71. Heather Knotts03/08/2014, 08:28

    Ironing

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  72. Window cleaning - always streaky, especially in sunlight.

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  73. I dont think there is any houswork I like but I really hate cleaning the cooker

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  74. Cleaning the oven is a job I detest

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  75. Pam Francis Gregory03/08/2014, 11:06

    Cleaning the bathroom

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  76. Elizabeth Evans03/08/2014, 12:17

    Ironing!

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  77. Like most of us the IRONING!

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  78. Cleaning the toilet I hate it!

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  79. Ironing. I'd rather clean the loo.

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  80. Mopping / cleaning the floors.
    Victoria B

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  81. Cleaning generally
    Stephen Little
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  82. Ironing...just don't do it!
    caroline chalk
    carolinechalk@hotmail.com

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  83. Ironing but I hate all chores such a waste of time and totally unappreciated.

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  84. Dusting

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  85. Ironing - hubby always does it though

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  86. Cleaning the oven is the worst job ever

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  87. Most hated...has to be cleaning the toilet of boy sprinkles!

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  88. Cleaning the bathroom and toilet- Yuk!

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  89. Unloading the dishwasher

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  90. toilets, i hate cleaning them

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  91. cleaning the floor in the kitchen

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  92. Deborah Bird04/08/2014, 00:36

    Washing up!

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  93. David Collins04/08/2014, 09:22

    Cleaning the oven

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  94. taking the bins out, they stink lol xx

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  95. Ironing.

    Rachel Craig

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  96. Washing up

    trevor linvell

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  97. Joanne Benham04/08/2014, 12:12

    Cleaning the oven...mine needs cleaning now :-(

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  98. Hoovering! Carpet is always messy again 5 mins after doing it!

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  99. Dusting up and hovering

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  100. Pamela Chang04/08/2014, 15:26

    Cleaning the bathroom! I have two boys and a hubby at home and my youngest has just started potty training.... it's been messy!

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  101. Cleaning th floor, it never stays clean & I also have to scrub the skirting boards each time & clear dod hairs from where they catch on furniture & below the skirtings each time due to my rather beautiful but rather long haired dog :)

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  102. Oh My Gosh,I hate Cleaning the Oven With a Passion!!Carroll Marsh

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  103. Cleaning wndows. They always look great until you step away then you see all of the streaks and smears!

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  104. Tracey Tedford04/08/2014, 18:52

    Cleaning the bathroom and the oven

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  105. Ironing, I absolutely hate it!

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  106. Maria Andonova04/08/2014, 22:38

    I hate ironing.

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  107. Ironing

    Kel Ellen Hirst

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