Reducing the Smell of Fabric Softener in Laundry

Could anyone please tell me if there is any way I could minimize the scent of the fabric softener after the clothes have dried? It seems too strong and sometimes isn't that flattering anymore, especially when the dress is to be worn at a special event. Thanks.

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By Joi

August 18, 20100 found this helpful

Stop using the fabric softener and start using vinegar instead. If you want a smell maybe dilute the softener with water or use less. But vinegar is the way to go

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August 18, 20100 found this helpful

Throw the dress into the dryer by itself and don't use a dryer sheet.

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August 21, 20100 found this helpful

I use balled up aluminum foil, about three balls an inch or so in diameter. Works great with no smell and does the same thing the dryer sheets do.

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August 21, 20100 found this helpful

I mix fabric softener and water 50/50. Less smell, more softener.

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August 21, 20100 found this helpful

I always buy unscented fabric softener sheets. They soften but don't smell!

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August 22, 20100 found this helpful

Thank you all for your response. :)

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September 2, 20100 found this helpful

Fabric softener is dangerous and chemicals you don't really want on you, your most sensitive parts, or your children. Use vinegar in place of it. It saves money, the environment, leaves no smell but does the job perfectly.

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