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Old 08-02-2017, 02:40 PM
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Blue dawn here, also, for many years. One thing I discovered is that all blue dawn is not created equal. I noticed that the cleaning action of the soap disappeared before I finished the dishes and it was not cutting the grease and it was a thinner consistency in the bottle. Enter dawn ultra; it cuts the grease, last thru out the cleaning, and is thicker.
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Old 08-02-2017, 03:35 PM
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I buy the big container at Costco- forgot the name of it but I like it. I always have a bottle of Blue Dawn though. That stuff works all over the house! Love it.
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Old 08-02-2017, 04:35 PM
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I thought I heard years ago that the original blue dawn was drying to your hands. Is that not true anymore? I use the dawn ultra with hand renewal by Olay. I do keep the straight blue on hand for tough jobs.
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Old 08-02-2017, 06:04 PM
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I used to use the green Palmolive, but switched to blue Dawn years ago, will never go back. The Palmolive is cheaper, but it's so much more watery you have to use twice as much of it. I also think Dawn does a better job and has so many other applications around the house. Never used it on T shirt---gonna have to try that. TY!
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Old 08-02-2017, 06:21 PM
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I use blue Dawn for a lot of things, but for dishes I use whatever smell strikes my fancy. I feel like I deserve a pleasant scent while I'm doing the dishes.
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Old 08-02-2017, 06:46 PM
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Blue Dawn at my house too.
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Old 08-02-2017, 06:52 PM
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I use very little - thank you, dishwasher, but I have Dawn with moisturizer in it. Why? The pretty light coral color, of course. I do have a bottle of the blue 2X under the sink but I don't need anything that strong. A daughter left here at Christmas.
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Old 08-02-2017, 07:32 PM
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Blue Dawn, because it's the only soap I've found that doesn't irritate my fingers under my rings. Tone bar soap is the only other soap my skin tolerates.
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Old 08-03-2017, 03:20 AM
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I even use the blue Dawn for handwashing quilts in the bathtub. I line the tub with a sheet, place the quilt on it, then fill the tub with warm water. I add the blue Dawn and "swish" everything around until I think the quilt has been cleaned enough. I drain the tub and repeat the "swishing" process several times with clean water and squeeze out as much water as I can by rolling the quilt inside the sheet. I let quilt air dry on the back porch at my daughter's house. I like the fresh smell, and it's much easier on the quilt than agitating it in the washing machine.
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Old 08-03-2017, 03:47 AM
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Blue Dawn.
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