Downy Fresh Protect Active Fresh In-Wash Odor Shield 2529

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Downy Fresh Protect Active Fresh In-Wash Odor Shield

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Finally, deodorant for your clothes! Downy Fresh Protect In-Wash Odor Shield keeps you smelling great all over. Motion-activated fresheners neutralize bad odors with an Active Fresh scent as you move through your day. Perfect for activewear, first-date outfits, or any time you need to smell wonderful from head to toe. Pick one of our fresh scents and stay calm, collected, and fresh!

Shake the Downy Fresh Protect into the cup. Shake as few or as many as you like. Toss the beads into the washer drum before you start the washer. Add fabric softener (if desired) into the dispenser. Drop in your laundry, set the cycle, and begin.



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5/5

I love this product!!!

I really wish y’all would consider making this scent into a laundry detergent and fabric softener as well! It is my favorite! My clothes smell so good I’m constantly smelling my own clothes!!

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Anonymous Byrd80

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Downy Fresh Protect Active Fresh In-Wash Odor Shield

5/5

Lasting scent

My first time using this product. I have fallen in love with it. All my clothes have a lasting fresh scent.

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Anonymous Cee Cee

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Downy Fresh Protect Active Fresh In-Wash Odor Shield

5/5

Love this

I really love this. I have boys who are rough and play sports and this made them smell soooo good. Didn't last as long as I expected and a little expensive to buy everyweek but overall I loved it.

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Anonymous Moms4angels

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Amazing!

My husband and I are huge lovers of things that smell good, home, car, personal care products, everything. Let me just say we tried this for the first time yesterday with our wash, and we will ALWAYS use this from now on. It will be a new staple in our home, because it made our clothes smell so good all day!

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Sarah8

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Downy Fresh Protect Active Fresh In-Wash Odor Shield
Great fresh scent!

I love the way this makes my laundry smell and my clothes/sheets feel so fresh!

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SammieK05

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My clothes smell great!

This product makes my clothing smell amazing! I don't know if the claims of "motion-activated fresheners" are necessarily true but the scent is long-lasting. The fragrance is still there when I put on my clothes but I don't feel like I could smell it throughout the day. This is a great addition to my laundry routine. I tested Downy Fresh Protect Beads for free, but all opinions are my own.

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bruinsforlife24

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Downy Fresh Protect Active Fresh In-Wash Odor Shield

5/5

Just like Magic!

In my house I have 3 dogs, 2 cats, 2 little kids, and a husband who cleans cars or a living. When our laundry is dirty, it is DIRTY & SMELLY. I am always afraid that our wash will still smell like pets and dirt when its done. I put Downy Fresh Protect Active Fresh In-Wash Odor Shield into my laundry every time and it works just like magic on our laundry! I love it! With a full house, we can't go without it.

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Alicia

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This product is easy to use

I LOVE these beads. My hubby and kids also love the smell of our clothes when I use this product. I have been buying it for a long time, and will continue to do so. Put it in with clothes before the start of your wash. I use a full cap full for large loads. Our clothes smell great, even after they are dried!! I use the "blue" beads.......the "pink" beads in this version also smell good, but to me, the blue has a "fresher" scent. LOVE IT

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NervousJackie

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Product messed up washing machine and dryer!!

Used this product one time. Messed up the washing machine, it took 10 minutes to clean undissolved particles from the machine. when placing in dryer some particles were still in clothing. MELTED all in drum to the point you had to scrape off drum. NO way will I use Downy products again. Have no faith in them!

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Padky3

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Downy Fresh Protect Active Fresh In-Wash Odor Shield

5/5

Love Downey products

Been using downey for a very long time..They all smell so nice

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Anonymous Luckylady16

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Great at first

I washed several different loads with the Downey beads. They smell great and the laundry smelled good but it didn't last long. I had hoped these would be great for things like linens and towels that can sometimes sit before being used. The laundry smelled great when it first was washed, but the scent fades quickly. I can't say that they lasted any longer than my detergent and dryer sheet. I received these with the #goddesvoxbox through influenster but all opinions are mine.

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Kam0520

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Smells amazing

This is my personal opinion on the product. I recived these for free to sample. This is a convenient and easy product to use. They leave your clothes smelling great. From the washer to the dryer, as well as all day. They also l leave your clothes feeling soft.

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chktabnana

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5/5

Locked in freshness

Downy Fresh Protect Active Fresh In-Wash Odor Shield is a wonderful product that actually really locks in the freshness in your clothes and all your fabric items. I like to use it to keep a nice fresh aroma in my teenage sons room by adding it to his curtains. It surprisingly works great! It definately locked in the freshness for ALL the fabric items that I wash.

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Channy

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Downy Fresh Protect Active Fresh In-Wash Odor Shield

5/5

Downy

Great product!!! The first time I used it, I washed a set of sheets for our bed. The next day, my husband asked me what I did to the sheets to make them smell so good, and they felt softer. I told him about the new product from Downy, and he told me to keep using it, he liked the fresh smell.

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Anonymous Karlee

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Downy Fresh Protect Active Fresh In-Wash Odor Shield

5/5

first time tried it

I like the fragrant and it last long and the fabric of my clothes really soft. but very expensive but its worth it.

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Anonymous sandra51

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Downy Fresh Protect Active Fresh In-Wash Odor Shield

5/5

Long lasting

I have always used downy but just recently switched to this smell permanently. Thank you for not letting all us get bored. Thanks

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5 star

Love the scent. I usually hate anything with fragrance, but this is a very light clean scent best for my gymwear. I tested Downy Fresh Protect Beads for free from Influenster, but all opinions are my own.

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shraddha

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Great product and will buy

They smell amazing and I love how the scent stays on my clothes! I received the products for free to try and test out! Definitely will buy

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Niecy1024

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We love downy at our home

We love downy at our home. For a fresh scent, clean clothes and soft to the touch, down is a great way to brighten up your laundry today! *i received this product complimentary for my honest reviews*

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4/5

very please

loved this product. The smell is amazing and long lasting. Its pricey but worth it. I'll use it for sure. Hopefully it will go on sale soon. Thanks Tboo5

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Tboo5

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Downy Fresh Protect Active Fresh In-Wash Odor Shield
nice clean smell

I will still have to buy fabric softener for static control which adds cost to each wash load. I will not buy again.

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hollersloud

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Love this scent

I love this product the smell last but there is one issue I have had and I hope you fix it . It only is on this product Downy Fresh Producf (which is my favorite scent ) out of all the other scents . If I wash in cold water they do not melt instead they partially melt sticking to the laundry but the other scents in the black canister work in cold warm or hot . Why do these not ? Please fix this . The smell is awesome but all my laundry can't be washed in hot or warm!

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Mimof3boys

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5/5

won't wash without it!

When the unstoppable came out, I was in love! However, once I found and tried the Fresh protect, WOW! If I would ever start a load of laundry and realized I was out, I would run to the store STAT! My husband is a hunter and I love how clean and fresh our clothes are. You have a fan and lifetime user! I already have my sister (with 2 kids-5 and 6) hooked! Please DO NOT discontinue, thanks! And thanks for a really great product!

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Anonymous sassyredhead

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This product has a great fragrance.

Love downy protect odor shield, it protected my clothes and kids of bad odor....i would definitely buy this product again because it worked for me...i recommend this product.. i tested Downy Fresh Protect beads for free, but all opinions are my own.

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Funcouponing233

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Best partner with my laundry detergent

I can't get enough of this product! It works so well and smells fantastic!

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mrss324

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5/5

Surprise odors

My mother is in a nursing home and pick up her wash weekly and bring it home to make sure it’s washed thoroughly and smells good. I use Downy products on every load and the clothes always smell great coming out of the dryer no matter how unpleasant they smelled before I washed them.

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Slick

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Downy Fresh Protect Active Fresh In-Wash Odor Shield

5/5

fresh smelling clothes guaranteed!

Even with all of the high dollar detergents and fabric softeners on the market I was noticing at times some my thicker clothing would not smell very fresh; in fact, I would toss them back in to wash again...seemed to me the band had a slight mildewed scent: NOT acceptable! Once a week I alternate with 1/2 c bleach in dispenser or 1/2 c white vinegar. The odor is coming from these fancy washers folk; NOT you r detergents doing their jobs. Anyway, I still am a fan of a nice fresh scent to stay with my clothing until the next washing and Downey fresh protect does the trick! People ask me and my sons all the time "what do you wash their clothes with, they always smell so nice and fresh:) Depending on the issues you may have and also on what activities your kids may be in; this product fits the bill! For times when the kids aren't performing in athletics as heavily their regular Downy Unstoppable and Gain Bursts take care of our clothes. Some times are slightly higher than the other, that's why I use specific items for specific activities. We have used Gain, Downy, Bleach, and white vinegar for years now and are NOT changing; it works for all of our needs, why would we!

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Anonymous DBR62

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Downy Fresh Protect Active Fresh In-Wash Odor Shield

5/5

Freshener

I'm really big on scents and I love the smell of this

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Anonymous Beingmomislife

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5/5

love it

i love the way my clothes smell all day ! even removes teenage scent .

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Anonymous momo1874

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The beads were great!

I received the Downy beads as part as Influenster campaign & as soon as I opened the packaged I perceived their scent. Downy Beads left my laundry smelling fresh even after a few days. I highly recommend them and will definitely be buying them.

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Jess14

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This product is loved by everyone in my house!

The Downy product In-Wash Odor Shield "pebbles" make my laundry smell so good! It smells delicious when I put them in, transfer the laundry to the dryer, & when I'm folding the laundry! A+! Everyone in my home dumps them into the laundry! I received these products for free to review, but all opinions are my own.

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azWildcat624

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4/5

good but not great

Like using these but honestly I'm not that impressed. Have had better luck with simple fabric softener. Long term, they do outperform

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Barbie

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Downy Fresh Protect Active Fresh In-Wash Odor Shield

5/5

odor defense

My wife is handicapped and I do all of the laundry. Some times the smell of urine becomes overpowering even after the wash. My daughter introduced me to DOWNY ODOR DEFENSE. This has been a life saver for me. I now use it in every wash cycle. The linen and clothes now smell fresh Don't change the product as it works wonderful. Rates a 5 star grade.

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Downy Fresh Protect Active Fresh In-Wash Odor Shield
This product has great features

This product has great features This product has great features

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ckiwa

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5/5

Great for the Most Tenacious Smelly Smells!

This product really does work! I love the clean, fresh scent that actually lasts in fabrics without being too overpowering. I have a late-stage bedwetter in my home. Occasionally, for some extreme accidents, I have to run the wash through twice or double up with another product or white vinegar. I have tried many products in an effort to remove the pungent urine smell that is nearly impossible to eliminate! I tried these when I had a coupon. They are a little on the pricey side without a good sale and/or coupon. However, I keep buying it! So, it's a good value for the price. This, and Unstoppables, are the most effective products I have found.

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5/5

Just love these beads

These downy beads are amazing.. They make your clothes smell fresh & them smell lasts a pretty long time, i especially love using these on my blankets & towels.. I have already purchased more along with many other sent beads.. I just abs love fresh smelling laundry! I also put them in my vacuum cleaner & when i vacuum it leaves a nice fresh smell behind in every room..

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A unique freshness for your laundry!

This is a really really unique innovative product . I was a little skeptical in the beginning due to the product size however it can make a whole load of laundry smell fresh in one wash! Something I will definitely be using for towels, blankets and sheets for the home ! I received this product complementary for testing but all opinions/reviews are my own.

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Ejayrocks

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Smells WONDERFUL & No residue left behind!

I was a little afraid to try these, because other similar products I've used in the past, don't "melt" in my HE washer, but this did NOT disappoint! And, 2 weeks later, a shirt hanging in my closet STILL smells downy fresh! I will definitely be using these again & again! *this product was sent to me for review purposes at no cost to me. The opinions expressed are mine alone. #influenster #downy #gotitfree #goddessvoxbox #ad

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CandiceR8

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Awesome

Awesome product my best suggestion for all my friends.

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Jackieee

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Turned my whites pink.

I've used and am a fan of the Downy Fresh Boost (Green) pellets. However the pink April Fresh pellets turned my load of whites light pink. I've tried everything, the dye isn't coming out. Very disappointed, particularly because the container says that the product is safe for all fabrics, machines and wash cycles.

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Jackie227

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5/5

Longlasting

I absolutely love downy, the fresh smell. And after a long day who wouldn't want to snuggle in bed with you blanket and it smell so fresh.

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Anonymous sandrada89

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Smells wonderful

Smells sooooooooooooo good! The scent is pleasing and refreshing. We use eco liquid and add downy to every wash. Will keep buying this !

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Pumpkin4

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Love!

I love Downy® Fresh Protect April Fresh. They add a long lasting fresh scent to my laundry. I just can't get enough of them! I tested Downy Fresh Protect Beads for free, but all opinions are of my own.

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sanwessan

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Sweet smelling clothes with these beads!

Really loved these and honestly would never have thought to try prior to receiving a sample. I'm hooked now! They make my clothes super soft and smell so good. I received the Downy Fresh Protect Beads as a sample for testing but the opinions are my own.

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BethP

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Really Nice Smell

I love to use this with my tide + febreze pods. The scent smells really nice not too strong; not too light. I do wish this scent could be made into fabric softener pods!?!

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SimolyLovely

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Downy Fresh Protect Active Fresh In-Wash Odor Shield

4/5

USEFUL INFORMATION

LOVE, AS WE CALL THEM PEBBLES. WORKS GREAT WITH HOT WATER. (PG SHOULD MAKE SOME TO WORK WITH COLD WATER.) SMELL LASTS. AGAIN COSTS VARY WITH EACH STORE. I SHOP IF ON SALE & HAVE A COUPON. TIMES ARE VERY TUFF BEING A SINGLE MOM. BUT IT SHOULDN'T MEAN WE CANT BUY USEFUL PRODUCTS. THANK YOU

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Downy Fresh Protect Active Fresh In-Wash Odor Shield
Uncertain about product

Used capful in large load and cold water. The crystals did not desolve and left marks on our clothing. Our washing machine is only one year old.

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Debee93

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5/5

Love the Scent Boosters

I love how fresh and clean my laundry smells after being washed. The smell is wonderful and I have noticed my towels are softer and cleaner. I have tried many different brands of the scent boosters and find that the Downy brand smells better and lasts longer than any other brand. I always try to have a coupon on hand when I purchase this product as it is a bit expensive.

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These smell absolutely wonderful! I loved these, they leave all of my clothes including towels jeans smelling super nice and the scent lasts a really long time which is wonderful. I'm definitely going to be repurchasing these when I run out, and I would love to try the other available scents. These work amazingly though, and I was really surprised how long the scent stays on the clothes. I got this for testing and review purposes, but all opinions are 100% my own personal opinion.

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GlamKitty

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Great scent!

I really enjoyed these! The scent was perfect and not overpowering in any way. I used it on my sweaty gym clothes and they came out smelling fantastic. I could still smell it during my next workout. I received these for free to test from Influenster, if I had a coupon I would definitely purchase.

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RissaE27

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