The brilliant little secret to spending less than $8 on laundry per year—seriously

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The Ecoegg will save you tons of money—and make you love doing the laundry. (Photo: HSN)

Imagine life without laundry detergent. No muss, no fuss, no emergency trips to your local grocery store when you run out. Well, this product — which takes the place of detergent — offers such an idyllic existence. It’s a nontoxic, phosphate-free hypoallergenic detergent alternative, and I’m convinced it’s the wave of the future.

As a mom, I have a very close relationship with my washing machine (in fact, I see more of it than I do my family). And I couldn’t wait to introduce it to the Ecoegg — the aforementioned miracle product that cleans clothes without soap. Anything that makes laundry easier— and cheaper — is a win in my book. Hence I’m crazy about this egg. No more sudsy overkill, no more soapy clothes that need an extra rinse cycle, no more weird chemical smell. And it’s great for sensitive skin.

Instead, it’s just me and my egg. But how, pray tell, does this egg work?

The Ecoegg is good for up to 1,080 washes. (Photo: HSN)

Simply fill the egg with the included white mineral pellets (which will last for about 70 washes) and tourmaline pellets (which never need replacing). That’s it! You throw the egg in the washing machine on top of clothes, towels or linens, and the pellets work to gently lift away dirt over the course of the cycle. Over and over, load after load, your laundry emerges gorgeously clean. When you’ve noticed that the mineral pellets are about half their original size, it’s time to re-up — just add one new pack of white pellets.

The egg is available in four fabulous colors and fragrances— baby blue (a fresh linen scent), orange (jasmine), pink (spring blossom) and yellow (unscented). In addition to the egg case, you’ll get 19 1-ounce bags of mineral pellets, a .56-ounce bag of tourmaline pellets and two Mega Detox tablets for cleaning your washing machine.

The Ecoegg comes with all the necessary pellets—and two washing machine cleaning tablets! (Photo: HSN)

Just how economical is this genius Mineral Laundry Egg?

Let’s do some math. If one egg costing $30 lasts for about 1,080 washes, and your typical laundry pattern is four or five loads a week, that means you’ll spend only $30 to do your family’s laundry for (drumroll please…) four years!

And if you’d rather not plunk down $30 all at once, you can pay in three installments of $10 each—with no interest.

The bottom line: This is what you call a good egg.

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