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These £10 dryer balls could be the laundry hack you've been looking for

Anya Meyerowitz
·2-min read
Why you need wool dryer balls in your life. (Getty Images)
Why you need wool dryer balls in your life. (Getty Images)

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There is not much we love more than a fresh fluffy towel, in fact, one of the main reasons why we love staying in hotels so much is because you get them on tap.

The problem is, after constant washing, our own towels seem to lose their mojo – and the same could be said for some of our favourite jumpers.

Luckily, we’ve discovered a miraculous laundry aid: Kintor Wool Dryer Balls, which soften laundry naturally without any synthetics or chemicals – and they are currently half price on Amazon.

Sold? You soon will be.

Why we love them:

Dryer balls are reusable and therefore much less wasteful than using a fabric softener or dryer sheets, making them a more sustainable option. They also claim to decrease drying time and reduce wrinkles in fabric, meaning you won’t need to do so much ironing. The dream.

We particularly love the way they fluff up our towels wash after wash.

Plus, the wool balls help to minimise static, which can help make clingy clothing a thing of the past.

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How they work:

Add the wool balls to your dryer and they’ll bounce around gently with your clothes. They separate your laundry, allowing hot air to circulate more efficiently, which cuts down drying time.

What the reviews say:

The KinTor Wool Balls have racked up an impressive 4,277 reviews on Amazon, most of them five-star.

  • “These drier balls are great. They stop the clothing tangling up during drying time especially the bedding. They help lessen creasing and they stop static building up on static vulnerable items.”

  • “Great alternative to fabric softener. Makes towels fluffy and there was much less ironing needed on clothing items such as jeans and acrylic jumpers, which was a lovely surprise.”

  • “Bought these after reading the reviews and couldn't be happier. Cuts drying time hugely. Added bonus, they don’t make the annoying sound like the plastic ones do.”

  • “Great. Doing exactly what I needed. Clothes are much fluffier and less ironing involved.”

Buy them: KinTor Wool Dryer Balls XL 6-Pack Reusable | £9.99 from Amazon

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