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Bubbles and Bubbly {Video Recap}

4 Comments 09 October 2009

If you’ve been keeping up with my escapades, you know that I returned to NYC for the second time in as many weeks. This time is was not to cover fashion, but to learn more about one of the things that enables me to take care of the clothing that I so thoughtfully invest in. Wisk and LaundryHE invited several of us social-media types to my adopted city to learn a bit about regular versus HE detergent.

Is this the part where I confess to you that I couldn’t even begin to guess the difference before Tuesday night? Now however, well, let’s just say you’re reading the random musings of a chick who is BUBBLE CERTIFIED. Oh yeah, no need to adjust your screen, you read that correctly. The experts in effervescence gave me a major crash course in suds-ology. I loved it.


All joking aside, I actually learned a lot about Wisk’s HE detergent at the event. I heard the claims about HE creating fewer bubbles, and heard that too many suds can actually trap extra dirt and oils in your clothing and prevent them from getting clean — but it really clicked for the hands-on learner in me when I got to see it first hand. I actually got to see the difference in the two detergents side by side, and had proof that HE got clothes just as clean with fewer suds, right there in my hands.

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It was pretty cool. I was kinda surprised at how much I learned! Of course, I also learned all about Champagne from the sommelier who was on-hand. Did you know that a good champagne should smell like toast or brioche? Did you know that the better the champagne, the longer the taste will linger in your mouth? Did you know that more pinhead-sized bubbles in your glass actually indicates a better champagne? Now you do, and so do I!


Check out my video from the event below, and get an inside peek at the event. You can also check out my Whrrl story for a better timeline. Also, I wanted to let you know that you can enter to win a HE Washer and Dryer from Maytag and Wisk right now at LaundryHE. Runners up will get a years supply of Wisk HE — so go check it out and enter!

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4 Comments so far

  1. Leane says:

    I think a front load washer should include a DVD to educate you on why to use the HE….kind of like your experience, but served up to the owner at home….

  2. Roxy says:

    i knew about the bubbles in champagne… never knew it should smell like toast!

  3. Erika says:

    Thank you so much Tanya! I was great to re-meet you – and a great event! A shame we didn’t get to spend more time together, but hanging out in the bus/van thingy was cool! :)

  4. Love your video! It was so neat meeting you and the others at this awesome event! :)

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