DIY Dryer Balls: Never Use Cancer Causing Dryer Sheets Again

By: Healthy Holistic Living


People are  increasingly learning more and more about the use of dryer sheets, specifically why they should avoid using them. This is because it is coming to light that many commercial dryer sheets contain chemicals that are harmful to the human body.

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These chemicals include Dipalmitoylethyl hydroxyethylmonium Methosulfate, a substance that is becoming increasingly concerning as it has been linked to respiratory illnesses also becomes toxic when in contact with water. Other harmful substances found in dryer sheets include “fragrance”, which is an assortment of many different, unlisted chemicals that have been shown to cause skin irritation, allergic reactions, damage to the nervous and respiratory system and acute aquatic toxicity.

With all of these harmful chemicals that are found in dryer sheets, are these really things that you can put in with your laundry, so they can rub all over your clothes and deposit these chemicals onto them? If you are like most people and decide that you need an alternative, below you will find the perfect solution for your problems.

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DIY Essential Oil-Infused Wool Dryer Ball

Essential oil-infused wool dryer balls are the perfect solution to finding a natural, harmless alternative to commercial trying sheets. Here is how to make them.


  • Two to four skeins of 100% pure wool yarn
  • Pantyhose
  • Crochet hook (or anything long and pointy)
  • Essential oils (of your choice)


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