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Tide's Original liquid laundry detergent scent has been changed in the past year or so, and now it's unbearably bad. It's the same offensive scent Procter & Gamble uses in a line of car air fresheners and, most recently, Old Spice Pure Sport deodorant.

I first noticed it in Uber air fresheners, then in Tide, then in Old Spice. One by one, it stood out as awful. I discovered the trend in smells before I discovered these products were owned by the same company.

I have permanently discontinued use of Tide Original and Old Spice Pure Sport, which I have been using for decades. I buy detergent and deodorant based on smell and efficacy, and Procter & Gamble made a horrible decision to destroy 50% of these products' worth.

I'm not smell-blind. You've lost me as a customer.

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I agree with this comment 100%


True!! Just bought it on sale at my local Walgreens.

It stinks! I only twisted the cap off to check the smell. Smells ratty!

I swear. I will return it.


Yes, I agree. I washed my bedding, and my room smells really bad.

I just rewatched with the scent beads only and hung outside to dry. Really bad!


First I noticed my clothes didn’t smell fresh with the Tide pods so I switched back to liquid and now I noticed the same thing. This is a very expensive brand and smells cheap or stall. I am going to switch to something else


The Tide Original liquid detergent does smell awful now, as does the Tide Liquid with Bleach. I don't buy either of them anymore.


Agree, won't buy it again. New scent stinks


I meant in my review it smells like talcum powdered f@rts on your clothes.


I think it makes clothes smell like powered ***. I know that sounds childish but that’s the best way for me to describe it.

I just used it for the first time in a longtime because I got a big bottle of liquid tide from my mom. Now all my clothes stinks.

Hearne, Texas, United States #1317390

I think that Tide is one of the absolute worst things to use. I believe that it causes mildew to grow.

We have a 3 year okd washer and have never had a problem with mildew smell. After one week of Tide, the smell over powers the washer area.

We cleaned it and went back to our old detergent for 6 months with no problem. Tried Tide again, and after less than a week...the mildew was back.

to John #1556043

I’ve notice the same thing as well. I was wondering if it was my washer!!

I cleaned my washer w baking soda and vinegar and it still smelled after. I then decided to take my clothes to the laundry mat thinking it was my washer, low and behold, the smell is still there!!!!

Now I know it’s TIDE!!! I guess I’m switching to a new detergent and it WILL NOT be ride because I agree, it stinks!!

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