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Fabric conditioner, sheets and beads- what are the differences?

Fabric Softener, Sheets, and Beads- What are the differences? What, exactly, are the differences between Downy Fabric Conditioner (also known as fabric softener), Scent Beads and Dryer Sheets?

Difference between Downy Fabric Softener, Dryer Sheets and Scent Beads

Downy Fabric Conditioner

Downy offers a wide variety of liquid fabric conditioners that freshen, soften, and protect your laundry. Downy April Fresh is a great place to start if you are new to fabric conditioners and want your clothes to be softer, fresher, and protected from stretching, fading, and fuzz.

Downy Infusions™

Downy Infusions has all the softening and protecting power of Downy, but also infuses your laundry with a touch-activated scent. There are a variety of touch-activated scents, so you can get that out-of-the-dryer freshness whenever you want. Try one of our popular Downy Infusions scent products.

Downy Free & Gentle™

If you have allergies or sensitive skin, try Downy Free & Gentle —free of dyes and perfumes, it softens and protects clothes from stretching, fading, and fuzz.

Downy Fabric Softener Sheets

Downy® Downy Fabric Softener Sheets go in the dryer to add even more softness, freshness, and static protection to your laundry. And when it comes to making your clothes comfortable, more is definitely better.

Downy Fresh Protect

Use Downy Fresh Protect if you want to neutralize odors on the go. Fresh Protect has motion-activated odor-neutralizing power that lasts for 24 hours, so your clothes start fresh, then stay fresh for the whole day.

Did you know?

Downy helps protect your clothes from 50 mph spinning in your washing machine.

Downy helps protect your clothes from 60 times the G Force of a space rocket launch.

Downy helps protect your clothes from a dryer hot enough to cook ribs.