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Fight the top 10 Malodors with Downy #BoomBoomPow

Did you know the top 10 malodors on clothes according to the recent survey?

  1. Vehicle exhaust
  2. Cigarette smoke
  3. Smoke from burning garbage
  4. Sweat and Body odor
  5. Wet socks
  6. Kulob
  7. Fried Fish
  8. Barbecue
  9. Garlic
  10. Onion

Don’t worry there is a quick fix to these tough malodors..


Last  August 24, 2016  we were invited to attend the ‘malodor challenge’ hosted by Downy, the leading global fabric care brand. Chef JP Anglo led the cooking demonstration with some  selected mommy celebritie as they introduced the newest Downy innovation that will helps fight against the 10 tough smells on clothes.


Dubbed #DownyBoomBoomPow, the campaign invites people to identify the tough malodors they face in their daily routines and proves that  Downy softener contains the breakthrough Malodor Technology  which does not just “mask” malodor with aromatic ingredients, but effectively eliminates tough malodors which stick to clothes completely.. This prevents the odor-causing material from being released again. The Perfume Micro Capsules, which are spread and embedded on fabric while washing, will help bring back the refreshing fragrance on clothes. Together, the Malodor Removal Technology and the Perfume Micro Capsules harmoniously work to help neutralize all tough smells and create longer lasting fragrant smells on clothes every time the fabrics are rubbed.


Before the event, we were given aprons to wear (pink and blue) during the cooking demonstration, Chef JP exclusively prepared several everyday Pinoy dishes which emit strong odors, such as Grilled Vietnamese Pork Belly and Sizzling Sinigang Fried Chicken with Batwan Gravy, plus the special dish of Grilled Bangus with Talangka & Burong rapped in Banana Leaves intended to really put Downy to the malodor challenge.

After we enjoyed  these delicious dishes, we inspected our aprons for any tough smells which might have stuck to it such as food smell, sweat and smoke.

I was amazed that my blue apron still smell fresh and clean as ever – effectively demonstrating the effective malodor removal and freshening benefit of Downy’s best ever formula! While the pink apron absorbed all the bad smell caused by cooking in the kitchen.


“In Filipinos’ daily lives, they normally face situations or activities resulting to unnoticed bad odors such as body odor, sweat, food smell, smoke, and vehicle exhaust stuck on their clothes. Downy extensively understands our consumers’ concerns and need for fresh scent on their family’s clothes, so we are really delighted to provide them with the best ever formulation of Downy that can help them fight against malodors on their fabrics,” said Louie Morante, Regional Brand Communications Manager for Procter & Gamble ASEAN.


Apart from creating special menus for this event, Chef JP shared his experiences on unpleasant odors on clothes. Chef JP said, “I work all day in the kitchen and sometimes the exhaust isn’t as effective as I’d like it to be. So naturally I’m exposed to all sorts of smells and more often than not, these smells stick to my clothes all day long. That is why I’ve been on the lookout for something that can help me fight these persistent odors.”

Guests were also entertained by Bianca Gonzalez, who shared her experiences on worrisome odor on clothes and clothing care tips and tricks for long-lasting freshness. “As a mom with an active and busy lifestyle, I encounter a lot of various smells, some of them not so pleasant. The worst part is when they stick to my and my family’s clothes! I try to remove these stubborn odors by using natural remedies like baking powder, but sometimes it needs something more powerful – which is why I always use Downy,” the popular TV host said.


This innovative product formulation is also complemented with modern and colorful product packaging for all five Downy fragrances:

  • Sunrise Fresh (for quick drying, even indoors)
  • Antibac (to keep germs away for the whole family)
  • Garden Bloom (for wonderful floral freshness)
  • Single Rinse (for quick rinsing with less water)
  • Baby Gentle (for the safety of sensitive baby skin).

Boom boom everyday malodors and power up with freshness with the best ever formula from Downy – now available in supermarkets nationwide.

More info’s on www.facebook/downyphilippines or follow the conversation online with the #DownyBoomBoomPow hashtag.

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