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    This Chemical-Free Cleaning Vinegar Is A Must-Have For Your Home

    These cruelty-free, food-grade cleaning vinegars deserve some serious applause.

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    I’m about to hit you with some harsh reality: A lot of cleaning products are filled with icky chemicals. And you can typically tell they’re filled with icky chemicals based on how strong they smell.


    Like, if you’re sensitive to fragrances, that stuff can give you a headache.

    But have no fear, because Aunt Fannie's cleaning vinegar is here to save the day. And clean your countertops! For only $7.99!

    These cruelty-free, food-grade cleaning vinegars are made with — yes, you guessed it — white distilled vinegar, plus various scented oils that promise to keep your home sparkly clean. / Via @auntfannies

    This bottle of cleaning magic is made from all-natural ingredients, including grapefruit oil, juniper berry oil, mandarin oil, and orange oil. That's right: No icky chemicals!

    Initially I was a little concerned that this would smell like straight-up vinegar (which, ew). However! After using this in my kitchen, I was OVERWHELMED with happiness — because it proved me otherwise.

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    This particular formula smells like fresh lime and mint with a slight hint of vinegar. But after I sprayed, wiped, left the kitchen to grab a new roll of paper towels, and came back? There was no scent at all. All that was left was a sparkling countertop.

    And if you're not into fresh lime mint? No worries! Because these cleaning vinegars are also available in lavender, sweet mandarin, and eucalyptus scents.

    And since distilled vinegar is notorious for being an effective (albeit sometimes smelly) alternative to chemical-ridden products, this also just cleans really damn well. / Via @auntfannies

    I definitely notice a huge difference between this cleaning vinegar and the other household products I was using before: besides the lack of chemical fragrances, this vinegar-based solution appears to actually clean a lot better, too. For example, it never leaves a greasy, sticky film like I’ve noticed tends to happen with other products. Plus, it seems as though my countertops tend to stay clean for longer.

    And it's not just me! The people of the internet have spoken, and they love this cleaning vinegar as much as Kanye loves himself.


    "This is a good cleaner! It works well on the stone overhead, without having a strong vinegar smell." —Amazon Customer

    "This stuff is AMAZING! I live in an apartment with hard water and glass shower doors, which is not a good combination. We use a squeegee after showering, but the hard water still builds up on the glass. I have tried everything to get the hard-water stains off, but it never gets fully clean. I sprayed my shower doors down with this cleaning vinegar and left it there to work — when I came back a while later to rinse the doors, I was shocked! They were about 95% clean, and the only hard-water stains remaining were the places that were really bad. I sprayed those areas down one more time, let it work, and when I came back, my doors were like new! I only wish I would have found this stuff earlier so I could have saved myself countless hours of scrubbing!" —Leah

    "This is just what I was looking for! It cleans really well without leaving a strong vinegar smell." —Amazon Customer

    And with that, I bid you adieu. Be sure to check out the rest of Aunt Fannie's cleaning products (and get the cleaning vinegar here for $7.99) — you know, if you're trying to catch up (one season later) on the whole spring cleaning thing.

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    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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