Staying Home and Lightening the Load: Moms Share Their Lockdown Labada Stories

Staying Home and Lightening the Load: Moms Share Their Lockdown Labada Stories

In times of uncertainty, we do our best to make everything go the smoothest possible, and provide the normalcy that our children crave while making no compromises on health and safety. These days, this means maintaining the rhythms of home life: comforting  food, a clean house, the smell of freshly washed clothes...

This is why now, more than ever, our day-to-day routines are so important. Our hearts may be troubled, but Ariel Machine Expert helps lighten the load by removing the tedious kusot of handwashing! Ariel still provides the most effective removal of visible stains just as before. And now, with its Machine Expert line, there’s no need for any scrubbing!

Lightening the load! Simply put, that’s what it means to us moms. Ariel Machine Expert even has a degerming formulation that removes 99.9% germs! How’s that for lessening your worries?

We asked our very own TAPFluencers and celebrity moms about laundry tips, how their lives have changed and what has remained the same, especially with the new discoveries they found for house chores. And these mommies replied with one voice about how Ariel Machine Expert has helped them #StayCleanStayHome in the new normal!

Isabel Oli-Prats: Help for Pregnant Mommy

 

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Iba kapag may ka share ka ng load when it comes to household chores lalo na now that I am 29 weeks pregnant, medyo mahirap na gumalaw-galaw. ?? So blessed to have my hubby @johnprats who loves to help me in any way he can. Hands on siya sa lahat ng bagay lalo na sa pagdating sa pag-aalaga ng mga kids and cleaning the house. Pagdating naman sa cleaning, we always use trusted brands like #ArielMachineExpert in washing our clothes! And because I'm preggy, John does all the laundry!!! Yes, I’m one happy preggo! Buti na lang, this detergent #CleansLikeHandwash kahit pa NO KUSOT. And sa Ariel, tanggal pa ang 99.9% germs! So di na mahihirapan si John. This is perfect for us because I can #ShareTheLoad sa laundry as we #StayCleanStayHome! ☺️

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Iba kapag may ka share ka ng load when it comes to household chores lalo na now that I am 29 weeks pregnant, medyo mahirap na gumalaw-galaw. 

So blessed to have my hubby @johnprats who loves to help me in any way he can. Hands on siya sa lahat ng bagay lalo na sa pagdating sa pag-aalaga ng mga kids and cleaning the house.

Pagdating naman sa cleaning, we always use trusted brands like #ArielMachineExpert in washing our clothes!

And because I'm preggy, John does all the laundry!!! Yes, I’m one happy preggo! Buti na lang, this detergent #CleansLikeHandwash kahit pa NO KUSOT. And sa Ariel, tanggal pa ang 99.9% germs!

So di na mahihirapan si John. This is perfect for us because I can #ShareTheLoad sa laundry as we #StayCleanStayHome

Carmela “K” Brosas: No-Effort Labada

 

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Mula nang nagquarantine, ang dami kong nagawa na di ko na ginagawa noon tulad ng pagluluto at paglalaba. Signs of aging na siguro pero hirap ako sa paglaba kasi sanay ako na kamay ang gamit before. Pero buti na lang at may washing machine naman kaya keri lang. Buti na lang din at may #ArielMachineExpert para effortless! Di na kailangan mahaggard kakakusot lalo na kung may stain. Ariel removes 99.9% germs pa! Maswerte mga bagets ngayon kasi may ganitong detergent na. Noong panahon ko (wow ang tanda ko na ba hehe) eh effort ang laba dahil kailangan kusot nang kusot. Kaya sa mga tulad kong nanay na may mga anak, ito na rin time para turuan natin sila ng mga gawaing bahay bukod sa bonding time na rin ito. Alam ko mas mahirap kalagayan ngayon, lalo na kung nanay ang inaasahan ng buong pamilya sa mga gawaing bahay. Kaya dapat magtulungan lahat. At pag dating sa labada, buti may Ariel Machine Expert para bawas haggardness at siguradong malinis na malinis yung damit natin! #ArielMachineExpert #CleansLikeHandwash #StayCleanStayHome ????

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Mula nang nagquarantine, ang dami kong nagawa na di ko na ginagawa noon tulad ng pagluluto at paglalaba. Signs of aging na siguro pero hirap ako sa paglaba kasi sanay ako na kamay ang gamit before. Pero buti na lang at may washing machine naman kaya keri lang. Buti na lang din at may #ArielMachineExpert para effortless! Di na kailangan mahaggard kakakusot lalo na kung may stain. Ariel removes 99.9% germs pa!

Maswerte mga bagets ngayon kasi may ganitong detergent na. Noong panahon ko (wow ang tanda ko na ba hehe) eh effort ang laba dahil kailangan kusot nang kusot. Kaya sa mga tulad kong nanay na may mga anak, ito na rin time para turuan natin sila ng mga gawaing bahay bukod sa bonding time na rin ito.

Alam ko mas mahirap kalagayan ngayon, lalo na kung nanay ang inaasahan ng buong pamilya sa mga gawaing bahay. Kaya dapat magtulungan lahat. At pag dating sa labada, buti may Ariel Machine Expert para bawas haggardness at siguradong malinis na malinis yung damit natin!

#ArielMachineExpert

#CleansLikeHandwash

#StayCleanStayHome 

Bianca Gonzalez Intal: Home Chores Are Now Easier!

 

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No, I am not on Tiktok.. iba 'to. ?? Hindi ko alam kung sa bahay niyo din, pero parang mas madami yung labahin namin ngayong quarantine. All meals are at home too, so mas busy din ang kusina at hugasan. It has been super helpful to have hardworking products to help make chores at home easier. We’ve been using the new #ArielMachineExpert for two months now—I first heard about it when I visited my dear friend @marieltpadilla before the ECQ (ICYMI, it’s on her vlog) at para sa aking pinaka-trusted na si Nanay Virgie: "Mabilis niyang malinis yung dumi sa damit at sobra siyang mabula." Dahil nga “Machine Expert”, di na niya kailangan kusutin yung damit (#cleanslikehandwash) and trivia: it removes 99.9% of germs. ?? . It's available online on Lazada kung gusto ninyo i-try (nang hindi umaalis ng bahay!) #StayCleanStayHome everyone, I hope you are all safe and well with your families. ?? . PS. Boomerang video taken March 12 before the ECQ when we just started our Ariel Machine Wash journey. That is my "no kusot" move ?

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No, I am not on Tiktok... iba 'to. Hindi ko alam kung sa bahay niyo din, pero parang mas madami yung labahin namin ngayong quarantine. All meals are at home too, so mas busy din ang kusina at hugasan. 

It has been super helpful to have hardworking products to help make chores at home easier. We’ve been using the new #ArielMachineExpert for two months now — I first heard about it when I visited my dear friend @marieltpadilla before the ECQ (ICYMI, it’s on her vlog) at para sa aking pinaka-trusted na si Nanay Virgie: "Mabilis niyang malinis yung dumi sa damit at sobra siyang mabula." Dahil nga “Machine Expert”, di na niya kailangan kusutin yung damit (#cleanslikehandwash) and trivia: it removes 99.9% of germs. 

It's available online on Lazada kung gusto ninyo i-try (nang hindi umaalis ng bahay!) #StayCleanStayHome everyone, I hope you are all safe and well with your families. 

P.S. Boomerang video taken March 12 before the ECQ when we just started our Ariel Machine Wash journey. That is my "no kusot" move.

Mariel Rodriguez-Padilla: Stay-at-Home Wins

When you’re a mother and a wife, 24 hours is just not enough and dahil stay-at-home marami kaming tasks together ni Hubby. That’s why I am grateful that Ariel Machine Expert has Tri Active clean power that removes the toughest stains in just one machine cycle without having to do that extra kusot... because really who has time for kusot?!?!? It is perfect for washing machine users like me!!! Don’t let your chores cut your family time. #StayCleanStayHome

#ArielMachineExpert #CleansLikeHandwash

Regine Velasquez-Alcasid: Champion sa Chores

Due to quarantine, we decided to send our "kasambahays" to their homes. Thus, Ogie and I do all the household chores. He does the cooking and I do the labada. Kung siya may mga spices to help him, sa labada meron din akong partner, my new discovery — Ariel Machine Expert! Perfect for mommies na wala ng time magkusot pero mitikulosa sa mantsa. Plus Ariel removes 99.9% germs! Let's make sure that we #StayCleanStayHome and let’s start being clean at our own home. #ArielMachineExpert #CleansLikeHandwash

Jessa Acosta: Busier than Ever

 

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It has been more than a month of just staying at home. Being a working mom who used to be in the office for at least 8 hours a day, this change of environment, combined with increase in household chores, makes this quarantine situation a bit overwhelming. Imagine preparing and cooking meals at least 4 times a day, cleaning the house every now then, working and having back-to-back conference calls, while still finding time to interact and play with my son. . It's really a huge plus that I don't have to think of our laundry that much even though there has been an increase in our load due to frequent bathing and changing of clothes. Having Ariel Machine Expert relieves me from spot handwashing that I used to do. I can just confidently let the washing machine remove those visible and invisible stains, while I handle all other chores. . Staying clean and staying at home are utmost essential. . . #ArielPhilippines #ArielMachineExpert #CleansLikeHandwash #StayCleanStayHome @philippinesariel #PatchesOfLifeByJessa

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“It has been a full month of just staying at home. Being a working mom who used to be in the office for at least eight hours a day, this change of environment, combined with increase in household chores, makes this quarantine situation a bit overwhelming. Imagine preparing and cooking meals at least four times a day, cleaning the house every now then, working and having back-to-back conference calls, while still finding time to interact and play with my son.

It's really a huge plus that I don't have to think of our laundry that much even though there has been an increase in our load due to frequent bathing and changing of clothes. Having Ariel Machine Expert relieves me from spot handwashing that I used to do. I can just confidently let the washing machine remove those visible and invisible stains, while I handle all other chores.

With a senior citizen mom and a turning-six-year-old son at home, I cannot risk our health. Staying clean and staying at home are utmost essential.”

Nadine Smith: Quarantine Pass Mommy

 

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Isn't it ironic that we have more laundry now that we're all just at home 24/7 compared to when we used to go out all the time? As the only quarantine pass holder in our household, I am the one who goes to the convenience store next door to buy food and goes down to our condo lobby to pick up our deliveries. And every time I do -- even if I am only there for 5 minutes or less -- as soon as I go back to our unit, I dump my used clothes in our hamper for immediate washing. No wonder our laundry basket gets full everyday! . . These days, Ariel Machine Expert is my lifesaver. It's specifically made for machine wash and it cleans clothes thoroughly just like hand wash, eliminating the need for tedious and time-consuming hand-scrubbing. No kusot means more time to do other chores. Because let's face it, the more we stay at home, the more errands we have to do. Ariel Machine Expert lets me do my laundry with less effort and more efficiency, making it easier for me to multi-task as we #StayCleanStayHome. . . . . #ArielMachineExpert #CleansLikeHandwash #StayCleanStayHome @philippinesariel

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“Isn't it ironic that we have more laundry now that we're all just at home 24/7 compared to when we used to go out all the time? As the only quarantine pass holder in our household, I am the one who goes to the convenience store next door to buy food and goes down to our condo lobby to pick up our deliveries. And every time I do — even if I am only there for five minutes or less — as soon as I go back to our unit, I dump my used clothes in our hamper for immediate washing. No wonder our laundry basket gets full everyday!

These days, Ariel Machine Expert is my lifesaver. It's specifically made for machine wash and it cleans clothes thoroughly just like hand wash, eliminating the need for tedious and time-consuming hand-scrubbing. No kusot means more time to do other chores. Because let's face it, the more we stay at home, the more errands we have to do. Ariel Machine Expert lets me do my laundry with less effort and more efficiency, making it easier for me to multitask as we #StayCleanStayHome.”

Janelle Ferrer: More Labada But More Time

 

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Almost every member of our family stays at home nowadays 24/7. Kaya naman nakakagulat na biglang dami din ang load ng aming labahan in a day. . Buti na lang andito na ang new Ariel Machine Expert! ? Ito lang ang nagiisang laundry detergent that gives stain removal as good as hand wash even in just 1 cycle! Kaya no need to kusot your labada anymore! Just shoot it in your washing machine and let the #ArielMachineExpert do it for you! ?? . Oh di ba? mas pinagaan at pinadali ang gawaing bahay natin? At higit sa lahat I have more time to spend and play with my twins. ???? Kaya ano pa hinihintay mo? Try mo na din ang Ariel Machine Expert para kahit nasa bahay lang tayong lahat, sure na sure na malinis at mabango ang ating mga damit! #StayCleanStayHome . @philippinesariel #Cleanslikehandwash

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“Almost every member of our family stays at home nowadays 24/7. Kaya naman nakakagulat na biglang dami din ang load ng aming labahan in a day.

Buti na lang andito na ang new Ariel Machine Expert! Ito lang ang nagiisang laundry detergent that gives stain removal as good as hand wash even in just 1 cycle! Kaya no need to kusot your labada anymore! Just shoot it in your washing machine and let the #ArielMachineExpert do it for you! 

h di ba? Mas pinagaan at pinadali ang gawaing bahay natin? At higit sa lahat I have more time to spend and play with my twins. Kaya ano pa hinihintay mo? Try mo na din ang Ariel Machine Expert para kahit nasa bahay lang tayong lahat, sure na sure na malinis at mabango ang ating mga damit! #StayCleanStayHome”

 Shen Canla-Or: Cleans Like Handwash Effortlessly

 

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One of the best things about staying at home is that we are doing our part to help others and I do love spending more time with the #fambam. But let's #getreal! Our homes are busier than ever! Kaloka ang dami ng ginagawa natin, mga mumsh! ? . Good thing though that the hubs got me a washing machine and right on time na meron na ring #ArielMachineExpert that #CleansLikeHandwash. No need for kusot because it is formulated to work with any top load washing machine to remove stubborn stains from clothes. Clean, fresh-smelling laundry results all the time. . And being the runner for the fam, I need my clothes to immediately get cleaned! Dump them in the washing machine, 1 scoop of Ariel Machine Expert, and good-bye bad guys! . It's so important to #StayCleanStayHome right now. Spend your time wisely by choosing products that work with you to avoid you getting burnt out from the stress of day-to-day chores. Start with #ArielMachineExpert today! . . . . . . #shensaddiction #theuncuratedlife #beautyblogger #pinayblogger #pinaybeauty #blogger #bblogger #mommyshen #happiness #igmanila #iglifestyle #igbeauty #instabeauty #momblogger

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"One of the best things about staying at home is that we are doing our part to help others and I do love spending more time with the #fambam. But let's #getreal! Our homes are busier than ever! Kaloka ang dami ng ginagawa natin, mga mumsh!

Good thing though that the hubs got me a washing machine and right on time na meron na ring #ArielMachineExpert that #CleansLikeHandwash. No need for kusot because it is formulated to work with any top load washing machine to remove stubborn stains from clothes. Clean, fresh-smelling laundry results all the time.

And being the runner for the fam, I need my clothes to immediately get cleaned! Dump them in the washing machine, 1 scoop of Ariel Machine Expert, and good-bye bad guys!

It's so important to #StayCleanStayHome right now to help #flattenthecurve! Spend your time wisely by choosing products that work with you to avoid you getting burnt out from the stress of day-to-day chores. Start with #ArielMachineExpert today!"

Rachelle Carpio: Lightening My Load

 

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I’ll come clean as to why dealing with a pile of dirty clothes is the last thing on my mind after ending a working-from-home stint. When you're working home from home, you're still technically, working. If you’re like me who prefers handwashing delicate clothes, a chunk of your me-time gets washed up, too along with the myriad of other household chores you need to do - you are after all, also running a household. Dealing with the laundry is a clean job alright and some mom has to do it especially now that we are taking measures to #StayCleanStayHome. Here comes the new #ArielMachineExpert. It is specifically-made for moms who rely heavily on their washing machines. It #CleansLikeHandwash in just 1 cycle. No need for kusot. The suds are already visible just on the first few turns making it easier for dirt and stains to disappear without the need for me to handwash post-cycle. Watch the torture test video to see how it lives up to my hand scrubbing standards. I’m a notorious outfit repeater that’s why I would do what I can to make my “hardworking” clothes last longer. And since there's no need for the tedious process of making kusot, this product is helping me lighten my load.

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“I’ll come clean as to why dealing with a pile of dirty clothes is the last thing on my mind after ending a working-from-home stint. When you're working from home, you're still technically, working.

If you’re like me who prefers handwashing delicate clothes, a chunk of your me-time gets washed up, too along with the myriad of other household chores you need to do — you are after all, also running a household.

Dealing with the laundry is a clean job alright and some mom has to do it, they say especially now that we are taking measures to keep the deadly virus away from our homes by keeping every nook and cranny spic and span — why, even the clothes we wear!

Here comes the new Ariel Machine Expert. It is specifically-made for moms who rely heavily on their washing machines. It #CleansLikeHandwash in just one cycle. No need for kusot. The suds are already visible just on the first few turns making it easier for dirt and stains to disappear without the need for me to handwash post-cycle. Watch the torture test video to see how it live up to my hand scrubbing standards.

I’m a notorious outfit repeater that’s why I would do what I can to make my “hardworking” clothes last longer. And since there's no need for the tedious process of making kusot, this product is helping me lighten my load. Try it, too and be a proud #ArielMomChines.”

Berlin Maynigo: Timesaver

 

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With the five boys plus the husband all staying at home, house chores become more loaded. To help us avoid repetitions, reminders, and frustrations, we set a standard then in everything we do. Take for instance the way we wash our clothes. Before, to remove tough stains and retain the quality of the fabric, we hand wash them. Our issue with handwashing clothes is that it takes time. With a house and business to manage plus five boys to feed and take care, we need all the time in the world. It’s easier and less time-consuming to throw a load of laundry in the washing machine and come back when it’s time to hang dry them. But we need to make sure that the laundry soap we use lives up to our hand scrubbing standards of stain removal. And guess what?!? We tried the new Ariel Machine Expert and we so love that it was able to clean our clothes like handwash in just one cycle! No doubt it's made for washing machine and delivers Expert Clean without the need for kusot, removing the toughest stains. Now, with Ariel Machine Expert, we don't need to handwash our clothes or adjust the timer to longer cycle. We can do more tasks, giving us this sense of control in managing the household, family demands, and even our own needs. If you want to enjoy added me time and finish your laundry in one cycle, drop those second thoughts. Grab a pack of @ArielPhilippines Machine Expert on your next grocery time. You will surely be delighted just like us and do other household work more efficiently as we #StayCleanStayHome #ArielMachineExpert #CleansLikeHandwash #momiberlinforariel

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“With the five boys plus the husband all staying at home, house chores become more loaded.  To help us avoid repetitions, reminders, and frustrations, we set a standard then in everything we do. 

Take for instance the way we wash our clothes. Before, to remove tough stains and retain the quality of the fabric, we hand wash them. Our issue with handwashing clothes is that it takes time. With a house and business to manage plus five boys to feed and take care, we need all the time in the world.

It’s easier and less time-consuming to throw a load of laundry in the washing machine and come back when it’s time to hang dry them. But we need to make sure that the laundry soap we use lives up to our hand scrubbing standards of stain removal.  And guess what?!?

We tried the new Ariel Machine Expert and we so love that it was able to clean our clothes like handwash in just one cycle!  No doubt it's made for washing machine and delivers Expert Clean without the need for kusot, removing the toughest stains!!!

Now, with Ariel Machine Expert, we don't need to handwash our clothes or adjust the timer to longer cycle.  We can do more tasks, giving us this sense of control in managing the household, family demands, and even our own needs.

If you want to enjoy added me time and finish your laundry in one cycle, drop those second thoughts. Grab a pack of @ArielPhilippines Machine Expert. You will surely be delighted just like us and do other household work more efficiently as we #StayCleanStayHome.”

Ley: Time Management Winner

 

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Last month, I was on a trial and error with several detergents. I was looking for a detergent who will be my new partner. Kasi naman, naka automatic washing machine na ako pero hindi ko pa din ma enjoy yung feature dahil after ng wash tinitingnan ko pa if nalinis ba lahat. If not, kukusutin ko muna bago pa mag rinse. Oh diba? Imbes na from wash to rinse to dry ng derecho at makagawa ng ibang bagay like spending time with the kids, para ako naka old school washing machine pa din. Syempre, sinubukan ko muna and I am glad that I made that switch to #ArielMachine Expert. One of my biggest blessing actually because it really #CleansLikeHandwash. Super sakto ngayong we are encouraged to stay at home. This means: ?More chores ? More cooking time ? More activities to keep everyone away from gadget ?More bonding time with family. With this Quarantine, the more I value setting priorities, spending time to what and who matters and most of all TIME Management. We will #StayCleanStayhome and NO, not like before, I will not be spending the entire day doing our laundry! Hooray! Swipe to see my torture test!

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“Last month, I was on a trial and error with several detergents. I was looking for a detergent who will be my new partner. Kasi Naman, naka automatic washing machine na ako pero hindi ko pa din ma enjoy Yung feature dahil after ng wash tinitingnan ko pa if nalinis ba lahat. If not, kukusutin ko muna bago pa mag rinse. Oh diba? Imbes na from wash to rinse to dry ng derecho at makagawa ng ibang bagay like spending time with the kids, para ako naka old school washing machine pa din.

Syempre, sinubukan ko muna and I am glad that I made that switch to Ariel Machine Expert. One of my biggest blessing actually because it really cleans like handwash. Super sakto bigla tayong under enhanced Community Quarantine so everyone is at home!

This means:

  • More chores
  • More cooking time
  • More activities to keep everyone away from gadget
  • More bonding time with family

 With this Quarantine, the more I value setting priorities, spending time on what and who matters and most of all TIME MANAGEMENT.  

We will stay clean and stay home and NO, not like before, I will not be spending the entire day doing our laundry! Hooray! Swipe to see my torture test!”

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