Saturday, August 13, 2011

Lysol® Back-to-School Giveaway and Review {Contest Closed}

This giveaway will end Friday, September 2nd @ 12:01 AM EST.

It's hard to believe Summer is coming to an end already. I haven't started back-to-school shopping just yet but I will be doing that next week. Even though I'm excited for them to start back, I'm always thinking about all the germs they will be bringing home.

I know one of the products I will be stocking up on and that is Lysol®. Thanks to MomSelect and Lysol, I was able to try out the Lysol® Healthy Touch® No-Touch Hand Soap System and Lysol® Disinfecting Wipes: Dual Action. Can I start by telling you how much I LOVE the No-Touch Hand Soap System?

I put the unit in my kitchen, next to the kitchen sink. It comes with 4 AA batteries, a refill and the unit itself. The soap smells really good and leaves your hands soft. There is an on/off switch in the back of the unit so the batteries don't wear down when you are not using it.

When you turn the unit on, there is a red light that will flash a couple of times. When the light stops flashing, your soap machine is ready to use. Wave your hand in front of the machine and a dime to nickle size soap will dispense. It took the unit a couple of tries before it would dispense the soap but after it dispensed the first drop, the unit worked perfectly every time.

Some more interesting info and helpful links about the product:

Lysol® Healthy Touch® No-Touch Hand Soap System helps eliminate the millions of germs that your hands can pick up each day! It automatically senses hands and dispenses just the right amount of soap. Handwashing is one of the most important steps you and your children can take to help you stay healthy and
with the sleek stainless steel-inspired Lysol® No-Touch handsoap system, you and your family will never have to touch a germy soap pump again! The new look not only makes hand washing easy and fun, it helps consumers avoid the germy soap pump and also blends with any kitchen or bathroom decor.

What’s more, the system’s antibacterial hand soap kills 99.9% of bacteria on hands when used as directed – so it’s ideal for use in the kitchen or bathroom. The starter kit includes a dispenser, one hand soap refill, and four AA batteries. When you use the Lysol® Healthy Touch® No-Touch Hand Soap System, you’ll know you’re helping your family by fostering proper and effecting handwashing to help prevent the spread of germs.

Antibacterial hand soap refills for the Lysol® No-Touch Hand Soap System are enriched with moisturizing ingredients and available in four great scents:
• Refreshing Grapefruit Essence™
• Soothing Cucumber Splash™
• Aloe Vera & Vitamin E with Moisturizers
• Antibacterial Total Care

Handwashing Tips - Handwashing is one of the most effective ways to stop the spread of germs. Every time you touch a contaminated surface, you can transfer germs to and from your hands — but proper and thorough hand washing removes most germs from your hands.

Handwashing Poster - Make handwashing fun by downloading a handwashing poster to read together and hang by your bathroom sink.

Back-To-School Basics: Traditionally, classrooms are breeding ground for germs. Every desktop, pencil sharpener, doorknob and faucet that an infected child touches becomes colonized with germs.

The next item I got to try was the Lysol® Dual Action Disinfecting Wipes. These were awesome! I opened up the container and pulled a wipe out. One side is smooth and the other side was a little rough, but not too rough.

I used one of the wipes on my wood laminate floor to clean up gum the kids smashed on the floor. I was a bit worried that the rough side would scratch the floor but it didn't and it cleaned up the gum in a matter of seconds!

I also used the rough side of the wipe to clean soap scum off my acrylic bath tub. Again, I was worried it would scratch the tub so I didn't apply alot of pressure to the scrub and the soap scum came off with no problem. I would test an area first before using it on your tub, just to make sure it won't scratch your tub.

Some more information and helpful links on the wipes:

Lysol® Dual Action Disinfecting Wipes have two sides that go beyond ordinary wipes. Use one side for everyday touch-ups and the other to scrub through tough messes. Because Dual Action Wipes are from the Lysol® Brand, you can also trust them to kill 99.9% of germs when used as directed. Use Dual Action Wipes all around your home to clean and disinfect. Lysol® Dual Action Disinfecting Wipes come in Citrus and
Crisp Linen® scent.
  • Kills 99.9% of Viruses and Bacteria when used as directed
  • Kills Cold and Flu Viruses including Pandemic 2009 H1N1 Influenza A
  • One side with built in Fibers for Tough Messes or a Side for Touch-up cleaning
Establish Before- and After-School Hygiene Habits - As your child adapts to the school-day routine, you can help make hygiene a regular part of the day with some basic actions both before and after school.

Cleaning and Disinfecting – Lysol® is the expert in killing germs at home. Find everything you need to know about common germs, how they are spread, and how you can help control them.

Kitchen Cleaning Tips – Learn how germs spread in the kitchen and how to help protect your family from foodborne illness with simple cleaning and disinfecting tips.

Bathroom Cleaning Tips – Reduce the spread of germs and help prevent the growth of mold and mildew in your bathroom with simple cleaning techniques.

There is just so much you can clean with Lysol®! It gives me a bit of comfort knowing that I have some awesome products to help me combat those pesky germs this school year.

Lysol® is doing some pretty great things and want to share some information with you. You can find out about these things by going to the Lysol® website. Also, you can stay connected on the latest Lysol® products by going to the Lysol Facebook Page. While your there, you have a chance to enter the Lysol® No-Touch Stainless Kitchen Sweepstakes. The Grand Prize is Whirlpool® Stainless Steel Kitchen appliances or you could win one of the weekly No-Touch Hand Soap System prizes.

However, if you don't want to take your chances on the Lysol® Facebook Page, you could enter my giveaway. One winner will receive their very own Lysol® No-Touch Hand Soap System and a container of Lysol® Dual Action Disinfecting Wipes. Fill out the Rafflecopter form below to enter.

Disclaimer: I wrote this review while participating in a campaign by Mom Select on behalf of Lysol. I received the products mentioned above in order to facilitate my honest review. I was not compensated for this post in any other way. Sponsor will fulfill the prize as stated above.


  1. I would use it in my bathroom

  2. would definitely use this in the bathroom, and the wipes I'd use everywhere!!!


  3. use to keep clean hands in bathroom less mess

  4. I would use it in my classroom. Thank you


  5. My daughter in law is a teacher. I would give it to her for her classroom to help keep germs down with her baby

  6. I would use it by the kitchen sink.

    jennylovesjeff (at) hotmail (dot) com

  7. I would use it in the bathroom.

  8. I would use it in my main bathroom.
    Thanks for the chance.

  9. I would use it in the kitchen or bathroom :0)

  10. I would use this in the kids bathroom !!!

    Karen Gonyea
    ktgonyea at

  11. i would use this by the kitchen sink!

    vanitizebaby at yahoo dot com

  12. I would use this in my bathroom.

  13. i would use this in the bathroom

  14. I would put it in my main bathroom downstairs!
    ykatrina at hotmail dot com

  15. I would use it in my kitchen.

  16. I would put this dispenser in my daughter's bathroom. I would love to help defeat any germs on her little hands!
    b dot ringer at hotmail dot com


    This would be perfect in the girl's bathroom!

  18. I would donate to my children's classroom teacher for the new school year.

  19. this would come in so handy in the kitchen I would use the wipes everywhere , I do cleaning for some elderly friends in St Aug so I would bring the wipes with me and also show off the soap dispencer

  20. i would definitely use it in my bathroom, it would become very handy and very helpful.

  21. i would definitely use it in my bathroom it would become very handy and very helpful

  22. I'd use my Lysol pack to keep germs coming home from school far away from us at home!

    e-mail: lucky02130 (at) gmail (dot) com

  23. We would use this prize in the bathroom! I think my kids will be so impressed with the automatic dispenser that I can be much more confident that they are washing their hands--with soap! Great peace of mind.

    h4schaffer at gmail dot com

  24. I would use the prize to keep my home germ free

  25. I would use it in the kitchen!

  26. 2 words: Kids Bathroom!

    repeatbyheart at gmail dot com

  27. My husband is going to be very dirty when he comes home from deployment and the lysol wipes will make everything cleaner.
    mnsanchez15 at yahoo dot com


  29. I would use it in the kitchen!

  30. in the bathroom'

  31. I would use the wipes to wipe off all the doorknobs daily- during flu season, this really helps. The rest I would use in the bathroom.

  32. I would use this to clean the bathroom!


  33. I would put in in the kids' Bathroom

  34. I would definitely use it in the kitchen since this is where we wash our hands when we come in from the outside or do anything around the house.

  35. I would put this right in our downstairs guest bathroom

    caryn9802 at yahoo dot com

  36. I would put it in the bathroom and use it there

  37. I would use it in the kitchen while cooking
    brittneydejajason at gmail dot com

  38. I'd use this in the kitchen

  39. I would use it in my kitchen
    Diane Baum

  40. I would use this in my bathroom
    Jodi Kershuk
    kershuk at comcast dot net

  41. Most certainly in the kids bathroom
    gkstratos at yahoo dot com

  42. I would use in the bathroom and in the kitchen
    ericka082 at gmail dot com

  43. i'd use it in the bathroom!


  44. I'd use it next to the sink in my bathroom.

  45. I would put this at work since there are a lot of people that share the same work space.

  46. I'd use it in the bathroom so I could soap up without having to touch anything.

  47. I would keep it in the kitchen since I want to eliminate germs there more than anywhere else.
    willitara [at] gmail [dot] com

  48. I would use this in the kitchen for quick clean ups after dinner!


  49. i would use this in my bathroom

  50. I would use this in the bathroom instead of the "germ-y" soap dispenser we currently use!

    Dara Nix
    kitty32504 at cox dot net

  51. I would use the lysol no touch system in my bathroom and keep the wipes around in the kitchen or other messy areas. Hope I win! :)

    natashagt (at) live (dot) com

  52. I would use it for my bathroom or my son's bathroom.


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