Monday, April 06, 2015

Put the Best to the Test! #PGMom

Every year new products hit the marketplace. And every year certain of these products find their way to the top of our must-have lists. Sometimes though we can be a bit hesitant to try a new product, because we are quite comfortable with our current favourites, thank you very much. A strong trust in the parent brand is one thing that definitely helps, and I hope that reviews on blogs like this one help as well. Knowing about someone else's experience with a new product gives you a better idea of how it will work for you.

Another resource for finding the best of the new products - watch for the published results of consumer surveys that have been designed to capture information on the experiences of others who have tried them out in their homes.

This year, I'm excited to announce that several P&G products received the Canadian Living Best New Product Award, based on results of the 2015 BrandSpark consumer survey conducted between November and December 2014. Winners were determined based on consumer appeal and repurchase intent.

Here's the full list of P&G products that won this recognition (I'm including links so you can check them out):

Oral-B Precision Black 7000 (Adult Powered Teeth Cleaning over $40)
Febreze First Defense (Air Freshener)
Olay Luminous Tone Perfecting Cream (Anti-Aging Facial Care)
Pampers Sensitive Wipes (Baby Wipe)
Charmin Bathroom Tissue Ultra Soft 4 Double Rolls (Bathroom Tissue)
Olay Sensitive Body Wash (Body Wash)
CoverGirl + Olay The Depuffer Concealer (Concealer)
Pampers Swaddlers (Diapers)
Cascade Platinum Clean Packs (Dishwasher Cleaning)
CoverGirl + Olay Face Lift Effect Foundation (Foundation)
Clairol Nice ‘n Easy AgeDefy Hair Colour (Hair Colour)
Pantene Overnight Miracle Repair Serum (Hair Oils and Serums)
Gain Flings (Laundry Detergent Pods)
Tide Simply Clean and Fresh (Laundry Detergent)
CoverGirl by Lashblast Bombshell Curvaceous Mascara (Mascara)
Old Spice Swagger Deodorant (Men’s Antiperspirant/Deodorant)
Gillette Fusion ProGlide with FlexBall Technology (Men’s Razor)
Pantene Pro-V Damage Detox Shampoo & Conditioner (Shampoo & Conditioner)
Crest Sensi-Relief Whitening Plus Scope Minty Fresh (Toothpaste)
Gillette Venus Embrace Sensitive (Women’s Razor)

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I haven't tried all of these, but I can say I love the CoverGirl and Olay Depuffer Concealer. The applicator is metal and it cools the skin as you apply the concealer, tightening my puffy under-eye area. And being all about the Tide Pods, I'm happy to see that great-smelling Gain is now available in the same format. I love the convenience of pods for the laundry.

Oh! And for the record, Pampers Swaddlers aren't a new product per se, but they are newly available in larger sizes. I wish they had been when Boo was a baby. I loved the softness and fit of the Swaddlers and was disappointed I couldn't get them in size 3 at the time.

A Giveaway

I don't have the full line-up of winners, but I do have a sampling to offer to one lucky Raising My Boys reader. The prize pack is valued at approximately $55, and includes:
Pantene Pro-V Damage Detox Shampoo, Pantene Pro-V Damage Detox Conditioner, Pampers Swaddlers (Size 3), Pampers Sensitive Wipes, Febreze Air Effects Crisp Clean, Tide Simply Clean & Fresh, Gain Flings. Entries are via the widget below and will be accepted until April 25, 2015, at midnight EDT. Giveaway is open to Canadian residents only. Best of luck!

Disclosure: I am a P&Gmom. As part of my affiliation with this group I receive products and special access to P&G events and opportunities. The opinions on this blog, as always, remain my own. 

P&G has only provided me with the product that I am using as the prizes for this contest. The contest is not otherwise endorsed, designed and/or administered by or associated with P&G. By entering the following contest you are accepting that, if you win, your contact information will be shared with a P&G PR and shipping agency for the purpose of mailing your prize. Please allow 4-6 weeks from the contest closure date to receive your prize. This giveaway may appear on other blogs as part of the #PGmom/#mamanPG program. However, to be fair, you can only win once per giveaway. If your name is chosen more than once, another winner will be selected. All winners must be resident within Canada.

1 comment:

  1. Olay Sensitive Body Wash - it's been awhile since I've tried an Olay body wash and this one could help my skin!


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