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KLEENEX COTTONELLE Flushable Moist Wipes for Kids

Posted by EB Product Panel , 24 January 2011 · 4680 views


KLEENEX COTTONELLE Flushable Moist Wipes for Kids have been designed to help ease the transition from you wiping your child’s bottom, to your child being able to wipe themselves effectively.

They are pre-moistened to provide a cleaner clean and are gentle and soft on little bottoms accustomed to baby wipes. However unlike baby wipes, these wipes are safe to flush.

Our members tested KLEENEX COTTONELLE Flushable Moist Wipes for Kids: here's what they had to say.






We’ve always used the Wiggles flushable wipes because my son doesn’t like the feel of dry toilet paper on his bottom.  I’ve always found them to be small and thin, but had no real other  child friendly, flushable option – until now!

I found the Kleenex wipes to be thicker, larger and therefore much easier to use - meaning also that I could just use one instead of two.  They separate as you pull them out, meaning that it’s a one handed job compared to two hands with the Wiggles wipes.  My overall impression of them is like comparing Huggies wipes to Supermarket Brand wipes – they’re thicker, more moist, and nicer to use.   The wipe itself is similar to a Huggies wipe but with cute little dogs on it  happy.gif

I just wish they were available at Coles because that’s where I regularly shop!  I will make a point of going elsewhere though just to buy the refills I was that happy with them.  Thanks!

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My opinion before trying this product was that wipes for older kids and adults were a waste of money. I am still of that opinion to be honest, I wouldn't buy them.
They were easy to use, the kids loved the packaging, but they have a revolting smell, it nearly made me heave. The kids agreed with the odour issue. I did use them on my 23 mth old and they were fine, but I don't think they make toilet training any easier. My older children (8 and 5) didn't want to use 'wet wipes' on their bums.
If you are into purchasing wipes for kids I suppose they would be useful as they flush down the toilet. To be honest I didn't think they were as good as normal wipes - much smaller and smelly, there only benefit is the fact they flush away.
I wouldn't buy them or recommend them, but thanks for giving me the option of trying something I would never even try.
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My daughter (3) really liked using them but then she had no problem with using toilet paper.  I can see they have a use but don't think the added expense and effort to have them handy when we go out would make me buy them again.
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purplecrayon
Feb 20 2011 11:39 PM
I tried them on my 3 yr old daughter, to help her learn to wipe by herself.  She has struggled with dry toilet paper.  She actually does a good job with these wipes and usually only needs one.  She can also manage to open the pack by herself.  
I also liked that they separate, as when the kids get into the baby wipes they can pull multiple ones out as they keep pulling.  

The wipes are thick and large enough  to only need one and to keep the job as clean as is possible.  My daughter also liked the puppy pack and the idea of having her own special toilet paper.  I didn't find the scent overpowering.  

I think these will be handy while she is learning to do it for herself.  Thanks for the opportunity to try these.
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These arrived at an extremely convenient time in my house as  my 5 year old had a sore bottom from a bad case of ....yes the dreaded worms!!! He really needed something better than conventional toilet paper to help soothe his bottom which had been irritated. We loved these for this reason!  I am hoping that we will  not need these again in the near future for the same reason but will definitely buy them again if needed!  Thanks for the opportunity!
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Thanks Kleenex for letting us trial the cottenelle flushable wipes. Our 3 year old was so chuffed to receive them in the mail.

He's still in the toilet training stage so they've come at a great time.

Really loving the soft dispenser. (where the wipes come out of the box) Saves on scratching my fingers when the wipes fall back in the box. I think this is a great feature.
The fun designs make him want to go to the toilet in the first place.
They've got a great moisture balance....not too wet but wet enough to do the job.

I'm not sure we will buy them though as we have a newborn therefore  already have the expense of wet wipes.
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~*Twilight~Zone*~
Feb 28 2011 07:28 PM
The dispenser broke after only a few uses and now doesn't close so I've had to tape it down so they don't dry out.

Smell isn't all too pleasant but then again not a major issue although if they smelt like baby powder I would use them too.

Compared to the Kleenex ones we normally use they are thicker but slightly smaller in size.  Also I like the dispenser I have on the wall with the Kleenex ones (although you can no longer buy this) as I've had to put this box on the floor which is a nuisance having to reach down to get it whereas the one on the wall is right next to the toilet paper and a lot easier to reach.

Overall okay but a bit pricey for my liking so I'll stick with the kleenex ones I think.

Thanks for giving the me opportunity to try them.

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Where on earth are these sold? I can't find them anywhere!
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We tried them. They are actually really good. They are nice and thick, a good size, and make wiping bums much smoother and easier. My daughter likes to dry herself after using htem, but I can be sure she's nice and clean then!
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one-fine-day
Mar 03 2011 04:50 PM
Thanks EB & Kleenex!
we got our sample box and were impressed it was the actual size box that is at shops, not just a "sample sachet".

The pop-open lid is a single finger press (quite a firm press though - sometimes needs a nudge up) and the rubbery dispenser thingo ensures only one is grabbed at a time - which is great.

Others have mentioned the smell.. i dont mind it.. it reminds me of a smell from my childhood.. not sure .. one of the strawberry shortcake figurines?? but not strawberry ... a peachy kinda smell

the size of the wipe is quite adequate for the use - nice and thick too.

DS feels a bit special to be using his own special toilet paper.. especially now he is just staring out on the TT journey.

Thanks for allowing us to try this product.

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blissfulqueenb
Mar 07 2011 02:19 PM
My daughter likes them and for the sake of giving them a fair try in order to review the product properly, we've used the whole box - one toilet trip at a time.  

I found the dispenser a bit annoying.  I had to leave these on the floor next to the toilet and my 22mth old thought it was hilarious to cart them around the house, drop them on the floor and then hours later I would discover the container missing the lid and drying out.  The concept of only one wipe coming out at a time was a good one, although didn't work so well in practise, as I could often not grasp the next one without removing the whole lid (a difficult task when there's a poo bum in your face and you only have one hand, or else she'll fall off the toilet!

My older daughter originally opened the pack, and disposed of the plastic outer wrapping before I realised.  After smelling the strong chemical odour, I checked the dispenser to see if the wipes  contain any of the nasty ingredients usually found in baby wipes. Since the ingredients are not printed on the dispenser, I was unable to tell but assume that they do.  I would not buy them again for this reason. The chemical smell is overpowering.  I was nervous of them for this reason. I followed each "wipe" with a wet face washer - what we've always used and will go back to.



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Hooray Henry
Mar 09 2011 02:02 PM
We really like them and found them great for 3.5 year old DS.  He usually prefers someone else to wipe his bottom (lucky me!) but is happy to use the wipes and do it himself.  
I've also found them useful (tmi here) when Miss 18 months did a poo in the shower.  I initially tried cleaning up with toilet paper - complete failure - before remembering the wipes.  They didn't break up during the disgusting task, and were safe to flush.  Too easy.

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Wiggle-fan's_Mum
Mar 21 2011 12:44 PM
My 6 year old has really only been wiping herself for almost a year. She tells me she really liked this product and found it easier to use than dry toilet paper, she's asked that I buy more now that the tub is empty.

My 4 year old isn't wiping herself but occassionally gives it a try. She was able to get herself quite clean - moreso than using just toilet paper.

I used them on the 4 year old and found them to be nice and thick (about the same as a Huggies wipe). I'd prefer if they were slightly larger. I thought they were nice and strong though.

Overall I thought they were a good product, I probably wouldn't buy them regularly due to the expense. A baby wipe does the same job and is cheaper, if that's the way you want to go.
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I loved the convenience of these! My three year old daughter often yells out for me to "come and wipe her bum" In the past I have left a pack of baby wipes in the toilet but then I would have to take them out to the nappy bin. This way I have just been able to flush straight away.

Would I buy them again? Probably not unless they were on special. Yes they are more convenient and do a great job but baby wipes do the same job and as we have a baby in the house these are always on hand. If I see them on special I may well make a purchase though.
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whydoibother
Apr 01 2011 12:00 PM
My daughter (4.5yrs) fondly calls these "puppy wipes" and I have found them to be good quality and useful.  
The dispenser is a bit tricky for little hands at times.  
It would be good if the size of the wipes were a bit bigger.
Overall I think KLEENEX COTTONELLE Flushable Moist Wipes for Kids are a great product and would recommend them to a friend.
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We find them good to get the wiping "process" started, but don't use them for the entire job!  The dispenser wasn't all that straight forward to use as the wipes didn't replace themselves as I imagine they would (like tissues).  We had to regularly "dig" into the container to get the next one.

A slighter larger size would be great - still small enough for children to manage, but a little larger for the helping hands of the adult if needed.

Also, I'd like to know whether an unscented version is possible.  When I've used regular commercial nappy wipes previously, we have always purchased unscented as find it less irritating on the skin.

Thanks for the sample!
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These wipes are a great idea- we did find it hard to access them and also had to 'dig' in to get them.  The wipes themselves were thick and appropriate for the task!

It is a good idea with little ones who are learning, but I am not sure the packaging ensured the ease of use I need in a busy house with four young children's toileting needs.

Thanks for the chance to sample this product.
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These wipes are great!  Compared to normal baby wipes, they performed in a similar fashion.  The main advantage being you can flush them and hence avoid stinking out the house with poo/wee stained wipes in the bin.  My 2.5 year old (toilet trained since about 2 years old) really liked the puppy on the box.

However my sample pack has now run out and I will only replace them when I see them on special.  At their current price, unfortunately I can't justify buying them.
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I was really hoping these would help my eldest daughter (5 year old) with wiping.  I thought they were a great idea.  My girls found the box easy to open.

Unfortunately my 4 year old decided she needed to use lots.  The box didn't last very long and we narrowly avoided needing a plumber to unblock the toilet.

Back to toilet paper for us.
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They are a great idea but i found they didn't dispense very easily and my 2.9 year old needed help using them when generally he's ok with toilet paper. I also found them small and I needed to use a few at a time.
Thanks for the chance to try them.
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I (and my kids) found them easy to use and convenient however I am not sure if I would buy them as they are quite expensive.
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I think they are a great product for ensuring that a toddler's bottom is clean.  My daughter loved them being her special thing ... although this also led to their misuse and every time she walked in the bathroom she needed her special wipes.  I did find them useful although I will not buy them purely because of the perfume on them.  I do not think that children's genital areas need to be exposed to such heavily perfumed products.  I wouldn't use such a perfumed product on myself and certainly not on my child's sensitive skin.  Thank you for the opportunity to test them though!
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My son is only just starting toilet training, so these are great for the transition out of nappies. They are similar to wipes so what he is used to, plus he understands "just one wipe" rather than "only a little bit of toilet paper". Though I was a bit concerned with how scented they were as I always purchase non-scented wipes. I would purchase these again when they were on special, but probably only until my son is old enough to understand the concept of a small amount of toilet paper.
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Found them fantastic !!!!!
My little fella has just started toilet training and the wipes just assist in getting things nice and clean.He also has special needs so much easier to monitor as the toilet roll seems to have a mind of its own when worked by my very enthusiastic little boy.
They are easy and its fantastic they are flushable.
Would def buy them again.
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We found these really easy to use, for both my 2 year old, and 5 year old. My 2 year old is only just starting to use the potty, but she loved the picture of the dog on the packet (not that it matters!)

Much easier than having half a roll of toilet paper shoved in the toilet!
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The wipes worked well.  Unfortunately we didn't get to use them much as the box is very easy to open and my 2 year old liberated them and filled the box with water.
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We road tested the Kleenex Cottonelle Flushable Moist Wipes with my 3 year old toilet training daughter.

We have previously used the Wiggles wipes but the Kleenex wipes storage container and the wipes themselves are a more generous size than the Wiggles ones. The pop up lid made access to the wipes nice and easy, the only problem encountered was when a new wipe failed to pull through but access to the wipes underneath was relatively easy.

The wipes certainly made the toilet training process easier. In the event of an accident in underpants it was a lot easier for me to help clean my daughter's bottom and it is great that the wipes are flushable and can go straight into the toilet. Once we were past the accident stage my daughter was fine with using toilet paper when doing a wee, but did not like using toilet paper for wiping her bottom after a poo. With the wipes she learnt to wipe her own bottom and eventually move on to toilet paper.

We still have the wipes available and my daughter will use them if she is having any trouble at all using toilet paper or if her bottom is at all a little sore. My eldest daughter has caught on and loves to use them too. We will definately be buying a refill pack once we have run out.

I would definately recommend these wipes to any mums taking on toilet training. I am sure for any toddlers who are used to wipes for nappy changes it would help make the toilet training process an easier, happier adjustment for all.
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We tested out the Kleenex flushable wipes recently and my 3 year old loved them original.gif Just made it easier for him to try wipe his own bottom.........

I will be buying these in the future original.gif
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There is no doubt that the Kleenex Cottonelle flushable moist wipes for kids can really get you out of a lot of dirty work especially when you are travelling!! It is so convenient for both us and the baby and it helps everyone to be cool and relaxed enjoying the trip which would have been hell otherwise!!Do we get these from Kohls? where could i find Kohls promo code ?. I certainly would say that this is a must have accessory for all moms with little babies and small kids!
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