A Simple, Little Gadget that Changed our Lives + A simplehuman giveaway!

December 6, 2016

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This post is sponsored by simplehuman.

Chris has always been hyper-aware of cross-contamination in the kitchen. He wears gloves when handling raw meat. We have a touch faucet so he can turn on the water–with his elbow!–and we now have a sensor soap dispenser from simplehuman. (We love it so much, at the end of the post we’re giving one away!)



While Chris does the cooking around here, I can’t tell you how many times the girls or I have been covered in stickiness or germs from school or paint or some other crafty mess that got transferred onto the soap dispenser to live until it was sanitized. Or how many times Chris has said, “Jules, can you squirt some soap in my hands” after handling raw chicken. A hands-free soap dispenser makes so. much. sense.


I love the sleek, but discreet dispenser–it fits so well next to the sink and the soap is rich, luxurious and foamy–the girls’ favorite. The dispenser works with a wide range of soaps and scents from simplehuman hand and dish soap, to hand soap from other great brands like EO and ARIA by Antica Farmacista that run from $7-$15. And instead of messy refills, the cartridges easily click into place.


And the icing on the cake? It’s rechargeable (no batteries!) *cue hallelujah chorus*, can still be rinsed in the sink, and one charge lasts about 3 months.

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A lot of times, we focus on big things we did that drastically changed our home or improved our lives. It’s refreshing to share with you a small thing that did that for us, too.

You can purchase the dispenser and soaps here. And we’re giving one away, too! Enter below.

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What do you think?

  1. Crystal S says:

    I would pick lavender since that’s one of my favorite scents.

  2. ann says:

    this would be so fun to try :)

  3. Carolyn says:

    Mandarin Orange everything!

  4. Allison says:

    Since I have a deep love for all things grapefruit (cologne! candy! all the grapefruit things!), the grapefruit soap looks amazing! Would love to try this handy little gadget.

  5. Ooh! Very interested in the bergamont hand wash. Definitely on my wish list!

  6. Naftali Edwards says:

    That lavender scent is calling my name!

  7. Darnetha says:

    Mandarin orange! Great giveaway!

  8. Annette says:

    I’d like peppermint and tea tree soap.

  9. Sara says:

    Lavender is my favorite. How long have you had this? I love the design of SimpleHuman and have invested in their products several times hoping they’d last. Been a bit disappointed.

  10. Emily S. says:

    Love this. Would enjoy the lavender especially.

  11. Christina Della Morte says:

    lavender for sure!

  12. Ashley Koster says:

    Lavender everything!

    We’re in the middle of building a house and this bad boy would look beautiful in our new kitchen.

  13. Arli says:

    What a fantastic idea! Lavender is yummy!

  14. Courtney Kim says:

    I love love simplehuman products!! They look so modern yet so practical! Thanks for sharing Julia! :)

  15. Lara says:

    I would love the cucumber one!

  16. Laura says:

    You had me at grapefruit!

  17. Renee LeBlanc says:

    That looks wonderful!

  18. Barb says:

    I was just talking to my husband about a hand free soap dispenser for the bathroom.

  19. Maria B says:

    Lavender! I love lavender everything :)

  20. Amanda H. says:

    Ohhh, I would love to have a soap dispenser like this.

  21. Vicky says:

    Orange Blossom…

  22. Teri says:

    Mandarin orange. Thanks for the giveaway!

  23. Michal Middleton says:

    I’ve always wanted to try an auto soap dispenser! I bet the EO Peppermint & Tea Tree smells wonderful.

  24. Kristen McGhie says:

    I’ve always been a sucker for anything orange scented, so the Mandarin Orange scent sounds heavenly!

  25. Caroline Nolazco says:

    Lavender, my favorite!

  26. Love this! Lavender is the first one I want to try.

  27. Stephanie says:

    Mint lime!

  28. Sharon says:


  29. Kathy says:

    Grapefruit for me!

  30. EO lavender looks like it would smell heavenly.

  31. terrillr says:

    What a great idea, thank you for the opportunity! I have no idea what scent I would want to try. :)

  32. Charlene says:

    So cool! I love grapefruit scents!

  33. alex says:

    Grapefruit – so fresh and clean!

  34. Katie says:

    My husband would love this. All of the soaps sound great.

  35. dawn says:

    Sounds like a great idea! Mint lime!

  36. Jennifer I. says:

    Wow! This is so nice. Grapefruit!

  37. Tiffany says:

    I love all of simple human’s products! Mandarin oranges seems lovely in the kitchen.

  38. Katie says:

    Spring water by simple human

  39. Carly says:

    Grapefruit. I could totally use on of these

  40. Vicky says:

    What a great idea, grapefruit!

  41. Arden Moyer says:

    Mint lime sounds so refreshing!

  42. Alex says:

    the bergamot sounds amazing!

  43. Sylvia says:

    Orange Blossom sounds lovely!

  44. Elyse says:

    This is so smart! My fiance would love this! He’s the cook in our house too and is equally as obsessed with cross contamination as it sounds like Chris is!

  45. Sammy says:

    I noticed a friend of mine had these and I though CLJ!

  46. Tanja Epners says:

    I want one of these. I’ve added it to my Christmas list for all those people who haven’t finished their Christmas shopping. I’m a BIG grapefruit fan, I would like that in my kitchen.

  47. Jen S says:

    grapefruit or lavender

  48. beth says:

    The grapefruit, please.

  49. Kris says:


  50. Carrie H says:

    This is amazing! The The grapefruit would be right up my alley.

  51. Shanna says:

    Definitely mandarin orange. It smells clean to me. Thanks!

  52. Brittany M says:

    I would love to try the lavender scent!

  53. Ann says:

    Lavender! Or maybe one of each. ?

  54. Lisa C. says:

    This would be awesome! Would love any of the lavender soaps.

  55. Lisa April says:

    This looks great! I’d love the unscented hand soap

  56. Erin M says:


  57. Jennifer says:

    Mandarin orange!

  58. Kisha says:

    i would love to try the EO peppermint and tea tree hand soap.

  59. Alice Braitman says:

    We live on a lemon ranch and have a few orange trees so definitely orange blossom!

  60. Haley says:


  61. Sherri says:

    I’m a sucker for citrus in the kitchen so I’d love grapefruit!

  62. Emily says:

    I love how sleek it looks!

  63. M Howard says:

    Love it!

  64. Sara says:


  65. Maria Johnson says:

    Is it bad that I want two?!? One for hand soap and one for dish soap. The Bergamot hand soap sounds like a nice hand soap to try.

  66. Nico Berns says:

    I would try the bergamot. I really like savory scents in the kitchen.

  67. Jen says:

    Cucumber is my fav!!

  68. Kathy M. says:


  69. Kathy M. says:

    That makes so much sense!! Hands free soap.

  70. Tracie McOB says:

    I am a new reader at CLJ, but loving your blog – Thanks so much for the giveaway

  71. Michelia says:

    This is genius! I would love the orange blossom or mandarin orange scents.

  72. Brittnia Papendorf says:

    Mint lime! I love that it’s rechargeable!

  73. Meg says:

    This is such a smart idea. I’m a nurse and where I work the pump of the hand sanitizer is one of the first things I clean each morning. I imagine they get so germy!

  74. Vanessa says:


  75. Graham says:

    Spring water!

  76. Emily H says:

    Oh man I need that! I was my hands constantly while I’m cooking!

  77. Lisa Reed says:

    This would be so great in a bathroom, too! The less touching the better! Grapefruit scent in the kitchen always smells good to me, and lavender for the bath.

  78. Erin Baer says:

    lemon eucalytus!

  79. Kara says:

    Love Simple Human

  80. Barbara says:

    I’ve been eyeing that dispenser! I think I’d try the mint lime.

  81. Anne says:

    Lemon Eucalyptus please!

  82. Ginette says:

    Bergamot sounds divine!

  83. Marlo says:

    This changed your life? A soap dispenser changed your life? WTF. That is so stupid.

    A $60 soap dispenser with $7 soap , so almost $70 for soap???….. Instead of $15 for a manual soap dispenser.

  84. SarahRuth says:

    So many amazing scents! I’d love to try the Orange Blossom by ARIA

  85. Laura j says:

    Grapefruit looks good. I tend to stick with citrus in the kitchen

  86. Mh says:

    The apple soap! My fav

  87. Lisa D. says:

    I would love to try the EO peppermint and tea tree soap. This soap dispenser looks perfect for me. I am a germ freak!

  88. aggie says:

    Geranium is such a great underrated smell!

  89. Liesel says:

    Lemon eucalyptus sounds amazing!

  90. Caitlin King says:

    Would love to try the Bergamot!

  91. Allison says:

    Love this! The water scent sounds very appealing.

  92. Ashley Herendeen says:

    This thing is AMAZING!! Seriously, we need one of these, especially the dish soap dispenser. I am putting it on my Christmas wish list! Thanks for sharing!

  93. I love grapefruit soap so I would definitely try that one first.

  94. Danielle Ferretti says:

    Sooooooooooo many delicious soap flavors to chose from ! But I think I would love the “Mandarin Orange”.

  95. Marie says:

    I’d like to try the spring water scent!

  96. Barbara says:

    Spring Water sounds fresh! Thanks for this opportunity!

  97. Matt says:

    I want to be clean!

  98. Angelo R says:

    We had one of Simplehumans’ older model for the longest time and loved it! It broke a few months ago and we just haven’t found the chance to replace it. It would be great to try out their latest and greatest. They’re so innovative!
    Love to Try the Grapefruit one. :)

  99. Mary S says:

    So many great scents, but right now I would pick grapefruit!

  100. Monika says:


  101. Anna Umstead says:

    That is by far the nicest automatic soap dispenser I’ve seen. Super sleek!

  102. Holly Martinez says:

    I saw they had geranium soap. My fave!!!

  103. Rachael says:

    These scents sound amazing!

  104. heather f says:

    grapefruit grapefruit all the way!

  105. Amy W says:

    I was literally just thinking if there is something like this on the market after I washed my hands a bajillion times making chicken the other night and hating touching the soap dispenser AGAIN. Germaphobe dream!

  106. Jenny Free says:

    It’s so hard to pick just one! French lavender because it’s so calming and serene. Peppermint and tea tree sounds sooo nourishing. Or grapefruit because it’s invigorating!

  107. Heidi says:

    I am the biggest germaphobe…kuds with immune disorders and hospital scares have gor this mom a sanitizING junky. This would be life changing. Especially in fragrance free (allergy issues too:(

  108. Pam M says:

    Peppermint and tea tree oil sounds perfect!

  109. Veronica says:

    Team lavender! Thanks for the opportunity.

  110. Alex says:

    So handy!!!

  111. Brooke says:


  112. Cathy says:

    Orange blossom sounds amazing!

  113. Jennifer M Jaume says:

    Lavender. Great soap dispenser!

  114. Colleen says:

    The Spring Water scent sounds crisp and clean. Awesome soap dispenser!

  115. Tracy says:

    Any dish soap, but if I had to choose mint and lime

  116. Sarah says:

    The mint-lime is intriguing!

  117. Jillian Hunt says:

    The grapefruit would be amazing! Thanks for the chance to win!

  118. Tricia G says:

    This is awesome! I would love to try grapefruit.

  119. Mary Wynne Imhof says:


  120. Cora says:

    Orange blossom gets me every time. I’d love to try it!

  121. Francene says:

    I definitely want to try the Grapefruit and the lavender. Thank you super human:)

  122. Catherine says:

    Peppermint and Tea Tree oil are two of my favorite scents, so I’d have to go with that one!

  123. Sarah says:

    Mint lime sounds like I’ll be waving my hand just because ?

  124. Amanda V says:

    Excited about cucumber!

  125. Jana says:

    Grapefruit, for sure!

  126. Jana says:

    This is so great! I always hate the thought of germs and bacteria on the soap dispenser.

  127. Kimberly says:

    Unscented, sensitive skin sucks!

  128. Keisha says:

    Orange blossom!

  129. Bridget Briddon says:

    French lavender is my favorite :)

  130. Danielle says:

    I have the older soap dispenser with the batteries, and it has been awesome. It would be even more wonderful to have a rechargeable one!

  131. Heather says:


  132. Kris says:

    Grapefruit for me!

  133. Stacy H. says:

    Lavender! My husband would freak over this!

  134. Katie j says:

    Great idea!!!

  135. Dina says:

    I would really love to try the orange blossom sent. It sounds so fresh and light!

  136. Jeewon Lee says:

    Ah, the joys of leaving e coli behind!

  137. Patti says:

    I’ve never seen this dispenser before! Genius!

  138. Jenny B says:

    Lemon verbena sounds perfect!

  139. Rosemarie says:

    This sounds like the perfect solution with little ones.!

  140. Christy says:

    Lavender is a favorite, but the grapefruit sounds nice too!

  141. Hannah Choi says:

    Always lavender! :)

  142. nicholas says:

    i would like to try the orange blossom!

  143. Lindsay says:

    Lavender! Thanks for sharing, this product looks like a great gift idea too

  144. Bree Galbraith says:

    I would love to try any of the EO soaps because I love their other products :)

  145. Stacey E says:

    I’d try spring water!

  146. Karyl says:

    How fun! I’d love to try the lemon and eucalyptus!

  147. Rachel Blanke says:

    Cucumber sounds amazing!

  148. Gretchen says:

    I’d definitely try the Grapefruit!

  149. Diane Lynch says:

    Grapefruit for me!

  150. Christy says:

    I want to try all of them! Especially the lavender one.

  151. Carla says:

    I would love to try the mandarin orange. It looks so rich and foamy!

  152. Darlene says:

    Lemon verbena dish soap-mmmmm

  153. Andrea T. says:

    Awesome idea especially since we’re buying a new house.

  154. Nicole says:

    I love simplehuman! I have several products of theirs in my house

  155. Lissy says:

    Mint lime sounds good

  156. Kirsty says:

    Spring water – love that fresh cent!

  157. LInda Smith says:

    Grapefruit sounds amazing!!!! Thanks so much!

  158. Mandi says:

    mandarin orange!

  159. Alexis febles says:


  160. Mary says:

    Can’t decide if I would want to gift it for Christmas or keep it myself! Anything citrus-y is my jam :)

  161. Laurie Marcey says:

    So smart!

  162. Elizabeth Sockwell says:

    Would love to try!

  163. Colleen says:

    EO Peppermint and Tea Tree!

  164. Dandy says:

    the apple scent sounds wonderful this time of year. Thanks

  165. Rebecca says:

    I love cucumber!

  166. Meghan says:


  167. Lacy says:


  168. Beth Austin says:

    Hi, I would love to try the spring water Simply Human fragrance but probably need to go with the fragrance free because some scents give me a reaction on my hands. Would love to try this out! Thanks for the chance to win.

  169. Reva says:

    Ooh peppermint and tea tree…. yum.

  170. Alyson Sharp says:

    I would love one of these! We have food allergies in the house and I am constantly worries about contaminating my allergic daughter through touching food that the other kids are allowed. Plus, grapefruit is my favorite fresh scent!

  171. Jessie says:

    Grapefruit sounds great! What a fun and practical gadget!

  172. elizabeth hovorka says:

    The grapefruit sounds wonderful!

  173. Nicole Wachsmith says:

    I would like to try the Grapefruit.

  174. Sarah says:

    I’d love to try the peppermint & tea tree!

  175. Sush says:

    I would love to try the EO peppermint & tea tree soap!

  176. Love this, my brother has the hands free faucet and I am always so jealous.

  177. Laura McG says:

    Had never heard of this prior to the post here

  178. Laurie B says:

    I would like to try the peppermint and tea tree.

  179. Beth says:

    I would love to try the Lemon & Eucalyptus! I love lemon soap in the kitchen.

  180. Cheryl says:

    Funny question – where do you guys keep the dishwashing soap?

  181. Christi says:


  182. Nancy Thurston says:

    I love the scent of lavender! and I love the idea of a touches soap dispenser!

  183. Kiera Chambers says:

    I would go with either the grapefruit or mandarine orange.

  184. Sarah says:

    I would love to try the ARIA Bergamot one! It is so sleek and would fit right into my kitchen?

  185. Ashley Boyer says:

    Oooh. With a three year old boy I could use this!!!!

  186. Lindsey Drennan says:

    So fun!

  187. Jessica Fox says:

    Orange blossom

  188. Rebecca says:

    EO French Lavender or Simple Human Mandarin Orange. <3

  189. Taylor R says:

    Love Simple Human!!

  190. Michelle G says:

    mmm Geranium!

  191. Amanda says:

    Great gadget! I would probably choose spring water or lavender.

  192. Rust says:

    I would like to try the Aria bergamot scent.

  193. Ryan says:

    Lavender or peppermint are my default choices but love to switch it up with a special soap every once in a while seasonal like the bergamot. I’d love to see a orange spice soap ☺. The rechargeable battery might have sold me on this thing. I hate to throw away batteries and were switching to rechargeable for everything we can. It’s even more convenient when we can recharge just by plugging it in.

  194. Kristine says:

    Great idea! Though I have invisible hands, lots of sensor dispensers don’t work for me for some reason, so I am interested if this one would work well.

    • Kristine says:

      Oops! I missed the scent part. I would try Spring Water, I like milder scents in the kitchen.

  195. Missy says:

    I’m boring and would go unscented :)

  196. Maria says:

    Omg I could so totally use this!!

  197. Jill says:

    My kids might like this a little too much but I’d find this handy.

  198. Stephanie says:

    I’d love to try the grapefruit one!

  199. Kim says:

    This looks awesome! I would love to have one.

  200. Andrea says:

    Anything with eucalyptus!!

  201. Meagan says:

    Grapefruit all the way!

  202. Christine says:

    Mandarin Orange! I love citrusy flavours.

  203. sydney85 says:

    Lavender always puts me in a relaxing mood.

  204. Katie Richards says:

    I automatically gravitate toward anything lavender. In a house of all boys, anything soothing sounds wonderful! I also think that grapefruit would be worth a try.

  205. Karen says:

    I think I’d like to try the peppermint and tea tree.

  206. Marisa says:

    I’d love to try the ARIA Grapefruit soap!

  207. Joanna says:

    The grapefruit one sounds amazing!

  208. Josh Sadler says:

    I would try cucumber

  209. Whitney says:

    I would like to try the Bergamot or Verbena.

  210. Colleen says:

    Yep I’m a germ freak and this would be awesome!

  211. Danielle Wells says:

    I’d love to try the peppermint and tea tree! Especially for the holidays!

  212. This is awesome! I’m Always so worried about germs transferring but so often the sensor dispensers are tacky!
    This is a beautiful option and the mint lime sounds so perfect for this season!!
    LOVE your blog

  213. Lauren Edgar says:

    We have chickens and whenever I deal with something particularly dirty I always wish someone was there to squirt soap for me. I’d love this!

  214. Cassidy O. says:

    I would love to try the grapefruit! ❤️ I’ve been wanting one of these for our kitchen. I love all simple human gadgets, we have a garbage can from there and it’s amazing!

  215. Michelle S. says:

    The mint lime dish soap must smell divine! I love that its foamy when it comes out!

  216. Lori says:

    would love to try the orange blossom!

  217. BeccaS says:

    Love the look of this! I’d like to try the Mandarin Orange!

  218. Jessica Bridgeman says:

    The grapefruit sounds awesome!!!

  219. Kaitlin says:

    I’d love to try the lemon eucalyptus!

  220. Carly says:

    Lime mint for sure.

  221. Megan Bennett says:

    I would love lemon eucalyptus!

  222. Alisha says:

    This would come in handy after dealing with raw meats!

  223. I would love to try the grapefruit – what a great idea!

  224. Austin henderson says:

    I’m boring, the spring water is probably the only one I could handle

  225. Whitney R says:

    I would LOVE this. Mint lime sounds really good!

  226. Alex says:


  227. Jessica Covell says:

    Oooh Peppermint and Tea Tree and the Mint Lime!

  228. Karen Simon Peterson says:

    This soap dispenser looks great on the counter and is so easy to use, there’s no excuse not to wash your hands thoroughly. I’d love to have one.

  229. Rachel says:

    So cool! Would love to try the mint lime dish soap.

  230. Shelley says:

    I’d love to try one of these.

  231. BLF says:


  232. Sharon says:

    Would love the orange blossom scent..

  233. Jennifer Smith says:

    Mint Lime soap sounds fabulous for the kitchen!

  234. Stephanie says:

    Where has this been my whole life!!!! I am totally going to try this with Mandarin Orange!!!

  235. Sara says:

    Awesome! It really is the small things.

  236. Chantal says:

    I am sooooooo with you on the “hey squirt me some soap” post chicken handling!!! I would love to try the mandarin orange soap!

  237. Kates says:

    spring water for sure!

  238. Brittney says:

    Now I want to run over and clean my soap dispenser! This is a great idea!

  239. Rachel Anastasio says:

    Neat gaget

  240. Elizabeth says:

    What a fun giveaway!

  241. Sherry says:

    Love it!

  242. Brianne says:

    I love how it blends right in and doesn’t detract from the other kitchen details.

  243. Mindy taylor says:

    With three lite messy kids and me bring the messiest of all I need this soap dispenser!

  244. Haley says:

    oooh, would love to try the french lavender

  245. Kait Bombardieri says:

    What a great concept and they look beautiful sitting on your counter! My husband is always asking me to soap his hands when he is handling meat and to prevent cross contamination (my son has life threatening food allergies…so we we are always washing our hands!) Those soaps look amazing too!

  246. Diana says:

    I’d honestly like whichever one! They would all be so helpful and cool!!! Haha

  247. Emily says:

    This is ah-mazing. I can’t tell you how many times I touch the kitchen faucet and groan from whatever is stuck to it. Genius product!

  248. Britt says:

    I’d try the orange blossom.

  249. Isaac says:

    Peppermint and Tea Tree!

  250. Lindsey says:

    Yes please!

  251. Korin B says:

    Oh this is going on the Christmas list right now. I like lavender but for the kitchen perhaps cucumber would be better.

  252. hannah says:

    this is such a good idea and THERE’S A GERANIUM SCENTED ONE :-O i love geranium and am always wishing more things came in geranium scent

  253. Jenn says:

    My grandma asked for the soap dispenser for Christmas. But I secretly wanted it too!

  254. Lindsay Weyer says:

    I would totally go with the Apple scent, love apple in the kitchen!

  255. Leanne Dolin says:


  256. Katy says:

    Love this idea! Would love to try the citrus scent!

  257. Jennifer says:

    Thanks for the giveaway! I would try lavender or unscented.

  258. Lindsay says:

    I love to try the spring water scent, as I love clean scents!!

  259. Donna says:

    I had no clue such an amazing thing even existed.

  260. Brenda K says:

    I want one by every sink! Now if it can just magically refill itself… :)

  261. Sarah says:

    Genius! Mint lime sounds so fresh!

  262. Adee says:

    I’d love something like this! Cucumber sounds nice and fresh. Perfect!

  263. M.Mingo says:

    Aria’s Grapefruit! Adore all things grapefruit! The soap dispenser looks amazing would really like to try it out.

  264. Emily says:

    What a nifty gadget! I can see it being really useful!

  265. Sara says:

    This is interesting, I haven’t seen anything like this. I went to the website and it looks like they do dish soap as well, which is what I would prefer to use it for.

  266. Cloe says:

    peppermint and tea tree sounds great!

  267. Tina says:

    Love it!! All the soap options are great!

  268. Stacy says:

    Would definitely want to try the orange blossom or grapefruit scents – citrus always says “clean” to me!

  269. Kristen Johnson says:

    The lime mint scent sounds amazing!

  270. Felicia thompson says:

    I love this idea! Why have a touchless faucet and not a soap dispenser?! The lavender scent sounds heavenly.

  271. Tiffany Egbert says:

    Would love to try the mint lime soap!

  272. Danielle says:

    Love it!

  273. Laura Wolfinger says:

    I’d try spring water!

  274. Eileen says:

    The orange blossom by Antica Farmacista sounds good!

  275. Laura I says:

    This is so cool and smart! I love citrus scent so probably the grapefruit soap!

  276. Beryl says:

    This is so neat! I’d love to try the lavender hand soap!

  277. Kristy H says:

    I didn’t realize these were chargeable!
    I would go with fragrance free.

  278. heather adams says:

    Is this how I enter to win? I sure hope so because we need this and there is no way I can afford to buy one right now. Love this gadget and love your home!!

  279. Lydia says:

    I was just thinking last week that we really need something like this. The Verbena dish soap sounds lovely!

  280. Damie says:

    Live this so much! Would definitely start with the mandarin orange.

  281. Christina says:

    This is such a great idea! I always have stuff all over my hands and get it everywhere while trying to clean up! I also need to look into the faucet…

  282. Catherine says:

    I asked for this soap pump for Christmas! I would love to try the EO peppermint and tea tree scent.

  283. Amy says:

    I’d love to try the spring water soap!!

  284. Kelsi Fullmer says:

    Yep need to purchase!

  285. Stephanie says:

    This would come in really handy, especially during batch cooking days. Do you think the pod could be refilled?

  286. Miriam says:

    Mmm, bergamot scented handsoap!

  287. Alissa says:

    This is such a cool kitchen item! I’d definitely want to try the cucumber soap.

  288. Lisa Peters says:

    Would love to try the EO peppermint and tea tree soap

  289. Sarah Quail says:

    This would be amazing!

  290. Debbie Secor says:

    Oh man, I could have used one of these while baking up a storm last weekend. And Orange Blossom??? Yes, please!

  291. Jeanna says:

    This would be great in the bathroom too :)

  292. Kayla says:

    Love the idea of not needing to change batteries!

  293. Jenn Currey says:

    I would love the orange blossom!

  294. Skye says:

    This seems like it would work well in the kids bathroom as well. I have toddlers who sometimes struggle pumping their own soap into their hands. :) And my favorite scent for everything is always lavender.

  295. Colleen says:

    Recently got a couple of simple human trash cans for our kitchen and bathroom and am in love. I would love to try the EO peppermint & tea tree, mint lime, and spring water soaps!

  296. Cortney v says:

    I love the idea of having one of these! I am always so careful with raw meat and cross contamination.

  297. Christine says:

    Would love to have this in our bathrooms too!

  298. Kate says:

    Lime mint sounds amazing!

  299. Jessica Anderson says:

    Ohhh I would try the mint lime soap !

  300. Susanj says:

    Clever! It’s not only functional, but streamlined too! love it!

  301. Brooke says:

    Mint Lime sounds fantastic!

  302. Betsey Hoeft says:

    As a former microbiologist I can totally get on board with something like this!

  303. Bethany says:

    The Grapefruit one seems like it would cover up the “doing the dishes” smell wonderfully!

  304. Nikki S says:

    As someone who lives alone this would be great. I’m constantly washing off my soap dispenser because I don’t have anyone to help give a squirt.

    I’d love to try the EO peppermint & tea tree oil foaming soap. Mmm

  305. Jane says:

    What a great idea! I would love the smell of lavender!

  306. Julianne says:

    This sounds exactly like my husband!! He would love to use this in the kitchen! (the technology aspect is definitely a bonus for him too!)

  307. Kacey says:

    now I have the urge to go clean all my soap dispensers… such a simple and beautiful solution.

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  309. Kimyee says:

    I’m obsessed with handsoap! Yes, please!

  310. Lori says:

    I’d love to try the simplehuman lavender hand soap. What a brilliant idea!

  311. Angela says:

    I’d love to try the spring water scent!

  312. Emily says:

    I love this idea..raw chicken grosses me out so much and I’m always trying to avoid touching anything with the germs on my hands! I don’t use gloves, so this would be great for our household

  313. Jess says:

    I had to chuckle just a teensy bit. I was a microbiologist before my kids and I am constantly amazed at how much people freak out over germs. I would caution everyone about trying to be as germ free as possible because it actually leads to humans being sicker because they aren’t being exposed as much to germs. We don’t use hand sanitizer or wipe our carts ever. Just practice good hand washing, and while the soap dispenser isn’t a bad idea, it’s okay to use the pump with dirty hands, just rinse it off. Same goes with the faucet handle. And for the love of all things, don’t touch your face, especially your mouth or nose. That would solve a lot of problems by itself.

  314. Shellie says:

    great gift for the in-laws that have everything. Thanks!

  315. Jacquie says:

    Wash, rinse and sanitize was the motto I grew up with in the restaurant business. Have never forgot it after 35 years. I know this little dispenser would make it way easier in the kitchen for everyone. Now I need that faucet.

  316. Lindsey says:

    Cute product but I just squirt the soap onto one hand with the press of my forearm when my hands are dirty. I do like that Chris wears gloves though, & picked up that tip from him and no more raw meat under my fingernails now!

  317. Mari says:

    O.M.G. You just gave me the best gift idea for my son! Thank you!!!!!

  318. Lindsay says:

    I truly love everything you guys do, but this dispenser feels like another task….like another thing I have to charge. :( I also think the insert is adding to the waste problem like the K-cups plastic cups. It’s definitely personal preference, but we bought a target silver dispenser and continue to fill it with a bulk size container of soap refill. I do love that it’s hands free!!!!

    • Julia says:

      Totally get your point of view. For us, it’s a lot LESS tasks. Less pumping soap for each other. Less sanitizing soap dispensers. Less germs.

  319. Emily says:

    I have contemplated getting an auto soap dispenser for a long time but spending that amount of money makes me cringe ? I like have to make the leap. The charging capability has me sold!

    • Brittany W says:

      If you’re concerned about price, I use another Simplehuman auto soap dispenser purchased for around $30. I love it because you can refill it with any liquid soap. There’s no need for the pods.

  320. Christina says:

    Ha! I was raised OCD with germs…a mother nurse and a father dentist so I used to spray lysol on the doorknobs of the entire dorm hallway if I heard someone cough during that day. (I have come a long way…I only have lysol wipes and only do the doorknobs a few times a year.) I used to use rubber gloves and gag my way through raw meat handling with Vicks Vapo rub smeared under my nose and singing Jingle Bells year round to keep from gagging. Even my kids will join in to distract me as needed, but I have, for the most part even ditched the gloves and Vicks. I still, however, wash my spatula or wooden spoon between each stir of meat or flip of bacon until it is fully cooked and I wash my hands countless times when dealing with raw meat…and always a child is called over to squirt the soap. Once when nobody was present, I tried to turn the faucet on with my foot (success) and squirt soap with my other elbow (epic fail as I shot the whole container across the floor.). I still immediately scrub the sink after containers with raw meat juice (turkeys, etc.) are rinsed down. What a brilliant idea this soap dispenser is!

  321. Sara says:

    We have a Simplehuman dispenser as well and absolutely love it! We have the one that dispenses the regular soap and does require batteries, but the batteries seem to last about three months as well. At first my husband thought it was silly and a waste of money, it’s soap. But he has totally seen the benefits that you spoke of and is totally on board! There’s no more gunk on the soap handle, no more sanitizing that as well, and it just.makes.sense to have one in the kitchen. Whoever wins one will love it! And if you don’t win, seriously, go get one!

  322. Jessica says:

    Well that’s a smart idea! I’ve been looking for cute soap dispensers lately but the practicality of this might just win out.

    Thanks for the info.

  323. Sarah says:

    Oh my goodness. I can’t tell you how many times a week I wish that I had something like this! I’m constantly asking someone to squirt soap into my hands, too, and it’s incredibly frustrating. This is ingenious. Love it!

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