How to Use Powder Detergent | Basic Guide - Tide
Any garment that is considered machine washable can be washed with either detergent powders or liquids. However, if a garment might be more susceptible to color loss or bleeding, then test a small, hidden area for colorfastness. When to Use Powdered Detergent? You can use powdered laundry detergent in place of any other type of detergent.