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Laundry Detergent Recipe Update!

A couple weeks ago I made my own laundry detergent. I wanted to let you all know how it is working, and give you the opportunity to share your thoughts here. If you’ve made it, please comment to let me know! How well does homemade laundry detergent work? For me, it is working fabulously, my clothes are very clean and don’t smell like anything. They don’t have the heavy detergent smell when they come out of the washer -which is good, because my husband put my detergent in a pickle bucket- doh! It seems that the detergent works just as well if not better than the Purex I was previously using. I have been washing my clothes in cold and warm water and there is no residue or anything on the clothes! I can’t tell you how happy I am with making my own laundry detergent! What does homemade laundry detergent look like? There is a picture of my homemade laundry detergent up at the top of this post. That is the actual laundry detergent that I made. The consistency […]

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Laundry Detergent Recipe: How to Make your Own Laundry Detergent

This is the best laundry detergent recipe I have used! It was very simple to make, turned out well, and I love that it’s got all natural ingredients!  I have sensitive skin and this has worked fantastically.  I used to use All Free and Clear but now this is my one and only laundry detergent. Before I started, I gathered up the following supplies: A pot to melt the soap in Bar of soap (I chose Ivory soap because it is non irritating) 1 gallon jug Trash can to store laundry detergent in 1 box of Washing Soda 1 box Borax Long handled spoon to stir mixture Where do you buy washing soda? It was a little tough to find, but my local grocery store carried it in the laundry detergent aisle. I called 1-800-524-1328, put in my zip code, and it told me where I could find it. Here is the recipe for dry laundry detergent: 2 1/2 ounces soap bars, grated into flakes (Approx. a half a bar of soap) 1 cup borax 1 cup washing soda Here’s […]

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