Sunday, November 14, 2010

Homemade Powdered Laundry Soap

2 cups Borax
2 cups Arm & Hammer washing soda
1 cup Arm & Hammer baking soda
1 bar Ivory pure soap
10-15 drops essential oil (optional)

With a cheese grater, shred the Ivory pure soap. Add the shredded soap to a food processor and combine with the washing soda, baking soda, and Borax (30 seconds). Store in a covered jar (preferably glass versus plastic). Use 1/4 cup per load. If you want a scent, add 10-15 drops of your favourite essential oil.

This takes very little time to make. It is more economical than purchasing laundry soap from the store (save $$$). A huge benefit is that is better for the environment. :) Commercial laundry detergents are filled with chemicals and synthetic fragrances that your skin will absorb from your clothing and bedsheets. Sleeping issues can be attributed to inhaling these fragrances all night.

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