Homemade Eco-Friendly Liquid Dish Soap

“Well, I am one of those who want to experiment things at home. I search for alternatives for the usual things not just to save money but also to avoid potential dangers. One example of this DIY activity at home is making my own dish washing liquid. Though I still use the commercial ones, I would recommend moms out there to try this at home.”

 

Have you ever noticed there isn’t an actual list of ingredients on your dish soap? Instead of tossing down the cash to pick up the top grease-fighting brand, try your hand at making your own eco-friendly liquid soap for just pennies per bottle. And you can personalize this dish soap with your favorite scent, turning washing dishes into a new favorite activity. Repurpose an old container for a fun and cute sink-side cleaning companion.

What You’ll Need:

  • 2 1/2 cups boiling water
  • 1 tablespoon Borax
  • 1 tablespoon washing soda
  • 2 tablespoons white distilled vinegar
  • 1/2 cup liquid castile soap
  • 10 drops essential oil (optional)
  • Mixing bowl
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Whisk
  • Plastic or glass container

Directions:

  1. Gather the ingredients needed for making the liquid dish soap. Both of the main ingredients, Borax and washing soda, can be found in the laundry aisle of your local grocery store. Borax is a powerhouse that will leave your dishes seriously clean, and washing soda gives this liquid dish soap extra grease-fighting power.

Measure and add the Borax and washing soda to the mixing bowl along with the liquid castile soap and white vinegar. You can find pure castile soap at your local health food store, and it comes in a variety of scents. We used lavender, which gave our dishwashing liquid a …

 

See more: http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Homemade-Liquid-Dish-Soap-28764389

 

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