, Everything you need to Know about Homemade Laundry Recipes



You might want to sample the popular DIY homemade laundry soap, that all the bloggers are talking about and have been for years.

Does it Work? Most likely – Its a Mixture of stuff that cleans. I  A- s-s-u-m-e it should work on some items just based on that idea alone in my humble opinion

I use Arm & Hammer Laundry Soap most of the time, and I pay less than 10 cents per load. (This is without a Laundry Coupon)  or a Cash Back Rebate

If I am going to go to all the hassle of making my laundry soap – I need to make sure it’s going to save me money and to be worth my time. 

Because like anything else, “Time is Money,”  But okay right now during #selfisolation, I might have a bit more time to try something I’ve always wanted.

So let’s look at some of the more popular Homemade Laundry Soap recipes!

Establishing your detergent is super easy and only takes about 10 or 15 minutes.

Basket of laundry

Making Homemade Laundry Soap With Borax

Look at Happy Money Saver (Borax, Baking Soda Booster, Oxi Clean, Downy)
, Everything you need to Know about Homemade Laundry Recipes

Making Homemade Laundry Soap Without Borax

Many people started making laundry soap without the ingredient of Borax just to get away from chemicals and simply have fewer additives. To be more, “Natural.”

Wholefolly.com is one blogger that has figured out a great recipe that makes her happy. I just never heard of liquid castile soap before. But I think you may find it in a Natural Food Store (Wholefoods or somewhere online)  Her Recipe looks simple enough for time-wise but does require 1/2 cup per load.



Dawn Dish Soap Laundry Recipe

Homemade Laundry Soap with Dawn 

If the process of Grating soap is intimidating for you – or perhaps you require something less time-consuming.  If you don’t want to grate Naptha Soap, you can substitute Dawn soap like  Make Your Zone 

, Everything you need to Know about Homemade Laundry Recipes

Making Laundry Soap with Vinegar

On that point are also Recipes using Vinegar within the homemade laundry soap recipe pile! There are simply so many different recipes with so many different ingredients – It’s so hard to wade through them all and which one works – or which ones have a Chemical imbalance such as Be Cautious using Vinegar and Castile Soap Warns Going Green 

In that respect are other warnings out there using Vinegar with any kind of laundry detergent (Homemade or store-bought) and the message is to use only for the “Rinse Cycle) and not to add it to the soap phase of the cycle.



why homemade laundry is bad

Why Homemade Laundry Soap is Bad

Before you head down the Do it Yourself Laundry Soap – you might want to do some research on what to look for when it’s not working and perhaps why.

Nature’s Nurture has made an excellent point about the use of homemade laundry soap for an extended time.


, Everything you need to Know about Homemade Laundry Recipes

What’s your Favorite Homemade Laundry Soap Recipe?

Tell us in the comments on the ingredients and let us know how any of them worked out.