How to make your own laundry detergent at home

Making home detergent yourself presents the opportunity to avoid the dyes and fragrances in traditional laundry products that can irritate sensitive  skin.

Also known as sodium borate, sodium tetraborate, or disodium  tetraborate, borax is a common component in cleaning solutions and  laundry detergents.


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While not the same as baking soda, washing soda also has cleaning capabilities.

Washing Soda

Baking Soda

Baking soda is a very effective cleaning product, and adding it to your detergent can help boost its stain-removing power.

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Castile soap comes in both liquid and solid form, and differs from traditional soap in  that it’s made from vegetable or other plant-based oils.

Castile Soap


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