Best homemade laundry soap recipe

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best homemade laundry soap recipe

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By Matt Jabs Cleaning Recipes. Making homemade laundry detergent is easy, inexpensive, and effective in regular and HE washers. Save money and avoid chemicals with DIY laundry detergent. This is a fun project that will save you money and help you rid your home of toxic chemical cleaners. Note: No time or desire to make homemade laundry detergent? Further, making your own laundry powder is fast, easy, and inexpensive.
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Best Homemade Laundry Detergent

The Original Homemade Laundry Detergent Recipe

By Matt Jabs Cleaning Recipes. First, recycled detergent containers or leave in siap bucket. Our laundry is never heavily soiled. Use a funnel to pour the gel into clean, you grate up your Fels-Naptha soap!

I personally would only recommend using the bar soap. This recipe is the BEST. I would think the machine would separate the input of the detergent and the fabric softener as one is used in the wash cycle and one is for the rinse cycle! I made mine last night and today it looks more watery than gloopy.

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Clothes washed in this homemade detergent come out of the dryer or off the line much softer than they do when washed in brand detergent. Matt, thanks and blessings on you and your family as well. We are a participant in the Amazon Homemde LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for bezt to earn fees by linking to Amazon. Just a quick thought on Fels Naptha for laundry. Thank you!.

And way back in the beginning, it all started with homemade laundry detergent! And be sure to check back in to let me know how it goes! If you prefer to avoid fragrances, feel free to leave the crystals out! The detergent will work just fine without them. Or you could make your own all-natural scented crystals with essential oils and use those instead! The pieces need to be small enough that they will dissolve readily in your washing machine.


Has anyone made this without Borax. The borax and washing soda are hazardous. We do a LOT of laundry. What did you do.

Ideally you want to use a lye-based soap, like the one linked in the recipe. Both work well. I would definitely mind if my clothes smelled like vinegar. Just a quick thought on Fels Naptha for laundry.


  1. Heather H. says:

    2 bars Fels Naptha.

  2. Rolirentsteer says:

    oz Arm & Hammer Super.

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