You might want to make your own soap because you want to avoid some of the common chemical ingredients in store-bought soap, or because it saves money, or just for the fun of mixing your own scents and molding them into decorative shapes. Making soap from scratch isn’t a simple process, and you will need to be careful with the lye – make sure you understand what the dangers are and how to avoid them before you start. Or you can make things much simpler and “rebatch” your own soap , using another soap (like Ivory, which already has the lye) as a base. You can also make a smallish batch of soap right in your blender, following the instructions here or here .
Recipe #1 1 Cup White Vinegar Add vinegar to rinse cycle.
4 Cups - hot tap water 1 Fels-Naptha soap bar 1 Cup - Arm & Hammer Super Washing Soda * ½ Cup Borax - Grate bar of soap and add to saucepan with water.
What Is Household Washing Soda? Household washing soda, otherwise known as soda ash, sodium carbonate or sodium carbonate decahydrate, is a versatile deodorizing, cleaning and disinfecting agent...
In the spirit of Laura Ingalls , with wash day being Monday, here's a little recipe for homemade laundry detergent you can use tomorrow, Monday! wash on Monday iron on Tuesday mend on Wednesday churn on Thursday clean on Friday bake on Saturday rest on Sunday from Little House in the Big Woods