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    homemade detergent that smells good too! i Love purex crystals!

    • Murphy Kelly

      DIY Laundry Detergent- what I (Shana) find attractive about this particular recipe is that it uses whole boxes of ingredients, which is a time saver for measuring, etc. I'd skip the fabric softener addition but again mixing up a HUGE portion sounds so appealing. I <3 homemade laundry soap.

    • Lara

      CLEANING SUPPLIES /// DIY Laundry Detergent- pinner: "smells wonderful, leaves towels fluffier, and is very inexpensive!"

    • Michelle Stanford

      DIY Cleaning Products | LAUNDRY DETERGENT :: Homemade Laundry Detergent Tutorial--6 ingredients, cost you about $28 a year, this recipe makes a batch that will last a year! :: I like this recipe because it adds 1-2 (55 oz) Bottles of Purex Crystals Fabric Softener | #detergent #howdoesshe

    • Crystal Null

      DIY Laundry Detergent - My second attempt at DIY laundry detergent and couldn't be happier with this one. I included the two optional items (oxy clean and purex fabric softener crystals). Even though they are the most expensive thing in the recipe (around 9 bucks per item) it was still a huge money saver.

    • Marilou Kemner Nagy

      DIY Laundry Detergent - 6 ingredients, cost you about $28 a year, this recipe makes a batch that will last a year! I use a similar ingredient list. Been using homemade laundry soap for a year. I also use white vinegar as my fabric softener. No it doesn't leave a smell

    • Marilyn Shoop

      DIY Laundry Detergent, I recommend this one cause it has the fabric softener right in it as well.

    • Rebecca Sjövold

      homemade laundry soap with fabric softener smell (half this bottle is approximately 40 loads)

    • Lana Okamura

      DIY Laundry Detergent - 6 ingredients, cost you about $28 a year, this recipe makes a batch that will last a year! Works in HE washers and with cold water. Print This! HOWDOESSHE’S HOMEMADE LAUNDRY DETERGENT Ingredients: 1 (4 lb 12 oz) Box of Borax- Found in the detergent aisle 1 (3 lb 7 oz) Box of Arm & Hammer Super Washing Soda- Found in the detergent aisle 1 (3 lb) Container of OxyClean- Found in the detergent aisle. (This is optional but I highly recommend adding it) 2 (14.1 oz) Bars of Zote Soap- Found in the detergent aisle (we chose to do pink for the scent but the white would be just fine. You can also use Fels Naptha) 1 (4 lb) Box of Arm & Hammer Baking Soda- Found in the cooking aisle (You could also get two 2 lb box, we couldn’t find the larger 4lb box when we went) 1-2 (55 oz) Bottle of Purex Crystals Fabric Softener- Found in the detergent aisle (This is 100% optional. Like I said, my laundry detergent must smell good and I really like soft towels) Directions. 1. Grate zote soap with cheese grater or food processor. 2. Mix all ingredients together in a large bucket. 3. Use 2 -4 Tablespoons per laundry load.

    • Jill Esworthy

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